Watchung Day Camp

Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp Staff

Meet some of our key staff

Debra Ardry

Camp Director

Debra Ardry

Debra Ardry will be joining us again this summer as camp director. Deb oversees the business and program operation of the camp.

Debra has her masters in Educational Leadership, P-3 Teaching Certificate, and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Debra has been teaching in Newark for 12 years. She has been active in the Cub Scout and Boy Scout program for 6 years. She was an assistant Webelos den leader for her sons den. Currently she is an associate Advisor for Venturing Crew 310 and is a committee member for Troop 310. Debra is also active in Girl scouts and has been a leader for her daughter's troop. Debra has a firm commitment to the Scouting program and is looking forward to developing and carrying out that commitment at camp. Debra lives in Linden with her family.

Bill SanFilippo

Assistant Camp Director

Bill SanFilippo

Mr. Bill SanFilippo returns to Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp for his fourth summer as assistant camp director. As assistant camp director, Bill oversees the business, transportation, communication, and office aspects of the camp operations. In addition to working at WCSDC, Bill serves as the program specialist for the 2015 Liberty Jamboree.

Bill is an Eagle Scout from Troop 188 in Landing, NJ and has been a Scout since joining Tiger Cubs. He currently studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he is pursuing a degree in communication. He has attended National Camp School for day camp administration. Bill joined the staff of Patriots' Path Council in June of 2011 as a program specialist after serving three years on the Mt. Allamuchy Scout Reservation summer camp staff. As a youth, Bill was highly involved in the Order of the Arrow, Venturing, and the Youth Executive Committee. He resides in Landing with his family.

Jimmy Foy

Program Director

Bill SanFilippo

Jimmy Foy joined Scouting as a Tiger Cub in 2001 and has been an active member of the Scouting community ever since. Jimmy is a member of Troop 8 in Chatham, where he earned his Eagle Scout, and a member of Venturing Crew 8 where he earned the Silver Award. He has been presented with the Vigil Honor from the Order of the Arrow, the Patriot's Path Council Youth Leadership Award, and served as senior patrol leader of the National Youth Leadership Training. He has a vast high adventure background including backpacking in Scotland and Idaho. Jimmy served as Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp's Assistant Program Director in the summer of 2014 and will be returning in 2015 as Program Director. Jimmy is responsible for the development and overseeing the implementation of the camp curriculum, daily schedule and den assignments.

Justin Strnatko

Office Manager

Justin Strnatko

Justin Strnatko joins the Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp for his first summer as office manager. He is responsible for the day to day office operations and transportation needs of the camp.

Justin began his Scouting career in 2009 at the age of 14. He is currently member of troop 56 in Millington, where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout and a member of Venturing Crew 8 where he earned his Silver Award. Justin has served as a staff member of NYLT and serves as an EMT in his home town. Currently, Justin attends Rutgers University pursuing a degree in Economics.

Join the Watchung Cub Scout Day Camp staff

If you are interested in joining the staff, please visit our Summer Camp Employment page. This tells you about current openings and lets you apply online. We will contact you to set up an interview.

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