KieveWavus Name

Boys Camp Counselors

We are pleased to introduce our Camp Counselors!

Alex Armour - Camp Counselor

My name is Alex Armour, and I've been involved with Kieve for 7 years as a camper but this will be my first year on staff. In the fall I will be a sophomore at the University of Toronto majoring in Political Science. I love playing hockey and fly fishing. I can't wait to meet you all this summer!

Marty Arnold - Camp Counselor

My name is Martin Arnold. I have been with Kieve for eight years- seven as a camper and one in the Counselor in Training program. In the fall, I will be starting as a freshman at Champlain College in Vermont, majoring in Business. I'm very excited to be back at camp! This summer is going awesome!

Philip Atwood - Challenge Course Assistant

My name is Philip Atwood, and this is my second year working at Kieve as part of the Ropes Course crew. I live locally, and I am currently studying to be an outdoor leader in the Adventure Recreation and Tourism program at Washington County Community College in Calais, Maine.

 

Lauren Begley - Camp Counselor

My name is Lauren Begley, and this will be my second summer at Kieve! This coming fall I will be a junior at Western Kentucky University majoring in Corporate and Organizational Communication. I am looking forward to everything this year! I especially like swimming, yoga and kayaking! See you there!

Alex Bensley - Camp Counselor

Hello boys! My name is Alex Bensley and this summer will be my first at Kieve. I’m a rising junior at Northeastern University in Boston where I major in communications and journalism. I love playing football, basketball, and tennis. I also enjoy listening to music and putting on skits. I’ve loved the outdoors my whole life and I’m looking forward to going on some trips and living the camp experience!

Will Bliss - Camp Counselor

Hey everyone, my name is Will Bliss and I've been involved with Kieve for the past 9 years.  This coming fall I will be a sophomore at St. Lawrence University.  This is my second summer as a counselor and I cannot wait to get back to camp.  I love going out on long trips, but I also love being in camp.  Can't wait to see you all this summer!

Jack Bryan - Camp Counselor

My name is Jack Bryan and this will be my first summer at Camp Kieve. In the fall I will be a sophomore at the University of Delaware majoring in Environmental Science. During the summer of 2015 I completed a NOLS course in Wyoming. I am originally from North Carolina, but have lived in Pennsylvania for the past four years.  I love music, fishing, hiking and being outdoors. I'm really looking forward to spending my summer at camp!

Zane Buono - Camp Counselor

Hi, I'm Zane Buono from Richmond, Virginia.  I was a first-session camper for 4 years, finishing with Maine Trails in 2015.  This is my first year as a counselor, and I'll be studying aeronautical engineering at RPI in New York this year.  I love Kieve for the raw ruggedness and experience it instills.  No activity Kieve has to offer should be overlooked or ignored.   I've decided to experience the the challenge of Maine Trails a 2nd time, so unless you're there with me, you won't be seeing much of me until 2nd Session.  I can't wait!

Buddy Burrows - Camp Counselor

Sandro Carboni - Camp Counselor

My name is Sandro Carboni and this is my first summer involved with Kieve. I've been a counselor at various other camps in the Boston Area for the past 3 summers and I am really excited to be working here! This coming fall I will be a junior at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, majoring in Environmental Studies and Geoscience. In my spare time I love to snowboard and longboard, play hockey and basketball and travel with my family. Can't wait to see you out there!

Harris Clark - Camp Counselor

Hey guys! This will be my sixth summer at Kieve, second on staff. This fall, I'll be a sophomore at Washington and Lee University majoring in Economics. I like to sail and play soccer and tennis. I can't wait for another great summer on Lake Damariscotta!

George Cole - Camp Counselor

My name is George Cole. I'm from just outside of Princeton, NJ and I've been involved with Kieve for 9 years. This coming fall I will be a freshman at Middlebury College in Vermont with an undecided major. This is my first summer as a counselor and I'm really looking forward to finally getting back to camp! I can't wait to get back in the printing press and in the woodshop. See you all out there!

