Meet Our Directors

Troy Camp is overseen by elected undergraduate students at the University of Southern California Scroll over the pictures to learn more about each Director and how to get in contact with them.

Lilian "Whac-a-Mole" Aluri - Co-Executive Director - coexecs@troycamp.org   As Co-Executive Directors,  Lilian and Megan  help oversee the Executive Board and ensure that Troy Camp continues its commitment to friendship through educational, extra-curricular, and leadership programs. From Columbia, South Carolina, Lilian is a Business Administration major with a minor in Education & Society and Communication Design. Lilia is also involved in the Global Leadership Program as well as Intramural Soccer. This will be her fourth year in Troy Camp, and in the past, she has been a cabin counselor and on orange team family. Also, last year, she was the Executive Director of Yearlong Programming. 

Lilian "Whac-a-Mole" Aluri - Co-Executive Director - coexecs@troycamp.org

 

As Co-Executive Directors,  Lilian and Megan  help oversee the Executive Board and ensure that Troy Camp continues its commitment to friendship through educational, extra-curricular, and leadership programs. From Columbia, South Carolina, Lilian is a Business Administration major with a minor in Education & Society and Communication Design. Lilia is also involved in the Global Leadership Program as well as Intramural Soccer. This will be her fourth year in Troy Camp, and in the past, she has been a cabin counselor and on orange team family. Also, last year, she was the Executive Director of Yearlong Programming. 

Lilian "Whac A Mole" Aluri Co-Executive Director coexecs@troycamp.org
Molly "Do Re Mi" Bamberger -Director of Camp Programming - camp.programming@troycamp.org   As Director of Camp Programming, Molly facilitates counselor training and certification, plans both the Fall and Spring retreats for counselors, and, most importantly, is responsible for the planning and execution of our annual weeklong summer camp for 200 campers at Idyllwild Pines. Molly is currently a Junior majoring in Public Policy (with an emphasis in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Social Innovation), and is minoring in Social Entrepreneurship. From Dallas, Texas, Molly has been lucky enough to serve as a cabin counselor for 20 wonderful 3rd graders, as well as a mentor to one of our JCs. Her favorite memory at camp is the yearly singing of "Purple Lights." This year, her whole cabin was snuggled up under one blanket and swayed to the song. At the end, one of her campers turned to her and said that Troy Camp is her new second home. Molly is happy to say that she feels the exact same way. 

Molly "Do Re Mi" Bamberger -Director of Camp Programming - camp.programming@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Camp Programming, Molly facilitates counselor training and certification, plans both the Fall and Spring retreats for counselors, and, most importantly, is responsible for the planning and execution of our annual weeklong summer camp for 200 campers at Idyllwild Pines. Molly is currently a Junior majoring in Public Policy (with an emphasis in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Social Innovation), and is minoring in Social Entrepreneurship. From Dallas, Texas, Molly has been lucky enough to serve as a cabin counselor for 20 wonderful 3rd graders, as well as a mentor to one of our JCs. Her favorite memory at camp is the yearly singing of "Purple Lights." This year, her whole cabin was snuggled up under one blanket and swayed to the song. At the end, one of her campers turned to her and said that Troy Camp is her new second home. Molly is happy to say that she feels the exact same way. 

Molly "Do Re Mi" Bamberger Director of Camp Programming camp.programming@troycamp.org
Ezie "Chips" Nguyen - Director of Fundraising (Pass the Can) - passthecan@troycamp.org   As Director of Fundraising- Pass the Can, Ezie oversees and coordinates Troy Camp's largest annual fundraiser, an event in the fall which serves to continue the mentorship that Troy Camp promotes. My responsibilities range from planning the entirety of Pass the Can's logistics to cleaning milk jugs. Additionally, my role as director involves spearheading the Spring Fundraiser. From Kansas City, Missouri, Ezie is majoring in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and minoring in Theater. Outside of Troy Camp, Ezie is involved in Science Outreach, and is a USC Supplemental Instruction Leader and a Research Assistance at CHLA. This is his third year in Troy Camp and in the past, Andrew has been a cabin counselor.

