Kezia Cowtan / Camp Director
Kezia Cowtan is our new Camp Director. Kezia started her camping days as a child at Camp Wabanaki in Ontario. She spent her summers canoeing, kayaking, swimming and out-tripping. When she wasn't at camp, she enjoyed summers and weekends at the family cottage on Lake Ontario. Kezia's family avidly sails both in Ontario and now on the West coast. Kezia has a wealth of experience working in the non-profit and social enterprise sector in Greater Victoria for the last 20 years. Her senior management roles include business development, operations management and marketing expertise. A decade of her work focused on delivering school-age environmental education and youth skill-building programs. Kezia has since worked with Recreation Integration Victoria in partnership with Recreation Oak Bay to facilitate inclusion for disabled children in their recreation programs. Kezia joins the Camp Pringle team to help build lasting camping experiences.
Claire Friedrich / Program and Rentals Coordinator
For rental inquiries contact Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org Claire has a long history at Camp Pringle, dating back to her time as a camper in the 2000's. She has been on staff for a number of years as a cabin leader, Crew/CIT leader and for 2015 and 2016 as Program Coordinator. Starting the fall of 2016 Claire is also working as our Rental Coordinator.
Christian Singer / Caretaker
Christian joined us in late 2015 as our new Residential Caretaker. Christian has been a casual employee with Camp Pringle since 2007 when he was hired to build our High Ropes and Low Ropes Challenge Courses, as well as our Climbing Wall, and was in charge of Training our very first Challenge Course leaders. Christian has a background in Risk Management and Experiential education, and has worked with several different outdoor leadership companies. He was a firefighter for the past ten years with the Victoria Fire Department. Christian has lived in Shawnigan Lake since 2006, and runs his own farm where he is a “Mr. Fixit” around his property and he also works for several home builders part time.