Tom is coming off his first summer at Keewaydin, where he was a staffman in Moosalamoo wigwam. He has led trips to the Adirondacks in New York and to the Du Poste river in Quebec. Back at camp, he leads activities in soccer, floor hockey, and ultimate Frisbee, the last of which he is the camp head. As of this year, Tom holds a degree in psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, ME.
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Jeff is the camp head of sailing at Keewaydin Dunmore, but he is an avid canoeist as well. He has been on staff at in Wiantinaug for four summers; prior to that he spent several years as a camper, went on a wilderness trip to the Rupert River and tripped in Tanzania with Keewaydin. At camp Jeff leads canoeing, sailing, and rock climbing activities. He is an alumnus of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, holding a degree in creative writing.
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Johnny first came to Keewaydin as a Moosalamoo camper and then followed his years there with a wilderness trip on the Rupert River in Quebec. Since then he has been a staffman in Wiantinaug and the director of the wigwam. He also leads canoeing, wrestling, and mysteryball activities. A graduate of Princeton University, Johnny has taught science at the Gilman School in Baltimore, Maryland, and this year completed his Masters’ in Education at Harvard University.
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Although a native of the big city, James has spent over a decade on Lake Dunmore, both as a former camper and a five-year Wiantinaug staffman. A winner of the Tallman Canoe Competition, he can frequently be found working on advanced form canoeing skills with experienced campers as well as teaching beginners. James graduated in the Class of 2011 at Hamilton College with a degree in psychology.
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Nick spent seven summers at Keewaydin as a camper before returning to the Moosalamoo staff in 2007. In his summers on the staff he has led trips to the Adirondacks and to several regions of Quebec, including multiple seventeen-day trips to Verendrye with the oldest campers. He graduated from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2010 with a degree in English, and was also captain of the Amherst men’s squash team. Nick spent the last year as a paralegal at a firm in New York City.
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A graduate of the Class of 2011 at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Rich has worked on the Moosalamoo staff for the last four summers, and he was a camper several years before that. He leads trips to such locales as the Petawawa River in Ontario and the Rapid River in Maine. Rich is also an avid kayaker and skier and a skilled musician: he plays the saxophone, guitar and Electrolux vacuum.
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Ben has completed two years on staff in Wiantinaug. He leads basketball activity periods and frequently directs the Wiantinaug dramatics productions for the Friday Frolics. Ben has led trips to the Rangeley Lakes in Maine and the St. Regis Canoe Area in the Adirondacks of upstate New York. He graduated from Bucknell University in 2010.
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This summer marked Kyle’s third at Keewaydin Dunmore working with the younger campers in Annwi. He leads trips around Vermont and the Adirondacks; while at camp, he specializes in dramatics and writing for the Keewaydin Kicker, of which he is editor-in-chief. Kyle will graduate from Boston University this winter with a degree in Film and Television – he will also serve as the expedition’s official videographer.
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A recent graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, Bill has spent fourteen summers at Keewaydin as a camper and on staff, including going on two wilderness trips to the Mistassibi Nord-Est and the George River in northern Quebec. Bill has worked in Wiantinaug, leading hiking, canoeing and Kicker activities; this year he led a wilderness trip to the Peribonka River in Quebec. He is currently in the doctoral program in history at the Pennsylvania State University.
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Peter has spent fifteen summers on Lake Dunmore, nine of them on the staff in Wiantinaug and leading thirty-day wilderness trips to Quebec. This summer he led a wilderness trip to the Peribonka River; he has also tripped on the Mistassibi and Rupert Rivers. He represents the third generation of his family at Keewaydin since the 1930′s. Peter is an alumnus of Union College in Schenectady, New York, and taught math at the Thomas Jefferson School in St. Louis, Missouri for three years.
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