Ezie "Chips" Nguyen - Director of Fundraising (Pass the Can) - passthecan@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Fundraising- Pass the Can, Ezie oversees and coordinates Troy Camp's largest annual fundraiser, an event in the fall which serves to continue the mentorship that Troy Camp promotes. My responsibilities range from planning the entirety of Pass the Can's logistics to cleaning milk jugs. Additionally, my role as director involves spearheading the Spring Fundraiser. From Kansas City, Missouri, Ezie is majoring in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and minoring in Theater. Outside of Troy Camp, Ezie is involved in Science Outreach, and is a USC Supplemental Instruction Leader and a Research Assistance at CHLA. This is his third year in Troy Camp and in the past, Andrew has been a cabin counselor.

Ezie "Chips" Nguyen Director of Fundraising: Pass the Can passthecan@troycamp.org
Matt "Little Foot" Urness - Director of Grants and Itemized Gifts - grants@troycamp.org   As Director of Grants and Itemized Gifts, Matt has the unique opportunity to quantify and present the work Troy Camp does to philanthropic organizations that provide grants to fund Troy Camp's programming. He gets to work with the wonderful Grants committee to write grant proposals, and collect survey data regarding the effectiveness of Troy Camp's mentorship programs. From Aurora, Illinois,  Matt is majoring in Human Biology and minoring in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Volunteerism. Entering his third and final year in Troy Camp, he has been a cabin counselor for 3rd and 4th graders. Outside of Troy Camp, he is a member of USC Mortar Board and is president of the Pre-Physical Therapy Club.

Matt "Little Foot" Urness - Director of Grants and Itemized Gifts - grants@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Grants and Itemized Gifts, Matt has the unique opportunity to quantify and present the work Troy Camp does to philanthropic organizations that provide grants to fund Troy Camp's programming. He gets to work with the wonderful Grants committee to write grant proposals, and collect survey data regarding the effectiveness of Troy Camp's mentorship programs. From Aurora, Illinois,  Matt is majoring in Human Biology and minoring in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Volunteerism. Entering his third and final year in Troy Camp, he has been a cabin counselor for 3rd and 4th graders. Outside of Troy Camp, he is a member of USC Mortar Board and is president of the Pre-Physical Therapy Club.

Matt "Little Foot" Urness Director of Grants and Itemized Gifts grants@troycamp.org
Annie "Table Tennis" Song - Director of Communications and Alumni Relations- communication@troycamp.org   As Director of Communications, Annie is responsible for managing the Troy Camp website, email accounts, and membership rosters. She is responsible for keeping track of counselor attendance to programs and taking minutes at general and executive board meetings, as well as notifying Troy Camp members of announcements and events. As Director of Alumni Relations, Annie works as the point of contact between the current members and the vast alumni base, creating programs and sending alumni newsletters. From Portland, Oregon, Annie is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Cinematic Arts.  Outside of Troy Camp, Annie is involved in the USC Helenes, USC Mortar Board, Society of Women Engineers, and works for Creative Tech & Support at the School of Cinematic Arts. This is her third and final year in Troy Camp, and in the past, she helped lead Impact with Spectrum Squad and was a cabin counselor for her cabin, Let's get in G4mation.

Annie "Table Tennis" Song - Director of Communications and Alumni Relations- communication@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Communications, Annie is responsible for managing the Troy Camp website, email accounts, and membership rosters. She is responsible for keeping track of counselor attendance to programs and taking minutes at general and executive board meetings, as well as notifying Troy Camp members of announcements and events. As Director of Alumni Relations, Annie works as the point of contact between the current members and the vast alumni base, creating programs and sending alumni newsletters. From Portland, Oregon, Annie is majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Cinematic Arts.  Outside of Troy Camp, Annie is involved in the USC Helenes, USC Mortar Board, Society of Women Engineers, and works for Creative Tech & Support at the School of Cinematic Arts. This is her third and final year in Troy Camp, and in the past, she helped lead Impact with Spectrum Squad and was a cabin counselor for her cabin, Let's get in G4mation.

Annie "Table Tennis" Song Director of Communications and Alumni Relations communication@troycamp.org
Megan "Narwhal"Linderman - Co-Executive Director - coexecs@troycamp.org   As Co-Executive Directors, Lilian and Megan help oversee the Executive Board and ensure that Troy Camp continues its commitment to friendship through educational, extra-curricular, and leadership programs. Megan has her B.S. in Occupational Therapy, and is will receiver her M.A. in Occupational Therapy with the 2018. Megan is from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, and this is her fourth year in Troy Camp. At camp in previous years, she has been a fifth grade cabin counselor, JC coordinator, and has been on red team family. Last year, she was the Executive Director of Leaders in Training. Her favorite Troy Camp memories are all the times she’s gotten to see her G8 Innovate campers throughout camp, yearlong, and LIT. Meeting and mentoring those girls has been one of the highlights of Megan's USC experience. 

