We are very excited to introduce our
Counselors and Staff for Summer Camp 2023 Click on each picture for s short Bio.
Brian & Dianne
Camp Director & Administrator We have been overnight camp professionals since 1997. We are very excited to begin Camp Frontier's 25th Summer. Together we have raised our own seven children at camp and have enjoyed getting to know thousands of campers and staff over the years. In addition summer camp and our seven grandchildren, Dianne teaches middle and high school language arts and Brian conducts classical choirs and opera. We are very excited to work with this summer's talented Staff and Counselors.
Program Director Hello everyone! I am so excited to be the Program Director for the 3rd year running, and a part of the Camp Frontier family for 20 years! I have enjoyed making a career out of offering camps, classes, and experiential education in Florida since 1992, working in education with institutions such as the Museum of Science and Industry, Lowry Park Zoological Gardens (Zoo Tampa), the Institute of Florida Studies at HCC., and founder and Director of Wild World Experiential Education. Camp is such a great place to make lifelong friends and memories and stretch their comfort zone, and I am super excited to be making all of those opportunities possible for your kids.
Camp Nurse My name is Shurla and I am a camp nurse. This is my 20th year as a camp nurse and it’s my very favorite job of all. It’s so much fun watching the kids enjoying their summers every year and seeing all the returning campers. I am also a school nurse during the school year. I am a mother of 3 and a grandma aka "Nini" to 4 grandchildren. I can’t wait for camp to start. I'm looking forward to an amazing summer.
Camp Nurse Hello everyone. My name is Cindy and I have been a registered nurse for 38 years. I live in Florissant, Missouri. This will be my second summer at Camp Frontier. I work as a High School nurse during the school year. I am excited to meet all the campers and staff. Looking forward to a summer of fun and making new memories.
Girls Counselor Hey there, I'm Anna, your rockstar camp counselor ready to make this summer an unforgettable adventure! With my infectious energy and bubbly personality, I'll bring the fun to every corner of camp. I'm an honors senior at UNF studying public health and an aspiring surfer! Get ready for thrilling nature hikes, mouthwatering s'mores by the campfire, and non-stop entertainment. But it's not just about the thrills—I'm here to be your friend and mentor, supporting you through challenges and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Let's embark on this amazing journey together and make this summer the most incredible one yet!
Boys Counselor Howdy! My name is Asa. I am a Sophomore at the University of Central Florida, studying Biology to pursue orthopedic surgery. I am an Eagle Scout and fan of the outdoors, country folk music, and bonfires leaving clothes smokey. I’m looking forward to another memorable summer at Camp Frontier! Go Blue Team!
Girls Counselor Hello everyone! My name is Beylan, I am 22 years old and from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. I just graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with my Bachelor’s in Psychology and plan to gain some more experience so I can further my education in graduate school to go into counseling. This is my second year at Camp Frontier as a counselor and I am extremely excited to see some new and familiar faces! Last year I worked with the Explorer Girls and had an absolutely amazing and life-changing experience. My hobbies include writing, drawing, playing paintball/softball/football, wood burning, watching documentaries, and learning about people. I also love spicy food, international markets, coffee, music, sunsets and countless other things. I have loved being a counselor and am excited to come up with new ways to make the most fun and unforgettable experience possible for our campers this year! Go Green Team!
Junior Girls Life Director Hi my name is Bree and I am from Sarasota, Florida! I am a Junior at the University of West Florida studying accounting, and this is my second year at Camp Frontier! I love singing, dancing, acting, photography, challenge coarse, arts & crafts, and I love a good times outdoors as well. I know God’s going to do some amazing things this summer! Can’t wait to see returning campers and meet new ones! Go Gold!
Boys Counselor I am a current sophmore at the University of North Texas for Music Performance where I practice both choral and percussion music. I also serve as a Resident Assistant at UNT. I was a member of the Florida BoyChoirs for eight years and I have earned my Eagle Scout. I enjoy both music and the outdoors.
Boys Counselor Hello all! My name is Connor and this will be my 10th year here at camp, I usually hang out around the paintball field and you can catch me all around the camp laughing and having fun! I hope to create great memories here at camp before shipping off to the Military! Go GOLD!
Boys Counselor Riding on horseback from Dallas, Texas, this British cowboy is excited to be a counselor here again at Camp Frontier for his 3rd summer! He is a professional musical theater performer, actor and singer who has been on television, film and on stages across the country, and he is looking forward to putting on a show you’ll never forget here this summer! Here is… Harvey! And as always, GO RED TEAM!
