The Parks, Beaches and Recreation staff are dedicated High School and College
students who know the value of community. These remarkable young
individuals believe in the ability to have a positive influence on youth
and teens as well as foster a strong community network.
Here are some interesting Staff Stats......
* All staff are trained in First Aid, CPR, and AED
* Staff are trained as Child Mandated Reporters
* More than 40% of the staff who have been hired by
Parks, Beaches and Recreation have been previous participants
in the LITE program
* Year-round staff meet bi-weekly to train on some of the following
- City Special Events
- Youth Development
- Assertive Discipline
- City Policies and Procedures
- Program Planning
- Professional Development
- Trends and Current Issues in the Profession
SUMMER 2016 ADVENTURE CAMP LEADERSHIP TEAM
Left to Right: Back Row: Terence Scott, Sophia Micheletti, Sara Nahass, Jonathan Nahass
Left to Right: Front Row: Amanda Kaesler, Izamar Solis, Corrine Milburn-Barrett
Terence Scott: Terence was born and raised in Santa Clarita, California. He moved to the Bay Area to pursue a degree in journalism at San Francisco State University. Terence joined the Recreation team here at the City of Pacifica in 2014. Currently, he is overseeing the annual summer camp at Fairmont Park, where he is able to fulfill his passion with working with youth. In his spare time, you can almost always find Terence playing some sort of sport.
Sophia Micheletti: Sophia is a Pacifica native who now attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She has always had a passion for working with youth, and when she was introduced to the LITE program in 2011, she knew it would lead into the job she has today. Sophia loves all things camp and you can often find her leading arts and crafts with Disney music playing in the background.
Sara Nahass: Sara began her summers with Pacifica's Adventure Camp at the age of seven, and has been a part of many other programs offered by the City of Pacifica throughout her life. She is now attending her final year at the University of San Francisco (USF) where she studies Psychology. This will be Sara's second summer as a Recreation leader for Pacifica and her first summer as an Assistant Site Supervisor. When Sara is not working or studying she spends her time enjoying San Francisco with friends, hiking, and taking photos of her adventures.
Jonathan Nahass: Jonathan Nahass was born and raised in Pacifica, and he now is attending his second year at the University of Oregon. Jonathan attended Adventure Camp when he was just turning six years old, and has never spent a summer without it since. This is Jonathan’s third year as a Recreation Leader for Pacifica and is his second year as an Assistant Site Supervisor. When he’s not at school ore working, Jonathan enjoys playing golf, playing basketball, and having fun spending time with his friends.
Amanda Kaesler: Amanda was born and raised in Northern California and moved to Pacifica with her family. She is currently a senior at Terra Nova high school and is looking forward to attending college next fall. Amanda loves working with the youth and is the president of the Pacifica Youth Advisory Board. She has been working at the explorer and pioneer camp for two years. You can find Amanda at camp leading Pioneer Pursuit and singing camp songs.
Izamar Solis: Izamar grew up in Palmdale, California and moved to San Francisco to pursue a higher education at SFSU. She joined the City of Pacifica's Recreation team in 2014. After her first summer camp Izamar has developed her passion for mentoring youth programs. She currently oversees both Explorer and Pioneer camp divisions for the City of Pacifica's annual summer camp. In her spare time, she enjoys working out and going on spontaneous hiking trips.
Corrine Milburn-Barrett: Corrine was born and raised on the east coast in Providence, Rhode Island. She moved to the Bay Area in 2012 to attend San Francisco State University. Now in her last year of her Bachelor's degree, Corrine is studying Recreation, Parks and Tourism in hopes of becoming a park ranger. After joining the city in early 2016, Corrine is now the supervisor for the LITE program (leaders in training education), where Corrine oversees youth volunteers who seek to further their leadership skills and to possibly become future staff. Corrine will always be a camper at heart--you can always find her dancing, singing and playing camp games.
SUMMER 2016 ADVENTURE CAMP RECREATION TEAM