SUMMER FUN SPECIALISTS.

We are here to deliver a super fun, safe summer experience for your kids!

OUR TEAM

Hi, I'm Cory!

Hi, I'm Cory!

Camp Director

cory@rentacounsellor.com

Cory Shiner founded Kids of Canada over 27 years ago. Cory was introduced to camp environment through his college placement. He is a graduate of the Centennial College Recreation Leadership program and also attended both York and Brock Universities for Phys Ed. and Recreation. Cory has coached local youth minor hockey for over 25 years! Cory started RAC because he personally and professionally felt the devastation of children when camps were cancelled this summer. His sole mission is to keep staff employed and campers active, while having the best summer EVER! Cory is passionate about enriching kids lives through camp, outdoor and sport experiences. He and his wife Narah have 3 wonderful boys.

Hi, I’m Laurie!

Hi, I’m Laurie!

Summer Fun Specialist

laurie@rentacounsellor.com

Laurie has been going to camp since she was ten years old. She has headed up the arts, theatre, swim and programming departments at sleepover camp, as well as been a unit head. Laurie is a certified First Aid and CPR instructor. She has a passion for developing engaging activities and programs for campers of all ages. When Laurie is not at camp, she is a teacher with the Toronto District School Board and is a supervisor at Shendy’s Swim Centre.

Hi, I’m Josh!

Hi, I’m Josh!

Summer Fun Specialist

josh@rentacounsellor.com

Josh has been with Kids of Canada for 15 years. He was a camper from the age of 6 through 13, and loved camp so much that he returned as a counsellor for 8 years. Now, Josh is returning to assist with RENT-A-COUNSELLOR as a head staff member. Outside of camp, Josh owns and operates an organized sports league company called Sports Leagues Canada. He is looking forward to working with RENT-A-COUNSELLOR to help children and families make the most out of their summers.

Hi, I’m Dee!

Hi, I’m Dee!

Summer Fun Specialist

 

Deirdra is a Resource Teacher who’s worked with Kids of Canada Summer Camps for over 15 years and now RAC! In her spare time Dee enjoys, swimming, going to Raptor games, cross stitching and singing with the Toronto Mass Choir. Some of Dee’s favourite things include, pizza, pasta and the colour purple. Dee is looking forward to bringing the summer camp experience to your backyard and helping your kids to have the best summer yet!

Hi, I’m Elizabeth!

Hi, I’m Elizabeth!

Summer Fun Specialist

 

Elizabeth is a Toronto-based teacher working for the Toronto Catholic District School Board during the school year. During the summer months, Elizabeth helps run Kids of Canada Summer Camps, and now is on the RAC Team! Elizabeth is excited to help bring the summer camp experience to your backyard. Elizabeth started her first camp job 10 years ago and since then has had the privilege of Directing at Kids of Canada and running the CIT training programs!

Hi, I’m Mike!

Hi, I’m Mike!

Summer Fun Specialist

mike@rentacounsellor.com

Michael has been involved with camp since the time he was 5 years old. Mike has joined day and overnight camp as a camper, counsellor and director. He has 18 years experience working at camps with kids of various ages. Mike has also coached elite levels of hockey and owned a hockey school for about 15 years. For the last 5 years, he has been working at a tech company where he specializes in programming and product development.

Hi, I’m Noah!

Hi, I’m Noah!

Summer Fun Specialist

Noah has been with Kids of Canada for 14 years. He was a camper from the ages 6-13 years, became a CIT, and loved camp so much, that he returned as a staff member and continues to work at the camp today.

This year Noah is assisting Rent-A-Counsellor on our head staff team. Noah also works at a hockey and sports camp and is passionate about helping kids improve the fundamentals of their chosen sport. Outside of camp, Noah is in the Sports Management Program at Brock University. He is really looking forward to working with Rent-A-Counsellor to help children and families make their summer the best one yet!

Hi, I’m Sam!

Hi, I’m Sam!

Summer Fun Specialist

samantha@rentacounsellor.com

Having spent 12 summers at overnight camp as a camper, counsellor, tennis specialist and section head, Samantha brings a wealth of knowledge to Rent-A-Counsellor. She understands the importance of kids getting the chance to enjoy their favourite camp activities with skilled counsellors this summer (both for the campers and the counsellors). Samantha’s creativity and exceptional organizational skills, along with her past camp experience make her an asset to the RAC team and she looks forward to a memorable summer ahead!

Hi, I'm Bram!

Hi, I'm Bram!

Camp Consultant

 

Bram Goldstein is a passionate camp advocate with 20+ years of camp experience. From tennis staff to head staff.  Enjoyed both the top and bottom bunk.  Summer camp is in his DNA and will always be his home away from home.  Bram is happy to work on this initiative that can get kids outdoors having fun, counsellors working and parents happy.