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Preschool Day Camp Director: Kelsey Padarath, 703-534-5739

Kelsey has been teaching at Columbia for ten years. She holds an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working to complete to her Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from Liberty University. Kelsey loves to see the children explore new ideas and interests. It's exciting for her to watch them make discoveries through problem solving. She lives in Falls Church with her husband Russel and 7-year-old son, Quinn. They love to attend sporting events and watch movies together.

Fun Fact: If Kelsey could be any animal, she would be a fox because they are her absolute favorite and she had one living in her backyard as a kid.


Grade School Day Camp Director: Jason Parr, 703-534-5740, x311

Jason has been teaching at Columbia for 10 years. He earned his degree from Slippery Rock University in Resort Recreation Management. He is passionate about working with youth in a fun, exciting camp setting and his favorite part about Camp Columbia is getting to know the children and working to tailor camp to their many interests. He lives in Falls Church with his wife Kate and 2 children. They enjoy going to local parks and hanging out in their backyard.

Fun Fact: If Jason had a super power he would want to fly and have superhuman strength just like Superman.