Meet Our Camp Staff!

Valerie Regner

 

 

 

 

Title: Associate Director
Education/Qualifications: I have a Bachelor's in Recreation Administration from Sacramento State University and 15 years of Challenge Course experience. I am also a certified Level 2 ACCT Facilitator.
Why do you love the outdoors? It just smells better out there.
Three Favorite Hobbies: Karaoke, Dancing, and Staying away from social media


Michael Muñiz Jr.

 

 

 

Title: Explorer Camp Coordinator
Education/Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation Administration and hold a Wilderness First Responder certification.
Why do you love the outdoors? I am passionate about outdoor recreation because it empowers everyone to mentally and physically challenge themselves. Plus, people can use the outdoors to form connections with fellow adventurers who come from different backgrounds and cultures; social constructs cease to exist out there.
Three Favorite Hobbies: Backpacking, Swimming, and Volunteering!

 

Adriana Banuelos

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: AA degree in arts & humanities, and another AA in Liberal studies with an emphasis in education
Why do you love the outdoors? Because it never feels like a waste of time and there's always something to explore!
Three Favorite Hobbies: Yoga, Reading, Hiking

 

Andrea Mata

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: I am currently pursuing a Bachelors in Child Development at Sac State. I am CPR, AED and First Aid Certified.
Why do you love the outdoors? I love the outdoors because you get to see a whole new side of yourself. I love to just take a step back from reality and take in all of the sceneries that I don’t see in my daily life. It’s very relaxing and soothing.
Three Favorite Hobbies: My favorite hobbies include taking lots of pictures of nature and the outdoors, raising animals, and having fun with children!

 

Jasmine McKenzie

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: I will be receiving my Bachelor's Degree in Communications this Spring 2019. I am CPR certified and have experience working with youth; coaching cheer and tutoring.
Why do you love the outdoors? I love the outdoors because it gives you a chance to connect and bond with people in an interesting way. It also allows you a chance to push your limits and get out of your comfort zone.
Three Favorite Hobbies: Reading, Writing Short Stories/Novels, and Painting!

 

Tiffany Yang

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: Major: Kinesiology with a conencration in PETE
Why do you love the outdoors? I love to see beautiful green trees, water, grass and I love to see the sun smile back at me.
Three Favorite Hobbies: Netflix/Hulu, Relaxing in a pool, I play soccer every Sunday whenever I don’t have work on Sunday’s

 

Erin Johnson

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: Currently working towards a Bachelors degree in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration. I am CPR and Wilderness First Aid certified.
Why do you love the outdoors? I love the outdoors for a lot of reasons, but some of the main reasons are the beauty, calmness and wonder.
Three Favorite Hobbies: I like to do yoga, hike, and camp.

 

Savanna Charlton

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: I am currently a Psychology major at Sacramento State. I have worked at Peak Adventures for over a year and have obtained my Wilderness First Aid and CPR certifications.
Why do you love the outdoors? The outdoors has always given me perspective and clarity on my life. Sharing that sense of peace with others is a passion of mine.
Three Favorite Hobbies: My top three hobbies are water activities (rafting, swimming, etc), video games, and learning as much as I can.

 

John Xiong

Title: Camp Counselor
Education/Qualifications: CPR and Wilderness First Aid certified
Why do you love the outdoors? I love the outdoors because I enjoy nature.
Three Favorite Hobbies: I love to play soccer, read, and do yoga.