Summer Day Camp
Christine Berry and Juan Lumas
Christine Berry and Juan Lumas are the Co-Directors of St. Martin's Summer Day Camp and are responsible for all summer camp programming, including developing curriculum and activities, scheduling and implementation.
Berry and Lumas bring extensive camp knowledge to St. Martin’s – both were a part of Tulane University’s Ripples Summer Camp
for more than 16 years. During her tenure at Ripples, Berry served as Assistant Director, supervising all Camp Specialists and planning of a variety of fun camp activities for children. While at Ripples, Lumas served as Director of Operations, supervising all staff and monitoring day to day activities for the entire camp.
Berry holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Grades 1-8 from Louisiana State University, is a certified teacher and has a Master’s in Gifted Education. In addition to her work in camps, she has been a teacher for nearly 20 years and was named Teacher of the Year (2015-2016) by Jefferson Parish Public Schools.
Lumas has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Loyola University, and currently teaches middle school physical education at Newman and coaches the middle school volleyball and basketball teams. In addition to his more than 16 years’ experience in camps, education and athletics, Lumas has been honored multiple times as District Coach of the Year by The Times-Picayune and the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA).
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George Cottage Camp
Michelle Chauvin is the director of St. Martin's George Cottage Summer Camp and is responsible for camp programming, including developing curriculum and activities, scheduling and implementation. Chaivin has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University of New Orleans. She has taught for more than a decade in Jefferson and St. Tammany parishes, and has worked at Lusher Charter School for the past 6 years. She has a passion for early childhood education and educating the "whole child."
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