Jon & Olya Powell
Jon is the Camp Director, and this year will be his 11th Camp. He is from Washington D.C. and has lived in L'viv for 10 years. Olya is originally from Odessa, Ukraine and moved to L'viv in 2008. Jon and Olya met in L'viv and were married in 2011. Olya is the Camp Administrator and helps with just about every aspect of the camp. Olya will also amaze and dazzle campers with some of her craft and hobby classes.
Kirk Norris and Family
The Norris Family moved to Lviv in 2013. Kirk, who is originally from the state of Michigan, is the director of Leopolis Molodiy, the student organization which plans the Leopolis Green English Camp. His wife, Anna, is originally from the state of Georgia. Together, they have 3 children, Lucy, Finn, and Evie. And no, they are not related to Chuck Norris.
Douglas Shepherd and Family
The Shepherds have been part of the camp since 2008 and have lived in L'viv for the last 12 years. Douglas is from the state of Texas and Masha is from Odessa, Ukraine. They have 3 kids (Chaz, Nika and Sophia) who add daily spice and entertainment to the camp. Douglas will help lead evening discussions and will also share with campers his knowledge of American sports and country music.
Heero Hacquebord and Family
The Hacquebords have been involved with Leopolis Green English camp since 2008. Heero, originally from South Africa, was the first camp director. His wife, Anya, is from Kyiv, Ukraine. They have 2 children, Juliette and Christian, who are very active and fun to be around. Heero will help lead evening discussions and hobby classes. The Hacquebord family has lived in L'viv for 10 years. Heero serves as the pastor at Church of The Holy Trinity.
Clarke and Khrystya Norton
Khrystya was born and raised in Lviv. She first attended the Leopolis Green English Camp in 2008 and has been attending ever since! One year later - in the summer of 2009 - Clarke moved to Lviv from Memphis, Tennessee.. During his first week in Ukraine, he and Khrystya met at a Leopolis Molodiy movie night. After a few years of being around one another and working together...they up and got married! They have one daughter, Emma, who was born in 2017. Clarke and Khrystya have participated in the camp for many years now, and they say, "Every year is the best!" A fun fact about them is that they talk about elephants at home A LOT.
Bradley Cordell Family
The Cordell Family has lived in L'viv for 7 years and have volunteered at 5 English Camps. Bradley will help with English classes and Sara will spend most of her time chasing their 3 children - Hannah, Rebecca and Ben. Bradley loves spending time with his family, eating cheeseburgers and working with excel spread sheets. Sara enjoys cooking and conversations.
Laura lives and works in L'viv with Leopolis Molodiy. Laura's first camp was in 2012, and she enjoyed it so much that she kept returning in the summers to help, until she moved to Ukraine in 2017. This is Laura's 5th camp. Laura is originally from Baltimore, Maryland and has lived in Washington D.C. and Chicago. Laura helps with camp planning and helps lead language classes and Bible discussions during the camp.