Matt Conley - Camp Counselor

My Name is Matt Conley, and this will be my second year as a counselor at Kieve. Currently, I am a freshman attending Gettysburg College, where I plan on majoring in Economics. I enjoy skiing, fly fishing, and ice hockey. This summer, I am really looking forward to the Indy500 inches wooden car race, and aqua attack. I am also excited to play lacrosse and basketball with the boys this summer. I can't wait to spend another summer on Damariscotta Lake!

Peter Cooke - Camp Counselor

I've been involved with Kieve since I was eight years old. From South Glenayr to Maine Trails, Kieve has been my favorite place to spend my summers. I will attend Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, majoring in History. This is my first year on staff and I can't wait to get back to playing basketball, tossing disks, and throwing in the pottery studio. I'm counting down the days till summer; see you soon!

Ellis Cooper - Camp Counselor

Hi my name is Ellis Cooper. This will be my first year as a counselor but I was a camper for eight years. This coming fall I will be a freshman at Elon University. I am looking forward to come back to Kieve after a year off and be on Damariscotta Lake again. I like to swim and go camping. Hope to see you there!

Jeff Coote - Camp Counselor

Hey guys, my name is Jeff Coote and I'm from Philadelphia, PA. I've been coming to Camp Kieve for 8 years, but this summer will be my first on staff. This fall I will be a freshman at Boston College. I love soccer, running, and the outdoors. As a camper, I was back to back Küb champion so be prepared for a challenge this summer. See you out there!

Miles Crawford - Camp Counselor

Hi boys! This summer will be my third on staff after spending six sessions as a camper. I am a rising Junior at Kenyon college where I am pursuing degrees in political science and economics. I enjoy playing pickup soccer, running, and tossing Frisbees around. Tripping with Kieve is awesome and I look forward to the new adventures this summer will bring. I can’t wait to get back out into the woods!

Mason Delpino - Camp Counselor

My name is Mason Delpino, and this summer will be my second with Kieve. This coming fall semester will be my last at West Chester University (in Pennsylvania), and I will graduate with degrees in both music education and trumpet performance, with a minor in jazz trumpet. I'm looking forward to the trips as well as the great in-camp experiences that can be had at Kieve! Music is my first and strongest passion, but I also enjoy leatherworking, the outdoors, watches, and cars. See you this summer!

John Devine - Camp Counselor

My name is John Devine and this will be my 11th summer involved with Kieve— my third year on staff. Next fall will be my Senior year at Colby College where I study Government and am a member of the swim team. I love to play guitar, toss the fris, fish, play soccer, and above all, take it easy. Can not wait to spend another summer on Damariscotta Lake!

Billy Dietz - Camp Counselor

My name is Billy Dietze, I'm from Summit, NJ, and I have been involved with Kieve since 2006.  I started in JK Courage and kept on going back all the way through and completed Maine Trails in 2014.  This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Colorado College, hopefully majoring in Political Science and minoring in Music.  This will be my first summer as a counselor and I am so excited to be coming back to my favorite place in the world!  I love going on long camping trips, playing frisbee, and swimming on the lake.  Hope to see everyone this summer and that this is one to remember!

Ben Dixon - Camp Counselor

Hey guys, my name is Ben Dixon, and I've been involved with Kieve for 9 summers JK all the way through Maine Trails then as a CIT last summer. This coming fall I will be a freshman at Colby College. I love plying frisbee golf and swimming. Can't wait for another great summer at Kieve!

Matt Donaldson - Camp Counselor

My name is Matthew Donaldson, and I've was a camper for 7 years and a counselor last year. I will be a sophomore at the University of the South: Sewanee next fall and am apart of the 3-2 engineering program there. I am really looking forward to the evening activities and swimming in the lake. I play like playing squash and hockey but also like playing basketball occasionally. I am looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Jake Donaldson - Camp Counselor

My name is Jake Donaldson and last year was my first year as a counselor at Kieve. I was previously a camper for seven years and am excited to get back to camp this summer. I will be a Sophomore at the University of the South this upcoming fall. I'm looking forward to getting back out into the wilderness!

