Courtney is from Toronto and has just graduated from Western University where she studied Media, Information and Technoculture. In the fall, she will be beginning a postgraduate program at Humber College studying advertising. This will be her 15th year at camp and her 6th year on staff. Courtney was a counselor in both the Junior and Senior Girls sections as well as co-head of drama. Before camp, she will be Interning at Rethink Breast Cancer, where she will be helping with their digital marketing and social media. Courtney loves to travel, to spend time with friends, and being active. She is so excited for another amazing summer at camp, in her new and exciting role as LIT Director!
Jonah Latsky – Jr. Boys
Jonah was born and raised in Toronto, and is currently at Queen’s University, where he is entering his 4th year in biochemistry. This will be his 12 th year at Arowhon! Outside of camp, he loves playing on his school Ultimate Frisbee team, skiing, hanging out with friends, and playing volleyball on the Arowhon-Queen’s intramural volleyball team. He has worked as a ski coach, peer mentor, tutor, researcher, and teaching assistant. Jonah is extremely excited to come back to camp, as its one of the few places where you can really be yourself and have a crazy fun time. Before camp this summer Jonah is travelling Israel, and working at a lab in Jerusalem. He has applied for Medical School and is hoping to someday be Dr. Latsky!
Hayley Miller – Junior Girls
Although she’s from Toronto, Hayley is practically a native of Algonquin Park. This will be her 11th summer at Arowhon, where she’s always loved the Junior Girls section! She was a Junior Girls counsellor for 2 summers and then a swimming instructor, and can’t wait to get back to her favourite section in camp! Hayley is in her 2nd year at Queen’s University where she is majoring in political science. Her spare time is devoted to the Queen’s West Africa AIDS Foundation, where she leads fundraising initiatives. Hayley can’t wait to get back to her Teepee Lake home and spend another fabulous summer playing with the Junior Girls!
Ben Mahon – Senior Boys
Ben is so excited to return for his second summer as Senior Boys Section Head! After 8 years at camp, it is a place that truly allows him to be comfortable in his own skin. He is looking forward to helping his campers and counsellors in The Point grow to feel the same way and pass down all the great things he’s learned from camp. Ben is from Toronto but lives in Los Angeles where he attends the University of Southern California. Outside of camp, Ben has a passion for sports, especially basketball. In high school he competed on Team Canada’s under 16 basketball team and is now the manager of the USC basketball team. Ben has also volunteered for Special Olympics Canada and his local Out of the Cold program and has continued his community involvement in L.A.
Ruben Cohen – Inter Boys
Ruben was born and raised in Toronto until making the trip out to the east coast for school where he attends Dalhousie University. He is going into his 3rd year, majoring in recreational management. This will be Ruben’s 12th summer at camp and 4th on staff spending a total of 6 years in the Inter Boy section. Ruben spends his time volunteering with a local sledge hockey team in Halifax, teaching fundamental skills and proper hockey etiquette. He is also the Vice President of the Dalhousie Kayaking Society teaching the skills he learned from years at Arowhon. He will be missed at the kayak dock because he will be to busy dealing with the ruckus the Inter Boys will be causing.
Cooper Midroni – LIT Director
Cooper hails from Toronto and is coming back for his 6th year at camp, and 2nd on staff. Cooper works throughout the year as a swim instructor, and can’t wait to bring his new teaching experiences to the true arena of swim knowledge: the docks of Lake Teepee. Cooper had an amazing time as an Inter Boys counsellor last summer and can’t wait to see what this summer has in store for him.
Sara Kernerman – Senior Girls
Sara is from Toronto and attends Queen’s University where she studies at the Smith School of Business. She is very excited to be joining us for her 10th summer at camp and taking on a new position as Head FAD Instructor after an incredible 2 years with the Senior Girls section. Outside of camp Sara loves travelling, volunteering, being active and getting involved at school where she’s on the Queen’s Marketing Association, Queen’s Non-Profit Committee, and Queen’s Women in Leadership membership team. Sara has been competitively dancing since she was 4 years old and is actively involved in yoga, pilates, kickboxing, soccer, rowing and much more.
Emily Goldberg – Inter Girls
Emily is from Toronto and but spends her years studying at the University of Guelph. This will be her 11th summer at Arowhon and 3rd year on staff. In Emily’s spare time she enjoys hanging out with camp and school friends, as well as playing soccer and hockey. Before camp Emily is teaching children ages 3-5 how to play soccer at the JCC. Emily is a active and outgoing person, who loves to participate in group activities. Emily is so excited to return back to camp for another great summer!