Camp Director - Tristan Vidreiro
Tristan has been part of the Camp Lewis staff since 2001, when he joined us as the Archery Director. Occupying various posts between the Archery and Waterfront, Tristan began working with the Administration in 2008 as the Program Director. Tristan is an Eagle Scout and has recieved recognition as a Vigil Honor Member of the Order of the Arrow for service to scouting.
Business Director - Joe Mertens
Joe is an Eagle Scout and member of the Vigil Honor from Ridgewood, NJ. He is entering his 6th year at Camp Lewis, 4 of which have been as a member of the Administration Team. This summer he is the Cub Camping Business Director for the NNJC and works as a member of both the Camp Lewis and Camp Yaw Paw staffs.
During the camping off-season he teaches 4th grade in his hometown and is pursuing an Master of Arts in Teaching from Montclair State University.
Joe has been to the National Camping School twice for Cub Aquatics and Camp Administration certifications. He also currently holds Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid certifications. Joe is also a Woodbadger, section N7-333-12, and was a member of the Fox patrol.
Waterfront Director - Matt Dalzell
Matt is an Eagle Scout from Troop 86 Lyndhurst and a Vigil Honor member of Lenapehoking Lodge IX. He is beginning his 10th summer at Camp Lewis, four of which as Waterfront Director and the six years prior as Archery Director. He is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 86, member of Venture Crew 1444 Jersey City, and involved in various Order of the Arrow and Training teams.
During the year, Matt is a middle school teacher of Mathematics and Science at Sacred Heart in Lyndhurst. Matt has been to National Camping School in the Aquatics Director section, and is part of the Woodbadge course staff for Section N7-333-12. He currently holds Red Cross Lifeguard certification, as well as First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.