Jackie grew up as a camper at her home state of Long Island, New York. When she grew up she couldn't bare to leave camp so she became a camp counselor! She has been a camp counselor for four years on Shelter Island by the Atlantic Ocean. It'll be her first year at Camp California! She recently just graduated with an English Language Arts and Creative Writing degree from St. Francis College in Brooklyn. She teaches creative writing to children of all ages. Recently she has traveled to snowy Norway and sunny Australia. She loves the sea and is excited to swim in the Adriatic. She is excited to have a splendidly active summer.