Kelly Mathews, Camp Director
Manager - Community Recreation, Seneca Day Camp Programs & Outdoor Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 55029
Seneca College and the King Day Camp team in April 2012 and brought to Seneca a
wealth of camp programming and operations experience in both day and
residential camp settings. Supported by a degree in Kinesiology & Health
Science from York University as well as a Certificate in Sport Administration,
Kelly has been working in a leadership capacity in the camping industry for
over two-decades with reputable organizations such as: The Town of Markham,
Parks, Recreation & Culture; the Canadian Tennis Association; Ontario
Place; and, the Canadian Diabetes Association. Kelly has also been active as a
consultant in the camping arena and has assisted several not-for-profit
associations, municipalities and private camps with their programming, health
and safety plans, and partnership development programs.
Kelly is very involved
with the Ontario Camps Association (OCA).
She is a member of the OCA Board of Directors (2017); she’s the Chair of
the OCA Mentorship Committee (2017) and a Camp Mentor (2016-2017); she’s the
Board Liaison for the OCA Archives Committee (2017); the OCA Counsellor
Conference Committee (2017, host venue); and, she’s the current Chair and
ongoing member of the Annual OCA Directors Conference (2012-2018). In 2017 Kelly received an OCA Volunteer
Recognition Award for her service to the association.
Kelly is a
published author and has written a book on the history of Eaton Hall at Seneca
College King Campus titled, Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township. Kelly is currently working on her second
book, The Road to Marylake (due Fall 2017).
Kelly has a
passion for hiking and being in the outdoors and currently holds the record for
the fastest hike across the entire Oak Ridges’ Moraine Trail where she hiked
300km’s in just seven days in the Fall of 2016.
Kelly is a certified Advanced Medical First Responder (AMFR).