WHERE FRIENDS ARE MADE

Blue Bear

FUNDRAISING SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following sponsors for their very kind donations to Blue Bear! We could not have done it without you!

PREMIER SPONSORS

​MARY ROTH
SUZANNE JOHNSON
JOANNE HIESTAND
RYAN ROBNETT
KELLY SMALL
LEAH MCKENNY
JULIE WAGNER
VERDI WILSON
ALMA MARIN
STEPHANIE AINSWORTH
JOANNE HIESTAND
JANA HAMILTON
MELISSA TROUSDALE
KIM BAXTER
MICHELLE PETERSON
JOHN TROUSDALE

​​Reno Woodworking

​Vance and Jami edan

Jack and Jacque Dawson

Dr. Robert & Alise Dalrymple

Ryan and Liz Williams

Caroline Marshall

Eric's Landscape Maintenance

Dr. Nick & Amy Furchner

Brad and Stacy Demitropoulos

Doug Rowe

David McKnight

Nick and Ciara Clarke

Amy Pinamonti

Kevin Berge

Stacey Kaphan-Tonzi

William Daniel III

Michael and Shawntele Wickman

Maddux Family

Maple & Corona, Inc.

Jennifer Dugas

Todd Upton

Cindy Hytner

Greg and Val Patten

Emily Patten


Blue Bear Sponsors

Counselors Rule!

firefly
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Loves: being funny, Blue Bear campers, is a black belt, and being in campfire skits.
  • Sloth: Koala Bear Counselor
dandelion
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Loves: Theater, and expressing her creative side (especially through arts and crafts).
  • Sloth: Panda Bear Counselor
Little foot
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Total Years of Experience: 3
  • Attending the University of Nevada
  • Loves: Singing and playing music, The Matrix, and tutoring math.
  • Sloth: Grizzly Bear Counselor
Mathy
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Graduated from the University of Nevada
  • Loves: MATH! Can't you tell...?
  • Sloth: Koala Bear Counselor
Twilight
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Total Years of Experience: 2
  • Graduated from the University of Nevada
  • Loves: Acting and singing, vanilla milkshakes, and favorite number is 12.
  • Sloth: Sun Bear Counselor
Zephyr
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1`
  • Total Years of Experience: 2
  • Graduated from the University of Nevada
  • Loves: her dog Rosco, helping children, and is a great role model!
  • Sloth: Pand Bear Counselor
Leap Frog
  • Years at Blue Bear: 1
  • Graduated from the University of Nevada
  • Loves hiking, singing, being a comedian/actor and Blue Bear Campers.
  • Sloth: Grizzly Bear Counselor
That's why we make it count! Our counselors are the interviewed, handpicked, and trained by our operations director. from our family to your's we make sure our counselors are the best!

                                                                                                         -Blue Bear

Studies have shown that grown adults that participated in camp when they were young, may not remember everything they did while at camp; but more often than not they remember their COUNSELOR. 

VOLUNTEERS

  • BACKGROUND CHECKED
  • PROFESSIONAL
  • FACILITATORS OF FUN
  • POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT FOCUS
  • DIRECTLY SUPERVISED BY VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR


VOLUNTEER GOALS AND PURPOSE:

Operating in the background of Blue Bear with regards to day to day procedural flow; all the while positively interacting with campers to ensure a wonderful experience. 

COUNSELOR & DIRECTOR TRAINING

  • ACA FOCUSED TRAINING
  • BACKGROUND CHECKED
  • EXPERIENCED
  • PROFESSIONAL
  • FACILITATORS OF FUN
  • POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT FOCUS
  • DIRECTLY SUPERVISED BY OPS DIRECTOR
  • 1:2 CAMPER TO STAFF RATIO
  • TRAINED ON TOPICS SUCH AS:
    • HOME SICKNESS
    • DISCIPLINARY PROTOCOL
    • MANDATORY REPORTERS
    • SAFETY/EMERGENCY PROTOCOL
    • CAMP OPERATING PROCEDURES


COUNSELOR & DIRECTOR GOALS AND PURPOSE:

Our counselors and directors are directly responsible for our campers to ensure they not only have a great time, but to ensure their health and well being in the process. Our professional staff are our facilitators of fun at Blue Bear and are proven to provide a safe and fantastic time for our campers. 

OUR TEAM