Camp Owners and Directors

Adam and Julie Walton with their daughters, Georgia and Ella

Adam & Julie Walton,

Owners and Directors

Adam and Julie met at camp and were married in 1991. Their daughters, Ella and Georgia, enjoy spending their summers at Walton's. Adam grew up in camp. He holds a Bachelors Degree and Teaching Credential from CSU Chico and is a former special education teacher and current high school basketball coach. Julie earned her Bachelors Degree in Business, did her graduate work in Education and taught elementary school for ten years. 

Erica and Jared Stein with their children, Greta, Abby and Charlie

Jared & Erica Stein,

Owners and Directors

Jared and Erica met at camp and were married in 2000. They have three children, Abby, Charlie and Greta. Jared spent his childhood at camp. He graduated with a degree in Recreation Administration from CSU, Chico and has an extensive background in ropes course building and facilitation. Erica has worked at Walton’s since 1994. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from CSU, Chico and works as a Registered Nurse.



Paul Dolfini

Paul Dolfini,

Assistant Director

Paul began working at Walton's during the summer of 2014 and became part of our year round staff in 2019. He graduated with a degree in Exercise Physiology from CSU, Chico and is currently coaching high school basketball. Paul has a background in rock climbing, ropes courses and  backpacking. He is also the Director of our Outdoor Adventure Program. Paul recently married Riley Grim, who was a camper and staff member at Walton's for many summers.

Mara McDonough

Mara McDonough,

Assistant Director

Mara began working at Walton’s during the summer of 2018 and joined our year round staff in 2022. She graduated from Colby College with a degree in Environmental Science. She has a passion for sustainability and previously worked at a solar energy company with a focus on sustainability and communication. In her free time, Mara enjoys ultimate frisbee, crafts, hiking, and reading.

Ella Walton

Ella Walton,

Assistant Director

Ella began working at Walton’s in 2015 and joined our year round staff in 2022. She graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine with a degree in Government and Global Studies. After graduating, Ella worked on a California Congressional campaign during the 2020 election cycle. Ella is passionate about many outdoor activities and spends the offseason in the mountains working at Sugar Bowl Resort.