Summer Staff 2023
Howdy y'all! Joanna (also known as Jo or Jojo) has been coming to camp for over 10 years! She just graduated from Saint Anselm College where she studied nursing and played field hockey. When she's not a staff member at MBC, Joanna can be found driving ice cream trucks, spending time in the lovely outdoors, hanging with friends and family, journaling, or jamming to her favorite country tunes. She absolutely cannot wait for another amazing summer in Tooky :)
James can't wait for Summer Camp 2023 to get started. He is currently attending UCONN where he studies Human Development and Family Science. As a third year staff member he looks forward to honing his skills such as being an Ice Cream Sunday, and loosing his voice at the loud campfire, but most importantly he wants to learn from his campers to make this the best summer yet. While at camp you'll be able to spot him wearing his brown Barmah hat.
Katerina, also known as Kat, has grown up at MBC. Camp has been a home away from home since a young age, being where she met some of her closest friends. She just graduated from Assumption University as a history and elementary education major. Katerina loves spending time with her family (especially Papou), friends, and animals, and loves to travel and explore. Katerina just became a Nouna to a beautiful baby girl, her second godchild! She is most excited to be able to return to camp this year for the BEST, most hype summer yet!!
Maia is beyond excited to return to camp for her third year as staff! Coming from Douglas, Massachusetts, she has been attending camp since she was 10 years old. Now, she is about to enter her junior year at Vassar College in New York as a Neuroscience and Behavior major on a pre-medicine track with a minor in Dance. She enjoys reading, ballet dancing, skiing, and exploring the outdoors when she has free time. Camp is one of Maia's favorite places on Earth, and she can't wait to meet all of you there!
Straight out of Coventry, Rhode Island, Joe started coming to camp when he was nine years old and is pumped to be going back to camp for his second summer on staff! Joe is a rising sophomore at Merrimack College. In his free time Joe enjoys golfing, watching and talking about sports, and being outside! Joe is looking forward to another amazing summer full of excitement and joy at MBC!
Chloe is a first time staff member at MBC and is very excited for this summer! She is a recent graduate of Angelo State University majoring in Business Management and Theatre and is working as a Personal Assistant in Texas. You can find her reading, acting in plays, drinking coffee, baking, and going to services at her local GOC.
Christiana has been coming to camp since she was 7 years old and is SO excited to be a staff member again this year! She can’t wait to give all her campers the same fun experiences she had as a camper. Christiana is graduating from Canton High School and in her free time she loves to play with her 6 pets, travel, read, and watch Grey’s Anatomy.
Maya grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts and has been going to camp for 5 years! She attends Assumption University studying Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies. Two of Maya's countless favorite things about camp are the Glendis and the loud campfires! She enjoys taking walks on the beach, listening to music, and spending time with her friends and family! Maya is so excited to serve on her second summer as staff Weeks 3, 4 and 5 and is so excited to meet all of you!
Maria has been a camper for five years and is so excited to join back as staff this year! She graduated from Arlington High School and attends James Madison University to study Speech Pathology. Maria enjoys playing lacrosse, basketball, and loves to travel! She cannot wait for this summer and is so so excited!
Eirene is no stranger to MBC being a previous camper and staff member over the years. She is able to join us once again this summer in Tooky! She was a camper from 2012 until serving on staff starting in 2015. Eirene earned a Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Stonehill College and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Cosmetic Science at the University of Cincinnati. Some fun facts about Eirene are that she is a Presvytera to Fr. Alexandros Douvres and they have been living in Crete, Greece since October of 2022! Eirene enjoys reading on her kindle and any physical book she can get ahold of, roaming Barnes and Noble for hours, photography, and playing with her tabby cat Archie! She is super excited to be spending a full summer back home with her MBC family!
Olivia has been a part of MBC since 2017 and she is so excited to be back on staff! Olivia has spent her time at MBC as a cabin staff member and a lifeguard at the waterfront! Olivia is currently a student at Salem State University and is studying Nursing. In the fall, Olivia will enter her last year at SSU and is so excited to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse. If you are ever looking for Olivia at camp, stop by the waterfront! Olivia loves swimming and any waterfront activity! Aside from camp, some of Olivia’s favorite activities are trips to Starbucks, online shopping, crocheting, and spending time with her friends and family. Olivia can’t wait for MBC Summer Camp 2023!
Louisa is beyond excited for her third year as staff for MBC! She has been attending camp since was 7 years old and has loved every minute of it. MBC continuously serves as the place where Louisa can get rid of her “cool card” and be the best version of herself. Her past two years on staff have been some of the happiest weeks of her life! Camp always has been and always will be Louisa’s second home. Louisa is a rising junior at Northeastern University majoring in Biology on a Pre-Dental track. Louisa loves dancing, fashion, traveling, milk, and everything bagels. She can’t wait to meet all of you and create more core memories that will truly last for a lifetime.
