Meet the Staff
The staff of the Friends' Central Summer Programs consists of experienced teachers and mature counselors who guide the campers through their day with energy and care. All summer employees are oriented and guided in following the Quaker practices for which the school is known. A full-time registered nurse is available for all of our medical needs.
Camp Director, Alex McDonnell, has been an educator for 25 years, and currently serves as Technology Integration Specialist for the Middle and Upper Schools at Friends’ Central School. Alex was both a counselor and Director of Trailblazer Camp before coming into this role. Kat Clayton, Summer Programs Coordinator, has worked in the summer camp environment since she was old enough to help at her Grandmom's Daycare in New Jersey. She enjoys working with children and helping parents through the camp experience.
Kristi Kallam is entering her 6th year as Director of Trailblazer Camp. She brings with her over 20 years of Trailblazer Camp experience, including six years as an Assistant Director. Kristi teaches Kindergarten at Friends' Central Lower School. Bill Darling returns for another season as Assistant Director and oversees the Pathfinder Program. Bill teaches Math at Friends' Central Upper School. Aviva Moore assists as office staff during the Trailblazer Camp season. She is the Director of Operations at the Grayson School. Trained as a Middle School Language Arts teacher, she has taught students with a wide range of abilities, including both gifted students and students with learning differences.
Laedoan Lewis is entering her 4th year as the Director of the Tenderfoot Camp. She has many years of experience working with young children and their families. Laedoan teaches Pre-K at Friends' Central Lower School. Becky Daly brings with her years of experience, warmth, and wisdom to her work as Assistant Director. She served for many years in the same position at Trailblazer Camp and is now in her third year at Tenderfoot Camp. Becky teaches at Upper Darby High School as an 11th grade American Studies teacher and has two young children of her own.
Basketball, Reading and Math Clinic
Keino Terrell is entering his 20th year of association with the Basketball, Reading, and Math Clinic and his sixth year as Co-Director. He is currently Dean of Students and a teacher in Friends’ Central’s Middle School.
After serving six years as Co-Director of the Basketball, Reading, and Math Clinic, where he has been active, over the past 22 years, as either Assistant Director, camp manager or commissioner of the Lower League, Bob Folwell has decided to retire from BRMC after the 2016 season. Thank you for all of your hard work, Bob, you will be missed!