Jillian Blender, the Assistant Director works closely with staff and campers. She aids in program planning, staff development, and daily camp operations. She is currently a teacher in the Glen Ridge school district, with five years of teaching experience in Glen Ridge and Elizabeth schools, specializing in Language Arts & Special Education. During the school year, she is also the Counselor & Mentor Coordinator for the Breaking Boundaries Program. Jillian enjoyed eight summers working as a Kindergarten/1st grade counselor at Camp Horizons. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Education.