Meet Our 2022 West Hollywood
Leadership Team (TLC)

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Taco Cat
Site Director

"Camp embodies the wonderment and joy that makes childhood so special. It's place for adventure, trying new things, pushing the boundaries that help us grow and build lifelong friendships. As a kid, it was difficult for me to "come out of my shell", so I see camp as that constant encouragement to leave your shell, be silly and try new things without any fear of judgment or failure."

Taco Cat is a world-traveler, adventurer and writer from Washington State. She came out to Los Angeles for college and though she misses the rain, she's never missed it enough to pack up and move back. She loves crafting costumes, roller skating at the beach and struggling to cook her own meals. She has taught and developed curriculum for enrichment programs, covering everything from architecture to kickboxing at an elementary school level. She is a champion of games, both playing them and making them up on the spot and believes learning is best achieved while the imagination is active.

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Fern
Staff Coordinator

This is my second year with Camp Wildfolk, I really love the excitement that everyone brings to camp with them! I love to play and take risks and I love that camp is place that not only allows you to be a risk taker but encourages you to step out of your comfort zone!"

Fern is originally from Kelso, WA a small town between Seattle and Portland. After graduating from High School Fern attended Western Washington University in Bellingham WA. While at college Fern fell in love with acting and earned his bachelor degree in theatre while working with children. Over the last seven years Fern has worked in all sorts of educational settings working in public school, daycare, summer camp and multiple after school programs. Most recently Fern has been working towards his Master's Degree in Elementary Education through Western Governors University. He is so excited to meet everyone!

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Goldie Fox
Camp Owner

"Camp is where I met some of my best friends and made some of my best memories. Each summer gave me more and more confidence in myself. It's a joy to see other people have the time of their lives at camp."

Goldie Fox is an LA native, in love with all things camp since 4 years old. She’s worked with youth for over 18 years- from C.I.T. to Social Worker, and loved no role as much as Camp Owner! Creating the magical world of Camp Wildfolk- with all our Wild campers, staff, & families is pure JOY!

Meet Our 2022 West Hollywood
Guides & Jr. Guides

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Raemo
Guide
Tangos

Born and raised in LA, Raemo has been working with kids for over 18 years. She currently works as a Site Coordinator for an after-school program and Teachers Assistant at an Elementary school in Echo Park. Raemo loves planning fun events with her students and hopes to be a Kindergarten teacher.

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SixTwoSix
Guide
Tangos

Six Two Six is an LA native. Six Two Six is a Kindergarten Teacher at the Curtis School and has a MEd and teaching credential from Antioch University. Six Two Six comes to Wildfolk with years of experience working with children as a summer camp counselor, coach, art teacher, and after school instructor. He taught a variety of different subjects at his prior school including art, music, Japanese, and PE. Before working with children Six Two Six used to be a freelance artist.

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Freckles
Guide
Twisters

Freckles moved from Forida to California, 9 years ago. She is a first grade teacher and has been teaching for 13 years. She used to be camper growing up and has been a camp leader at several different camps, for 9 years. She loves dancing, art, soccer, punk rock music, and playing games! Freckles also has a flare for fashion and cooking!

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Precious
Guide
Twisters

Precious was born in Maryland and recently moved to Los Angeles. Her favorite thing to do is listen to music and write poetry.

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Ladybug
Guide
Discos

Ladybug is from MidCity LA and has been a teachers assistant for 3 years. She is in school to become a 1st grade teacher. Besides working with kids, she loves fashion and cinema. She is very excited for her second summer at Camp Wildfolk!

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Cinnabon
Guide
Discos

Cinnabon move out to Los Angeles about one year ago! Cinnabon graduated from SUNY Oswego in upstate New York with a degree in Theatre and Creative Writing. One month later Cinnabon decided to drive cross country to persue their LA dreams. Since moving to LA they have performed as Jack in "Into The Woods", directed "Fun Home, and wrote, directed, and acted in their own original show "Error 403". Cinnabon has a passion for imagination and loves to create stories or worlds to play in. When Cinnabon isn't writing they love comic books, comedy, anime, superheroes, musicals, myths, monsters, and more!

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Moose
Guide
Shimmies

Moose moved back home to LA last summer, after 4 years of college in Upstate NY. Moose spent this past year as a School Climate Advocate, managing programs and planning events at a highschool Downtown. Turns out Moose loves creating new experiences for others. Moose also loves living, laughing and loving - and looks forward to spending this summer doing all 3 of those things.

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Saturn
Guide
Shimmies

Saturn was born in Long Beach, California, and found community there for most of their life as they explored different sources of passion and interest. Saturn has spent 6 years training in collegiate and company dance and has been navigating freestyle since their teenhood. With this emphasis on movement and their relocation to Los Angeles, Saturn now turns to what community care through dance looks like, and how we can build new pathways for our future generations to know joy in the body. Saturn loves meals with friends, skating to the ocean, and playlists made with care.

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Fig
Guide
Funky Chickens

Fig was born and raised in Seattle Washington, she moved to Los Angeles last summer after graduating from Western Washington University. Fig recived a BA in acting and musical theatre, and is now pursuing a career in Hollywood! Some of her favorite things to do in her free time are visit theme parks, try out new coffee shops, and hang out with her cat. She has been working with kids for years as a birthday party princess and superhero! This will be her second summer at Camp Wildfolk and she cannot wait!

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Squid
Guide
Funky Chickens

Squid was born an raised in Los Angeles. She currently studies Dramatic Writing at NYU Tisch. She loves acting, singing, and writng, pretty much anything creative! Squid is passionate about neurodiverstiy adovcacy after attending 2E high school (school for gifted, neurodiverse students). Her play about her 2E high school was produced in December of 2021!

