Program Director - Junior Camps (Lawrence Park)Alissa is new to the True North team and is joining as Program Director for Lawrence Park's Junior Camps. Alissa (she/her/elle) has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations & English Literature from Concordia University and is currently completing a Masters of Education in Social Justice at the University of Toronto. She is a franco-ontarienne from Ottawa who played soccer for 10 years and danced competitively for 13 years. She now adds her deep appreciation for yoga in her sport portfolio as she has grown to re-connect with dance and soccer once more in grad school. As a community-based educator, Alissa has had the privilege of being a dance instructor to new dancers and has facilitated art classes for children of all ages in an Ottawa Primary School. Being a volunteer at Kids Help Phone, Alissa has continuously fostered a passion for creating a welcoming, warm, and inclusive environment for children's learning which trickles down into her approach to sports.
Assistant Director - Junior Camps (Lawrence Park)
Lauren returns to the role of Assistant Director of Programming for Juniors Baseball and Basketball Camps for the 2023 season. Prior to True North, Lauren has worked in programming positions at other day camps in the GTA and strives to ensure a safe and fun experience for all young athletes. Lauren is currently studying for a degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Behaviours at McMaster University. Having participated in numerous sports growing up, Lauren is driven towards creating an encouraging and supportive environment for all campers to explore the world of sport and activity.