Tonia was a camper at MBC for five years, and is so excited to join staff for her first year! She is from Easton, Massachusetts, and attends University of Connecticut for engineering. In her free time she loves going on runs, bike rides, swimming, listening to or playing music, and doing anything outdoors!! She can't wait to see you all this summer!
Nick is excited to join the team for his third summer as a staff member at MBC! He is a rising sophomore at Quinnipiac University where he is majoring in Nursing! At Quinnipiac, he is a part of Best Buddies, the Student Nurses Association, and most importantly, intramural cornhole! In his free time, Nick enjoys playing baseball, playing the piano, and camping. Nick is excited to be back at camp for a fun filled summer full of laughs and important faith driven conversations!
Antoni has been a camper at MBC since the young age of 10 and has loved it ever since! He attends UMass Amherst studying kinesiology. He is so exited for his second year as a staff member. In his free time Antoni loves playing basketball and is always up for a good sports debate! MBC impacted Antoni in such a great way and he is so exited to share his love for MBC with campers!
Peter hails from Cincinnati Ohio, where his home parish, Holy Trinity Saint Nicholas is located. He's has actually never been to MBC before, but he's excited to put his camp counselor skills to use and join the MBC family! Peter has staffed at his local metropolis camp as well as Ionian Village. He loves to play guitar, chant in church, meet new people, and he's looking to give his campers an amazing summer!
Chris Lambros is back for his second summer on staff and is looking forward to making your MBC experience great! Chris is a rising sophomore at Bryant University majoring in entrepreneurship with a concentration in marketing and a minor in communications. Using his entrepreneurial skills, Chris has started his own small business buying and selling high-end sports cards. He is a parishioner at the Church of the Annunciation in Cranston, RI, and also is the Vice President of the OCF Chapter at Bryant. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports/going to games, fixing/building things, and hanging out with friends. Chris is excited and looking forward to another summer at MBC!
Nick was raised in and lives in Cranston, Rhode Island. This will be his third summer as a staff member. He attends Providence College and is a Political Science major. He also works at his family’s law office. When he isn’t working, he enjoys gardening and making brick oven pizzas. On top of that, he is an avid genealogy researcher. Nick is looking forward to being with you and making your camp experience a blast.
Niko has been going to camp since he was 12-years-old and attends Rhode Island College with a major in Accounting. He loves taking photos and being creative. Combining that with his love for camp, he now does the photography, drone work, social media, and merch design for camp. Niko can't wait to help give campers another summer of memories they will never forget !!!
Margo has been a part of MBC camp since she was a young JOY camper. Margo attended camp for many years after, later becoming camp photographer and cabin staff for her first time last summer. Margo is a rising senior at Northeastern University studying International Affairs with minors in Psychology and Political Science. Most of the time, you will find her searching for her next travel destination, sunset spot, and any good place where she can meet local people and photograph Earth's natural wonders. In addition to her travel journalism adventures, Margo loves to sing, laugh, and make good memories with the ones she loves. Entering her second summer, Margo looks forward to photographing many smiles and help campers realize the value in meeting friends and making memories that will last a lifetime.
George started attending MBC as a Crackle camper in 2017 when MBC became his home away from home. George is a rising senior at Coastal Carolina University studying Marketing with a minor in Commercial and Investment Real Estate. We all know the weather in South Carolina is no match for an unforgettable summer in the beautiful Contoocook, New Hampshire. George can’t wait for the campers to arrive and have a summer like no other.
Irini Mahida is an incoming sophomore at Endicott College where she’s a Liberal Studies Major and is in the process of designing her own major. She’s minoring in Spanish. She loves Byzantine chant, the gym, travel, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. She’s looking forward to seeing everyone this summer!
Michayla first joined MBC as a JOY camper, and has attended ever since! She loves the strong community and home that camp has provided her with through the years! She can not wait to be at camp as a counselor this summer and to have the best summer ever! Michayla is a rising sophomore at Stonehill College, studying elementary education. In her free time she enjoys dance and spending time with her friends and family. She is very excited to give the campers the best summers of their lives!!
Katerina is so excited to be counseling at MBC this year! She has been attending camp for six years and she cannot wait to come back home to MBC! Katerina is an upcoming freshman at the University of New England, where she is majoring in nursing, and is also a part of the cheerleading team. Katerina is ready to have the best summer of her life this year at MBC!!!
Katerina Mihailides was born in Seekonk, Massachusetts. She has been attending the Church of the Annunciation in Cranston, RI ever since she was a baby. She is a rising senior at Endicott College where she studies nursing. She loves baking, skiing, and spending time with friends and family. This will be her second year as a counselor! She is so excited to meet her campers and attend camp this summer!
