Staff Profiles

Outdoor Tripping

Outdoor Tripping Staff

Paige Yi Algona, IA Department Head
Returns to the Laurel Outdoor Tripping program after a standout summer in ’16. From leading trips to managing logistics – Paige can do it all! Recent secondary education graduate from Southwest Minnesota State University. Loves all things hiking, camping and kayaking. Youth development coordinator at her local YMCA. We’re thrilled to have Paige back with us this summer in this important role.

Josh Adler Los Angeles, CA  
Growing up in the LA area, Josh was on a consistent search for his next adventure out of the city. Has camped, hiked and backpacked all over the western US. Recent graduate of the University of Colorado where he’s taken many adventures to the Rocky Mountains. Will be attending grad school for advertising in the fall.

Brian Anderson Eagan, MN  
Rising senior at Winona State University. Experienced hiker and camper from Arizona to Minnesota. Coaches a little league baseball team throughout the year. Spent last summer leading a day camp at his local YMCA. Looks forward to expanding his horizons to the eastern seaboard.

Molly Boyajian Brighton, MI  
Grew up in Northern Michigan; hiking and camping come second nature to Molly. Recent civil engineering graduate from Dayton. Spent all four years as an active member of the outdoor adventure club. Says her experiences as a camper shaped her into the person she is today.

Michael Brooks Moulton, AL  
Returns to Laurel Tripping for summer #2. Graduate of North Alabama where he was a vital member of their outdoor adventure program. Has traveled throughout the United States to see and hike our national parks. Prior to Laurel, worked as a ropes course facilitator at a camp in Alabama. Mentors children at his local YMCA throughout the year.

Alex Campbell Ellsworth, WI  
Lover of the outdoors; goes hiking, camping or backpacking at any chance he gets. Collegiate athlete at Minnesota State University – spent four years on the track and field team and one year on the football team. Has worked with kids in various athletic settings. Welcome to the Laurel Family, Alex!

Dom Gilmer Waverly, MN  
Commercial recreation and tourism graduate from Winona State. Spent the last year in Lake Tahoe developing an after-school program for local youth. Growing up in Minnesota, has spent many summers camping and hiking with his family. Excited to explore the state of Maine and share his passion of the outdoors.

Seth Huxel Cincinnati, OH  
Has hiked and camped at several state and national parks from Cincinnati to San Francisco. Says there’s nothing better than sleeping under the stars. Organized and ran a summer camp for underserved Native American children. Recent interior design graduate from Cincinnati – will be working at a design firm in San Francisco in the fall.

Karly Murphy Westborough, MA  
Graduate of University of New Hampshire with a math degree; has been traveling ever since. Spent the past 6 months backpacking through New Zealand – Karly knows how to live in the wilderness. Heard the Laurel buzz from veteran superstar Ned Harvey. Can’t wait to experience the beauty that Maine has to offer.

Laurel Quinlan Lodi, WI  
Growing up with a hiking trail out her backyard, Laurel took up hiking as a hobby at an early age. Recent psychology and Spanish graduate from Wisconsin. Has worked with youths in several settings through her psychology major. Spent last summer leading a day camp for the Salvation Army in her local community.

Amy Stock Columbus, OH  
Has hiked and camped in over a dozen national parks across the US. Road tripping to camping and hiking excursions is one of her favorite past times. Recent interior design graduate of the University of Cincinnati. Volunteers at local after-school program during the year.

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