Staff Spotlight: Ellia Leger

By Avery McGaha

For today’s Staff Spotlight, we caught up with Ellia Leger!

Q: What is your position at GRP this Summer?
A: Counselor

Q: How many years have you been at GRP?
A: This will be my first year at GRP.

Q: What are you currently doing?
A: I am attending Bradley University to become a Mechanical Engineer.

Q: What is your spirit animal and why?
A: Monkey, they like to climb trees just like me :)

Q: What are you passionate about?
A: Gymnastics

Q: What is your favorite thing to do outside?
A: Backpacking

Q: Tell us about your favorite trip/experience.
A: My favorite trip is when I went to Oregon with my brothers and friend. We went down to Wizard Island in the middle of Crater Lake. We hiked, climbed, and swam the whole day.

Q: Why did you choose to come to GRP this summer?
A: For all the amazing opportunities that it has to develop such a wide range of skills.

Q: What is something interesting that happened to you this year?
A: I got to go down to Louisiana to visit family and went crawfishing for the first time. It was a really interesting experience that I was able to share with my father and his family.

Q: Where is your favorite place to hike?
A: Sandy Ridge in Central Illinois. It has amazing trees to climb and a wide range of scenes to gaze upon. It is also a perfect day hike place that has many different trails. One could never get bored at this park.

We’re always looking to add qualified, enthusiastic, and adventurous people to our team!
Know someone who would make a great Counselor or Mentor? Send them our way!