Jessica (Jessie) Mitchell

Assistant Director

Jessie is a 2016 graduate of The State University of New York at Albany with a degree in Social Work and a minor in music. She has served as a mentor for high school freshman and was a facilitator for social change as part of a community service group called Alpha Phi Omega (APO). Additionally, she has substantial experience in coordinating special events as well as marketing and outreach. Among her many interests are hiking, backpacking, camping, photography, music, theater, and yoga. She holds certifications in Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR. Jessie is eager to advance Woolman's commitment to providing transformative summer experiences to each of our campers in a positive and wholesome environment.

Jessie brings a solid belief in Leave No Trace (LNT) principles and is an advocate for conservation issues. She believes in balancing adventure with an ever-present eye on safety and feels fortunate to be a part of something so special in such a beautiful and inspiring setting. She has spent many happy days hiking in the Sierra Nevada’s and can’t wait to return to camp. She strives to support the staff and campers in overcoming challenges and in reaching new and exciting heights in their learning and growth.

“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” ― David McCullough Jr.