SARAH HORNER FISH, Executive Director: Sarah is responsible for all of our camp programs and over sees the staff, training, and operations of all of camp. Sarah has been a camper, junior counselor, Pre-Camp Counselor, Summer Day Camp counselor, Assistant Day Camp Director, and Pre Camp Director during her 35 plus years at TSC! Sarah works year round at camp doing many different jobs, including the hiring, enrolling and training of our staff. Sarah is also very active with the American Camp Association and has recently completed a term on the National Board for ACA and recently completed a 5 year term as President of WAIC (The Western Association of Independent Camps).
GUY FISH, Executive Director: Guy spent 20 years of his career working in the museum field in upper management. His work with the Getty Center, the Getty Villa, the Huntington Library, among others, has given him a diverse range of experience with project, system and staff management. He worked at TSC in his youth and rejoined the family business to work alongside his wife Sarah, where he focuses on strategic and long range plans for CIC and TSC (90 years and counting!). Guy is also an accomplished Plein Air painter, working in and around Southern California.
ERIC IKARI, SDC Director: Eric is a familiar face to many campers at TSC because of all his years and jobs (and ability to sing the Moose song) at camp! Eric has spent over 15 years working at TSC and is now the Director of SDC! He spent 5 summers at TSC Too as a Senior Counselor, 4 summers at SDC as one of our Assistant Directors, and the past 8 years as the director of TOO!. Eric has worked 10 plus years at our After School Programs and is currently the After School Camp Director. Eric is involved with our local section of the American Camp Association as a Standards Visitor as well as helping to plan local conferences and programs.
KATE BAXTER, Staffing Specialist and Pre-Camp Director. Kate started working full time at TSC at the start of 2017. Kate received a MA in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2015, and, in addition to being with us full time, continues to work toward completing her hours toward her MFT and Art Therapy License. Kate has worked for TSC most recently as the Director of PreCamp, and prior to that she worked as a Senior Counselor in our Summer Day Camp program.
WALT MYERS, Director of Operations, Stable Manager: Walt is the onsite caretaker of Tom Sawyer Camp’s equestrian facility located in the Pasadena Equestrian Center in Hahamongna Watershed Park. Walt and his staff are in charge of cleaning, maintaining and upgrading the property, stalls and arenas to ensure the safety and proper care of our horses.
MIKE HORNER is Chairman and one of the owners of TSC. He and his late wife Sally bought the camp in 1973. Sally was Executive Director and VP of TSC until she retired in 2005, and was the person who made TSC the success it is today. Mike still handles most of the financial aspects of the camp. Sally and Mike both got TSC highly involved with the American Camp Association (ACA). Sally served in a number of positions with the ACA, including two terms as President of the Southern California Section, 8 years as a board member of the National Standards Board, and as a board member of the ACA Foundation, a board which Mike currently serves on. Sally and Mike have received numerous awards for their work in camping. Sally passed away in January of 2017.