Assistant Director & Girls Head Counselor
Assistant Director & Girls Head Counselor
Colleen is our Assistant Director and Girls Head Counselor, and has been with us for over 20 years. She’s a fun-spirited person and always brings a smile to our Kennybrook campers. She works year-round for Camp Kennybrook, and manages our winter office in Ardsley, NY. Colleen grew up in England and graduated from Durham New College. She arrived at Kennybrook in 1998, as a bunk counselor and over the years has been our Athletic Director and Associate Director. Colleen fell in love with Kennybrook many years ago, and is currently involved with all aspects of planning and implementing our programs. During the winter months, Colleen resides in Hackensack, NJ.
Phil is our Assistant Director and grew up at Kennybrook as a camper, a counselor, and is currently involved with many areas of camp. Phil has been part of the Kennybrook family for over 20 years. He’s extremely smart and personable. He is also the Director of the Kennybrook Tour and “Rookie Day” Program, and creates the daily/weekly schedule for all age groups. Phil earned his law degree at Hofstra University and is a graduate of Binghamton University. He lives in Woodbury, NY, and works with us throughout the year.
Boys Head Counselor
Arnie is pretty much a permanent fixture at Camp Kennybrook, with over 35 years of dedicated stellar service. His children attended Camp Kennybook and his grandchildren are now campers. Arnie is our Boys Head Counselor and has created and directed our popular Teen Travel Adventures. He also assists with planning and programming over the winter months. Arnie and his wife Wendi live in New City, NY, and he teaches at the Reuben Gittleman Day School with a Masters in Adult and Community Education.
Lisa ensures a great summer adventure for all our Kennybrook campers. For over five years, she serves as our Program Director, and creates and implements all aspects of the daily program and special events. Lisa has had years of experience in both day and residential camp settings and has brought many new ideas and improvements to Kennybrook. Lisa also contributes over the winter months as we prepare for each summer. Her and her husband Steven live in Commack, NY with their three boys. Lisa currently works as a teacher at The Three Village Central School District in East Setauket, NY.
Scott is our Aquatics Director and joined Kennybrook over 15 years ago. Growing up at a sleep-away camp, Scott knows what it takes to make a great summer experience. He oversees all aspects of our pool, lake and water-ski program, and offers private lessons to campers throughout the summer. Scott is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Physical Education. Currently, he works in Queens, NY as a Physical Education teacher and is the Dean of Students. Scott has a Master’s in Special Education and Administration. He has been a high school football, track and wrestling coach. Scott lives in East Meadow, NY with his wife Audra and their children Adam and Hannah, who are also Kennybrook staff members.
Charlie Bridge is our Basketball Director. He’s been at Camp Kennybrook for over four years, and not only runs our basketball program, but also our “Three Point Basketball” private lessons. He works with both seasoned basketball players, as well as campers with little basketball experience. During winter months, Charlie has been the head basketball coach at SUNY Jefferson Community College in Watertown, NY for the last five years. He grew up playing basketball and played in college at Mohawk Valley Community College. Charlie has won many coaching and player awards over the past few years. His enthusiasm, organization and teaching ability have had a great impact on our young players over the past summers. Charlie is also an avid volunteer and recently went to Africa to coach basketball. He resides in Sackets Harbor, NY during the off-season.
As our Baseball Director, with over twenty years of baseball coaching experience, Teddy Craig has a true love of the game. He’s been at Camp Kennybrook for over six years, and not only runs our baseball program, but also our “Extra Inning Baseball” private lessons. Teddy mentors baseball players to develop new skills, build self confidence and gain a deeper understanding of the game. He also brings a high-tech edge, through individual video analysis on mechanics and more. During the winter months, Teddy is the head baseball coach at Ravenwood High School in Nashville, which is one of the largest high schools in TN. He played competitive college baseball at The University at Arkansas/Little Rock. Teddy, his wife Marna, who is a member of our office staff, and their three children Chad, Shane and Tyler live in Nolensville, TN during the winter months.
Thank you for your interest in Camp Kennybrook, the ideal overnight summer kids camp.