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Meet our Staff

Robin NugentRobin Nugent – Summer Camp Supervisor
Robin has been with RRSC as Camp Supervisor since 2013. She resides in Holland Township with her husband and three children and is a first grade teacher at Holland Township School. Along with spending time with family and friends, Robin enjoys being able to play a part in children's lives. Teaching and working at RRSC offer endless opportunities to watch children grow, learn and discover things about themselves and the world around them- something she finds most rewarding.

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn BCarolyn Bernhard – Head Counselor/Theatre Teacher
Carolyn grew up in military family and attended 4 different high schools.  She attended University of Nevada Las Vegas on a music scholarship and also traveled with Up With People performing on stage throughout Europe singing, dancing and playing the keyboard.  She finished her college education at Moravian College with a Music Education degree.  She lives in Allentown, PA with her husband and three children.  She has been the music teacher at Pohatcong Elementary School since 2004.  She enjoys hiking, making pottery, musical theater and running.  She has worked at RRSC since 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robyn CaseRobyn Case – Head Counselor

Hi! My name is Robyn Case, I’ve been with RRSC since 2014, working mainly with the Preschool and Kindergarten campers. I am a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in Early Childhood Education - and currently employed as a Paraprofessional at Hampton Public School in the Kindergarten classroom! I love leading the Pre-K group of campers and watching them grow and explore throughout the summer! I love being with friends and family, as well as making fun DIY crafts and art projects. 

 

 

 

 

 

brophyKristina Brophy – Head Counselor
Hi! My name is Kristina Brophy. This will be my first year back at Riegel Ridge Summer Camp! I have previously worked at the camp from 2005-2011 and also Summer 2017. I grew up in Holland Township and still live in the area. I am a Kutztown University graduate and currently work in Somerville as a preschool teacher. I have two dogs who I enjoy spending my free time with. I am looking forward to spending this Summer getting to know the campers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JuliaJulia Lieto – Head Counselor
Julia has lived in Holland Township for most of her life, and has been working for RRSC since 2014. She attended Delaware Valley Regional High School and is currently going into her third year at Lafayette College, where she is pursuing a degree in International Affairs and Spanish with a minor in French. Julia also worked as a policy intern for the New Jersey State Senate and as a Resident Advisor for 30 freshmen. In her free time, Julia loves to make music and art, read, and spend time with her friends and family. She can’t wait for another summer of making memories with her campers and coworkers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jen FurmanekJen Furmanek – Head Counselor
Hello my name is Jen Furmanek! I currently attend Coastal Carolina University majoring in Elementary Education. During the school year I work at a daycare. I really like working with children of all ages. I also like being outside which is why this will be my fifth year coming back to Riegel Ridge Summer Camp. In my free time I am either usually spending time with my family and friends, painting or drawing, or taking pictures. I am looking forward to another great summer full of memories!

 

 

 

 

 

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Marie Heyduke – Head Counselor
My name is Marie Heyduke and I have been working for RRSC since 2016. I am very excited and cannot wait for the start of camp! I grew up in Holland Township and now reside in Annandale. I currently work at Califon School as a sixth through eighth-grade math and special education teacher. I completed my undergraduate degree in elementary education from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania and a Masters degree in special education from Centenary College. I enjoy traveling, taking pictures, reading, and spending time outdoors. I am looking forward to seeing all the campers from previous summers and meeting all of the new campers and another fantastic fun-filled summer at camp!

 

 

 

  

 

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Johanna Meeker – Nurse

This will be Johanna’s third summer as Camp Nurse at RRSC where first aid, medication administration and health awareness really fills her day. Johanna raised her family in Pohatcong Township where she first met Simeon Pecchia substituting as the school nurse. After nine years of working as a substitute school nurse, including summer programs, she took a full time position in a Special Education classroom. This allowed for her summers to be free so she could join the Riegel Ridge team. Working and playing outdoors are very important to Johanna. Hiking, camping, paddling and biking fill her free time. The campers have helped by adding wonderful memories and excited eyes to her outdoor experiences. She looks forward to seeing campers grow through their camp weeks and from year to year nurtured by the Riegel Ridge community.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jessica Moustakas-Blew – Head Counselor
Jessica has been involved with RRSC since 2014. She grew up in Alexandria Township, and still lives in the Hunterdon County today with her husband and dog. After graduating from Delaware Valley Regional High School, she attended The College of New Jersey, where she earned a degree in Elementary Education and Sociology. She currently works at Alexandria Middle School as a fourth grade teacher and has been teaching there for the past four years. Along with spending time with family and friends, Jessica enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, and spending time out on the river. This summer she is looking forward to creating memories with her campers and fellow colleagues.

 

 

 

 

 

IMG 4028Amelia Heller – Head Counselor
Amelia is so excited to be coming back for her fourth year of summer camp! She is in her last year of grad school with Liberty University Online, after completing her undergraduate degree at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA in 2017. Living in the Blue Ridge Mountains for the last 5 years has given Amelia a huge appreciation for hiking and colorful sunsets! She also loves singing, reading, and playing or watching lots of sports! This year at camp, Amelia looks forward to getting to know more kids and members of this community!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelly Welch

 

Kelly Welch – Head Counselor
Hi, my name is Kelley Welch. I have been married to my wonderful husband Tim for 33 yrs. I have a daughter, two sons, and two grandsons. I enjoy motorcycle rides with my husband, walking my dog Kevin, and spending time with family and friends. I recently started working at Alpha Public school as a teacher’s aide and I love it! I am looking forward to my first summer at Riegel Ridge Summer Camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

katieKatie Murawski – Head Counselor
My name is Katie Murawski and this will be my second year at RRSC. I am currently attending Centenary University perusing a degree in Elementary and Special Education. During the school year I am a substitute teacher at Holland Township School and Lebanon Township School District. I love the diversity of substituting and getting to know children form every grade! I currently live and grew up in Holland and love spending time outdoors with my dog, friends and family. I am looking forward to another great summer and seeing some returning faces as well as some new.