Brianna Brown

Brianna Brown graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. She received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Illustration in May of 2018. Brianna is currently the art teacher for The Connection AfterSchool Program and also works at Color Me Mine here in Summit. Read More …

Agata Chrobot

Ever since she was a child, Agata has been fascinated by the natural world. Growing up, her family frequently went hiking and camping throughout New Jersey. Now she spends most of her time tending to her vegetable garden, cooking, traveling, and hanging out with her dog, Kenya. Read More …

Maria Taute

Maria Taute is a Mathematics major at Montclair State University. She is also getting certified in K-6 Elementary Education and Middle School Math. At The Connection this summer, Maria will be a SummerFun Counselor in the morning and a STEM Coordinator in the afternoon! Read More …

Shelby Effron

Shelby is The Connection’s Dance, Theater, & Specialty Camps Assistant Director in addition to the Assistant Director of Dance & Performing Arts. She also oversees our Counselor In Training Program. Shelby has been teaching dance for five years and gymnastics for three years at The Connection. She has been dancing since the age of three and has a BFA Degree in Dance. Shelby has grown a passion for dance and loves being able to share that passion and knowledge with children every day. This will be Shelby’s fourth year working with our campers and she looks forward to another exciting summer! Read More …

Robert Nucci

Coach Rob Nucci is currently a Health and Physical Education teacher and has a passion for teaching and learning.  He has taught for the past 21 years and has coached a successful wrestling program, leading his team to many championships.  He was the 2012 Star Ledger Wrestling State Coach of the Year and was also awarded the 2018 Governors Educator of the Year award in his school district.  Read More …