Audrey and Steve Monke
Audrey is a graduate of Stanford University and recently earned a master’s degree in psychology from Fresno State. She is also a Certified Camp Director through the American Camp Association. Audrey has been at Gold Arrow Camp since 1986. Steve holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from U.C.L.A. and has been at Camp since 1989. They have a commitment to the development of children and to maintaining the traditions that have made Gold Arrow one of the finest traditional camps in the United States since 1933. Audrey, who campers and staff call “Sunshine,” and Steve, who campers and staff call “Monkey,” spend their summers at Gold Arrow Camp with their five children.
Alison is a graduate of Purdue University and was an elementary teacher for five years before she joined Gold Arrow’s year-round staff. Alison has been part of Gold Arrow Camp for the past 23 years as a camper, CIT, and staff member. She is also a certified Lifeguard Instructor as well as a Wilderness First Aid Instructor. Alison is married to Andy “Soy” Moeschberger, the Assistant Director overseeing camp operations. They have two daughters, Ellie and Greta, who join them at camp. Campers and staff call Alison “Bean.”
Chelsea holds a bachelor’s degree from U.C. Davis. Being involved with camp for more than twenty years, Chelsea has a long history associated with Gold Arrow. Not only was Chelsea a former GAC camper, but her parents were former GAC staff members who met at Gold Arrow. Now, Chelsea and her children, Macy and Elliot, spend their summers at GAC. Together with her husband, Steve (aka “Seismo”), they spend the rest of the year in southern California. Chelsea, who is called “Chelster” at camp, is committed to the welfare of campers, helping to create summer memories that will last a lifetime.