Counselors and Program Staff

Head Counselors

Erin Casey

Erin Casey- Head Counselor Mountain Reach

Erin Casey is spending her third summer at Camp Thorpe this year! She graduated in 2016 from Neumann University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and has spent the last two years working with adolescents in a Behavioral Stabilization facility in New Jersey.

Erin loves spending time outdoors, hiking, camping and anything related to nature! Erin says, “Camp has always been the place I feel I feel I can truly be myself. Camp is my second home and can not wait to spend another summer there!”


Micaela Gillam

Micaela Gillam- Head Counselor Pine Haven

Micaela is a sophomore at Ball State University and is returning for her second year at Camp Thorpe. She is studying social work in the hope of someday becoming a school social worker.

When not spending all her time at camp she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Her favorite things about Camp Thorpe are porch songs, Christmas night, and Olympics night!

Other Counselors

Alicia McDermott

Alicia McDermott: Counselor

Alicia McDermott is from the West Midlands, in England. She is currently studying Psychology at the University of Chester. Alicia is hoping to pursue teaching and then Educational Psychology as a career. This will be her first year as a counselor at Camp Thorpe, which is super exciting!

When not at University, Alicia loves to dance, read, and spend time chatting with her friends, and she is especially excited to visit the US/Vermont to explore a new place and meet some great new people!

Charlotte Howting

Charlotte Howting: Counselor

Charlotte Howting lives on the south coast of the United Kingdom near a small city named Bournemouth! She currently works as a nurse which is her dream job! This will be her first year as a counselor at Camp Thorpe. When she is not working as a nurse she is usually seeing friends or walking her dog along the beach!

Charlotte is very excited to come to Camp Thorpe this year and especially excited about meeting everyone and having the best summer at camp!

Hannah Malcolm: Counselor

Hannah Malcolm is from Edinburgh and she is currently studying Psychology with Business Management at Heriot Watt University. Hannah is hoping to pursue a career as a primary school teacher.

This will be her first year as a counselor at Camp Thorpe and she is extremely excited at the prospect of meetings lots of new people and making new friends. When Hannah’s not studying in University, she loves working on routines with Heriot Watt Cheerleading society, practicing her makeup and shopping with her family and friends. Hannah is especially excited to visit Vermont as her goal by the time she is 40 is to have traveled to every different state in America.

Holly Floyd

Holly Floyd: Counselor

Holly Floyd is from Somerset in England and she is currently studying Health and Social Care at Richard Huish College and in September will be Starting University studying Primary Education. Holly is hoping to pursue teaching as a career. This will be her first year as a counselor at Camp Thorpe.

When not at college, Holly loves to spend time with her family and friends and go on day trips, especially to the beach in the summer and she is especially excited to visit the US/Vermont to experience new culture and meet new people, but most importantly to have the best time at Camp.

Kristy Barrett

Kristy Barrett: Counselor

Kristy Barrett is from a small town in Wales in the UK, and this will be her first year as a camp counselor at Camp Thorpe. Kristy currently works in retail part time, and hopes to progress into a career in teaching. She has person experience working with a family friend with Autism.

Kristy says she couldn’t be more excited to arrive in the USA to learn new things and meet new people. In her spare time she loves to spend time with family and friends, socialize and bake. She is excited for a new adventure!


Paul Nash: Counselor

Paul Nash is from Gloucester in the UK where he currently is a student at SGS College studying Computing. When he’s not at school, Paul is active at a local theatre group for disabled people, he hikes with friends and his family and dog, and he sings and plays guitar.

Tony Miller

Tony Miller: Counselor

Tony is from Luton in England, and he is currently a 3rd year student at Loughborough University where he is studying chemistry. When he’s not in school or working, Tony loves to play sports, go to the gym, travel, hike, and spend time with his friends and family. He’s excited to come to the US to meet new people and to have a great summer.