Our Staff

Flip Shulman, Executive Director

Flip has been involved in weight loss camping since 1976, and has literally grown up in camping. Flip was an executive director of the former Weight Watchers Camps. He spends his entire fall, winter, and spring developing the Camp Pennbrook program to ensure that your daughter experiences a happy, slimming, and meaningful summer at camp. He is a long standing member of the American Camping Association. Flip received his B.B.A. from Hofstra University in Management/Marketing & Accounting.




Katie Hoover, Marketing & Social Media Director

Katie will be returning to camp for her seventh summer this year – starting as a camper when she was 13 and continuing on to be both a counselor and group leader throughout her college years. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing. Following camp in summer 2018, she moved to Orlando to work for The Walt Disney Company. Katie is extremely excited to be returning to camp this summer and is eager to meet your daughters and help them reach their health and wellness goals!


Brooke, Assistant Director

Brooke will be returning for her seventh summer this year. Brooke has been a camper, counselor, and this summer group leader. She currently attends James Madison University and is pursuing a bachelor’s in Health Sciences. Brooke is excited to be returning this summer and is looking forward to meeting your daughters and having the best summer ever.


Amanda, Assistant Director/Guidance Counselor

Amanda will be returning to camp for her fifth summer this year, starting as a camper when she was 11 and returning to be a counselor and group leader. Amanda will be graduating with a Master of Social Work degree from Boston College this May, after earning her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 2021. Outside of the camp season, Amanda has had experience doing clinical work with children and youth in school and community-based behavioral health settings. Amanda cannot wait to work with your daughter this summer and help her achieve her goals.



Stephanie Talerico, Registered Dietitian

Stephanie is a Registered Dietitian and the owner of Train Around the Horn LLC
that provides softball training and nutrition consulting to young women. Stephanie
received her undergraduate degree from the University at Albany while playing
Division 1 softball and went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Nutrition at Drexel
University. Stephanie has worked in various areas of nutrition and has been able to
merge her love of sport, fitness, education, and nutrition to help educate and
empower young women in all future endeavors. Stephanie is very excited for her
first summer at camp!