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YMCA CAMP HYDE

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Management Staff | Camp Counselors

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Jon M. McReynolds started his Y career in 1989 at the Camp Classen YMCA in Oklahoma. Jon has over 20+ years of experience in YMCA Camping. Jon received his B.S. degree in Psychology and is a certified Senior Director with YMCA of the USA. Jon became the Metro Camping Director for the Wichita YMCA in 2000 where he oversees daily operations at Camp Hyde with Summer Camps/Rentals for School, Church & Corporate Groups/Family events and the Summer Day Camps/School Day Out programs.

Gregg, better known as Scrappy, has been the assistant director at Camp Hyde for eight years. His youngest daughter gave Scrappy's camp name to him when he came to a family cookout at Camp Hyde to meet Scooby's family. Scrappy worked at two YMCA summer day camps in Oklahoma City area when he was in college. Scrappy has been a history teacher for 25 years and the past 18 years he has coached football at Conway Springs High School. Outside of camp, Scrappy enjoys hunting, reading, and playing golf.

Camp Counselors

Alayna, or Winky, received her camp name because at the first camp training she was blinking a lot. So originally her camp name was going to be Blinky, but her coworkers decided Winky was a better fit. Winky is the coordinator for the 6 and 7 year olds and has been for the past two summers. Winky's first YMCA experience was when her family got a membership at the Northwest YMCA when it opened. This is Winky's fifth summer as a camp counselor and she loves spending summers with the kids and other staff members of Camp Hyde. Winky is working toward a bachelor's degree in elementary education through Fort Hays State University. After she graduates from FHSU, she plans to teach in the Wichita area.