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IIana Spitz

Hi Everyone! My name is Ilana Spitz and this will be my 10th summer at camp and 2nd on staff. I am currently a senior at New Trier High School, and I will be attending Tulane University in the fall. I am SO excited for another amazing summer on the shores of Blue Lake! You will find me helping on the ski docks, singing around the campfire, and hanging out with campers! I can’t wait to be with you all so soon!! Go Blue!!


Mollie Smetana

Hii everyone my name is Mollie Smetana and this will be my 10th summer at camp, 3rd on staff!! This summer I will be leading evening programs and I can’t wait to bring new things to camp this summer that I know you will all love! During the day you can find me on the fishing/snorkeling boats, kickboxing, and of course and at cooking! I can’t wait to be back at my favorite place so soon and to meet all the new campers joining our family this year!! As always GO BLUE!!! 

Maddie Stubbs

Hi everyone! I’m Maddie (or I also get called Mads!) I’m from Melbourne, Australia and beyond excited to get back onto the shores of Blue Lake for a second incredible summer at Agawak. I’m currently studying a Bachelor of Education to become a Primary (Elementary) teacher while also working in child care with young students at a before and after school program. I spend the rest of my time exploring the Victorian outdoors with friends, planning my next epic adventure and counting down the days until June!! This year you’ll find me at the tango tower or out on the lake and I can’t wait to see you there! 

Emma Schwartz

Emma is beyond excited for her 8th summer at Agawak and first year on staff! She cannot wait to return to camp and spend the summer with new and returning campers! You can find her skiing blue lake, kickboxing, and cheering for the white team! She is lifeguard certified and is eager to help out on the waterfront this summer! Emma will be a senior at Highland Park High School in the fall. When she is not in school, Emma can be found doing yoga, and hanging out with her friends and family. She also loves working with kids! Emma is counting down the days until another summer at her second home.

Olivia Stamas

Olivia Stamas is currently a junior at Highland Park High School In Highland Park, Illinois! This will be her fifth summer at camp, and first on staff! She is beyond excited to return back to blue lake for another summer! You can for sure catch her kick-boxing in happy camper or cheering on the white team!!! This past fall she was on her schools field hockey team and is currently training to be a lifeguard so get ready to see her at the waterfront! At home you can always find Olivia having fun hanging with her friends and family! Olivia loves returning back to camp each summer to meet new people and make more exciting memories! Her favorite evening program is Gold rush! She is counting down the days till she goes back to her favorite place! 

Jenny Steinke

Hi all! My name is Jenny Steinke. I am a senior this year at the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire, majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology. After graduating in the spring, I plan to continue my education by receiving my master’s degree in school counseling. I am extremely excited to be back at camp for a second year. Many may remember me as Jenny from jogging, helping everyone reach their goals at Tango Tower, one of the captains for Boulder during Final Four, and/or as a cabin counselor in MW. This year I will be taking on the role of Director of Cabin Life and I cannot be more excited. I am eager to come back to watch the beautiful sunsets on Blue Lake and see everyone make new memories this summer. An interesting fact about me is I love love love ice cream and this year I ate 1.5 quarts of ice cream in one sitting. In addition, I am running my first marathon this May. Can’t wait to see everyone very soon!

Ava Stein

Ava stein cannot wait to spend her 9th summer back in the north woods at her absolute favorite place of all time! Ava lives in the city of Chicago and will be a senior at Whitney M. Young High School in the fall. During the year, Ava loves playing on the girls tennis team in addition to being a valuable member of the girls lacrosse team. Ava enjoys hanging out with her friends and family at home and is very energetic and sociable! At camp You will definitely find Ava assisting down at the ski docks, jogging in one out one, biking the bear skin trail, living it up in cook-wood, and of course cheering for the White Team! Ava is beyond excited to be a first year staff member and cannot wait to share all her memories with her campers as well as give back everything that Agawak has given her. 



Ciara Stevenson

Ciara is super excited to spend her first summer at Camp Agawak and to visit America for the first time! She is nineteen years old and originally from Ireland, but is currently studying a Drama and Theatre degree at Royal Holloway University of London. She loves playing guitar, singing and exploring the outdoors. She can’t wait to coach drama this summer, and looks forward to sharing her passion for theatre with the girls!'