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Aloha Beach Camp Summer Camp counselors and staff standing together on the beach.

Meet Aloha Beach Camp's Counselors and Staff

Meet the Aloha Beach Camp Staff

Summer camps are only as good as their staffs. If the counselors don't make the program safe and fun for the kids, what's the point?
We're fortunate to have a strong, experienced management team and core group of camp counselors who return to Aloha each
summer, and whose top priority is ensuring your camper's
safety and fun every day.

Summer Camp Owners

Eric and Teri Naftulin founded Aloha Beach Camp in 1999. The husband
and wife team has over 60 years of combined experience operating
summer camps in Los Angeles. Eric manages the camp's business affairs
and is on-site with the kids every day. Teri runs the camp office and is
active in the American Camp Association's (ACA)
accreditation process
where she observes other camps to ensure they comply with industry

Keiki Camp Directors

Matthew Duda directs Aloha Beach Camp's Keiki Camp program. (Keiki
Camp takes place at Paradise Cove in Malibu). Matt is a graduate of CSUN
and has been with Aloha Beach Camp 12 years. During the school year,
Matt is math and PE teacher in the Simi Valley Unified School District.

Kahuna and High Action Camp Directors

Kevin Khalili and Claire Hay direct Aloha Beach Camp's High Action Camp and Kahuna Camps. Kevin and Claire have each been with
Aloha for four years each. Kevin and Claire are California Certified Health Supervisors.

Camp Counselors Featured in the L.A. Times

The Los Angeles Times says we "set the bar high" when hiring staff...and you will, too! Our counselors are chosen for their ability to
work with kids in a leadership capacity plus serve as positive role models. Each camp counselor applicant must pass a rigorous
multi-phase interview process including a criminal background check. Our counselors are typically 19 years old (at a minimum), trained
lifeguards and CPR and First Aid certified.

Summer Jobs

Looking for a great summer job? If you enjoy working outdoors, love the
beach, want to work with kids and love making money, being an Aloha Beach
Camp counselor could be a great job for you. But we don't hire just anyone
-- there's certain qualifications you need to meet. Find out what it takes to
work here and
apply for a job today!

The Staff Makes the Camp

Remember, no matter which camp you choose this summer, the counselors
and staff are the ones who will "make it or break it" for your kids. Aloha
Beach Camp's staff is committed to delivering the best possible experience
for every camper, and we'll work hard every day to make sure you have the
most phenomenal summer your life!

We hope to see you at beach camp this summer! :)
Aloha Beach Camp owner and director Eric D. Naftulin
Eric Naftulin owns and operates Aloha
Beach Camp with his wife, Teri. The
couple has three children: Twin boys
Josh and Noah, 17, who are Juniors at
Calabasas High School, and daughter
Sarah, 21, a college Junior at San
Diego State University.
Camp counselor Jacquelyn Derian with group of boys and girls wearing lifejackets standing on the boat dock at Castaic Lake.
Camper-to-counselor ratios at Aloha
Beach Camp are typically 5-to-1 or less.

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