Claire Madera


Program Director

or The Boss of Fun

Claire believes in the power of community and that play is the catalyst for change. She brings a depth of camp and leadership experience to Sonlight. With a degree in Psychology from Regis University she is quick to connect the healthy space of camp to the needs of Sonlight campers and staff. From her days as a middle school and high school Sonlight camper through her summers as a counselor Claire understands the power of a week at camp and desires to provide the same life changing experience to kids.

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Mary Marugg


Founding Director | Interim Director

Founding Director Mary Marugg has moved into a different role as interim director as Sonlight navigates organizational change. A firm belief that camp can be a transforming experience, Mary is quick to spend her days working to create a place where campers, staff and guests know they are welcome. As an RN she is deeply involved in the Alliance for Camp Health, bringing together the national work of creating healthy camp communities with the Sonlight program.

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Winston Marugg


Property Steward| Backpack Coordinator

Never far from a hammer, box of equipment or cup of coffee, Founding Director Winston is happy to be in his current roles of Property Manager and Backpack Coordinator. After 38 years as Director he’s happy to be wrestling plumbing and electric challenges giving him time for 9-square and hikes with the campers. With his love of the mountains and the adventure they offer he considers it a privilege to provide the opportunity for wilderness adventure to kids.

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Becca Meyer


Administrative Assistant | Registrar

Becca is our Administrative Assistant and Registrar. A former Sonlight camper and summer staff member, Becca has spent 19 years as a teacher and school leader, and is passionate about positive formative experiences for young people. She is excited to support families and campers in the weeks and months leading up to camp. In her free time, Becca likes to hang out with her family, listen to podcasts, and exercise. 

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