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Full Time Staff Team

Camp Cory boasts a group of extremely dedicated full-time and seasonal staff. Many of our staff members attended camp as campers and we are thrilled that over 70% of our staff return each summer. In addition to three reference checks, Camp Cory completes a rigorous criminal background check on every staff member prior to being offered employment.

Michele Rowcliffe: Vice President of Camping Services

This will be Michele’s 17th summer leading Camp Cory. Michele, her husband Shawn (Camp Ranger), and daughter Olivia can’t think of a better lifestyle than living and working at Camp Cory. Although many amenities at camp have changed throughout Michele’s tenure, the same outstanding tradition and program that has always been Camp Cory lives strong today. Michele and her family look forward to sharing their passion for camp and all that it can offer to campers of all ages.

Phone: 585-263-4240 | Email:

Pat Foster: Director of Operations

Pat has been working at Camp Cory for more than ten years, however he has been going to camp since he was 10. He has an extensive background working with kids, holding a variety of different roles during his time at camp and being a former Special Education Teacher. As Director, Pat supervises the seasonal staff and all of its programs to make sure that families feel great about the camp experience. Pat holds a Master's Degree in Special Education from Lesley University, in addition to his Bachelor's from Nazareth College. He and his wife, Nicole, live in Henrietta with their daughter Brooklyn.

Phone: 585-506-5430 | Email:

Shawn Rowcliffe: Camp Ranger

Shawn Rowcliffe has been improving the Camp Cory facilities on a daily basis since 2003. Coming to Camp Cory from YMCA Camp Arrowhead, Shawn has dedicated himself to maintain the integrity of our 95 year old facility, while bringing the amenities of many buildings into the 21st century. Whether it is electrical, landscape art, plumbing, or creating unique program supplies, Shawn live and breathes the Camp Cory experience.

Nicole Foster: Director of Administration

Nicole grew up on Keuka Lake and has been going to Camp Cory since she was 7 years old. She worked for several years as a Counselor, Village Head, and Leadership Director. Nicole looks forward to assisting Parents and campers to ensure that everyone has a great summer at Camp Cory. During the winter Nicole lives in Henrietta with her husband Pat and daughter Brooklyn. Please feel free to contact Nicole with any questions.

Phone: 585-263-4242 | Email:

Rich Morgan: Coordinator of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Rich attended Camp Cory from 1977 to 1982. He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Towson University. In the 35 years since Rich left the shores of Keuka Lake, he has enjoyed working in advertising, marketing and PR, functioning as an executive and as a business owner. Rich has served on non-profit boards where his work focused on membership and marketing. Over the past twelve years, he has also enjoyed being a 6-12 classroom educator and working directly with people who have behavioral disabilities through the state and county organizations. He also holds airline pilot certification, though has not flown as an airline pilot since 1997. Returning to Camp Cory has been a life-time goal – welcome home, Rich!

Phone: 585-263-4239 | Email:

Jess Bonham: Program Director

Eger for her first summer at Camp Cory, Jessica joins us having spent the past six summer working at two other YMCA camps. As camp staff, she has held a variety of roles including Village Director, Assistant Program Director/Aquatics Director, and Day Camp Director. Jessica grew up in Warsaw NY and graduated from SUNY Cortland with a Bachelor's of Science in Recreation, Camp Management. As Program Director, Jessica serves as the primary caregivers of the camp experience. She is very excited to be a part of the Camp Cory community.

Phone: 385-341-3080 | Email:

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Family Fun Day: Camp Open House

June 03, 2018

Come join us for an afternoon at Camp! We will have tours every 15 minutes from 2-4PM and select camp activities open for the whole […]

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Jun 04 2018

New Day Camp Open House

Interested in what all the buzz is about? Want to see what we have in store for our Day Camp this summer? Come visit us […]

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Jun 05 2018

New Day Camp Open House

Interested in what all the buzz is about? Want to see what we have in store for our Day Camp this summer? Come visit us […]

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