Emma, aka MBC's "favorite Albanian staff member" is appearing at camp this summer for the 3rd year in a row!! Emma fell in love with the camp as a child as her older sister Ina had attended camp for many years. MBC continues to be where Emma met her childhood best friends who have impacted her life immensely and hopes other campers get to meet these lifelong friends during their time at camp. Emma currently attends MCPHS in Boston with a major in nursing and a psychology minor. When Emma is not constantly working, you can find her at the gym, out with friends, playing volleyball or being at the little kid's table with her cousins. She is so excited to meet all of you and have an amazing summer!
Ina is pumped to return to MBC for yet another great summer! Her goal this year is to reconnect and recharge at her favorite place in the world. Ina has recently finished her first year as a high school English teacher in NH, so don't be surprised if you catch her reading or lesson planning for the upcoming school year. Hope to see you soon!
Karina Nicholas is from Stratham, NH. She is a rising Sophomore at Hope College in Holland, MI where she is double majoring in English (Creative Writing Emphasis) and Dance! She has been dancing her entire life and loves every style of dance (but ballet is her favorite!). In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with friends and family, and baking! She cannot wait to meet everyone!
Alexandra first attended camp as a Crackle camper and is so excited to be returning to MBC this summer for her second year as staff. She recently graduated from Rhode Island College with degrees in Violin Performance, Piano Performance, and Music History with an added Italian minor. She also enjoys chanting at her home parish in Cranston, RI and is looking forward to sharing her love of music with campers at the chant stand. When not doing anything musical, she enjoys crocheting, reading, walks with her dogs, and caring for her chickens.
Nathaniel first started attending MBC as a Crackle camper when he was 14, and is excited to return for his third summer as a staff member! He is currently studying at the University of Rhode Island with a quadruple-major in philosophy, computer science, German, and art. He chants at his home parish in Cranston, RI and has been involved in many church groups and activities. In his free time, Nathaniel loves to read, draw, paint, play classical guitar, and take care of his dogs and chickens. Nathaniel has made many friends at MBC with shared Christian values and fun memories, and is looking forward to helping other campers to have the same experience!
Tony is getting amped to be back on staff for the 4th year after first coming as a Snap camper in 2013. He studied mechanical engineering at Harvard University, but outside of school he's usually back in his hometown of Plymouth, MA. You can almost always find him at his shop working on trucks, dirt bikes, all the way up to some pretty big bulldozers, excavators, mining trucks, you name it. In his free time, he's always up to get in some seat time riding/racing his dirt bike. He's ready to make sure his campers have an epic summer at MBC!
Evangelos "Evan" is excited to join the MBC team for the first time this summer. Evan is studying Elementary Education at Stockton University and just graduated from his local community college last spring. He attended Camp Good Shepard in the New Jersey Diocese for several years. Evan loves Greek dancing & music, rowing, beach, and spending time with friends.
Lily has been coming to MBC since she was 10 years old and she is so excited to be back for her fourth year on staff and another life changing summer with her MBC family! Lily currently goes to Coastal Carolina University where she is studying early childhood education with hopes to become a kindergarten teacher! If you ever need to find Lily she's probably dancing, making friendship bracelets, or hanging out at the waterfront. Lily made the most amazing memories as a camper and she can't wait to help make more amazing memories with her campers this summer!
Efthalia (aka Lia) is from Tyngsborough, MA, and has been a part of the MBC family for about 14 years. She is working on her undergraduate degree at Curry College where she is majoring in Psychology. Pre-COVID, Lia had been part of the Metropolis of Boston Youth Dance group for 10 years, so you can catch her on the dance floor when the Greek bops start playing. This is her third year being on staff and she couldn't be more excited for it! She loves the water, sunny days, an iced coffee from Dunks, and meeting new people! P.S. She sings a lot :)
Isabel has been going to MBC since she was 13 years old. During her first time at camp, she immediately recognized that this place was something special. She has met some of her best friends at MBC who she knows will be in her life forever. Every single person she has met has made a significant impact on who she is as a person. Camp holds so many amazing memories for her. Isabel is a rising sophomore studying Public Communication at the University of Vermont. She loves spending her summers at the beach, discovering new cafes, putting together cool outfits and traveling to different countries. She is so excited to be on staff for the first time at summer camp and she cannot wait to make this the best summer ever !!
Eli is from Chelmsford MA and just graded from Hellenic College with a degree in Business Management. While at school, he was on the Student Government as treasurer for two years and served as interim president for a year. Outside of school and camp Eli enjoys being involved in the Church and the Metropolis. He has been on staff at MBC for the last two years and has attended a couple of times as a camper. He is looking forward to another great summer on staff filled with tons of laughs and fun.
