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Who Are The Staff Members?
 
The staff members are chosen for their maturity, desire to work with children in a close knit community that values the implicit worth of each person and the skills that contribute to the needs of a summer camp.

Counselors
Counselors are 18 years or older and will have completed at least one year of college or something equivalent.  Each year several counselors return from the previous summer and often there are one or two international counselors.  There is a camper to staff ratio of 3 to 1.

Summer Camp Directors
Jill and Sean Tikkun are the camp directors.  They have an abundantCamp Directors love of the outdoors and enthusiasm for living in a way that respects others and our environment.  They have led wilderness outings for Rite of Passages Journeys, an organization based near Seattle, Washington and other wilderness outings in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.  Building community with the counselors and campers is very important for Jill and Sean.  They encourage everyone to listen to each other, to play games with enthusiasm without being overly competitive and to learn about the beautiful property of the camp by hiking, going on overnight campouts and caring for the garden and goats.

Jill is originally from Indiana.  She graduated from Olney Friends School in Ohio and Earlham College.  She has a Masters of Eduction degree from Northern Illinois University.  Sean is a graduate of TikkunsWesttown School near Philadelphia and Lake Forest College.  He has taught mathematics at Westtown and Ottumwa High School in Iowa and and worked as a technology resource teacher for the Madison, WI school district, with a special area of working with visually impaired students.  

The Tikkuns are living in DeKalb, IL where Sean is pursuing a PhD in Education Psychology at Northern Illinois.  Jill is an instructor in the School of Education.  Their children are Mercedes (21), Zoë (10) and George (8).  In addition their pets, Piccolo and Eriko, also go to camp.


 
 
 
 
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