Parker Dotson - Camp Counselor

My name is Parker Dotson, and I've been involved with Kieve for nine years.  I will be heading into my sophomore year at Hobart College in New York, majoring in economics.  This will be my second summer as a counselor, and I am really looking forward to being back at Kieve.  I am looking forward to all the activities from spikeball, to archery.  I also love going on the wilderness trips.  See you soon!

Liam Duggan - Camp Counselor

My name is Liam Duggan, and I've been involved with Kieve for 10 years. This coming fall I will be a freshman at The University of Notre Dame. This will be my first year as a counselor and I'm very excited for everything from the adventure course to riflery! I love playing basketball and frisbee but you can also find me down by the aqua zip. See you there!

Harry Ellsworth - Camp Counselor

Hi my name is Harry Ellsworth and this will be my 9th summer at Kieve, third year on staff. This coming year I will be a junior at the University of Vermont majoring in Business Administration and Marketing. I am absolutely stoked for my third summer on staff and I can not wait for some awesome trips and great times at activities! Can't wait to see everyone this summer!

Eddie Fischer - Camp Counselor

My name is Edward Fischer, and I was a camper at Kieve for 6 years from 2008-2013. This fall I'll be beginning my second year at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where I'm majoring in Architecture. This will be my first summer as a counselor, and I couldn't be more excited! As a camper I loved the wood shop, swimming, capture the flag, and the adventure course, but my biggest passion is for getting out into the woods!

Ryan Ford - Camp Counselor

My name is Ryan Ford and this will be my third year as a counselor at Kieve. This coming fall I will be a Senior at James Madison University in Virginia. In my free time I love being outside. playing sports, and hanging out with friends. I am really looking forward to this summer and everything it has in store.

Sarah Boykin Fort - Camp Counselor

My name is SB Fort, and this will be my first summer working at Kieve. I am a rising sophomore at Washington and Lee University majoring in Strategic Communications and German. I've grown up going to camp in Maine every summer, and I can't wait to be back! I am also looking forward to working with my cousin James Lawton. 

Leighton Galvin - Camp Counselor

My name is Leighton Galvin, and I attended Kieve for nine years as a camper. This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. This is my first summer as a counselor and I'm really excited to get back to camp. I enjoy playing frolf, swimming at the waterfront, and most activities that involve running around or sports. I also can't wait to meet the campers and go on the trips.

Sam Gardner - Camp Counselor

My name is Sam Gardner, and I've been a camper at Kieve for seven years. In the fall I will be attending Boston College. This will also be my first summer as a counselor and I am really looking forward to some frolf, ultimate frisbee, and giant games of capture the flag. Can't wait to be back!

Carter Gray - Camp Counselor

My name is Carter Gray and I am from Lexington, Kentucky. I am majoring in Entrepreneurship at Western Kentucky, and I will be a Junior this coming fall. I was a camper at Kieve for six years, and then conquered the KW West trip. This will be my third summer as a counselor, and I cannot wait to get back into the Maine Wilderness! Remember: 90% of the Island Swim is half-mental.

Griffin Hall - Camp Counselor

Hey guys my name is Griffin Hall and I am from Los Angeles, California. This summer will be my 9th with Kieve, and my second year as a counselor. This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Boston University majoring in Marine Biology. My favorite activities as a camper included hiking and dodge ball. I am so excited for this summer and cannot wait to meet everyone!

Matthew Harrison - Camp Counselor

Hey guys, my name is Matt Harrison, and I am from Bedford, NY. I was a camper at Kieve for 7 years, and this will be my first on staff. I am a rising second year at the University of Virginia, where I am still undecided on a major and play on the club lacrosse team. I am very much looking forward to returning to camp this summer, and hope to pick up where I left off on the Frolf course and in Box Sports. I can't wait to be back in Nobleboro for what will definitely be a great summer.

Brian Haskell - Challenge Course Assistant

My name is Brian Haskell, and this will be my third year working in the adventure department at Camp Kieve. I'm currently a educator at The Leadership School at Kieve. I love soccer, sailing and just being outdoors. When I'm not doing adventure you can usually find me playing some board games at Pasquaney or paddling a canoe. See you soon!

