Lincoln Summer Camp

Lincoln Parks and Recreation – Lincoln, MA

Meet The Staff

Directorial Team

Camp Director – Sarah Costa 

Sarah is a third grade teacher in Belmont, Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelors of Science dual degree in Elementary and Special Education from Boston University. She also has a Masters of Education in Educational Technology as well as a Certificate of Advanced Professional Studies in the Teaching of Mathematics from Lesley University. Outside of teaching, Sarah enjoys baking, reading, and roller coasters. This will be her 8th summer at Lincoln Summer Camp.

Camp Director- Joe Colombo
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Joe Colombo is a fifth grade teacher at Lincoln School. He  holds a Bachelors of Science dual degree in Elementary and Special Education from Boston University. He also has a Masters of Education in Educational Technology as well as a Certificate of Advanced Professional Studies in the Teaching of Mathematics from Lesley University.  Outside of teaching, Joe enjoys woodworking, ice hockey, and car karaoke. He has worked at summer camps for the past 14 years and this will be his 5th year at Lincoln Summer Camp.


Camp Director – Audrey Levin

Audrey is a first grade teacher in Lowell, Massachusetts. She holds a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education as well as bachelors of arts in history from Umass Amherst. She has been at camp for 11 years, and was the Arts and Crafts Specialist before becoming a program director. In her free time she enjoys dancing, watching Boston sports and doing arts and crafts.


Extended Day Director – Elissa DeNunzio 

Elissa is a recent graduate of Middlebury College with a joint Psychology and Elementary Education double major. She is hoping to become an elementary school teacher in the Greater Boston area next year. At Middlebury, she was a member of the varsity diving team and loves any sort of pool activity! In her free time, Elissa enjoys yoga, reading, and baking. She is really excited to start her first summer at Lincoln Summer Camp!

Assistant Director for Middle School Programs – Vicky Vitale 

Vicky works in Special Education in Belmont, Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Keene State College. This is her third year working with at Lincoln Summer Camp and she is excited to take on her new role as assistant director. In her free time, Vicky coaches high school basketball and softball, she enjoys going to the beach, traveling and adventuring outdoors.

 Activity Specialists

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Music and Drama Specialist- Erin Dotson

Erin is a 5th Grade teacher at Hanscom Middle School. She holds a masters degree in Elementary Education and Reading from Lesley University and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Lawrence University. This is her 4th year at Lincoln Summer Camp. She enjoys teaching, hiking, reading, playing board games, baseball, and singing loudly in the car.


STEM Specialist- Andrea Caprio

Andrea recently graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Education, working towards her licensure as a Math Teacher. This will be her 3rd summer at Lincoln Summer Camp, as the STEM Specialist. In her free time, Andrea enjoys puzzles & board games, being outdoors, hiking, and playing sports.

Epic Adventures Specialist- Riley McCabe

Riley is a current second year at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. He is on track for a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Diplomacy and World affairs. This will be his 13th summer at Lincoln Summer Camp, and 4th year as a staff member. Outside of school, Riley enjoys playing soccer, drawing, and going to the beach.

Arts and Crafts Specialist- Caroline James

Caroline is thrilled to start her third year at Lincoln Summer Camp, and is especially excited to be taking on Arts and Crafts! She has spent the year working at LEAP, Lincoln’s After School program, and she can’t wait to continue working with the kids of Lincoln over the summer. Caroline loves creating art of course, traveling, and being outside as much as possible.

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Sports and Games Specialist- Nick Virkler

Nick is a rising junior at Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He has spent his summers at Lincoln Summer Camp since the second grade has worked as a counselor for 5 years. When he’s not at school or working at camp, Nick enjoys running, playing soccer, playing the guitar, and watching the Patriots win the Superbowl.


Archery and Story Time Specialist -Talia Hollowell 

Talia is a rising sophomore at University of Massachusetts Amherst and is pursuing a Biology major. This is her first summer working at Lincoln Summer Camp and she is thrilled! Talia loves traveling, reading, and being in the outdoors!


Head Counselors

Pioneers Head Counselor-Nick Chin

Nicholas Chin is a junior student attending University of Massachusetts Amherst, working towards an English major and IT minor.  This will be his 3rd year working at Lincoln Summer Camp and he is very thrilled to come back for another exciting year.  He has been attending this camp as a camper for years, and his favorite camp activities are Lincoln Live and Color Wars.  He loves making bad jokes and talking about games, movies, and any activities going on at camp.

Ramblers Head Counselor- Lucy Hughes  

Lucy will be a freshman at University of Massachusetts Amherst next fall. This will be her 2nd summer working at Lincoln Summer Camp. Lucy loves to go on long runs, hang out with friends, sing and travel. Her all time favorite place is the beach.

Ramblers Head Counselor- Jake Gotthelf   

I am very excited to be the newest member of the Lincoln Summer Camp team! I have been working with kids for over three years now ranging from kindergarten to 8th graders. I’ve worked at the Umana school in East Boston, ran basketball and baseball camps in Acton, and worked at the summer camp in Boxbrough. I just spent a year at URI and am happy to be back home, continuing my education in the fall at Middlesex Community College. I am currently pursuing my degree in Early Education and child development and I am so happy to be working at LSC to gain experience towards my future career goals.

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Crusaders Head Counselor- Griffin Budd

Griffin will be entering his third year of College next fall and is currently taking classes at Middlesex Community College. Griffin works at LEAP, Lincoln’s after school program, during the school year.  Say HEY if you see him!  This is Griffin’s second year at camp and is looking forward to being a Crusader Head Counselor. Griffin loves hanging out with his friends, going to the beach, and basketball.