Jonathan Van Gieson

Jonathan Van Gieson has attended Camper’s week since 1986, and is now slightly taller than he was then. He recently received his MFA in Creative Writing for Children from Hamline University. Outside camp, he is a producer, performer, and emcee for shows off-Broadway, off-off-Broadway, and beyond, in places from his hometown of NYC to Las Vegas to Europe.

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Sally Rogers

Sally Rogers began her career as a full-time touring musician in 1979, after encouragement from Stan Rogers, the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter.  That was followed by an invitation from Garrison Keillor to appear on A Prairie Home Companion.  She appeared more than a dozen times on that show, which launched her performing career.  Her travels have since taken her to Europe, China, Hungary and Poland, England and Scotland and across the United States.

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Sarah Henry

Sarah Henry is a long-time member and leader of both Ring o’ Bells Morris and Half Moon Sword. Sarah has been a creative force behind lots of fun stuff at recent Campers’ Weeks — everything from rapper, English clog, longsword, and morris to ‘bacca pipes, string figures, giant puppets, and pysanky eggs. In “real” life, Dr. Sarah is a historian and museum curator and administrator.

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Andy Davis

Andy DavisAndy Davis calls traditional New England style contra and square dances. He plays accordion and piano for traditional dances. Andy’s specialty is calling community events inclusive of dancers of all abilities. For over thirty years Andy has taught music and dance in Vermont public schools, summer camps – and at weddings, parties and community gatherings. Andy is a founding member of “New England Dancing Masters,” publishers of dance books and recordings for the teaching of New England traditional dance.

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Margaret Bary

Margaret Bary, a lifelong dancer and dance educator based in NYC, teaches English country dance at CDNY and other dance communities in the region. Margaret founded an annual family folk dance at her school, and calls community dances at a variety of local venues. She is active on the steering committee of Pourparler, a national gathering of folk dance teachers. Margaret served as Program Director of CDSS Campers’ Week from 2014-2016, where she taught rapper and longsword,

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Kathy Anderson

Kathy Anderson is widely admired for her exciting squares, quirky contras, and swift, clear teaching. She has long been a favorite caller across the U.S., Canada, England and Denmark. Kathy’s smooth delivery and intriguing repertoire make for an entertaining and engaging dance experience.

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