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!
Andrew has been with Camp4Real since 2011. 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. Andrew is married and has four kids. He currently lives in Albemarle County.
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.
Jack Carroll has been teaching elementary physical education since 1991 and has been at Hollymead Elementary since 2002. He has presented at local and state PE conferences and loves learning new and exciting games and activities to bring to his students at school and C4R. Jack enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife and daughters. He is an alumnus of the University of Maryland and is a veteran of the US Navy.
Jamie Beeler has been teaching PE for 18 years. He graduated from Campbell University in 2002. He currently teaches PE at Brownsville Elementary School in Crozet, Virginia. Jamie and his wife Lydia live in Crozet with their two sons Blake (7) and Grant (2). When Jamie isn’t teaching PE he loves, photography, hiking, and traveling to Colorado and the OBX. He is an avid sports fan and loves the Cincinnati Reds and Virginia Cavaliers. His favorite Camp4Real activity is Paint Ball and Avengers Tag. His favorite snack is…..Jamie doesn’t get snack, because Mr. Williams takes double snack.