Fun Facts About Our Girl’s Side Leadership Team

 

QUICK FACTS:
Name: Julie Castro
Position at Camp: Upper Camp Girls Head Counselor
Born in: Marlboro, NJ
Grew up in: Marlboro, NJ
What I do when not working in Camp: School Psychologist in Queens, NY

FUN FACTS:
Favorite food/meal: Italian food, cupcakes & anything chocolate!
Favorite Movie: Meet The Parents
Favorite toy as a child: Easy Bake Oven & Skip It
Favorite toy now: Taboo & Cards Against Humanity
Favorite thing about West: special traditions, especially color war!
What are you most looking forward to this summer?: Seeing campers I have watched grow up transition to junior counselors! And of course Banana Boating!
Fun fact about myself: I volunteer as a mentor for Project Morry,an organization which sends underprivileged youth to camp!

 

QUICK FACTS:
Name: Amanda Gross
Position at Camp: Middle Camp Girls Friendship Coach
Born in: Brooklyn, NY
Grew up in: Marlboro, NJ
What I do when not working in Camp: Special education teacher

FUN FACTS:
Favorite food/meal: Coffee
Favorite Movie: Almost Famous
Favorite toy as a child: Bop It
Favorite toy now: Kindle
Favorite thing about West: Coming back year after year and seeing campers grow up at camp.
What are you most looking forward to this summer?: Meeting new campers and being reunited with the old campers
Fun fact about myself: This will be my 20th year at TLW. I started as a freshmen and never missed a year!

 

QUICK FACTS:
Name: Kristina (Guarneri) Oliver as of May 3, 2014!  Whoop!
Position at Camp: Middle Camp Girls Head Counselor
Born in: Plainview , NY
Grew up in: Plainview , NY
What I do when not working in Camp: Early Childhood Teacher.

FUN FACTS:
Favorite food/meal: Penne a la Vodka
Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing
Favorite toy as a child: Little Tikes Kitchen Set
Favorite toy now: My Kindle
Favorite thing about West: My favorite thing about West is all the wonderful people you meet! I was also lucky to have been a group leader for the same few groups of girls over many years- watching them grow up was why I returned to West each year!
What are you most looking forward to this summer? As always, I am so excited to see old friends and meet everyone that is new to camp. I am looking forward to campfires/ evening activities/ and of course -Color War !!!
Fun fact about myself: I have worked for our family of camps for 14 summers now! North Shore Day Camp for 5 and this will be my 9th summer at TLW – where I met my soon to be husband!

 

QUICK FACTS:
Name: Alex Mcgonigle
Position at Camp: Lower Camp Girls Friendship Coach
Born in: Derby England
Grew up in: Castle Donington- England
What I do when not working in Camp: I pretty much do anything and everything but mainly I have a small cake and pet care business. I am also a childcare provider.

FUN FACTS:
Favorite food/meal: Sausages and Mash with Gravy
Favorite Movie: Shawshank redemption and Forest Gump (I can’t choose between the two)
Favorite toy as a child: Lego
Favorite toy now: My fitness equipment
Favorite thing about West: I can’t really pick a favorite thing there is so much that I love
What are you most looking forward to this summer?: I love seeing old faces and meeting new campers and staff.
Fun fact about myself: I am a Qualified Car Mechanic

 

QUICK FACTS:
Name: Alicia Aguilera
Position at Camp: Lower Camp Girls Head Counselor
Born in: Long Island Jewish Hospital, Long Island
Grew up in: Queens, New York
What I do when not working in Camp: I am the Associate Director of North Shore Day School

FUN FACTS:
Favorite food/meal: Love, love Mexican food
Favorite Movie: Pretty in Pink
Favorite toy as a child: Cabbage Patch Doll
Favorite toy now: My Build A Bear
What are you most looking forward to this summer?:This is my first summer working at Timber Lake West. I am so excited about meeting all the counselors and children at camp. It’s going to be an awesome summer!
Fun fact about myself: I LOVE Zumba!

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