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Staff


Lisa Ledet, Camp Director

 

Lisa has been the camp director and owner since 2008, and has 11 years of continuing education experience with Summer Camps, After School Programs and Seasonal Camps. She is Certified as a National Camp Director and all her staff are CPR and First Aid Certified.

 

Lisa is known for creating a unique camp experience for kids that introduces them to their local environmental foot print, while teaching them character development skills they can use for a life-time.  She creates all the Bay Camp activities and manages a staff of nine counselors, as well as partners with local churches, businesses and organizations to enhance the camp experience.

Jonathan Ledet, Assistant Director

Attended Spring Hill College where I studied Mass Communications and played for the Men’s Soccer Team. Over ten years’ experience in child care ranging from community programs to coaching youth soccer and of course Eastern Shore Bay Camp, where I am the Assistant Director. My responsibilities include all aspects of  Safety, Communication, Continuity and Supervision over all participants in our program and staff.

Side note: I also saved the lives of 27 people during the sinking of the HMS VANGUARD BATTLESHIP in the North Sea…LOL!!

Kandis Lightsey, Assistant Director

Kandis is a 2006 graduate of Robertsdale High School and is a graduate of Faulkner State Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Elementary Education. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services & a Masters in Special Education from the University of South Alabama.   Kandis has been with Eastern Shore Bay camp since its inception in 2008. Prior to working with Bay Camp she has worked in other school programs, summer camps and preschool programs. And with all her camp experience she calls the Eastern Shore Bay Camp the best of the best!

Alli Thompson,
Administrative Assistant


Alli graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Radiologic Sciences. She is currently employed full time at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. I have 10 years of experience working with afterschool tutorial programs and summer camp programs, and have been affiliated with Bay Camp since 2009 working as a director and administrative assistant. I enjoy all aspects of working with the children, counselors, and parents associated with Bay Camp. In my spare time I like to go horseback riding, wakeboarding, and running. War Eagle :)
Shane Vandegrift, Senior Counselor
(AKA Mr. Shane)
I am a 2016 graduate of Fairhope High School.  I currently attend the Highlands college at Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, AL.  I am studying to become a children's pastor and have been in kids ministry for eight years at my home church, Celebration Church, in Fairhope, AL.  I love the outdoors, fun times, running,  and the beach.  i have been at Bay Camp since the summer of 2016 and have loved being with the kids, parents, and other staff.  I wouldn't trade it for anything!  Much love and ROLL TIDE!
Hannah Racine, Counselor
I am nineteen years old and an upcoming sophomore studying Psychology and Spanish at the University of Alabama.  I graduated from Fairhope High School as a member of the International Baccalaureate Program.  Sailing and being outside are my passions.  I always want to encourage the importance of being active! 

Olivia Krob, Counselor

My name is Olivia Krob and I am a graduate of Robertsdale High School.  I am currently attending Coastal Alabama Community College and majoring in Biology.  After college, I plan to attend medical school to become a pediatric emergency medicine physician.  I have always had a love for children and I am so extremely excited to work for Eastern Shore Bay Camp.

Estancia Denise Lippincott, Counselor
I was adopted from Haiti & English is my second language.  I am a graduate of Central Christian School.  I attended Faulkner State CC (now Coastal Community College) for a year & hope to attend again in the future.  I have worked at the Grand Hotel Spa and I am also a former nanny/babysitter.  I am currently working as a counselor at Bay Camp & LOVE IT!  I am the 6th out of 7 kids with 10 nieces and nephews that I babysit often.  I love to play sports, read & sing in my free time. 
Nathan Gillespie, Counselor
I am currently a senior Biology major at the University of Mobile where I am studying to become a dentist.  I also play soccer for the University of Mobile and serve the team as a co-captain.  As well as playing soccer for the University of Mobile, I recently became a member of AFC Mobile, a semi-professional soccer team based out of Mobile, where I am also a co-captain.  During the school year, I coach youth soccer at the local youth club, Fairhope Academy, and coach middle school and high school soccer at Bayside Academy.  This is my fourth summer at Eastern Shore Bay camp and have valued the time spent with the children and fellow staff.
Trent Merrell, Counselor
I am a 19 year old from Fairhope, AL.  I was born and raised here.  I ran track for one season at Fairhope Middle School & four seasons at Fairhope High School.  I graduated from Fairhope High School in 2016.  I am currently enrolled at Coastal Community College majoring in Engineering.  In the upcoming year I plan to further my education at the University of South Alabama in Mechanical Engineering.
Summer Staff:

Ashland Augustine
Matt McCall