YMCA Camp Leif Ericson

International Summer Staff 2016

Bringing the world to the children of Sioux Falls

At YMCA Camp Leif Ericson, we provide an international experience for your child, right here in Sioux Falls! We are excited to announce that Yannicka van Eerd, from the Netherlands and Holly Magee, from New Zealand, will be spending time sharing their country's culture, language, songs and cuisine through exciting activities this summer!

For more information about our committment to international partnerships and programs, please click here.

Yannicka van Eerd, originally raised in Eindhoven, Netherlands, currently resides in Tilburg, where she studies Theater at the Fontys College for the Arts.

Yannicka is very excited to work at YMCA Camp Leif Ericson this summer and states, "It seems nice to teach others about theatre, especially children, because they mostly are fearless, spontaneous and enthusiastic. I love challenges and adventures and also like to organize, manage and coach sports and creative activities."

Yannicka enjoys the theatre, dance/ballroom, singing, cooking, crafts and sports activities.

Holly Magee, a recent graduate of Pukekohe High School in Auckland, New Zealand, is thrilled to be working at YMCA Camp Leif Ericson this summer. She is also excited about “getting out into the world to learn about other cultures.”

Holly enjoys hiking, rock climbing, cooking, plus cheer leading and gymnastics. Holly stays busy working full-time and preparing to attend our summer camp.