Meet Our Amazing Team
Linda Stephenson has been directing Camp Funtime since 2007. With her degree in Child Development, she has been teaching since 1975. She has held various directorships and teaching positions at local schools and day camps and has directed many different types of day camp programs since 1978. Linda is an active member in the American Camp Association and the Western Association of Independent Camps, attending meetings and conferences throughout the year in order to ensure Camp Funtime upholds the highest level of standards. When she is not at Camp Funtime, she enjoys camping, skiing, gardening and spending time with her dogs.
Ali Stephenson is our Assistant Director and has been with Camp Funtime since 2007. She started out as a Senior Counselor, then moved up to a Program Director and is now the Assistant Director. Ali works year round in the Camp Office, managing everything for the upcoming summer. She also runs the lower school afterschool program for Westmark School. In the future she aspires to open and run her own camp. In her free time, she enjoys going to the lake, camping, wakeboarding and spending time with her dogs Cassie and Koda.
Samantha Parisen is our Staff Supervisor and has been with Camp Funtime since 2008. She started out as a Senior Counselor, and then moved up to be our Staff Supervisor. Samantha graduated from California State University, Northridge with her degree in Liberal Studies and her Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. During the school year she works at a local charter school teaching 2nd grade. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and working out. She is also an advisor and mentor to her former Girl Scout troop and college sorority.