John Fitch is our Sports and Games coordinator. He graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in physical education. He has four daughters of his own and in his spare time loves to work with wood. John also helps out with Sanford after care!
John Jezyk is the director of Swim here at Sanford Camp. He is also a swim instructor at Westminster swim club. John works at Archmere Academy as a guidance counselor. He loves teaching the campers new swimming strokes!
Nicole Raiford is our office assistant at camp! This is her first year with us. Nicole just graduated from Ursuline Academy and is attending James Madison University in the fall to pursue nursing!
Linda Carmichael is our Art Instructor at camp. She has been crafting with us for 12 years! Ms. Linda holds a Masters in Elementary Education and has been a teacher for 24 years. Ms. Linda offers more than one activity at a time so that the children can always be working on something they enjoy. Although string and gimp seem to fly off her shelves, her favorite project has always been the 4th of July bottle Rockets!
Director of Extended Care
Jenn Elliot is our Director of Extended Care here at Sanford Camps. She has been with us for over 20 years! Jenn also has a daughter named April. She is a teacher at St. Mary’s of the Assumption and is involved with their Extended Care.
Crystal Sparrow is the Tennis Instructor here at Sanford Camp. Ms. Crystal is a professional tax accountant and owns a jewelry shop in Centerville, but her true love is tennis. She has graciously given up time from her work to teach tennis at camp for twelve years now! The children love tennis with Ms. Crystal. She frequently brings the children cookies and little prizes from her jewelry store when they play well!
The CAMP BY PARENTS FOR PARENTS
Nurse Laura Louder is our nurse here at Sanford Camps. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College. Ms. Laura has been a nurse for 23 years and is currently the school nurse at Immaculate Heart of Mary in Wilmington. Ms. Laura spent many years working with pediatrics and has 2 sons, including Sam, who is currently a camper here at Sanford!
Dave Szaroleta is a science teacher at Salesianum and has been camp director here at Sanford for over 30 years. His three children were campers here and now four of his grandchildren attend camp! Mr. Dave loves to tell stories to the kids during water ice and can be found driving around campus in his golf cart.
Dance and Fashion Camp Instructor
Michelle Buglio is the Dance Instructor here at Sanford Camps. Ms. Michelle has been associated with Sanford Camps since she was 14 years old as a CIT. She is the owner of Dance HDC which is located at Shops at Louviers. She runs the dance program and the fashion camps during the summer. Ms. Michelle has a son Archer who will be three years old soon!