2019 Ciqala Camp Staff

  • Kris Scheel

    Kris will be the Ciqala Program Director this summer at HPR. It is her fourth year at camp and during the school year she is a preschool teacher at the Children's Family Farm in Lake Elmo. Her favorite thing about HPR is the how deeply the staff care for camper and each other while having so much fun.
  • Ben Valerius

    Ben will be starting his second year at camp as a lead Counselor in our Ciqala Program. Ben is a senior at SAHS, and will be headed up to the University of Minnesota-Duluth next year to study education and theater. His favorite part about HPR is the bond he gets to make with his campers & the new, crazy experiences he has every single day! He is excited for a summer of singing, dancing, and being in the great outdoors!
  • McKenzie Breault

    This will be McKenzie's first summer at HPR. She will be a lead Counselor in our Ciqala Program. McKenzie will be graduating from Somerset High School this spring and will attend the University of Minnesota-Duluth for pharmacy in the Fall. McKenzie is most excited to experience all of the great things that staff and campers have talked about! This year, she is looking forward to meeting lots of great new people, bonding with the campers, and having the famous chaco tan lines.

2019 Junior Counselors

  • Isabella Worm

    Junior Counselor Izzy is back for her second year on staff at HPR having been a camper for 11 summers. She is a junior at Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts with a focus on dance. She loves making new friends at camp is very excited for this summer! Her favorite things about camp are dress up Fridays, her Ciqala pals, and all the new and creative ideas that are brought to camp.
  • Kelly Grannis

    Kelly will be joining the Ciqala Team this year as a Junior Counselor after being a HPR camper for 11 summers. Kelly is sophomore at Hill Murray. She is excited for Friday dress up days, butter churning driveway circle dance parties, the community and sense of belonging you feel at camp, and being able to wear her first pair of Chacos.
  • Delaney McDowell

    Delaney's 11 years at HPR as a camper will be a great addition to the Ciqala team as a Junior Counselor this summer. Delaney is sophomore at St. Croix Prep. Her favorite part of HPR is the people, the adventures, and the butter dance parties. She is looking forward to building relationships with the wonderfully energetic Ciqala campers this year, and living out her lifelong counselor dream. She wants to build onto the family that HPR has always fueled with so much energy and love!