Bo Hawkes - Camp Counselor

My name is Bo Hawkes, and this is my seventh summer returning to Kieve. After taking a gap year and traveling New Zealand/Southeast Asia for five months, I will be entering as a freshman at College of Charleston, where I plan to major in business. I am extremely excited to be back at Kieve this summer and am looking forward to playing all sorts of outdoor games with you all, whether it be dodgeball, gaga ball, four square, or any others. 

Bruce Haywood - Camp Counselor

My name is Bruce Haywood. I spent 7 summers as a camper, JK through Maine Trails, and this will be my first summer involved as a counselor. This coming fall I will be a rising sophomore at Wake Forest University. I love everything about Kieve from playing four square to hanging out down by the waterfront. I could not be more excited to get back to the Maine Wilderness and have another awesome summer at Kieve!

Tom Heffernan - Camp Counselor

My name is Tom Heffernan, and I've been involved with Kieve for nine years.  This coming fall I will be a senior at Washington College in Chestertown Maryland majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Elementary Education.  This is my third summer as a counselor and I'm looking forward to seeing my cabin have incredible across Maine.  I can't wait to see you guys this summer!

Steven Ives - Camp Counselor

Hey everyone, my name is Steven Ives, I was a camper at Kieve for 7 years and can't wait to return for my first year as a counselor! This coming fall I'll be a Junior at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York where I'm majoring in Economics. My favorite part about Kieve was definitely the wilderness tripping. I'm really looking forward to a great summer and cant wait to meet you all!

Will Janvier - Camp Counselor

My name is Will Janvier, I was a camper at Kieve for 8 years, and was a counselor last summer. I graduated from Christ School in Asheville, NC last May and am currently spending a Gap Year in Africa and Australia. I will be attending UNC Chapel Hill in the fall. This will be my 2nd summer as a counselor, and I can't wait to spend lots of time in the woodshop.

Sophie Jensen - Camp Counselor

My name is Sophie Jensen and I am from Princeton, NJ. I was a camper at Wavus for seven years and this will be my second as a counselor at Kieve. This coming fall I will be a junior at Bates College in Maine majoring in Art History. I love hiking and anything outdoors. I cannot wait to be down at the waterfront and to be spending another amazing summer in Maine! See you guys soon!

George Johnston - Camp Counselor

Hello all! My name is George and this coming summer will be my seventh year at Kieve-Wavus. Next fall I will be a junior at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York majoring in Business and Statistics. I’m super stoked to get back to Lake Damariscotta for my third year as a counselor and partake in all of the fun Kieve has to offer! My favorite things to do at camp are Frisbee Golf and Jungle Pong! See you all out there! 

Will Kaback - Camp Counselor

Hello! My name is Will Kaback and this will be my eighth summer at Kieve (second as a counselor.) This fall, I will be a sophomore at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, where I study Government. At camp, I love hooping it up on the blacktop and overseeing the shenanigans at the Gaga pit. Out on trips, my favorite activities involve boisterous singing whilst canoeing, setting up hammock cities, and concocting a wide array of s'more delicacies. Can't wait to see you all this summer!

Connor Kaniewski - Camp Counselor

My name is Connor Kaniewski, and I have been a camper at Kieve for seven years. This coming fall I will be a freshman at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Last summer, I was a CIT at Kieve and cannot wait to return this summer for my first year as a full-time counselor. If I am not out in the wilderness on hiking or canoeing trip, you can find me playing soccer, frisbee, or tennis. I cannot wait for the summer, and I am looking forward to seeing all of you at camp!

Matthew Kellett - Camp Counselor

My name is Matthew Kellett and I have been a camper at Kieve for the past nine summers but this is my first as a counselor. This coming Fall I will be a freshman at Hobart and William Smith in Geneva New York. I love working in the pottery studio and going out on the water so I'm never too hard to find. Can't wait for an awesome summer!