Megan "Narwhal"Linderman - Co-Executive Director - coexecs@troycamp.org

 

As Co-Executive Directors, Lilian and Megan help oversee the Executive Board and ensure that Troy Camp continues its commitment to friendship through educational, extra-curricular, and leadership programs. Megan has her B.S. in Occupational Therapy, and is will receiver her M.A. in Occupational Therapy with the 2018. Megan is from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, and this is her fourth year in Troy Camp. At camp in previous years, she has been a fifth grade cabin counselor, JC coordinator, and has been on red team family. Last year, she was the Executive Director of Leaders in Training. Her favorite Troy Camp memories are all the times she’s gotten to see her G8 Innovate campers throughout camp, yearlong, and LIT. Meeting and mentoring those girls has been one of the highlights of Megan's USC experience. 

Megan "Narwhal" Linderman Co-Executive Director coexecs@troycamp.org
Sergio "FireCat" Ramirez - Director of School Programming - school.programming@troycamp.org   As Director of School Programming, Sergio manages the elementary schools where we provide after school tutoring and extra curricular activities. He ensures that a sufficient number of counselors are attending SMASH tutoring sessions and Specialized Programming to make sure we maintain the 4:1 ratio we strive to uphold. From Sunnyside, Washington, Sergio is a Creative Writing major and Communication Design minor. He is also involved with the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion, where he provides students with resources to live a healthy and happy lifestyle. In the past, Sergio served as Director of Public Relations and has also been a third grade cabin counselor and blue team family.    

Sergio "FireCat" Ramirez - Director of School Programming - school.programming@troycamp.org

 

As Director of School Programming, Sergio manages the elementary schools where we provide after school tutoring and extra curricular activities. He ensures that a sufficient number of counselors are attending SMASH tutoring sessions and Specialized Programming to make sure we maintain the 4:1 ratio we strive to uphold. From Sunnyside, Washington, Sergio is a Creative Writing major and Communication Design minor. He is also involved with the Office of Health and Wellness Promotion, where he provides students with resources to live a healthy and happy lifestyle. In the past, Sergio served as Director of Public Relations and has also been a third grade cabin counselor and blue team family.

 

 

Sergio "Firecat" Ramirez Director of School Programming school.programming@troycamp.org
Jason "Gnomeo" Mierczynski - Director of Fundraising (Gala) - gala@troycamp.org   As Director of Fundraising for Gala, Jason is in charge of hosting our annual Gala in the spring. This Gala brings together alumni, administrators, counselors, and supporters who have worked to make Troy Camp a success for a special night of celebration. Gala is an incredible evening that allows old friends to catch up while giving back to an amazing organization. The night features silent and live auctions, dinner, and keynote speakers. From Coto de Caza, California, Jason is a Business Administration major and Cinematic Arts and Advertising minor. This is his third year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he was the Director of Communications and has been a cabin counselor (twice!). Outside of Troy Camp, Jason is the Social Chair for his fraternity.

Jason "Gnomeo" Mierczynski - Director of Fundraising (Gala) - gala@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Fundraising for Gala, Jason is in charge of hosting our annual Gala in the spring. This Gala brings together alumni, administrators, counselors, and supporters who have worked to make Troy Camp a success for a special night of celebration. Gala is an incredible evening that allows old friends to catch up while giving back to an amazing organization. The night features silent and live auctions, dinner, and keynote speakers. From Coto de Caza, California, Jason is a Business Administration major and Cinematic Arts and Advertising minor. This is his third year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he was the Director of Communications and has been a cabin counselor (twice!). Outside of Troy Camp, Jason is the Social Chair for his fraternity.

