2021 Ciqala Camp Staff

  • Kris Scheel

    Kris will be the Ciqala Program Director this summer at HPR. It is her sixth 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.
  • Kelly Grannis

    Kelly will be a part of the Ciqala Team this year as a counselor after being a HPR camper for 11 summers and a junior counselor for 1 year. Kelly is going to be a first-year student at Loyola University in Chicago this fall. 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.
  • Isabella Worm

    Izzy is back for her fourth year on staff at HPR having been a camper for 11 summers. She goes to UW - Eau Claire. 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.
  • Charlie Valerius

    This is Charlie’s first year at camp. He just graduated from Stillwater Area High School and will be attending Century College in the fall. He is going to lead sports field and archery for out Ciqala friends. He loves to hammock, kayak, and listen to music. His favorite things about HPR is being outside all day and the friendships formed at camp. He is most excited to meet all the great people who are apart of the HPR community and driveway dance parties.
  • Ellie Walstrom

    This will be Ellie’s second year at HPR, she was a Junior Counselor one year, and now she is a Ciqala Counselor. She is studying kinesiology on a pre-med track and plans to become either a physician or a physician assistant. She loves to hike, practice yoga and read. Her favorite thing about HPR is how free everyone is to be themselves. Everyone is given a chance to explore their interests and share them with others. She is most excited for water games, bonkers and lunch time conversations.

2021 Junior Counselors

  • Char Batchelor

    This will be Char’s first year at camp as a counselor, but she was a camper for 8 years. She is going to be a senior at SCPA in the fall and her dream job is to either work at camp or something related to biology. She plays soccer and softball and competes in downhill skiing. She loves photography, DIY projects, and getting creative. Her favorite thing about HPR is 100% all the camp games and she is most excited to use all the new spaces that the work crew worked so hard on last summer, especially the makers space.
  • Danny Valerius

    Danny is new to camp, this will be his first year as a junior counselor. He is a junior at Stillwater Area High School and he loves to hammock. He likes cooking, playing baseball and pickleball, and he likes to sing. His favorite thing about camp is being outside and he is most excited to make new friends this summer.
  • Zoe Colombo

    Zoe has been a camper at HPR since she was in kindergarten! Now she is a staff member for the first time. She will be a senior at Hudson High School and is looking forward to college after high school! She is a figure skater and when she isn’t skating she likes to cook, read, do arts & crafts (draw, make bracelets), and spend time with friends and family! Her favorite thing about HPR is all the relationships and connections that she has been able to make over the years and she can’t wait for bonkers and TOC!
  • Eva Stafne

    This will be Eva’s first year at camp as a staff member, but she was a camper at HPR for 4 years. She goes to Stillwater Area High School and her dream job is to be an architect or travel writer. She loves to play sports, especially basketball. She also loves playing the piano, cello and cooking. Her favorite thing about HPR is the people and the place. Camp is a second home and just being there with others makes her happy. She is most excited for group games and dress up days.