Shelbie Monkres

Shelbie Monkres

Shelbie Monkres

Shelbie is 24 years old and will be a new counselor this summer as well as the resident photographer. She is from Dallas, Texas in the United States but she grew up in the small town of Paris, Texas.  She studied photography and business at Austin College and studied abroad while in school in Florence, Italy. After graduation she returned to Italy to work as a student tour guide. Her adventures have brought her to Italy, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, and now Croatia.  In her spare time she plays Volleyball, as she is a former collegiate volleyball player. She also loves to paint and is looking forward to arts and crafts.Shelbie was previously counselor of the week and volleyball instructor at Herman Sons Youth Camp. She also has experience as an after school teacher at a Montessori school in Texas and was a volunteer English instructor in a suburb of Florence, Italy.