Jason "Gnomeo" Mierczynski Director of Fundraising: Gala gala@troycamp.org
Marla "Muscle Milk" Ross - Director of Counselor Affairs - counselors@troycamp.org   As Director of Counselor Affairs, Marla will be in charge of recruiting a new counselor class this fall, as well as planning/facilitating training, bonding events, and other activities in order to help new and old members stay informed and involved. From Wilmington, Ohio, Marla is a Cognitive major with minors in Spanish and Teaching English to Spanish Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This is her third year in Troy Camp as a junior, and she is also involved in QuestBridge and SCOutfitters. 

Marla "Muscle Milk" Ross - Director of Counselor Affairs - counselors@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Counselor Affairs, Marla will be in charge of recruiting a new counselor class this fall, as well as planning/facilitating training, bonding events, and other activities in order to help new and old members stay informed and involved. From Wilmington, Ohio, Marla is a Cognitive major with minors in Spanish and Teaching English to Spanish Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This is her third year in Troy Camp as a junior, and she is also involved in QuestBridge and SCOutfitters. 

Marla "Muscle Milk" Ross Director of Counselor Affairs counselors@troycamp.org
Victoria "Lunchbox" Martinez - Director of High School Programming - tc.leads@troycamp.org As Director of High School Programming, Victoria plans biweekly leadership workshops for high schoolers who have previously attended Troy Camp and graduated from our Leaders In Training Program for middle schoolers. In addition, she coordinates weekly one-on-one tutoring for students, leadership retreats, and works to equip students with skills they need in high school, college and beyond. This is Victoria's third year in Troy Camp; she is pursuing a degree in Global Health and grew up in Costa Mesa, California. She has previously attended Troy Camp as a G2 cabin counselor and as Yellow Team Family.  

Victoria "Lunchbox" Martinez - Director of High School Programming - tc.leads@troycamp.org


As Director of High School Programming, Victoria plans biweekly leadership workshops for high schoolers who have previously attended Troy Camp and graduated from our Leaders In Training Program for middle schoolers. In addition, she coordinates weekly one-on-one tutoring for students, leadership retreats, and works to equip students with skills they need in high school, college and beyond. This is Victoria's third year in Troy Camp; she is pursuing a degree in Global Health and grew up in Costa Mesa, California. She has previously attended Troy Camp as a G2 cabin counselor and as Yellow Team Family.  

Victoria "Lunchbox" Martinez Director of High School Programming tc.leads@troycamp.org
Nemesis "Sweet Pea" Salguero - Director of Camper Recruitment - camper.recruitment@troycamp.org   As Director of Camper Recruitment, Alex works with Troy Camp's partner schools to facilitate the selection of 200 elementary school campers. Previously, he has worked as the Director of High School Programming, and at camp he has been a fourth grade cabin counselor and a Wacky counselor, and is so excited to be able to continue contributing to the Troy Camp community! From Scottsdale, Arizona, Alex is majoring in GeoDesign with a minor in Public Health, and he is entering his fourth year in Troy Camp. Outside of this organization, Alex is a Global Fellow - USC Career Center (Taipei Medical University) and a Tour Guide and New Hire Trainer through the USC Office of Admission. His favorite memory thus far has been spending time with his fourth grade cabin every other week at Leaders in Training. 

Nemesis "Sweet Pea" SalgueroDirector of Camper Recruitment - camper.recruitment@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Camper Recruitment, Alex works with Troy Camp's partner schools to facilitate the selection of 200 elementary school campers. Previously, he has worked as the Director of High School Programming, and at camp he has been a fourth grade cabin counselor and a Wacky counselor, and is so excited to be able to continue contributing to the Troy Camp community! From Scottsdale, Arizona, Alex is majoring in GeoDesign with a minor in Public Health, and he is entering his fourth year in Troy Camp. Outside of this organization, Alex is a Global Fellow - USC Career Center (Taipei Medical University) and a Tour Guide and New Hire Trainer through the USC Office of Admission. His favorite memory thus far has been spending time with his fourth grade cabin every other week at Leaders in Training. 

