Sylvia van Meerten
Sylvia van Meerten has been a camp counselor, director, executive director and board member at camps around the country. She has helped to start successful new camps, and currently runs a small camp for kids with autism, peers, and siblings. Sylvia routinely delivers workshops about autism, diversity, leadership, compassion, and happiness for the camp community. She believes in love, loyalty, the Detroit Lions, and the power of great jokes between friends. Sylvia is well-known at her camps for organizing the chores and being a nerd-fan of difficult conversations. She earned her BA from the Evergreen State College in Olympia WA, and her Psychology MA from Vermont College. Sylvia lives with her wonderful husband and kids in Ann Arbor, Michigan.