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Jack Schott

Camping Coast to Coast

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Jack struggles with bureaucracy, loves fun, and secretly stays up late obsessing over businessy stuff. His unique perspectives come from his varied background. An engineer, Jack took the first few years post-college to travel the country visiting over 200 camps in 47 states. Building on what he saw, he co-founded Stomping Ground, a non-profit sleepaway camp inspiring radical empathy and co-founded The Summer Camp Society. In 2022, Jack trained more than 3000 camp staff at 20+ camps.


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Bob Rojee

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Bob Rojee brings deep experience in youth development and auxiliary program management to SPARC. Having built successful auxiliary programs from the ground up at multiple independent schools, Bob understands the key ingredients to success in this unique field. Bob's particular areas of expertise include financial management, staff development, and program design. In his work with SPARC, he focuses on membership services, professional development, and advisory projects.



Karen McCann McClelland

Sidwell Friends

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Karen has more than 25 years of experience working in camps and independent schools. In her current position as Auxiliary Programs Director, she manages a full time staff of 15 and a seasonal staff of 250+. She manages the After School and Enrichment programs for the Lower and Middle School, the Early Child Development Center, and the shuttle program. She recently completed the NAIS Fellowship Program for Aspiring Heads and her MBA at Marymount University.


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Greg Cronin

GCT Training Solutions

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Krystal Speed

Congressional Camp

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Krystal is a senior HR and process professional that enjoys helping nonprofit, cause-based organizations, and youth development programs take care of their people well. Her background in elementary education, human capital development and project management allows her to provide unique perspective and expertise to Congressional Camp as their HR Coordinator. When not at camp, Krystal runs her own consulting firm. As a business strategist and accountability coach, she helps leaders and organizations go farther, faster by connecting dots and connecting people.


Steve Maguire

Go Turnstone

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Steve Maguire, M.Ed, has taught and spoken professionally for over 25 years. He is a full-time public school teacher, author of 2 books, husband, and father of four kids. 


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Dr. Joanna S. Yost
University of Virginia

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Lee Biear

829 Studios

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Lee Albrecht Biear is a proud and passionate advocate of the camp experience - 365 days of the year.  As a former camp counselor and program director, she’s seen first-hand how camp helps kids develop self-confidence, lifelong friendships, and exceptional success as adults.  Lee Biear currently directs marketing for a family-owned Northern Wisconsin summer camp and advises a larger, diverse set of camps in her role at 829 Studios. 



John Duffy

Congressional Camp

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John Duffy is a Physical Education teacher at Discovery Elementary School in Arlington and is entering his 11th summer on staff at Congressional Camp. Along with his wife and 2 children, John lives nearby in Falls Church.


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Dan O'Neil
Congressional School

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Dan is the Director of Auxiliary Programs for Congressional School in Falls Church, VA. Prior to his work at Congressional, Dan spent 6 years in the classroom and started his own tour and travel company based out of Washington DC. Dan is a frequent speaker at local and regional events and chair of CampCon.


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We are always looking for additional sessions and presenters. If you have a topic you would like to present at CAMPCON9 please contact


"This event had me and my staff pumped up and ready to get radical this summer. The workshops were fascinating and engaging, and the keynote speakers were powerfully moving. It was a home run for camp people and new staff alike!"

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