Nemesis "Sweet Pea" Salguero Director of Camper Recruitment camper.recruitment@troycamp.org
Martin "Rotisserie"Torres - Director of Yearlong Programming - yearlong@troycamp.org   As Director of Yearlong Programming, Martin plans, coordinates, and facilitates monthly Kids’ Events and field trips for campers in their year following camp. These fun and educational times are for campers to reunite with each other, their counselors, and to promote Troy Camp’s goal of long term mentorship. During the year, he also plans super cabin events, where past campers can reunite with their counselors following a full year in Yearlong. Martin is a junior from Chicago, Illinois, in his third year of Troy Camp, who also happens to be double majoring in Cinematic Arts and Communication. In the past, Martin has been a third grade cabin counselor and also led the Arts & Crafts station as part of Spectrum. One of Martin’s favorite memories of Troy Camp was during the last campfire of 2016 with his nine 3rd grade boys. As the whole camp dedicated pinecones to whomever made their week special at camp, everyone sang the song “Purple Lights” in unison. Looking around the amphitheater, Martin realized the magnitude of his, and all the other counselors’, impact on the children they work with. After seeing all his campers throughout the year following camp, Martin is most excited to plan the events that perpetuate the friendships and camaraderie that began at Idyllwild. 

Martin "Rotisserie"Torres - Director of Yearlong Programming - yearlong@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Yearlong Programming, Martin plans, coordinates, and facilitates monthly Kids’ Events and field trips for campers in their year following camp. These fun and educational times are for campers to reunite with each other, their counselors, and to promote Troy Camp’s goal of long term mentorship. During the year, he also plans super cabin events, where past campers can reunite with their counselors following a full year in Yearlong. Martin is a junior from Chicago, Illinois, in his third year of Troy Camp, who also happens to be double majoring in Cinematic Arts and Communication. In the past, Martin has been a third grade cabin counselor and also led the Arts & Crafts station as part of Spectrum. One of Martin’s favorite memories of Troy Camp was during the last campfire of 2016 with his nine 3rd grade boys. As the whole camp dedicated pinecones to whomever made their week special at camp, everyone sang the song “Purple Lights” in unison. Looking around the amphitheater, Martin realized the magnitude of his, and all the other counselors’, impact on the children they work with. After seeing all his campers throughout the year following camp, Martin is most excited to plan the events that perpetuate the friendships and camaraderie that began at Idyllwild. 

Martin "Rotisserie" Torres Director of Yearlong Programming yearlong@troycamp.org
Brian "Flat Stanley" Heintz - Director of Finance and Donor Relations - finance@troycamp.org As Director of Finance, Animesh allocates Troy Camp’s finances to ensure that all of our programs thrive. He assists with our big fundraisers and works to increase our cash flow to best mentor more students in the area each year. From Saratoga, California, Animesh is a Business Administration major with a minor in Computer Programming. This will be Animesh’s fourth year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he has been a fifth grade cabin counselor and on orange team family. Animesh’s favorite memory from Troy Camp was during the first yearlong event after camp, where he got greeted by hugs from each of his campers. It made him feel like he had made a huge impact in their lives.

Brian "Flat Stanley" Heintz - Director of Finance and Donor Relations - finance@troycamp.org

As Director of Finance, Animesh allocates Troy Camp’s finances to ensure that all of our programs thrive. He assists with our big fundraisers and works to increase our cash flow to best mentor more students in the area each year. From Saratoga, California, Animesh is a Business Administration major with a minor in Computer Programming. This will be Animesh’s fourth year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he has been a fifth grade cabin counselor and on orange team family. Animesh’s favorite memory from Troy Camp was during the first yearlong event after camp, where he got greeted by hugs from each of his campers. It made him feel like he had made a huge impact in their lives.

Brian "Flat Stanley" Heintz Director of Finance and Donor Relations finance@troycamp.org
Lindsey ?Buffet" Lauder - Director of Public Relations - public.relations@troycamp.org   As Director of Public Relations and Alumni Relations, Sergio is in charge of designing Troy Camp gear for campers and counselors, keeping online audiences up to date with what’s going on in the organization, and handling alumni newsletters. From Sunnyside, Washington, Sergio is a Creative Writing major with a Communication Design minor. This is his second year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he has been a third grade cabin counselor. It’s hard for Sergio to choose just one favorite memory from Troy Camp, but dancing to “Work” by Rihanna with his B1 campers at camp this past summer was one of the highlights of his week. He loves this organization because of the fantastic people in it and the amazing kids we get to work with.

