Rebecca Aleman, Ministry Director
Rebecca holds a Bachelors Degree in Nursing and a Bachelors Degree in Behavior Psychology from Florida State University, Masters level coursework in Adolescent Behavior Psychology from University of North Florida, and is also a Certified Behavior Analyst. Rebecca started at Camp I Am Special volunteering as a Camp Nurse for two summers and became the Ministry Director in November 2010.
Angie Wingert, Office Assistant
Angie is a registered Occupational Therapist who supports campers, volunteers,
families and staff both at camp and in the office.
Jim Shields, Kitchen Coordinator
Jim coordinates all meals, kitchen volunteers and oversees special meal requests
for the entire summer.
Each summer 15 Camp Leaders who are trained in Professional Crisis Management, Lifeguard certification, Behavior Management, First Aide and CPR and Strength Based Leadership
support and assist our Campers and Buddies. There are 3 Camp Leaders in each cabin to assist the buddies and 2 additional Leaders for ancillary support day and night.
Each week of Camp is supported by 2 Registered Nurses and medical assistants.
Our Kitchen Directors work to prepare all meals and snacks for the entire Camp all summer. Under their direction, they are supported by additional staff members.
Camp I Am Special uniquely offers a ratio of one staff member for every 3 Campers
as well as a ratio of one Buddy for each Camper. This provides the safe, loving, fun environment that makes Camp the best!