Meet the Program and Office Staff

Emma Horowitz – Logistics Director

Emily Nichols – Office Manager

First Name: Emily 

Last Name: Nichols

Hometown: St. Paul, Minnesota

2021 will be my 5th year at Vega

Hobbies/favorite activities: Reading, hiking, paddleboarding, traveling, watching sports

The hardest part about summer 2020: Looking out the window at work and seeing a busy road instead of Echo Lake!  

Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: I took an ancestry DNA test and learned a lot about my ancestors and the history of my family.

What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: I can’t wait to reunite with friends and campers and once again be apart of the terrific sense of community that happens every summer at camp! 

First name: Leighanna

Last name: Son

I live in Cambridge, Massachusetts 

I graduated in 2019 from The University of Tampa

2021 will be my 2nd summer at Vega

The hardest part of the pandemic for me was having to stay away from friends and family! 

Something I learned from this pandemic is that I don’t actually need to go out for dinner multiple times every week 🙂 

I am most excited to see my campers and friends on staff from 2019!

First Name: Sophia

Last Name: Saenz

Hometown: San Diego

Current grade: Junior

School: UCSD

2021 will be my 1st year at Vega

Hobbies/favorite activities: I like to hike, kayak, rock climb and dance (only when no ones watching)

What was the hardest part about summer 2020: The hardest part for me was not being able to go explore new national parks

Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: I learned how to say the alphabet backwards (so if you ever see me around Vega, ask me to do it for you)

What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: To meet my new Vega family!

Check back soon for more 2021 staff!

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