Meet the Staff
Our Adventure Camp Staff are the cream of the crop! Born leaders and educators, our Camp Staff work at Blue Mountain Resort year-round. Caring and insightful, they will make sure that your kids have the time of their life AND learn while having fun!
Camp Program Director
Joe Forte has been a part of the Blue Mountain Resort family for over 16 years. Joe has a passion for working with children and creates a program where education comes alive with adventure. His philosophy is to teach a curriculum that isn't available in school. Joe says, "Out here on the mountain is where kids find confidence, leadership, long lasting friends and a love for the outdoors." Joe holds a Master’s Degree in Education and numerous high level certifications in team building, high ropes courses, archery and rock climbing.
During the Winter months, Joe is busy as the Learning Center Director, Staff Trainer for our Snow Sports, as well as the proud Head Coach of the Blue Mountain Freestyle Team. Joe is known for his many certifications in coaching, USASA National finishes and contagious positive attitude.
Camp Activities Program Director
Evan Genay is coming into his 3rd Summer at Blue Mountain's Adventure Camp. He will oversee all camp activities, and specializes in supervising high ropes course activities at camp. He is certified by the Association for Challenge Course Technology and has proudly earned his Eagle Scout merits.
Evan is studying Environmental Engineering at Lehigh Carbon Community College. He is passionate about rock climbing, mountain biking, paddle boarding and cooking. Evan is also a Children's Ski Instructor during the Winter Season and is certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America.
Susan Burt will join us at Adventure Camp for her 2nd year, but this Winter was her 24th year working in the Children's Snow Sports Learning Center at Blue Mountain Resort! Susan's main responsibility as Camp Administrator is to maintain communication with every family. She enjoys making the campers and counselors feel like they can call Blue Mountain a home away from home. She began working as the "Ski-Wee Mom" and has now come full circle working as our "Camp Mom."
Susan is passionate about answering all questions about camp and can be reached at 484-633-5272.
High Ropes Course Specialist
Brian Fitch is joining the Adventure Camp Staff at Blue Mountain Resort this Summer! Brian got into climbing in 2010 while living in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and now enjoys the variety of rocky "crags" that Pennsylvania has to offer. As an outdoors enthusiast, when he is not climbing he enjoys camping, surfing, and competes as a downhill skateboarder. His Wintertime passion is snowboarding, and he is also a Snowboard Instructor, Trainer and Freestyle Coach for the Learning Center and BMR Snowboard Team. He holds his A.S. in Sport Management and plans to continue his studies in pursuit of a B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation. Brian is also a proud Eagle Scout.