Rick practiced business law for over 10 years and has spent many years as the Director/Owner of Camp Tamarack, as well as in the day camp, aquatic and recreational fields. Rick’s organizational and business skills, sense of humour and natural ability and effectiveness in dealing with campers, staff and parents have also proven successful in his other experiences as a parent, coach and teacher. Rick has a long history of overnight and day camp experience, having been a counsellor, unit head, head counsellor and camp director. Rick is also a long-time volunteer and leader in the Ontario Camping movement, a member of the Society of Camp Directors, and a Past President of the Ontario Camps Association.
Ellen has brought her enthusiasm, creativity, leadership and love of children to the the wide variety of roles she has has filled during her career, including physical and health education teacher, swim school director, program director and camp director in both day camp and overnight camps. Ellen’s main portfolios at Camp Tamarack are connected with waterfront, health & safety and activity programming. Ellen looks forward to continuing her volunteer work with the Ontario Camps Association as a standards visitor and co-chairing the Out Of The Cold program in her local community.
Marc has literally grown up and is part of the fabric at Camp Tamarack. As a long-time camper, counsellor, unit head and, since 2001, Camp Director, Marc has seen the impressive evolution of Camp Tamarack. Marc, together with his wife, Carly, and son, Jack, are excited about being part of Tamarack’s present and future. Marc’s creativity, people skills, and love of life are apparent both at Tamarack and in the general camping world. He has done extensive volunteer work with the Ontario Camps Association, including the Health Care Committee and Conference Steering Committee and is a member of the Society of Camp Directors.