Camp Wenonah 2020 Staff

A great summer at camp begins with great staff! At Camp Wenonah, we strive to offer a balance of creativity, sensitivity, energy, enthusiasm, and positive experiences. Our staff members are mature, responsible, caring, and committed to youth development. Meet our 2020 team!

Alexa, better known at camp as "Bonsai" is entering into her third summer as the Camp Wenonah Director. Alexa's favorite thing about camp is that it's always a safe space for people to embrace their goofy side and have fun! Alexa loves watching campers come out of their shells and challenge themselves to do new things. When not at camp, Alexa loves backpacking, rock climbing, biking, and playing with her adventure pup Floki. 

Hannah, better known at camp as "Finch" is entering into her second summer at Camp Wenonah, this time as the Camp Lead! Hannah is so excited to be returning to Camp Wenonah this year! There's nothing she love more than teaching the next generation about environmental stewardship and encouraging curiosity about the world around us. She's excited to be away from screens this summer and immersed in the great outdoors!

Destiny, known as "Donkey Kong" or "DK" at camp, is joining the Camp team after years as a camper and Junior Counselor! Destiny enjoys the outdoors on her deck with her family and cats. She goes to school at Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI where she studies nursing. Destiny is from Winona, MN. She's excited to work at Camp Wenonah because she grew up coming to camp every year and she's excited to share her experiences with the campers and watch them enjoy themselves.

Matt, known as "Lucky" at camp, is from Winona, Minnesota. He lives with his family and dog Baxter when he's not at college at UW Stevens Point. This fall, Matt will be starting his sophomore year at Stevens Point and is studying Geology. Matt is also a member of the UWSP football team. Matt is looking forward to working at Camp Wenonah and having lots of fun this summer! He hopes to go fishing while at camp and make some great memories together with campers and counselors!

Abbey, known as "Aussie" at camp, is from Winona and is working at Camp Wenonah for the first time this summer! She is going to be a Junior at Winona State majoring in Graphic Design. Abbey has a puppy named Ginger that she loves to take walks with. She enjoys drinking iced coffee, kayaking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family! Abbey is so excited to start working at Camp Wenonah because she loves engaging with and teaching kids of all age groups! Abbey hopes to create some awesome memories this summer with everyone!

Maddie, known at camp as "String Bean", loves bachata, music, and learning new things. Maddie plays guitar and enjoys being outside. She usually ends up laughing like a maniac every time she plays tag. She's excited for Camp Wenonah because she love children and connects with them easily. Maddie is basically a 5 year old at heart. She hopes to work for a peace building organization when she grows up and involve music in resolving conflict. 


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