The CCUSA UK Staff

We've got great team spirit here at CCUSA with everyone having their own area of expertise and bringing different strengths to the different programs we have on offer. 

With over 70 years of combined experience, our eight full-time staff will provide you with the best customer care experience when you apply for a CCUSA adventure

When applying you’ll get to know all of us at some point, either over the phone, if you pop into the office, on social media, at an event or at the embassy for your visa, but in the meantime find out a little more below about the amazing CCUSA team.

Meet our team

Duncan Jane

DID YOU KNOW . . .Dunc studied in the same A’Level Geography class with not 1 BUT 2 Summer Olympic sailing multiple Gold Medallists (one is now a Sir) & played on the same rugby team as one of England’s all-time greats (now an OBE)!

Dunc has worked at 3 different camps around the world totalling 13 summers & 1 winter – Camp Wah-Nee, CT, (8 yrs), Seoul International winter camp, South Korea (1 yr) & Camp California, Croatia (5 yrs), and has worked for CCUSA for 14 years. His passion includes his family, ALL sports and individual fitness challenges (Marathons, Urban races, Triathlons and British Military Fitness).

Mel Cameron

DID YOU KNOW . . .Mel is Welsh and very proud! She loves rugby, photography and all things creative. Mel’s fun fact is that she met Prince Charles at his very own house and told him all about summer camp….he was impressed of course!

Mel has worked at Camps Equinunk and Blue Ridge in PA for 15 years. She’s in charge of all things media and loves to meet new people and see all of the campers growing up. She loves to travel and hopes to continue and see many more places….her dream location is New Zealand!

Becky Porter

DID YOU KNOW . . .Becky has been sleepwalking on a nightly basis since she could walk, once she text her boss in her sleep saying she didn’t want to come to work the next day, but when she tried explaining herself to him when she woke up he didn’t believe her and told her not to come in!

Becky went to Camp Birchwood for two summers as their videographer. Outside of work she loves doing performing arts, going to concerts and theme parks, but her main love is the Chuckle Brothers…she goes to see their tour every year!

Caity Kisslingberry

DID YOU KNOW . . .Caity has had a children’s book published & plays the Ukulele!

Caity worked at Camp Jened, NY for 2 summers, and has worked for CCUSA for 22 years. Her passion is being a mummy to her 2 lovely children, as well as writing, singing, cooking, painting, making clothes and swimming – who needs time to sleep!

Dave King

DID YOU KNOW . . . Dave wrote a chapter by chapter blog about 50 shades of Grey (don’t ask why) & is currently writing a book about his time at summer camp!

Dave has worked at 2 different camps for 4 summers – Camp Birch Hill , NH (1 yr) & Camp Towanda, PA (3 yrs), and has worked for CCUSA for 9 years. His passion includes traveling around the world & running (already completed 1 marathon, 5 half-marathons with another 3 booked this year). He is also the proud owner of Maverick.

Laura Hyde

DID YOU KNOW . . .Laura’s hobby is figure skating and for years would never be found without ice skates on. Although when it came to trying out tricks on rollerblades she broke her arm.

Laura worked at Camp Widjiwagan, TN for 2 summers & at Camp Lindenmere, PA for 1 summer. This is Laura’s third year in the office but has been working for CCUSA for 5 years overall. Her passion is country music and will take any opportunity to see live country and is also frequently found hanging upside down from the rafters in her Circus classes.

Vittorio Berti (aka Vic)

DID YOU KNOW . . .Vic has served members of a certain mafia group (from America) scotch whiskey in a previous job (we can’t mention which mafia for his own protection)!

Vic has never worked at a summer camp but has attended as a child/camper for 6 years in Italy, and has worked for CCUSA for almost 10 years on our WEUSA/PTUSA programs. His passion is Reading History, Cooking, DIY and can always be found in the gym.

Jamie Forbes

DID YOU KNOW . . .Jamie’s worst kept secret is that he is a fan of one of the world biggest pop stars. We won’t tell you which one to save him even more embarrassment but he’s a ‘Belieber’ alright. He is even trying to learn the guitar.

Jamie has worked at 2 different camps around the world. Mountain Camp, California (2 summers) and Camp Blue, Sydney Australia (3 years). Jamie’s hobbies include Rugby, Golf, Wakeboarding and of course the guitar… He has also represented Scotland in his University days for Rugby and has one of those funny caps.

Lydia Hill

DID YOU KNOW . . . Lydia has two pet terrapins named Milo and Rogan and used to have a job walking Lions in Africa!

Spent one year at camp, Camp Matoaka, ME and is planning on returning next summer. Hobbies include horse riding, anything arty and going to see musicals - I’ve seen Billy Elliott 6 times