Christina Genz, Director of Education
Christina became the Director of Camp SoundWaters in 2014 and she is very excited to be overseeing all of SoundWaters summer programs again this year as the Director of Education. Christina works hard to make Camp SoundWaters and Young Mariners a home-away-from-home for campers. You can always find Christina at sign in greeting campers and getting them as excited as she is for the camp day!
Certified in: Safe Boating, Red Cross CPR/AED + First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguard Certified
Kelsey Kagel, Camp Director
Kelsey has been apart of SoundWaters since 2018. Starting as an a educator/deckhand aboard Schooner SoundWaters Kelsey has grown into a full-time Educator and Director of Camp SoundWaters. Being able to watch campers grow their own confidence and gain positive core memories is one of her favorite things about Camp SoundWaters. She greets every camper she meets with a smile and strives to make sure every day for them is more positive then the last.
Certified in: Red Cross CPR/AED + First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguard Certified
Tim Abbott, Waterfront Manager
Tim has been a part of SoundWaters for eleven years as an intern, camp counselor, sailing instructor, and full-time as an educator. He is the Waterfront Manager and the sailing instructor for the Sharks program. Tim’s favorite part of camp is seeing the increase in a sailor’s confidence from Monday to Friday and the excitement that comes with being able to sail their own boat.
Certified in: CT Safe Boating, US Sailing Level 2 Sailing Instructor, Red Cross CPR/AED + First Aid, and Waterfront Lifeguard Certified