Meet our staff

Addison Barlow, BSW, RSW

Camp Director

Addison is a full-time youth worker and registered social worker, graduating from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. She is the camp program director and developed the program and supervises the counsellor staff. She has over 5 years of experience working with youth, and was previously a summer camp program director for Big Brothers and Big Sisters during her co-op placement, and she recently planned and implemented the youth outreach program for the YMCA of Hamilton/Brantford/Burlington. She lives and works in Ancaster.

Addison brings a spark and energy to our camp that will really engage with the young minds of our campers, and she is dedicated to providing a safe, positive space for youth no matter their background or lived experience. Addison has her “Basic” level Transport Canada small remotely piloted aircraft systems licence, and is an avid photographer and mom to a six year old.

Ray Morrell, CD

Program Director

Ray is a Transport Canada “Advanced” licenced drone pilot, who is responsible for the technical aspects of our drone camp program. Ray has experience in mentoring and coaching youth through his volunteer work as a baseball coach. He has been active in the field of safety training since 2003 and is a health & safety committee co-chair at his full-time government workplace.

Ray is licenced to fly drones in 34 countries, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and all 31 European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) nations. He regularly flies drones for photography, and is a dad to two teenagers.

Amaan Morrell

Counsellor

Amaan is a high school student with a strong interest in math and science, and an active community volunteer. This is his first camp counsellor job, and he has really enjoyed working with and mentoring youths, applying his block-based coding experience and positive attitude.

All of our staff hold current Vulnerable Sector Checks (VSC’s) through their local police service.

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