Our Staff

Learn about the team that makes Camp Kasota West happen!

Our staff consists of a Camp Manager, Program Coordinator, 2 Assistant Program Coordinators, an On-Site Medic, Counselors, as well as certified Canoe/Kayak instructors, Lifeguards and Archery instructors. Below is our management team for the summer of 2024! These are the individuals who you'll interact with when receiving a call, message, or email from Camp Kasota West.

Kathy & Gary Koehler

Camp Managers | office@campkasotawest.com

Gary and Kathy have been involved with Camp Kasota West for over 20 years, and have both been active members of the Alberta and Canadian Camping Associations. On three occasions, Gary and Kathy have been honored by the ACA for their work.

Ainsley (Thistle)

Medic | medic@campkasotawest.com

Ainsley has been working at camp for 5 years, but has been coming to camp for 10 years. She loves running archery sessions, and is now the coordinator of the archery program. Throughout the year, Ainsley is involved in the Girl Guides of Canada organization as a leader, and has been working toward an early childhood education degree. She has joined our management team as our medic this year, and is very excited to continue to get to know new campers every week!

Adam (Comet)

Assistant Program Coordinator

Adam has worked at camp for 3 years now previously as a Canoe / Kayak Instructor. When not at camp Adam is working towards a degree in Computing Science. For summer 2024 they will be overseeing our waterfront and sports programming as well as unclogging toilets around camp.

Maya (Kiwi)

Program Coordinator | programcoordinator@campkasotawest.com

Maya has been working at camp for 5 years and been attending camp since she was 12 years old! Maya has always had a passion for working with kids and is pursuing her dreams while currently working on her English/Education degree. Maya has played sports all her life and loves the outdoors and nature and the idea of being a part of something bigger than herself! This is her first year as our program coordinator and she can’t wait for many more to come!

Cora (Acorn)

Assistant Program Coordinator

Cora has been attending Camp Kasota West since she was 6 years old and has been working here since 2017. Camp is a huge influence on Cora’s life - whether it was spending every summer of her childhood here making life long friends or helping her decide that she wanted to pursue a career in child care. She is a recent graduate from the University of Lethbridge earning her bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama and bachelor of Education. This summer Cora is one of our assistant program coordinators. With her love of the arts and creativity you can often find her in the craft hall with the kiddos!