Training Agents Agent Snow – created SpyCamp in 2013 (inspired by her own son’s SpyClub….and the DC Spy Museum), Sarah designs the weekly theme & curriculum, inspiring the Training Agents to build crazy-fun gear, labs, briefings & games. Previously a technologist and management consultant with degrees in physics and computer science, she loves to deliver STEM within the fun of espionage! The owner of Adventurous Sports, she is also the parent liaison. Agent VECTOR specializes in coaching our young cadets on advanced techniques of communications and codes. One of the essential missions of a spy is sending and receiving secret messages. Vector draws from his vast experiences in music, theater, filmmaking, writing and podcasting to help young cadets find ways to deliver their own specialized messages, giving them the opportunity to express themselves through their imagination and creativity, find their inner voice and help them amplify it so the world can hear them loud and clear. Vector has been fascinated by the world of the spy—in both fact and fiction—since he was a child. He relishes the opportunity to share his enthusiasm for secret agents, master detectives, and international adventurers with a new generation of SpyKids. Agent Storm is a San Francisco native , bilingual and fluent in Spanish. Her specialty and passions include Art and Steam activities. She has worked with a non profit for four years helping youth and families through the pandemic while providing care. Over the years Storm have specialized on providing support for child development. Storm likes to stay active in the community and encourage strong leaders. She believe its especially important for young women to build community, learn leadership skills, and inclusivity amongst each other. Agent Pizza -after spending time in East Germany as a teenager, Agent Pizza knew the spy game was for him. A musician and engineer by practice, Agent Pizza was actually trained as an art historian and pizza cook at the University of Michigan. Aside from teaching at Spy Kids, Agent Pizza is also helping a group of Ukrainian software developers weather the war. Agent Sky has an undergrad in Sociology from Cal State. After 4 years of ops work for a Japanese marketing company, SKY found the calling in education and social work. SKY says his work serving a diverse community is immensely rewarding – including elderly, neurodiverse adults, and college-bound autism spectrum students. Now an aspiring artist focused on education, SKY’s goal is engaging each Cadet uniquely on their level – leading with that special spice of authenticity, creativity, and curiosity. Agent Diamond (as in Black …expert that is!) teaches our skiing on the Endless Slope. She is a Senior ski & board Instructor at Adventurous Sports, is AASI certified, has a degree in dance, and also teaches at Tutu School. Agent Slice – his specialty is ecological activism and martial arts. He brings his training in covert government services and his professional history holding political office to Cadet training. A black-belt in Judo and brown-belt in stick fighting, he believes in self-defense training for personal confidence, mental focus, physical fitness and fun. A Filipino national (the country of origin for stick-fighting), SLICE continually innovates his stick-fighting instruction so Cadets of all sizes and ages gain enormous prides in their new strengths and skills. Agent Copper A film school graduate, documentary journalist and digital activist, COPPER teaches SpyCamp Cadets surveillance film skills and story narrative. “Wow, she has a gift” is what we hear about COPPER from Cadet parents. With a background in theater and screenwriting, she uses Improv techniques to make every Cadet part of the team. COPPER believes strongly in real spy training for kids and has wanted to be a spy since she was a little girl. Her dream is to have a SpyCamp trip to Washington DC so all the Cadets can support her application to the CIA! Agent Noir teaches self-defense and survival. He is a 3rd degree Black Belt with classical weapons training in nunchucku, esrcema sticks, bo-staff, and sword, as well as Mixed Martial Arts. Ex-Navy, he has S.E.R.E. Training (Survival & Evasion Resistance & Escape) and also TSC clearance (Top Secret Crypo). He has taught martial arts to kids for 5 years, is a SpyKids after-school Trainer. (And yes, he’s right – he really is “a 10 year old trapped in a 32 year old body.” Nobody giggles like Agent NOIR!) Agent Rio loved her time in Brazil teaching English to kids. Fluent in Portuguese and with a degree in theater, she teaches Capoeira and serves as our HQ Mission Strategist. Everything is Spy for RIO, who claims her alphabet cereal contains Native American encryption. Agent Shadow grew up in Hawaii with a Dad who ran Security Detail for the Navy Seals. So he did all the Seal training and security training and kid Shadow got to watch all of it! An excellent marksman and now political science major working in classified security herself, we’re lucky to have her when she’s in SF! Agent South has a degree in biology, comes from a medical family (ER Dad and CDC Mom) and is interning in surgical procedure. Inspired by her experience teaching science to Miami museum kids, she thinks working with kids is pure play and is a natural at building creative curriculum. SOUTH is originally from Columbia and is a native Spanish speaker. Agent Volt is our Science Officer. He is an astrophysics major, a natural teacher, and grew up working at his Mom’s special needs summer camp. He’s taught snowboarding to kids for 5 years – currently in his 3rd season at Heavenly. He is wildly creative and loves finding super-fun ways to teach real science to kids at their level. Agent Summit, a remarkable individual whose expertise and passions combine seamlessly within the high-stakes world of covert operations. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Agent Summit finds solace in the exhilarating realm of hack-a-thons, espionage, and the art of orchestrating general chaos. As a valuable asset to the agency, Summit assumes the crucial role of overseeing the ski deck and spearheading the implementation of cutting-edge technologies utilized by the organization. Beyond the confines of duty, Agent Summit’s restless spirit seeks refuge on the majestic mountains, where adrenaline-fueled adventures await. Embracing the camaraderie of fellow agents, Summit fearlessly takes to the slopes, shredding through the snow with skill and finesse. Recognizing the fragility of our planet’s ecosystem, Summit assumes the mantle of an environmental advocate, dedicating precious spare moments to crafting innovative solutions that raise awareness about the profound impact of climate change on snow sports.