About Us

Camp Staff

Reid Van Keulen

Camp Director

reid@ymcacamplincoln.org

Reid has had a long history with YMCA Camp Lincoln and has held a variety of different positions since 2015. Reid has served as Adventure Trip Leader, Outdoor Educator, Program Director, Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director since August 2019. Reid works extensively on leading the summer camp operation throughout the year. Prior to Camp Lincoln, Reid held various positions at a resident Camp in Vermont and served as a high school teacher in England and New Zealand. Reid holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in Outdoor and Physical Education. In his free time, Reid enjoys spending time exploring the wilderness, travelling internationally and playing rugby and pickleball.

Emily Hewes

Assistant Camp Director

emily@ymcacamplincoln.org

Emily has a long running history with the YMCA and is entering her 12th year with the organization. She started at Meeting Waters YMCA in Southern Vermont where she served in multiple roles in afterschool programming, as well as Assistant Camp Director. Emily came on board with the Southern District YMCA as a Site Director in 2016. She has since held various positions and served as both Assistant Director of School Aged Child Care and currently Assistant Director of Camp Lincoln. Emily directs our Outdoor Education program, Group Rentals, Weddings, and helps lead the summer camp operations. Emily studied Education and human services at Keene State College. In her free time, Emily enjoys hiking, traveling and you can always find her close to the beach. 

Kristina Wagnitz

Camp Office Manager

kristina@ymcacamplincoln.org

Kristina is a New Hampshire native who has worked in various positions at YMCA Camp Lincoln since 2001. Although she works in the office most days, her Bachelor's degree in Outdoor Education ensures that she can occasionally be seen on the ropes course or leading a hike at camp. Kristina loves helping new families understand the impact camp can have on their child, and finding a way to make camp affordable for all. In her free time, Kristina enjoys playing with her kids, reading, quilting, camping, and leading her local Girl Scout troop.

Geof Harris

Program Director

geof@ymcacamplincoln.org

Geof first arrived at Camp Lincoln in Spring 2010 after the completion of his Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor and Community Recreation Management. Since that time, he has worked in a variety of positions at camp including adventure trip leader, ropes course director, program director, and assistant camp director. After wandering around the globe for the past couple years, he is excited to rejoining his camp family as they continue to provide excellent programs and experiences for the community. When not at work he can be found working on projects in the woodshop or tramping through forest with his dogs Thursday and Emmylou.  

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