Emma Kelly - Camp Counselor

Lexi Kemp - Camp Counselor

My name is Lexi Kemp, I'm a sophomore at Bates College in Maine, and this will be my 9th year with Kieve. This is my third summer on staff, and I have to say my favorite part of the summer is always G-Swim on sunny days. You can find me running a number of activities in camp, but I am most at home in the wood shop, or in a canoe. My favorite E.A is WWE night. Looking forward to a rad summer!

Jack Kenyon - Camp Counselor

Good morning Camp Kieve! My name is Jack Kenyon and I come from Hopewell, NJ. This spring I will graduate from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Rhetoric, but I spend the majority of my time at school anticipating the sights, smells, and smiles of Camp Kieve. I could not be more excited for another incredible summer of Scallywagging, Swashbuckling, and Shenaniganing around the beautiful Lake Damariscotta. 

Jack Kilgallon - Camp Counselor

My name is Jack Kilgallon, and I've been involved with Kieve since 2008 when I first started coming as a camper. This summer will be my eighth summer here, and my first as a counselor. This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Princeton University. Ever since my first summer I have always wanted to be a counselor, and I am really looking forward to do a couple more pain dives into Lake Damariscotta. I hope you are as excited as I am!

Christian Krauss - Camp Counselor

My name is Christian Krauss, and I have been involved with Kieve for seven years. I have just finished up my sophomore year at Colorado College. I have been working on an economics major during the weeks, and spend my weekends fishing and skiing in the Rocky Mountains. Kieve helped ingrain a love for the outdoors in me, and I always aim to share this passion. This will be my third summer as a counselor and I am looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces around camp. 

James Lawton - Camp Counselor

My name is James Lawton, and this coming summer will be my 8th with Kieve.  This fall, I will be a Junior at the University of Virginia, potentially majoring in Environmental Science.  This summer will be my second on staff, and I am really looking forward to getting out in the Maine woods as well as spending some good time in camp!  I'm a big fan of riflery and land sports, but also love the waterfront.  See you at the end of West Neck Road!

Jake Lynch - Camp Counselor

Hey guys, my name is Jake Lynch. This is my fourth year as a counselor and my twelfth year involved at Kieve. I recently graduated Wake Forest University with a degree in Political Science. I am very excited to get back to Kieve after a summer away. You can find me tossing the frisbee, playing lacrosse, or swimming in the lake. I Cant wait to see you all soon! 

Nathaniel Lyons - Camp Counselor

My name is Nate Lyons, and I was a camper for 7 years before becoming a counselor; this will be my second year on staff. I will be a sophomore at the University of Chicago, where I'm planning to major in Economics and Physics. I love playing soccer and reading in my free time. I can't wait to be back at camp!

Rob McDonald - Camp Counselor

Hey my name is Rob McDonald and I am entering my junior year at Wake Forest where I am majoring in Economics. This is going to be my second year on staff as a counselor. I can't wait to get back to help out with the activities and see everyone again. I'm really looking forward to getting back on the four square court and football field. I'm really excited for a great summer coming up and see you at Kieve!

Grey McGloon - Camp Counselor

My name is Grey McGloon from Bethesda, Maryland and will be a freshman at Bates College in Maine. I was a camper at Kieve through Maine Trails. This is my first year as a counselor, but I'm excited to be back at camp! I can't wait to have fun on trip and in camp. See you guys there!

Hayden McKee - Camp Counselor

My name is Hayden McKee, and I've been spending time here at Kieve for 10 years now. I'm currently taking time off my education at Drexel University to work at The Leadership School here at Kieve year round, and am super excited to start the summer and go out on some long form trips. See you there!

Duncan Morris - Camp Counselor

My name is Duncan Morris, and this is my fourth year as a counselor at Kieve. I recently graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia where I majored in Economics while playing Lacrosse. I have a passion for adventure, so you can find me out on one of the the amazing Kieve trips or playing sports around camp. I am looking forward to seeing everyone!

Mac Muller - Camp Counselor

My name is Mac Muller and I've been involved with the Kieve/Wavus program for 9 years. This fall I will be a freshman at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Last summer, I worked only one session as a CIT but this year will be my first year as a full time counselor and I cannot wait to be back in camp! The connections I had with counselors when I was a camper had a great impact on me, and I hope to share the same bond and make that impact on my campers!

