Clare Lutgen, EdD

Ben Talarico

Media & Grant Coordinator

Mr. Ben Talarico graduated with a degree in Film and Video Production from Full Sail University in 2004. In 2011, Ben decided to go back to college and chose Northern Michigan University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English and was introduced to Bay Cliff. After spending five summers working in Unit II (twice as a counselor and three times as Unit Leader), Mr. Ben returned to Bay Cliff with an MFA from Creighton University and the new responsibility of Media and Grant Coordinator.

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Roles & Responsibilities

Mr. Ben’s job entails reaching out to various organizations and individuals to share with them his enthusiasm for Bay Cliff and all the opportunities it provides its campers and staff. He does this by creating media utilizing photography, video, audio, and print materials and software. During the summer, Mr. Ben leads the campers as they organize the yearbook and slideshow, as well as offers insights on and activities for media usage in order to foster lifelong learning and self expression. When not working, Mr. Ben would rather be working.

Contact Information

Phone: 906-345-9314