A seasoned child care leader, Alenka is responsible for the execution of high-quality programs for ELA. She leads staff and supervisors in all daily programming, assesses all programs for quality and opportunities for enhancement, and acts as a liaison for parents and community partners. She can be found visiting programs to provide direct support and attending meetings with stakeholders.
An RECE since gaining an Early Childhood Education diploma from Lambton College in 2002, Alenka also holds a certificate in Human Resources Management.
A new resident of Fergus, Alenka joined ELA as the Director of Programs in 2023. She was most recently the Executive Director of the Seaforth Cooperative Children’s Centre, a 3 location program serving children from infants to Grade 6 near Stratford, ON.
Ben began working in children's camps over a decade ago. His unique background in administering and planning curriculum for ages 0-17 has provided him with valuable experience working with children of all abilities. Ben oversees ELA's Camp Department which operates: PD Days, Winter Break, March Break and Summer Break camps. In addition to Camp responsibilites, he will be found in our Before & After School program as a dedicated support staff for various locations.
Most recently graduating with a Psychology degree from Queen's University, Ben holds a Recreation and Leisure Services diploma from Conestoga College.
In addition to working accross Canada in various Camps, Ben has travelled the world on cruise ships planning and administering curriculum for their on-board Child Care services. On land, he has worked most recently with the YMCA of Three Rivers in their Before & After School programs.