Katie has worked with youth for many years and in many roles, including basketball coach, care provider, and mentor and music instructor for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Camp for Girls. After graduating from Smith College in 2012 she moved to Portland to serve as an AmeriCorps member at H.B. Lee Middle School. Katie led community engagement initiatives at Lee, as well as youth service-learning and leadership programs. This is her first year with Camp Fire and she is excited to share her DIY ethic and intellectual curiosity with students as they discover their own passions and abilities. In her free time Katie enjoys biking, wood working, and leather crafting.