We at Cal Youth Camps are proud to uphold the Cal tradition of excellence.
Camp Director, Explorer Camp, Explore Camp – CILT, Science & Sports (S2) Camp
Remi is the Explorer Camp, Explorer CILT, and Science & Sports Camp director, and has also served as the staff hiring coordinator. She started overseeing these youth programs in 2012. She is passionate about the fundamental development of young campers and professional development of her staff. She is dedicated to enhancing activities in these Youth Camps at UC Berkeley to develop life skill learning opportunities for those involved. Remi graduated from the University of California, Irvine with degrees in Sociology and Education. Outside of her camp director role, Remi enjoys coaching girls basketball, traveling internationally, being active outdoors, and cooking.
Dr. Jennifer Selke
Camp Director, Blue Camp, Skate Camp, Social Skills Camp
Dr. Jennifer Selke is a UC Berkeley trained, licensed educational psychologist and day camp director in the Department of Recreational Sports. Since 1991 Jennifer has been running day camps for UC Berkeley. In her spare time she has a private practice assessing and teaching social skills to teens with Asperger’s, Autism, ADHD, and Learning Disabilities. She recently retired from a twelve year career as a school psychologist in the public schools. Jennifer’s specialization is in the area of managing and training the millennial workforce. Fueled by her drive to connect young adults with meaningful work, Jennifer’s training as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach augments a 24-year career translating raw talent into usable, compensable skills. Staff who work at her camps take away as many skills as the campers after the summer of employment. Jennifer is on the faculty in the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Education & is affiliated with the Berkeley Center for New Media.
Director, Golden Bear Gymnastics
Abra has over 30 years of coaching and choreographing experience. She has worked with many Olympic and top ranked coaches as well as coached Junior Olympic Team members. She was selected as the 2001/2002 Choreographer of the Year and has worked on routines for several nationally ranked gymnasts. Abra has been the Meet Director and Coordinator for the International Spirit of the Flame Challenge even for the past 10 years and was the owner-head coach of the Hawaii Gymnastics Academy for 6 years.
Camp Director, Skateboarding Camp
Sean has been running the Cal Skateboard Camp since 2000 and brings a lifetime of skateboard experience to the program. In addition to teaching skateboarding technique and skills, Sean emphasizes respect and bringing a positive attitude to camp. Sean’s skateboard curriculum is nationally recognized and he is sought after as a consultant to other organizations starting programs and building parks.
Director, Archery Program
Victor has provided leadership to the archery program since 2009. He is a USA Archery Level 4-NTS coach and has trained at the Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs and Chula Vista. Victor’s coaching philosophy is to provide a fun and safe archery experience for all ages and levels, which is the primary goal of the Blue Camp program. The Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) camp is a challenging environment, to learn the National Training System (NTS) and develop archery skills.