Girls Counselor Hi everyone, I’m Jess! I’m from Hollywood, Florida and go to school at the University of Virginia. I love dance, pickle ball, reading, and spending time outdoors. This will be my 3rd summer at Camp Frontier and I am so excited to meet everyone!
Boys Counselor What up ya'll, my names Jordan and I will be returning for my 12th year at Camp Frontier. I just finished up my freshman year at the University of Alabama and camp has been on my mind all year long. I have a brand new and working knee this year so you can catch me running around the paintball field or skiing all around the lake. Cant wait for an action packed summer and so excited to meet all of y’all. Go Gold Team!
Boys Counselor Hello! I'm Kaleb, I'm from Jemison, Alabama. I'm a Senior at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. I love being outside, playing sports, and cooking. I can't wait for a memorable summer with everyone! Go Green!
Girls Counselor Hi everyone! My name is Maggie and I am from Louisville, Kentucky. In the fall, I will begin my senior year at the University of Kentucky studying social work. Upon graduating in May of 2024, I will be working with Child Protective Services, but I hope to continue my education to become a pediatric psychotherapist. Outside of school, I enjoy staying active and being outdoors, so the camp environment is the perfect place for me. I am most excited about the challenge courses, everything involving water, sports, field games, and most importantly, having a spectacular summer. Having grown up in Kentucky, I'm looking forward to spending my summer in Florida. It will not only be pleasant to have consistent weather (unlike Kentucky), but to spend some time away from technology and school. I am counting down the days until I meet everyone!
Senior Boys Life Director What’s up everyone! My name is Mauricio and this is my second summer at Camp Frontier as a counselor. I can’t wait to get to know you!
Equestrian Team My name is Melissa, I was born and raised in Haines City, Florida. I am a senior at Keiser University Residential Campus with a major of Business Administration with Equine Studies. I am also President of my school’s DECA chapter, as well as the co-president for the state of florida and on Track and Field team.
Girls Counselor Hi! My name is Sarah and I am a Sophomore at Florida Atlantic University! I am studying elementary education and hope to become a kindergarten teacher! I am originally from Long Island, New York, and this is my first summer at Camp Frontier! I am so so excited to meet everyone and can’t wait to have so much fun this summer!
Junior Boys Life Director I am a 32 year old 10yr AirForce medically retired veteran with a bad back but I never let that stop or slow me down. My name is Stephen but some call me Granpda Steve, Uncle Steve, OldMan Steve or Scuba Steve. This will be my 2nd year at Frontier and so excited to come back for another awesome summer. Last year I was the Asst. Program Director but was so more involved with the kids that this year I'll be Life Director for the Jr Boys as well as a counselor this time. I coach a U10 youth soccer team so you'll more than likely find me on the soccer field or basically anywhere outside. The pool, on the boat, paintball field, ropes course, photography and the slip and slide are some of my favorites. I get way to hype for prank week and like to pull pranks like a ninja. Master at hide and seek, pillow fights and building forts. I can't wait to see all the returning campers come back and meet all the new ones. It's going to be an awesome summer and I'm ready for all the early mornings to late nights soon to come. Go Blue Team!
Culinary Arts Instructor Hello, I'm Chef Susan and this is my 6th year at Camp Frontier. I am a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College. This past year I have been teaching Culinary and Psychology at a charter school in Oak Hill Florida.I have a Master's degree in Counseling and am working on my doctorate in education. I'm looking forward to seeing all my returning Campers to teach them more cooking skills and meeting the new Campers as they start their culinary journey. Get ready for our annual chopped competition and pizza cook off!
Senior Girls Life Director Hey Everyone, I’m Tessa! I’ll be your Senior girls life director and counselor. I’ve been coming to Camp Frontier since I was 12, and can’t wait for another great summer! I love all things outdoors, strumming the ukulele, and making new lifelong friendships. I can’t wait to meet all of you, Go Green Team!
Girls Counselor Hi!! I’m Tiffany and this is my second year as a counselor here at Camp Frontier! I’m from Tampa but currently going to school at UF (go gators!)!! I love the beach and you’ll definitely find me by the pool and the lake! You’ll also find me at challenge course or making friendship bracelets! I can’t wait for camp this year and I’m so excited to see y’all again!! Ready for more campfires, more sunsets, dance parties, and Red Team wins!!
Boys Counselor Hello! My name is Umut and I'm from Turkey. I'm a Computer Sciences graduate and this is my 3rd year at Camp Frontier. I love science fiction and you can find me around anything related to music, programming or board games (FRP especially!!!). I can't wait to meet everybody and have a wonderful summer. Go Blue Team!!!!