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Camp Northwoods

Staff 

Smiling faces for 2018 to be confirmed soon!

Dominic Gina

Dominic Gina, camp co-director

Education: SUNY Albany, Class of 2015; obtained a literacy M.S. degree

I have worked eight years as a summer camp counselor. I also worked at an after- and before school-program with elementary-age children. I have classroom experience with elementary students as a substitute teacher in the Saratoga Springs City School District. I was the site supervisor for an enrichment program at the YMCA.

During my free time, I like to challenge myself at new activities. I play tennis, racquetball and the acoustic guitar. My favorite sport to play is basketball, which I play regularly. My favorite hobby is drawing or anything related to arts and crafts. I'm looking forward to another fun-filled summer experience at Camp Northwoods

Rachel Mohr

Rachel Mohr, camp co-director

Rachel is excited to join the Camp Northwoods staff this summer. This will be her first year as co-director of the camp. Though new to Camp Northwoods, Rachel joins the team with more than six years of camp experience, which includes waterfront experience as a swim instructor and lifeguard. She has worked as a public school teacher for the last 12 years and recently moved with her husband to the Saratoga area.  Rachel is currently working in the Saratoga Springs City School District. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her family. Rachel is looking forward to meeting all of the new and returning families to camp and can’t wait to get the summer fun started!

Patrick Broderick

Patrick Broderick, counselor

Education: Lake Placid Class of 2016, currently attending HVCC, transferring this year, pursuing a degree in biochemistry

Experience: Babysitting for various family members and neighbors, math tutor for first to fifth graders at Lake Placid Library

Interests: Outdoors enthusiast. Skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, camping and more. I have been on skis since I was 2 years old. 

Marissa Folts

Marissa Folts, counselor

Education: Saratoga Springs High School Class of 2015, Skidmore College Class of 2019, pursing a degree in psychology 

Experience: Babysitter for family members, neighbors and family friends; member of Big Brother Big Sister club at Skidmore; volunteer at Saratoga Youth Field Hockey Camp each summer since 2012

Interests: I am extremely interested in sports. I love to play field hockey, especially with my team at Skidmore! I enjoy playing all other sports and outdoor games as well including baseball, soccer and swimming. In addition to sports, I love nature and spend a lot of my free time going on hikes in the Adirondacks, particularly in the Lake George area. To de-stress, I enjoy participating in yoga; I am in the yoga club at Skidmore. One of my favorite hobbies is baking!

Grace Goliber

Grace Goliber, counselor

Education: SUNY Cortland class of 2018, pursuing a degree in community health with a concentration in allied health.

Experience: I have worked as a counselor for four years. I babysit for multiple families in the community. I also volunteer at Lake Avenue Elementary.

Interests: I love the outdoors. I enjoy backpacking and camping in the Adirondacks. I'm also a huge hockey fan. My favorite subject is biology. In my free time I enjoy giving back to community through volunteering.

Nick Green

Nick Green, counselor

Education: Binghamton University class of 2019, pursuing a degree in graphic design 

Experience: Worked 3 years at Youth Challenge Outdoor Adventure Camp as a camp counselor for children in kindergarten to eighth grade. Also worked at an art camp at Shenendehowa for two years teaching kids art and graphic design.

Interests: I was very involved in track and field in middle school and high school, and I am now a thrower in college. I have been very interested in art and drawing since I was very young. I also love to snowboard and travel with my family.  

Ariel Mroz Brewer

Ariel Mroz-Brewer, counselor

Education: Graduated from Castleton University with a bachelor's in sport administration (Class of 2016), currently pursuing a master's in business administration at Utica College.

Experience: Coaches field hockey at Utica College, camp counselor at Camp Loads of Fun in Killington, Vt., recreational gymnastics coach for children ages 3–6 in Rutland, Vt., volunteered as an elementary school mentor at the Castleton Elementary School for three years.

Interests: I love sports! I hope to be a head coach for field hockey someday. Staying physically active is super important to me. In my spare time, I like to hike, read and participate in arts and crafts.

Alex Shaw

Alex Shaw, counselor

Education: Hobart and William Smith College Class of 2019; pursuing degrees in political science and history.

Experience: Returning Camp Northwoods counselor (third year). Prior to joining the CNW staff, I spent 12 years in the Boy Scouts. One of my roles in this organization was serving as our troop guide to help educate the younger groups on basic scouting and camping skills. Currently I am a collegiate runner at Hobart College. I also serve as our student government secretary. I am looking forward to another great summer at Camp Northwoods.

Interests: Cross country, track and field, hiking, adventuring, learning, volunteering

Larissa Skaradosky

Larissa Skaradosky, counselor

Education: Hadley-Luzerne High School Class of 2016, SUNY Plattsburgh Class of 2021, pursuing a degree in childhood and special dducation with a concentration in English

Experience: In high school I was in math and French clubs, National Honor Society, Key Club, S.A.D.D., and I was the secretary and treasurer of my class. I was a part of my schools chorus and band for eight years. I also played three sports: soccer, basketball and softball, and on Saturdays throughout high school I would teach kids how to play the three sports. I previously worked as a lifeguard for four years at the Great Escape and Entertainment for two years, I was an assistant Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader for five years, and I was also a Girl Scout myself for eleven years. I was a part of many afterschool programs in high school and I am currently a part of an afterschool program through SUNY Plattsburgh called Project Connect.

Certifications: CPR, lifeguard, first aid, babysitting

Interests: I really enjoy sports, especially soccer, basketball and softball. I’m big into music, arts and crafts and writing. I love working with kids and volunteering, as well as, swimming, going on adventures and traveling.

Susannah Throop

Susannah Throop, counselor

Education: Saint Michael’s College Class of 2019; currently pursuing a degree in anthropology with a minor in English.

Experience: I was president of my class junior and senior years of high school and was involved in activities such as Student Council, Teen Council and FBLA, and was a captain of the girl’s varsity soccer team. I interned as an elementary art teacher my senior year of high school and worked at an afterschool program for elementary age kids my freshman year of college.

Interests: Photography, traveling, hiking, playing piano, politics, soccer, volunteering, discovering new music, writing and just hanging out with friends.