What is Camp Beyond Camp?

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Camp Beyond Camp's online  design  eliminates the need for teachers to design lessons that link the outdoor education camp experience to the classroom. 


Our partnership with each camp ensures our courses do not overlap but enhance the camp's lessons.  Students are able to access the camp experience throughout the year as opposed to just a few days.

Access Anywhere


Camp Beyond Camp's mission is to eliminate a drain on school and camp resources.  Our online classes allow students to access our courses on computers, tablets and smart phones.  This means parents can also see the cool things their child experienced at camp.

Meet the Team

Tess Fife - President/Founder

Tess has over 20 years in education.  Throughout her career her cornerstone has always been to meet all students where they are and provide opportunities otherwise not available.

Elizabeth Hueter-Willoughby Curriculum Specialist

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Elizabeth joined the Camp Beyond Camp team as soon as the idea was created.  Her lifetime experience in camping and outdoor education is unmatched.  Her B.S. in Environmental Science makes her an undeniable asset for your students.

Jane "Juniper" Matione Curriculum Design

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Jane has spent a lifetime in camps as a camper, camp counselor and now a professional outdoor educator.  Jane holds a degree in recreation which make her undeniable an expert in all things team building, climbing, canoeing and Leave No Trace (she is a LNT Master Trainer).

Sarah "Willow" Foglesong Curriculum Specialist

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Sarah has a long history of attending and working in camps as a counselor, naturalist and marketing & fundraising.  Sarah has a degree in Education and is currently a Professor at Prescott College.

Briana Mayeda - Editor

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Briana recently joined our team and is an outstanding educator with her Master of Education in Language and Literacy from Harvard University.  Briana has a strong commitment to life-long learning and experience as an elementary school teacher.

Michel Schneck - Curriculum Design

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Allison "Trail Mix" Tait Curriculum Design

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Lilly Hacker - Curriculum & Artistic Design

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Join Our Team

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If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Tess at tess@campbeyondcamp.com

Our Partners

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"Pathfinder Ranch is an independent non-profit Retreat & Conference Center as well as Summer Camp and Science and Outdoor Education School. Since 1964, we have remained committed to providing youth from diverse backgrounds with affordable camping programs. We believe every kid should have the opportunity to be a camper."

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The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization that protects the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. The Center accomplishes this mission by delivering cutting-edge education and research to millions of people across the country every year

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Murrieta Elementary School

Murrieta Elementary became Camp Beyond Camp's first school during the Spring of 2018.  Murrieta students have been attending Pathfinder Ranch for More than 20 years and are comprised of a passionate and committed teacher and leadership team.

Become a Camp, School or Business Partner

We would love to partner with you!  

Contact us to see how you can help your campers and students receive more value after their camp experience. 

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