Amy Besecker, SLP

“Miss Amy”

Amy has worked at Bay Cliff for 6 summers in a variety of roles, and is returning for another summer as a Speech-Language Pathologist. She is from Buffalo, New York, but travels all around the country as a travelling SLP. Amy is excited to interact with campers, and bring the spirit of Bay Cliff into their homes!

Rubina Boyrazian, OT

“Miss Rubi”

Rubina is beginning her third year as a pediatric occupational therapist. She loves yoga and hiking, but is terrified of bugs. Rubina is excited to meet everyone and get acquainted with the area, since she’s moving to Marquette this summer!

Ricky Figueroa, PT

“Mr. Ricky”

Ricky was a Unit V teen counselor in 2017 and 2018. This summer he will be returning as a Physical Therapist. He is very excited to help campers achieve their therapy goals and support Bay Cliff families during Virtual Therapy Camp.

Maija Mattson, SLP

“Miss Maija”

Maija was a Unit 1 counselor in 2017. This summer she will be returning as a Speech and Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow. Maija is ecstatic to be back at Bay Cliff and to work with her campers as they reach their goals in therapy and in their personal growth.
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Aly Myers, Camp Staff

“Miss Aly”

Aly is currently in OT school at Mount Mary University and live in Milwaukee. She at Bay Cliff as a Unit III Counselor in 2019. She is looking forward to spending another summer in the UP and interacting (virtually) with the campers!

Chris Myers, Camp Staff

“Mr. Chris”

Chris grew up in a small ski town in Colorado. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree at Notre Dame University, and is coming to Bay Cliff for the first time as part of a school service opportunity. Chris is excited to adventure in the Upper Peninsula and meet everyone!

Zeke Oswald, Camp Staff

“Mr. Zeke”

 Zeke spent the summer of 2019 at Bay Cliff as a Unit 5 teen counselor. He’s an outdoors-loving Yooper, pre-med student who currently attends NMU. He is very excited to help campers reach their goals and to see what fun activities we have scheduled this summer!

Rijo Rajan, PT

“Mr. RJ”

This summer will be Rijo’s 5th summer as a physical therapist at camp. He works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at a school and at an outpatient pediatric clinic. Although this summer will be different, he is very excited about getting the opportunity to return to camp, and to see (virtually) all the Bay Cliff campers!

Karley Smith, SLP

“Miss Karley”

Karley Smith is a speech-language pathologist from Missouri.  Karley is excited to meet and work with the Bay Cliff campers and staff.  She is also looking forward to visiting the Upper Peninsula for the first time!

Jon Streckert, Camp Staff

“Mr. Jon”

Jon was a counselor in Unit V for the summers of 2018-19 and a 2020 virtual camp volunteer. He lives in Marshfield, Wisconsin and is really looking forward to all of the fun activities we will be doing together this summer!!

Marty Trudgeon, SLP

“Mr. Marty”

Mr. Marty has worked more than 10 summers at Bay Cliff as a Speech-Language Pathologist, and is an SLP for the Marquette Area Public School district. He lives in Negaunee with his wife and two children.  He is looking forward to working with the Bay Cliff kids again and continuing the tradition of Bay Cliff Health Camp.

Bianca Widjaja, Camp Staff

“Miss Bianca”

Bianca is originally from Austin, TX, and a sophomore at Notre Dame. She is looking forward to getting to connect with all of the members of the Bay Cliff community, especially the campers, and cannot wait to meet everyone!