Our Team of counselors and coaches consists of teachers, undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary and Physical Education, Child Psychology, Social Work, Counseling and other child-related fields of study. All activities are run by Activity Specialists who are highly experienced and well-trained teachers. Seasoned and highly qualified Directors who possess a proficient understanding of child behavior and development are responsible for running each of our programs. Our Aquatics staff is comprised of Red Cross certified lifeguards and instructors who go above and beyond to help make each camper feel comfortable in the water.
"A leader is a person with a magnet in their heart and a compass in their head."
Matt Urbanczyk, Camp Director:
Matt is in his first year as the Emory Sports Fitness Camp Director. Matt has a wealth of experience in youth program management, summer program administration, and camp logistics. Having served as the Coordinator for the Portage Township YMCA (Portage, IN) for a year as well as , Matt was also a summer camp counsler there for three years and brings a well-rounded background in summer camp programming.
Matt received his B.S. in Recreation & Sport Management from Indiana State University and completed his Master’s coursework at Wingate University. His professional experience includes serving as the Graduate Assistant for Intramural and Club Sports at Wingate University and currently serving as the Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports at Emory University. He also holds a Adult First Aid/CPR/AED certificaiton from the American Red Cross Association .