Our Team

Karen Salvatore Founder, Camp Director, Communications & Social Skills Instructor

Having earned a BS in Business Administration with a major in Communication from Babson College, Karen is a social entrepreneur who figures out how to solve large social problems on the local level in a cost effective way.

Norman J. Leclair Chef, Author

We will be hard pressed to find a chef more passionate about his craft and so willing to share his talent with others! Author of Culinary Expressions & Seafood Expressions

Justin Ketner Chef

Justin Ketner, is currently working for the Management 410 Company as the private chef at a URI academic and social residence hall, in this position he must adapt to the food requirements of 40 students, accommodating for a myriad of dietary trends and special needs.

Sabrina Hafner Asst. Camp Director, Social Media Tech

Sabrina received her bachelor's degree in nutrition and psychology from the U Mass, Amherst.  She is currently a dietetic intern and is getting her graduate degree in nutrition at URI. 

Savannah Champagne Adm. Assistant, Registrar

A Met School, Providence graduate, Savannah began as a Fitcook camp counselor.  She is an aspiring herbalist/entrepreneur who launched Shangr-la Remedies.

Noreen McGill Yoga Instuctor

Noreen McGill, tailors the class to her students’ individual abilities and intentions, honoring the child in all of us, bringing strength, balance, and mindfulness to her students. She completed Sacred Rivers Yoga for Every Body 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training Program in 2012.

Mellissa Gosset RN/Camp Counselor

Mellissa Gosset, holds a BS in nursing from Salve Regina University. She is currently working toward a doctorate in nursing to become a nurse practitioner.

Kinnan Dowie Counselor in Training (CIT)

Kinnan Dowie, attended Fit2cook4Kids three years and decided to enter the healthy lunch contest initiated First Lady, Michelle Obama. He won for RI and went to the Kids State Dinner at the White House where he met Mrs. Obama and President Obama. He then applied to Chopped Junior on the Food Network and made it to the second round.