||Heather Hibbeler, Director
Heather Hibbeler is celebrating her 20th summer working at Sierra Adventure Camps! She is a graduate of UCLA, with a B.A. in Sociology and an
emphasis in Social Psychology. She is a former Program Instructor at
Dave Rabb’s Childrens’ Fitness Center, delivering sports, fitness and
gymnastics skills to young children. She came to Sierra Adventure Camps
in 1994 with extensive knowledge of outdoor skills and aquatics sports.
She is a member of the American Camp Association (ACA) and has served as
the Southern California Vice-President of the Western Association of
Independent Camps. She is married with 3 children.
||Amy Lidell, Program Director
Amy Lidell was a psychobiology major at UCLA, where she was a member of
the UCLA Rowing Team for three years. She is an avid wakeboarder,
backpacker, and outdoors-person, who has worked for Nawa Academy, an
adventure-based summer school helping learning-challenged students. She is also a member of her local Search & Rescue Team. Amy
has been with Sierra Adventure Camps since 2001 as a group leader and
Program Director. She has served on the Board of Directors of the
Western Association of Independent Camps.
||Kent D. Newell, Founding Director
The Founder, Kent D. Newell was employed by the UCLA Fernald School for
14 years, where he was Supervisor of Physical Education for 10 years. He
is the founder and former Director of Camp Cornell for Boys, the Motor
Performance Skills Program, and has been a youth Camp Director since
1962.Kent is currently retired although he often lends a hand and can be found playing his harmonica by the campfire while visiting the Sleep-Away at Bass Lake.
August 11 – August 22 (12-days)
August 11 - August 16 (6 days)
Dates to Remember:
November 1, 2013:
Priority Enrollment Begins
Priority Enrollment and savings ends