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Bill Thornton, Outdoor Education Director

Camp name: Wild Thing

Education: B.S. Recreation and Park Administration from Illinois State University

Interests: hiking and camping

Favorite quote: “Get outside and make it a good one!” -unknown

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Holly Pierro, Program Coordinator 

Camp name: Otter

Education: B.S. Zoology from Texas A&M University

Interests: Texas and chicken nuggets

Favorite quote: “The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” –Dr. Seuss



Alec Knapp, Naturalist

Camp name: Treebark

Education: B.S. Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Administration from California Polytechnic State University

Interests: peanut butter and big trees

Favorite quote: "What's from the earth is of the greatest worth" -Ben Harper



Christian Dunn, Naturalist

Camp name: The Lorax

Education: B.A. Zoology from Miami University

Interests: animals and HBO

Favorite quote: "I speak for the trees." -The Lorax