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: Kellyn “KJ”
Last Name: Cochran
Hometown (optional): Lake Zurich, IL
Current grade: 2nd year Masters Degree Program
2021 will be my first year at Vega
Hobbies/favorite activities: Music, hiking, kayaking, community trash cleaning, my dog.
What was the hardest part about summer 2020: missing out on all of my friends birthdays!
Something new that I learned during the pandemic/summer 2020: I got into plants!
What are you most excited for for Vega 2021: I have never been to camp before so I am excited to meet new people and experience something new in my life.
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