By Camp Laurelwood Staff
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Louis Lasko has joined Camp Laurelwood as our new assistant director.
Lasko brings 10 years of summer camp experience to this position. Prior to Camp Laurelwood, Lasko served three years as the director of day camp at the Jewish Community Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. He also served as the assistant director of Camp O-la-mi and the director of the Kids Place after school program at the Stamford JCC in Stamford. Lasko holds a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Elmira College.
Lasko was selected as a Merrin Teen Professional Fellow in 2012. He collaborated with members of the Jewish community to develop leadership opportunities for teens. Lasko has built his career around creating fun, engaging and diverse programs for children, which he will continue to implement in his new role at Camp Laurelwood. He will also be responsible for training and supervising camp staff.
As someone who grew up at overnight camp, Lasko understands how meaningful and life-changing a great camp experience can be. He can’t wait for summer to begin at Camp Laurelwood!
About Camp Laurelwood
For the past 79 summers, Camp Laurelwood has provided the Connecticut area with a fun, safe and inclusive environment that builds self-esteem and encourages personal growth for children ages 5-15. Camp Laurelwood allow campers to explore and enhance Jewish identity and values, encourage healthy lifestyle choices and lay the foundation for positive, lifelong friendships.
For more information, please go to camplaurelwood.org