Lindsey ?Buffet" Lauder - Director of Public Relations - public.relations@troycamp.org

 

As Director of Public Relations and Alumni Relations, Sergio is in charge of designing Troy Camp gear for campers and counselors, keeping online audiences up to date with what’s going on in the organization, and handling alumni newsletters. From Sunnyside, Washington, Sergio is a Creative Writing major with a Communication Design minor. This is his second year in Troy Camp, and in the past, he has been a third grade cabin counselor. It’s hard for Sergio to choose just one favorite memory from Troy Camp, but dancing to “Work” by Rihanna with his B1 campers at camp this past summer was one of the highlights of his week. He loves this organization because of the fantastic people in it and the amazing kids we get to work with.

Lindsey "Buffet" Lauder Director of Public Relations public.relations@troycamp.org
Celeste "Q-Min" Goodwin - Director of Middle School Programming - lit@troycamp.org    As the Director of Middle School Programming, Celeste organizes workshops and tutoring for our middle schoolers through our Leaders in Training (LIT) program. She also plans a fall and spring retreat for students who attended Troy Camp in past summers and are now in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.  In LIT, students learn skills such as goal-setting, public speaking, and creativity. The weekly meetings are also an opportunity for students to reunite with their friends from camp. Celeste is Biomedical Engineering major from San Pedro, California, entering into her sophomore year of college. Along with Troy Camp, she is involved in research in a lab on campus, the 3D-printing club, 3D4E, and she is also a Viterbi Student Ambassador for the engineering school. At camp last year, Celeste enjoyed being a cabin counselor for her girls, G8 Celebrate.

Celeste "Q-Min" Goodwin - Director of Middle School Programming - lit@troycamp.org 

 

As the Director of Middle School Programming, Celeste organizes workshops and tutoring for our middle schoolers through our Leaders in Training (LIT) program. She also plans a fall and spring retreat for students who attended Troy Camp in past summers and are now in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.  In LIT, students learn skills such as goal-setting, public speaking, and creativity. The weekly meetings are also an opportunity for students to reunite with their friends from camp. Celeste is Biomedical Engineering major from San Pedro, California, entering into her sophomore year of college. Along with Troy Camp, she is involved in research in a lab on campus, the 3D-printing club, 3D4E, and she is also a Viterbi Student Ambassador for the engineering school. At camp last year, Celeste enjoyed being a cabin counselor for her girls, G8 Celebrate.

Celeste "Q-Min" Goodwin Director of Middle School Programming lit@troycamp.org

Meet Our Advisors

Troy Camp's advisors are current USC faculty and staff committed to seeing our organization fulfill its mission in the community

Dr. Celso "StoreQuest" Delgado, Jr. - Assistant Professor - USC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Robert “Sensei” Hernandez - Adjunct Lecturer, USC School of Social Work

USC Campus Activities Representatives

Gabriel Valenzuela - Student Programs Director for Student Affairs

 Jennifer Perdomo - Student Programs Advisor for Student Affairs

USC Partners

Adlai "Zip a Dee Doo Dah" Wertman - Professor of Clinical Entrepreneurship, Founding Director of the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab

Financial Consultants

Kati "Jack in the Box" Perri - Financial Consultant and USC Alum

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can go to Troy Camp?

    Troy Camp accepts students from a number of LAUSD schools in the USC area. Students can be in 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. We're non-demoninational and welcome students from all backgrounds.

  • How do you select who goes to camp?

    Due to limited space, applications are given out in the spring by school administrators and teachers to a select group of students. Our application is based on written answers by the student and his or her teacher . We carefully read each application and make our selections based on which students we believe will benefit most from his or her time at Camp, taking everything we can into consideration.

  • How much does Troy Camp cost?

    All of our programs are 100% free for all accepted students! We rely on donations from our friends in the USC community and beyond.

  • Can students participate in Troy Camp's other programs if they did not attend camp?

    Unfortunately, our limited space only allows us to accept students who went to our camp in elementary school. However, our after-school programs are available to everyone.

  • Who runs Troy Camp?

    Troy Camp is run entirely by students at the University of Southern California. Our counselors come from diverse places and backgrounds. We undergo rigorous training to ensure the safety and growth of the students. To learn about some of our current counselors, go to the "Our Counselors" section of this website.

  • How can I become a counselor?

    The application process for the 2015-16 year has passed. Applications for the 2016-17 year will be available in August 2016. For more information about becoming a counselor, please contact Emily "QWOP" Hamilton, Director of Counselor Affairs at counselors@troycamp.org

 

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