Styliani, also known as Styls, is so excited to be back at camp this summer as a weekend warrior! She’s been going to camp since she was a Joy Camper back when it was BDC. Styliani recently graduated with her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and currently works conducting forensic evaluations with children, adolescents, and their families. Styliani loves taking her husband, Ethan, and dog, Nala, out everywhere.
Gabriella has been going to camp since she was a JOY camper. It will be her 4rd year at Kapi’olani Community College studying to be a Physical Therapist Assistant. She is so excited to be a camp counselor and to meet the campers. During her free time she likes to run, listen to music, color, make loom bands, and be outside in the nice weather. While at MBC, she likes the Loud Campfire, and all the night activities such as the Dance, Greek Night, and the Quiet Campfire.
This will be Dimitri's third year as a staff member and he is ready to bring the hype. Dimitri was a camper for 4 years and loves to come back to MBC as a counselor. He attends Fairfield University majoring in History with a Pre-Law track. In his free time Dimitri likes to ski, play tennis, and travel. See y'all soon!
Elliana has been a part of the MBC family since she was a teary eyed 9-year-old JOY camper scared to leave her mom for the first time. She quickly figured out that camp was an extraordinary place that would hold a significant place in her life as she grew up to be a Pop camper, and now staff member. She is a rising senior studying pharmacy and playing lacrosse at the University of Rhode Island. Elliana enjoys traveling, being outside, and buffalo chicken wraps. (who doesn't love a good buff-chix wrap???). She is beyond excited to serve as staff and give the campers the same amazing experience that she once had back in the day!
Kosta has been attending MBC since he was 14 as a Crackle camper and is excited for his second year on staff! He is a rising junior at Westfield State University where he is studying Business Management and Finance. During his free time he enjoys listening to music and being outside. He is so excited to meet everyone!
Aidan first attended camp when he was very small. Now he is very big, and being big entails being a staff member. Aidan majors in Computer Science, which is a bummer because electronics aren't allowed at camp. However, he does know how to play guitar, volleyball, soccer, and can whip up some mean Indian food. Aidan attended the parish of St. Demetrios in Saco, Maine, which is where his parents learned about summer camp and forced him to go when he didn't want to. Now he's becoming a staff because he wants to change lives in the way that camp changed his own. But if you have a computer problem you can still come and ask him.
Asha is stoked to see y'all back home at MBC for summer 2024! She keeps telling her coworkers about it when she's at her media production/waitressing/social media management jobs. They become confused when she performs an interpretive dance to accompany a song about "announcements" each time she hears that word. Asha will ride her longboard down to camp from her humble abode in Maine. She enjoys picking up objects and putting them back down (in hopes of lifting a car off the ground one day), rice, and going to MBC (every year since she was 7). She said to get ready to rumble because this summer is going to be the best one yet!
Ted first attended MBC in fourth grade, experiencing being a JOY, Snap, Crackle and Pop camper throughout his years at the camp. He can accredit MBC for helping him grow in the Orthodox faith from childhood, and can easily say that it changed his life. Ted is a rising junior at Norwich University as an Environmental Science major and in his free time, he enjoys serving at his local parish, backpacking and spending time in the water. He is ready to do his best to give the incoming campers the same incredible experience he received when he was their age!
Annette is super excited to be staff at MBC this summer. She has been coming up to camp since 2016 and it will always be her home away from home. Annette attends Massart in Boston and is studying to become an art teacher. She loves anything that is art and you just may see her with a sketchbook in hand sketching anything that she sees. Aside from art Annette likes to play video games, walks around her neighborhood, and enjoy time with family especially her MBC family. She is very excited for an amazing summer at MBC!
Julia has been attending MBC since she was nine years old and is so excited for her third summer on staff! She is a rising junior at Colby College where she studies History and Classics (and looks forward to camp all year.) Julia is beyond ready for another fun-filled summer at Camp and can't wait to see all of you at the Chant Stand.
Makayla is coming back to camp for her second year on staff! She started coming to camp as a Crackle camper and has been back almost every year since! Makayla is going into her junior year at the University of New Hampshire! She currently majors in Animal Science with a minor in Business with the hopes of opening her own doggy daycare! Makayla can't wait to come back to camp and have an amazing summer with all of you!
Hope was a camper at MBC for 9 years and is excited to be back as a third year staff member! She graduated from Chelmsford High School where she played soccer, track and tennis and is a part of the Transfiguration church in Lowell. Hope attends UMass Lowell where she majors in computer science. Hope is excited to be back at camp and experience a memorable summer with all her campers and costaff.