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Leo
Guide
Moonwalkers

Leo is an enthusiastic and excited young professional. He has a background in digital marketing and photography. Leo is an Eagle Scout and loves to work tish kids and families to help create a positive future for children! Leo has worked with kids from elementray to high school-age and hopes to continue to aid in growth for all of them. He hopes that his bubbly personality and positivity can create an inspiring environment for all, and is eager to be a positive role model!

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Firecracker
Guide
Moonwalkers

Firecracker is raised in the City of Angels but her heart belongs in Disneyland. She has been part of whimsical world of Camp Wildfolk for 4 years now. She is a first-time teacher, but she has 5 years of experience as a tutor and teacher's assistant for many families and schools. On the weekends, she is a party planner/entertainer for 7 years by helping at children's events, making balloon animals, face painting, setting up activities, and decorating venues. During the pandemic, Firecracker has picked a few new hobbies such as making facemasks, hiking up Griffith Observatory with her two dogs and making ceramic pottery.

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Storm
Guide
Robots

Storm is a Chicago native who spent the last year living in Austin, Tx and has now chosen Los Angeles as her new home. In 2015, she graduated from Southern illinois University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Storm worked as an educator and fashion stylist. After years of pursuing a career in fashion, shes decdied to make a change go after her true heart's desrire: Music and Acting.

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Rocket
Guide
Robots

Rocket first came to Los Angeles in 2005 lured by promises of the ocean, delicious asian cuisine, and a career in the music industry. The last one didn't quite work out (yet!) but he's been enjoying the other two immensely. Rocket spent a long 8 years working during the daytime and attending school part-time in the evening - first at LACC and later at Cal-State LA. During this time he got his first teaching-type job at a private preschool in Culver City and also worked the VERY FIRST summer of Camp Wildfolk. Last year he finally managed to graduate and earn his CA teaching credential, and is happy to be back at Wildfolk!

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Mamba
Junior Guide

 

Mamba was born and raised in the amazing city of Los Angeles, and moved to Temecula, California during her second year of high school. She then moved to Santa Cruz, California to attend UC Santa Cruz, where she is in her third year, studying Education and Sociology. Mamba's work as an AVID Tutor during the pandemic, her growing love of the field and impact of being an educator, makes her excited to work at camp this summer and her future as a teacher. Some of mamba's hobbies are sports, reading, knitting, spontaneous adventures, and board/card games. One of Mamba's favorite jobs is being a sister and aunt, she has two younger brothers and three older sisters.

Goose
Junior Guide

 

Goose is a goofball that loves music, creativity, sports, and SUMMER! He's worked a couple of summers at his local YMCA, and has done even more school years, helping kids learn music, academics, and enjoy their time at after school programs as well. A graduate of Loyola Marymount in 2021, he has spent his time since finding his passions outside of school; like hiking the wonderful trails of Southern California, and getting lots of times volunteering with animals at local rehabilitation facilities. His favorite animals are Dogs and Dolphins, bother very smart, and very loving to their human friends!

Jellybean
Junior Guide

 

Jellybean is a rising senior at Harvard-Westlake school who moved to LA about a year ago from Washington DC. She loves doing theatre and singing in her school's choir and jazz group. She also loves history, and hopes to study it when she goes to college. Jellybean also enjoys other hobbies, such as hanging out with friends, baking, and running in her free time, as well as hanging out with her dog Layla. This summer, Jellybean is excited to meet new people at Camp Wildfolk!

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Ttalgi Rusk
Wildbunch PM Coordinaor

Ttalgi rusk is a world/space traveling fairy cosplaying as a human being. ʱªʱªʱª(ᕑᗢूᓫ∗) She calls lots of places home such as texas, california, jamaica, south korea, & saturn. Being a good role model to those younger than her is fae’s main passion & focus. Rusk also loves learning new things & practicing her crafts. Improving fae’s skills daily fills her with joy, confidence, & determination. Ttalgi’s hobbies include freestyle dancing & singing, drawing kawaii characters, traveling, & studying korean.

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Bun Bun
Teen Program Leader

Ttalgi rusk is a world/space traveling fairy cosplaying as a human being. ʱªʱªʱª(ᕑᗢूᓫ∗) She calls lots of places home such as texas, california, jamaica, south korea, & saturn. Being a good role model to those younger than her is fae’s main passion & focus. Rusk also loves learning new things & practicing her crafts. Improving fae’s skills daily fills her with joy, confidence, & determination. Ttalgi’s hobbies include freestyle dancing & singing, drawing kawaii characters, traveling, & studying korean.

Meet Our 2022 West Hollywood
Camp Assistants

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Teddy
Camp Assistant

 

Teddy was born and raised in Los Angeles. They went a dual language elementary where they learned both Japanese and English. Vincent currently attends a newly established STEM school and plans to graduate from there. They are passionate about a lot of things, including working in movies and television when they are older. They originally attended Wildfolk in the Guide in Training program, and are happy to be back as a Camp Assistant for another year!

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Elf
Camp Assistant

 

Elf was born in Los Angeles and hasn't moved anywhere his whole life. He is a soon-to-be senior in highschool. He wants to work in the medical field when he graduates and loves working with kids. He first started out as a camper at Camp Wildfolk in the oldest age-group before GIT. He was also a GIT and is looking forward to meting many people this summer.

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Jade
Camp Assistant

 

Jade was born in New York moved to California 8 years ago. About to be a junior in high school. Goes to an all girls progressive catholic school. First got into childcare through neighbors and found she enjoyed it quite a lot and continued to do so with the G.I.T program at Wildfolk and wanted to come back for more. She loves DC comics, creative writing, red pandas, drawing her original characters, designing dresses and very interested in psychiatry and fashion