Counselors & StaffMeet the friendly faces of Camp Colley.
Jeff Spellman is a 30-year parks professional who has been with Camp Colley since it opened. He worked for the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department as a park ranger for 20 years before becoming the camp director of Camp Colley.
Nick Klakulak is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Parks and Recreation Management. He believes that nature is crucial to the fundamental development of all people and strongly advocates for natural excursion in youth and adults alike.
Head Camp Counselor
Frank Vasquez is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks and Recreation Management. He is a U.S. Army veteran and has worked extensively with at-risk youth. He loves the outdoors and all of its intrinsic value.
Sophie is an Early Childhood Education Major at Arizona State University with an emphasis in working with special needs children. She volunteers her time with other programs associated with Camp Colley, including the Hunkapi Horse Programs.
Mike is a Barrett Honors Student at Arizona State University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He has a background in camping and hiking and loves the outdoors and sharing those experiences with others.
Jessica is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Management with a focus in Therapeutic Recreation. She has a background in equine therapy and hopes one day to open her own ranch specializing in equine therapy and natural education.