ELLEN WEISMER

ELLEN WEISMER

ELLEN WEISMER

Camp Shalom | Camp Director

Ellen Weismer knew at a very young age that she wanted to be a Camp Director.  She has spent her summers at day and overnight camps for 35 years.  In 1999, the summer before senior year in college, she applied to be the Assistant Director of Camp Shalom in Madison, WI.  This set the trajectory for the next 21 years where she has been the Assistant Director, Program Director and Director of Camp Shalom.  Ellen loves the diversity and inclusion that is so central to making Camp Shalom the longest running day camp in the Madison area.  Ellen has a passion for informal education and programming. She met her husband at Camp Shalom. When she is not in camp Ellen spends time with her 10 year old daughter Nevaeh and her 6 year old son Solomon.  Ellen’s favorite saying is “Be Your Best Self” and her favorite camp song is “The Princess Pat”.

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