Scott is the founder/owner of Camp4Real and has been teaching physical education at Meriwether Lewis School since 2004. He was a winner of the 2011 Golden Apple Award, the 2013 VAHPERD Elementary PE Teacher of the Year, and the 2015-16 VAHPERD and SHAPE Southern District Dance Teacher of the Year. Scott was also honored as a National Healthy School Hero by Action for Healthy Kids in 2017 and was named to the 2019 class of Charlottesville’s Finest by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He is also a presenter and keynote speaker at physical education conferences across the nation and is a GroupEx instructor at ACAC. Scott enjoys participating in Spartan Races, taking classes at Hot Yoga Charlottesville, practicing holistic wellness and plant-based nutrition!
A close friend and teaching colleague of Camp4Real founder, Scott Williams (AKA Mr. Dubs!), Andrew has been with Camp4Real since 2011 and is a true camp favorite! He has been in the Physical Education field for fourteen years, working with students ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade. In 2018 he was named Virginia Middle School Teacher of the Year!
His fundamental philosophy revolves around the idea of inclusion and cooperative learning. Over his career he has witnessed that kids who feel like they belong demonstrate more self-confidence, willingness to take risks, and empathy. He currently lives in Albemarle County with his wife and four children.
During the week Andrew will rotate between our Rising Stars and All Stars groups to help Mr. Dubs lead and oversee camp day activities! We are so happy to have Andrew back at camp with us this year!
Elsa Spencer, who holds her Ph.D. in Nutrition from Emory University (and a Bachelor of Science from University of North Carolina-Asheville) is our Nutrition Consultant and Food Coordinator. Since 2013, she has been enthusiastically planning and preparing your students’ camp snacks! Elsa is passionate about feeding ourselves sustainably, vegetarian nutrition, and educating children, especially regarding healthy food choices. At Camp4Real, she pursues all three passions simultaneously! Elsa is a homeschooler and a math teacher at Tandem Friends School.
Tommy Landseadel has been teaching Physical Education at Stone-Robinson Elementary since 2007. He graduated from UVA with a BS in Commerce (2002) and a MT in Education (2007). Tommy has presented PE activities at multiple teacher conferences throughout the state. He also coaches high school basketball and enjoys spending free time with family.
A close friend and teaching colleague of Camp4Real founder, Scott Williams (AKA Mr. Dubs!), Caroline comes to us from The Covenant School where she holds the title of 2022 BRC Coach of the Year as the girls basketball coach! During the week she’ll rotate between our Rising Stars and All Stars groups to help Mr. Dubs lead and oversee camp day activities! This is her second summer working camp with us, and we are so thrilled and grateful to have her back!
Jason Runk comes to us from Henrico Country where he has been a physical education teacher since 2005, working with kids in kindergarten on up to 10th grade. In 2016, Jason was named Virginia’s Elementary Teacher of the Year! Jason enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids on the soccer field, in the pool, and playing yard games.
Sue Zeanah has been teaching Health and P.E. in grades K-12 for 17 years and can be found this fall teaching at Albemarle High School. She loves everything about teaching and is passionate about encouraging her kids to lead active, healthy lifestyles, with a focus on relationship building. Along with teaching, she is very active in education at the state and national level presenting and attending conferences, writing and revising curriculum, and promoting the profession. She lives in Albemarle County and is married with two kids and a dog!
Jeremy Burke is a rising freshman at Clemson University, majoring in chemistry. A true Camp4Real “lifer” he has been on staff with Camp4Real for seven years now! His favorite thing about summer camp is connecting with and getting to know all of the awesome campers.
Jeremy is a true favorite among our camp kids and staff, and we are all delighted to have him back with us for another great season!
Brittany Ham is a P.E. teacher at Broadus Wood Elementary School, where she has been on staff since 2013! Teaching at BWES is incredibly meaningful to her for a few reasons: in addition to spending time with her awesome students that she loves, she attended Broadus Wood when she was a child AND she has the pleasure of working alongside her sister there, who is an art teacher.
She loves being outside and going on adventures with her family, especially her energetic three year old child! Her favorite Camp4Real activity is Revenge of the Bulls and enjoying all of the creative and yummy camp snacks!
Brittany has been with Camp4Real for several years, and brings so much joy, enthusiasm and fun to the camp week experience.
Jamie Beeler comes to us from Brownsville Elementary School. He has been teaching elementary P.E. for over 19 years and is a recipient of the esteemed Golden Apple award! When Jamie isn’t teaching P.E. he loves photography, hiking and traveling to Colorado and the Outer Banks. He is an avid sports fan and loves the Cincinnati Reds and Virginia Cavaliers. Jamie lives in Crozet with his wife and two children.