JUDAH BATIST

Founder and Co-Director

Judah founded Camp Webby in the spring of 2020 to help give children a safe opportunity to enjoy all the great things about summer camp! When he realized kids were going to potentially miss out on extracurricular activities during the fall of 2020 and winter of 2021, he decided to diversify Camp Webby's programming and provide a number of safe and fun extracurricular and academic alternatives to help children and parents make the most out of the school year!

Judah is a first year law student at the University of Toronto. He has been a camp counsellor for nine and ten year olds and a sports specialist at a number of camps for many summers. Growing up playing competitive hockey at the AAA level, Judah understands the benefits of extracurricular activities on childhood development. He also has extensive experience tutoring elementary school students.

EMMA WEISS

Co-Director

Emma has had tons of experience working with kids and designing camp, daycare, and instructional programming. Emma was a kids snowboard instructor and daycare organizer in Banff, Alberta. She was a camp director at Hub Climbing where she taught rock climbing and planned camp activities.


Emma is in her third and final year at University of Toronto Law. She looks forward to making virtual programming at Webby Academy, Webby After-School and Webby Weekend as fun and exciting as her in person programs.

TREVOR WAJS

Head of Staff 
Webby After-School and Webby Weekend

Trevor is a third year Commerce student at Queen’s University. He has experience working with children at Camp Timberlane, Elite Basketball Camps, and here at Camp Webby. He loves acting, singing, playing music and basketball.


After spending his summer 2020 as the head of the Drama Program at Camp Webby, he is embracing the opportunity to have a larger role in the camp and hopes he can help each staff member create genuine connections, positive experiences and life-long memories for Camp Webby’s campers.

LOUIS CHITIZ

Head of Staff
Webby Academy

Louis is a third year Psychology student at Queen’s University where he is on the Dean’s List. He is also an accomplished pianist and achieved first class honours from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Louis speaks several languages.


Louis has coached and counselled youth athletic teams, led youth groups in the community and has provided tutoring services to primary school students. Louis will draw on these experiences to effectively manage instructors and tutors at Webby Academy and ensure that Camp Webby offers superior academic support to its students.

AIDEN BATIST

Growth and Partnerships Manager

Aiden brings with him a strong background in strategic planning and marketing. He is a graduate of the Ivey Business School at Western University, and has a experience working with early-stage ventures. Aiden has worked in Toronto, Tel aviv, and the United Kingdom. Being away from home, Aiden truly understands the value of creating meaningful connections virtually.  


Aiden enjoyed his experience working at various summer camps, and is passionate about providing kids with a safe and enriching program experience.

ETHAN KREBS

Educational Consultant 
Webby Academy

Ethan is an Ontario Certified Teacher who has experience teaching students ranging from kindergarten to grade twelve. Ethan has taught a number of subjects for the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and in South Korea where he taught Korean students English.


Ethan has also worked with Westcoast Connection as a program director where he helped plan both academic programs and lead high school students throughout Europe during the summer months. Ethan is very excited to help curate an effective curriculum that will help students of Webby Academy stay ahead of the academic curve!

EITAN OSTRO

Educational Consultant  

Webby Academy

Eitan has almost a decade's worth of experience in both the formal and informal worlds of education. From working with individuals with special needs to leading international educational trips, his mission has always been to embolden each student to adopt a growth mindset and an inquiry-based approach to education.

 

Eitan’s experiences teaching locally and internationally have provided him with the skills necessary to meet students at their levels and challenge them with engaging, thought-provoking, and impactful learning. He has worked in both the private and public-school sectors, most recently teaching in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).  As a dedicated life-long learner, Eitan is excited to bring his background, skillset, and passion to Webby Academy.

JEMIMA LAPE

Math Instructor and Curriculum Developer

Webby Academy

Jemima is a third year Concurrent Education student majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology at Queen's University. She has experience working with children through various programs such as Kumon and Youth Diversion. She has also provided independent tutoring sessions for elementary school students.

 

Jemima loves dancing and painting and has had the opportunity to volunteer as a dance instructor at AXIS Dance Studio and facilitate a dance program through Queen's Gotta Dance. She is excited to draw from her experiences to make Webby Academy as engaging and fulfilling as possible.

SANTINA HUGHES

Art Instructor and Curriculum Developer

Webby After-School and Webby Weekend

Santina is a Queen’s Music graduate with a major in Vocal Performance and in just a few weeks, she will be starting her Bachelor of Education. Every since she was a kid, Santina has had a love and passion for Arts and Crafts. Last summer, she was the Lead Arts Counsellor for Queen’s Camps, and developed the Arts and Crafts curriculum across all programs!


When she is not crafting, Santina can be found singing, playing animal crossing, or drinking a cup of coffee! With extensive teaching experience across all ages, Santina is absolutely thrilled to be joining the Camp Webby staff. She can’t wait to get crafty! 

JONAH BABINS AND BEN TRAIN

Magicians

Jonah is one of the founders of the Toronto Magic Company. He performs all over Toronto, Los Angeles and New York for celebrities, influencers, and private events. He has also performed an 100+ show summer tour for the past 8 years. 

Ben is one of Toronto’s busiest entertainers. He has performed all over the world, including Canada, the United States, and across Europe. When Ben isn’t on stage he’s busy creating magic tricks for other magicians. Ben has two books and three DVDs of original magic for sale all over the world.

CHARLOTTE CREAGHAN

Drama Instructor and Curriculum Developer
Webby After-School and Webby Weekend

Charlotte is an actor who is passionate about children’s learning. She graduated from Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City in 2017 and has since worked in theatre, film and education. 

 

Taking drama as a child helped Charlotte to develop and grow as a person. She believes it not only exercises your imagination but also teaches you valuable life skills in social and emotional development. Charlotte is excited to join her acting abilities and child care experience at Camp Webby!

REMIRA PRYCE

Music Instructor and Curriculum Developer
Webby Weekend

Remira is a current Bachelor of Education student at Queen's University, where she also completed an Honours Arts degree with a History and Music Medial. She has worked as a teacher at daycares and as an After School Leader at elementary schools, where amongst other tasks she did ukulele sing-alongs with the kids.

 

Remira is passionate about creating inclusive, accessible music classrooms where every student can interact with music in their own way. Remira has a variety of unusual instruments that she can't wait to show to the students including an accordion, a zither, and a melodeon!

NATE IVES

Social Games Instructor and Curriculum Developer
Webby Weekend

Nate is a second year Drama student at Queen's University. He has spent the past two summers working as a camp counsellor teaching English to kids from all around the world, and has attended various leadership camps and conferences himself. He hopes to help create genuine connections between campers and introduce new skills in fun and engaging ways as the social games teacher for the Webby Weekend Program.

 

When not working on various theatrical projects Nate can be found reading, watching a movie, or working towards his bronze Duke of Edinburgh award.

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