Discoveries Day Camp Staff


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Amanda S. - Instructor

Hi! I’m Amanda, and I am thrilled to join the Woodland Park Zoo this summer! I have a degree in Communication, I taught English in Africa in the Peace Corps, worked in Entertainment at Walt Disney World for over 5 years, was a VIP Guide at Universal Orlando for over 2 years, and currently work with special education students. I’ve also taught drama camps, and volunteer for a wildlife outreach organization. My favorite animals are tigers and bats!

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Andrew - Instructor

Hey there! My name is Andrew, and I am very excited to be joining WPZ and being a part of their partnership with SCT. Over the course of 10 years, I have been a teaching artist at a variety of organizations around the country including Missoula Children's Theatre, Opening Act, and Spotlight Youth Theatre. Recently, I graduated with my Masters in Educational Theatre from NYU. My absolute favorite animal is the snow leopard (THEY’RE SO FLUFFY I COULD DIE!), and cannot wait to spend entire days at the zoo with eager young explorers (THAT’S YOU!).

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Brianna - Junior Instructor

Hey everyone! My name is Brianna. I'm so excited to get to spend another summer here at the zoo! Throughout high school I volunteered through a program called ZooCorps and then last year I was a ZooCorps Intern. As an intern, I spent lots of time in Zoomazium and also worked closely with turtles and lots of cool bugs! I am currently a student at Western Washington University.  I love being outside, acting and learning new things!

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Kaitlyn- Instructor

Hi there! My name is Kaitlyn and after spending time in Washington, DC, Minnesota, and London, I am ecstatic to return to Seattle and join the WPZ team. This will be my first summer working at the zoo and I am beyond excited to share my love of learning new things, the performing arts, and visiting the zoo with campers. My favorite animal is a panda, if you’re in my group ask me about seeing baby panda Bao Bao in DC. 

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Lauren - Instructor

I'm Lauren and I'm thrilled to be joining DDC again this summer. I'm an Indiana native with a degree in Theatre Education. I love playing theatre games, sharing animal facts, and being creative! Most of my experience is with public schools, but I've been lucky enough to work for some exciting camps the past three years. And currently my favorite animal is the blue whale!

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Britt - DDC Lead Coordinator

Hi! My name is Britt and I'm so excited to be back for my eighth summer as a Little Cheese! I'm a native Seattle girl and spent lots of time exploring the zoo when I was camper-sized. As a grown-up, I graduated from UW and now I'm on faculty at Seattle children's Theatre! Most of the year, I tour the country performing in lots of different shows. When you see me, ask me why I think the slow loris is the coolest animal on the planet!


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