Quintaria Brunson

Director of Faculty

Kevin Rechen

Director of Auxiliary Programs

 

Our team of Directors is dedicated to providing a unique and unforgettable camp experience for all our campers.  Below is a bit of information about each member of our Director Team.

Kevin is excited to be preparing for his seventh summer at Norwood since coming to the school in 2007 as the Director of After School Programs. Now the Director of Auxiliary Programs, Kevin leads the team of Summer at Norwood directors in planning and running all aspects of camp. He has extensive experience directing programs, having spent time in Washington, DC schools as a Summer Program Director, Before and After Care Director, and physical education teacher. Kevin enjoys staying active and spending time his wife Kelly and new son James. "Summer is my favorite time of year," he says. "You can feel the excitement of campers, teachers, and counselors all through the camp!"

Quintaria Brunson first started at Norwood in May 2009 working in the Business Office as Interim Human Resources and Payroll Assistant and is currently the Administrative Director of Camp Programs . During the spring of 2010, she began working in the camp office as the Administrative Director for Summer at Norwood. She is the first point of contact for all parents and handles online registration, camp correspondence, and telephone calls. She also manages the camper/staff database. She has worked with children since 1998 teaching dance classes and coordinating volunteer projects through her non-profit organization, Big Hearts Little Hands Inc. She has three children, Yhazmyn, Jaliyah and Aanya, who attend Summer at Norwood, and enjoys traveling, decorating, writing, singing, and dancing.

Claire Compton joined the Summer at Norwood team during the summer of 2013 as Director of Jr. Day. She currently works as Director of Communications and Administrative Services and has over 20 years of experience working with children in schools and after school programs in Colorado, Alabama, and Minnesota, before moving to Washington, D.C. this past year. One of her favorite things about being a part of Summer at Norwood is seeing the excitement on the children's faces as they start the day and how they have so many amazing experiences to share at the end of the day.

Billy Vargas joined the Summer at Norwood team during the summer of 2010. He is the current Norwood School Director of After School Programs and Assistant Director of Auxiliary Programs and has over 13 years of experience working with children in schools and summer program around the Washington D.C. metro area.  Billy leads the Summer at Norwood counselors and organizes and runs the special events, such as the Carnival Days, held throughout the summer. One of his favorite things about being a part of Summer at Norwood is "...that the magic of summer time fun is so prevalent in the everyday work we do with the children; the fun, positive, enriching, atmosphere is contagious!"

Claire Compton

Director of Communications and Administrative Services

  
Billy Vargas

Director of Counselors and CIT's

Meet Our Director Team

Summer at Norwood

8821 River Road

Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Phone: 301-841-2254

Email: summer@norwoodschool.org

Norwood School is a coeducational independent day school with approximately 450 students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.  Norwood's child-centered program inspires confident, compassionate, independent, and creative thinkers who embrace lifelong learning.  Learn more at www.norwoodschool.org