Director, Cal Adventures Program
Brad came to Cal Adventures in 2007 from Ithaca, NY where he worked for Cornell Outdoor Education while obtaining an MS in Outdoor and Environmental Education from SUNY Cortland. Before arriving in Berkeley, he spent several years leading trips up to 35 days in length in locations such as Colorado, Utah, Upstate New York, and Canada. Brad is a strong believer in using fun experiences in the outdoors as a tool for teaching topics such as leadership development and environmental stewardship. Away from work, he can be found enjoying the outdoors with his wife and daughter.
Camp Director, Cal Adventures & ATDP
Reggie is proud to have been with Cal Adventures for 6 years! He started out as a basketball instructor, eventually transitioning to lead facilitator for our teambuilding, sailing, sea kayaking, backpacking, and stand up paddleboarding classes. For 3 years, Reggie served as the Program Coordinator for the Sports & Fine Arts aspect of the UC Berkeley Department of Education’s Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP). He is passionate about serving children through youth camps and the unparalleled context it provides for the social, physical, mental, and emotional growth of young people.
Dr. Jennifer Selke
Blue Camp, CILT, Skate Camp, Social Skills Camp
Dr. Jennifer Selke is a UC Berkeley trained, licensed educational psychologist and day camp director in the Department of Recreational Sports. Since 1991 Jennifer has been running day camps for UC Berkeley. In her spare time she has a private practice assessing and teaching social skills to teens with Asperger’s, Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities. She recently retired from a twelve year career as a school psychologist in the public schools. Jennifer’s specialization is in the area of managing and training the millennial workforce. Fueled by her drive to connect young adults with meaningful work, Jennifer’s training as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach augments a 22-year career translating raw talent into usable, compensable skills. Staff who work at her camps take away as many skills as the campers after the summer of employment. Jennifer is on the faculty in the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Education & is affiliated with the Berkeley Center for New Media.
Director, Explorer Camp and Science & Sport Camp
Remi is the Explorer Camp and Science & Sports Camp director, and has also served as the staff hiring coordinator. She started working with these youth programs in 2011. She is passionate about the development of young people and is dedicated to maintaining the high quality of youth programs at UC Berkeley. Remi graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor degree in Sociology. In addition to being a camp director, Remi is a middle school basketball coach, tutor, and mentor. Outside of camp, she loves traveling internationally, hiking outdoors, cooking and painting.
Director, Golden Bear Gymnastics
Abra has over 30 years of coaching and choreographing experience. She has worked with many Olympic and top ranked coaches as well as coached Junior Olympic Team members. She was selected as the 2001/2002 Choreographer of the Year and has worked on routines for several nationally ranked gymnasts. Abra has been the Meet Director and Coordinator for the International Spirit of the Flame Challenge even for the past 10 years and was the owner-head coach of the Hawaii Gymnastics Academy for 6 years.
Director, Skateboarding Camp
Sean has been running the Cal Skateboard Camp since 2000 and brings a lifetime of skateboard experience to the program. In addition to teaching skateboarding technique and skills, Sean emphasizes respect and bringing a positive attitude to camp. Sean’s skateboard curriculum is nationally recognized and he is sought after as a consultant to other organizations starting programs and building parks.
Director, Archery Program
Victor has provided leadership to the archery program since 2009. He is a USA Archery Level 4-NTS coach and has trained at the Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs and Chula Vista. Victor’s coaching philosophy is to provide a fun and safe archery experience for all ages and levels, which is the primary goal of the Blue Camp program. The Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) camp is a challenging environment, to learn the National Training System (NTS) and develop archery skills.