James Napier - Camp Counselor

My name is James Napier, and I was a camper with Kieve for eight years, from JK through Long Voyage. In the fall I will be a junior at Indiana University in Bloomington majoring in Finance & Business Analytics. This will be my first summer on staff and I am really looking forward to hanging out with the campers and doing all of the fun activities! I love playing lacrosse, but you can also find me by the dock doing water activities. I cannot wait for an awesome summer! See you all there!

David Neitzel - Camp Counselor

My name is David Neitzel, and this will be my second summer at Kieve. This coming fall I will be starting an MBA program at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. I'm really looking forward to everything about Kieve, but especially G-Swim, Sunday pancakes, and 4 square. Can't wait to see you out there. 

Kelly Nelson - Camp Counselor

Hey guys! My name is Kelly Nelson, and I have been a counselor at Kieve for three years. This coming fall I will be a senior at Longwood University in Virginia majoring in Environmental Science. My favorite activities include soccer, swimming, and standup paddle boarding. I cannot wait to spend another great summer at Kieve, and I am looking forward to seeing you all there!

Andrew Norman - Camp Counselor

Hi! My name is Andrew Norman, but feel free to call me Boomer. This will be my first summer working at Kieve. I am a rising 4th year at the University of Virginia, where I study History and English in hopes of pursuing law. Aside from school, I enjoy hiking, fishing, kayaking, and playing the guitar. 

Edward Pell - Camp Counselor

My name is Leaky Pell, and this is my second year being involved with Kieve-Wavus. This fall I will be a Junior at Wake Forest University majoring in Politics/ International Affairs and Economics. This is my second summer as a counselor and I can not wait to get back to some good fishing in the lake. I love swimming and ping-pong so you'll be able to find me in the lake or in Innisfree. Can't wait to see you all there!

Garrett Phillips - Camp Counselor

My name is Garrett Phillips and this year will be my fourth year as a counselor at camp. I am a rising senior at St. Lawrence University in New York majoring in Geology and can’t wait to share my love for the outdoors with all of you this summer! Around camp you can find me swimming and slacklining along with anything on the blacktop. I can’t wait to get back to camp and see old faces and new.

Hope Redmond - Camp Counselor

My name is Hope Redmond, and this is my first summer at Kieve. This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Boston College, and while still unsure about a major, I am currently interested in being an English major. Although this is my first summer being a counselor, I will be joining my older brother Aiden in his third summer as a counselor, and my younger brother Colin in his first summer as a CIT, who were both lifelong campers. I am looking forward to joining my brothers at their favorite place, spending all summer on the water, and meeting lots of great people.

Aiden Redmond - Camp Counselor

My Name is Aiden Redmond, and I've been involved with Kieve for nine years. Six as a camper and this will be my third as a counselor. I am a rising junior at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York where I am majoring in Media and Society. I am pumped for all the fun, activities, and shenanigans that camp entails! You can always find me at the 4-square court. See you this summer! 

Ross Richins - Camp Counselor

My name is Ross Richins and this will be my first year as a counselor at Camp Kieve. I will be graduating from Bates College in May of 2017 with a major in Sociology. At Bates, I was a member and social chair of the Bates Sailing Club and really enjoy anything having to do with the water. I am super excited to be working with everyone at Kieve-Wavus and am pumped to be meeting a bunch of fantastic people!

Anthony Rivera - Mercado - Camp Counselor

My name is Anthony Rivera, and this will be my first year with Kieve. This coming fall I will be a junior at Boston University in Boston majoring in International Relations & Political Science. This is my first summer as a counselor and I'm really looking forward to everything from the aqua zip to capture the flag! I love playing basketball and making music but you can also find me swimming in the lake. See you out there!

Kaleb Robinson - Challenge Course Assistant

Hello! My name is Kaleb Robinson. This summer will be my third year working as a Ropes Course Staff member, and I am very much looking forward to it. I am a student studying Business Management and International Business at the University of Maine in Orono. I enjoy being outdoors, climbing, soccer, games, and teaching, among other interests. Cheers! 

