Tanadoona's 2017 Staff

When you come to Tanadoona you'll meet counselors from near and far. Meet your 2017 Tanadoona counselors below, coming from across the world!

 

Employment Opportunities

 


photo Katy "Goose" Konrad
Camp Fire Fellow, Naturalist
Katy joined Camp Fire in Fall 2015. She graduated from University Wisconsin, River Falls with a degree in conservation. She has always been interested in the outdoors but found her passion for environmental education when she spent time at Fort Snelling State Park as part of the Naturalist Corps program. Katy has also worked as a naturalist for Three Rivers Park District and Long Lake Conservation Center. As a naturalist, Katy knows a little bit about a lot of things in the natural world. While out for a hike, she can’t help but teach others what she sees and knows.

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Beth "Simba" Hendrickson

Teen Outreach Coordinator
Simba has been with Camp Fire since 2014, as a camp counselor and Resident Camp Director at Tanadoona two summers and now leads Camp Fire's teen programming year-round.

 

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Meet your 2017 seasonal Tanadoona staff!

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Flash
Program Director
Flash is thrilled to be returning for his second summer at Tanadoona, and undertaking his new role as the summer camp Program Director! He can’t wait for a summer filled with old friends and new. Flash has several years of coaching experience for sports like football (soccer), basketball, swimming, tennis, and many more. He can't wait to get back to the archery range, play in the sand at the waterfront and to spend an all-around fantastic summer with the campers!

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Willow
Naturalist
Willow is so excited to be back at Tanadoona for her second summer as camp Naturalist! She is originally from Spooner, Wisconsin. She has more than three years working as an environmental educator at various camps across the United States. Willow cannot wait to continue sharing her love of the outdoors with campers this summer and going on many mini adventures.

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Mom
Culinary Camp Cuisine Artist (camp cook)
Mom has been a camp cook for ten years. She enjoys meeting all the new counselors and figuring out the likes and dislikes of foods from across the pond. She is certified in nutrition and has worked for the Minnetonka schools for 23 years.

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Zina
Culinary Camp Cuisine Artist (camp cook)
Zina has been employed with Camp Tanadoona for the last eight summers as a cook. She enjoys meeting all the new counselors, and has fun trying to remembering their camp names. She is certified in nutrition and currently working in Minnetonka Schools since 2009. Her favorite part of camp is prepping for all the pack-outs.

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Nurse Cricket
Camp Nurse
Nurse Cricket began as Camp Nurse in 2011. She has a passion for healthy living and is a licensed school nurse at a public school during the school year. She regularly develops and administrates emergency plans, and attends to the daily needs of students. At camp, she provides routine and emergency care to campers and staff, assessing and monitoring chronic diseases. She also educates campers and staff on preventative health issues. She collaborates with camp administrators to implement policies that reduce the risk of injury or illness.

Nurse Daisy

Nurse Daisy
Camp Nurse
Nurse Daisy began her position as Camp Nurse in 2011. She is prepared to provide routine and emergency care to children and camp staff, monitor children with chronic diseases, educate campers and staff on preventative health issues, and collaborate with camp administrators to implement policies that reduce the risk of injury or illness. During the school year, Daisy practices as a licensed school nurse in a nearby public school district.