Andrew Robinson - Camp Counselor

My name is Andrew Robinson and this is my second summer working at Kieve.  I'm going into my senior year at Cornell University where I study Environmental and Sustainability Sciences.  In my free time I like to snowboard, mountain bike, and play basketball.  I had an incredible experience my first summer working and I can't wait to spend another summer up at Kieve.

Eva Sarkes - Camp Counselor

My name is Evie Sarkes and I am from Baltimore, Maryland.  This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Washington and Lee University.  This will be my second summer as a counselor at Kieve! I love to run, play tennis and to be outdoors.  I am most looking forward to sunny days on Damariscotta Lake! Can’t wait to see you all soon!

Chandler Spearman - Camp Counselor

My Name is Chandler Spearman, and this is the second summer I will be at Kieve. This fall I will be a sophomore at the College of Charleston where I am currently studying the Classics and Marine biology. I can't wait to get back to the archery range or down to the sailing docks and everything in between. I can't wait to see what this summer has in store!

Nick Speranza - Camp Counselor

My name is Nick Speranza, and I this will be my 8th summer at Kieve, and my first as a counselor. I will be attending Wentworth Institute of Technology in the Fall as a Computer Engineering Major, however in my free time I love to camp and get outside. I looking forward to hanging out with my campers and getting out this summer and enjoying the Maine wilderness. This will be a summer to remember for a lifetime!

James Stites - Camp Counselor

Greetings from the end of West Neck Road! My name is James Stites and I am currently a sophomore at University of Virginia where i also play on the club lacrosse team. I have been a Kiever for the better part of 9 years and I couldn't imagine spending my summer elsewhere. Catch me playing endless rounds of knockout or snorkeling around treasure-filled waters of Lake Damariscotta.See you there!

Matthew Sullivan - Camp Counselor

My name is Matty Sullivan, and I cannot wait to get back to Kieve for my 11th summer. I am a rising sophomore at Elon University in North Carolina and I will be majoring in Political Science. This is my second summer on staff and I am anxious to play some color wars and escape to freedom, but most of the time I will be tearing it up on the frolf course or the gaga ball court.
Pascal Tessier - Camp Counselor

My name is Pascal Tessier, and I've been involved with Kieve-Wavus for eight years. This coming fall I will be a junior at Warren Wilson College in Swanannoa, North Carolina majoring in Outdoor Leadership. This is my second summer as a counselor and I'm excited to be working with the trip shack to further establish good relations with the park service. I love to share my knowledge of wilderness survival and play board games! You will likely find me at the adventure course or in the woods. See you out there!

Gus Vuolle - Camp Counselor

My name is Gus Vuolle, and this is my first year at Kieve/Wavus. After graduating from Northeastern University,  I started teaching at The Leadership School. I love any and all sports as well as poetry and playing guitar. Very excited for the great weather and to start having fun. 

Gray Warden - Camp Counselor

Hi my name is Gray Warden and I have been a counselor at Kieve for two years now and was a camper for six years. I go to Bucknell University and am a rising senior. I just finished studying abroad in beautiful New Zealand at the University of Otago and can't wait to get back to Kieve to enjoy on of the best place on earth. Can't wait to see everyone soon! 

Nathan Wertheimer - Camp Counselor

My name is Nathan Wertheimer and this will be my first summer with Kieve after working with The Leadership School in the Spring of 2016. This coming fall I will be a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University where I am on the wrestling team and am a whitewater kayaking instructor. I love all sorts of sports, strategy games, and riddles as well as just being outside and exploring. I am very excited to be at Kieve and meet everyone.

Keelan Woodard - Camp Counselor

My name is Keelan Woodard, I've been a camper at Kieve for 4 years. I will be taking a gap year next year, this coming fall I will be backpacking in the Himalayas, with NOLS, and then will be working in Japan. After my gap year I will be attending Colorado College. I can't wait to be back at Kieve this summer, looking forward to being a counselor for the first time.