Director – Nick Robbins
Food Service Director and Program Coordinator – Diana Robbins
Nick Robbins is the Director of Camp Mowglis, and his wife Diana is the Camp Program Coordniator and Food Service Manager.
In the fall, winter and spring the Robbins family lives in Silver Lake, New Hampshire with their son and daughter, but every summer they move back to Mowglis to help bring the camp season to life.
Originally from Timisoara, Romania, Diana has been a year-round camp food service professional and administrator since 2001.
Nick grew up in Rhode Island and attended camp every summer since he was eight years old. A graduate of Colorado College, Nick has been a year-round camp director for over a decade. Growing from camper, to counselor, and now, as director, Nick believes deeply in the important role summer camp plays in youth development. Nick’s enthusiasm for camp is contagious and he is involved with every aspect of Camp Mowglis’ operation.
It is Nick and Diana’s personal goal to ensure a positive and safe summer experience for all campers, and to continue the traditions that have defined Mowglis for more than a century.
The Robbins family enjoys hiking, climbing, biking, sailing, and skiing together. In her “free time” Diana is a board member and co-treasurer of the White Mountain Waldorf School. In his, Nick is an American Camp Association camp accreditation visitor, sits on the board of the New Hampshire Camp Director’s Association, and maintains an active role with the National Ski Patrol as a certified Outdoor Emergency Care Provider.
During the year Nick meets with many prospective families and staff members to discuss camp. He is always eager to talk about what makes Mowglis unique and special.
Assistant Director – Tommy Greenwell
Born in Miami Florida, Tommy Greenwell came to Mowglis as a Cub in 1993. One of his biggest achievements as a Cub was making it onto the Red Ribbon canoe trip. One of the most memorable experiences as a Denite was being part of a Racing Crew tie on Crew Day. After one year on the junior staff, baseball kept Tommy away from Mowglis for a few summers. Tommy returned to Mowglis as a senior counselor in 2002, and has only missed one summer since. Even in his summers not spent at Mowglis, Tommy always made it back to cheer for the crews on Crew Day, not missing one since 1993.
Throughout his experience at Mowglis, Tommy has worn many hats and filled many roles. As a dorm counselor, Tripmaster, Yearling program leader, year round staff and finally becoming the Assistant Director. Tommy has many years at Mowglis but has also worked for other camps. The City Kids Wilderness Project in Jackson Hole,Wyoming in 2005, a NOLS student in the winter of 2007. He spent the spring as an environmental educator for the Don Lee Center in Arapahoe, North Carolina. Tommy graduated with a B.A. in Outdoor Education and Leadership from Sterling College in 2007.
Tommy lives on the grounds at Mowglis year round. In his free time Tommy loves to be out in the elements ice climbing. When asked about how to prepare for ice climbing, Tommy’s response was “you have to prepare year round for those three or four months of good ice. Fall hiking in the rain is one of the best ways to test yourself and to get ready for nature’s harsh winter elements.” Tommy experience at Mowglis has taken him many places around the country, south of the border to Mexico, and within the ranks at camp.
You can reach him at [email protected] or by calling (603) 744-8095.
Director of Development & Alumni Relations – James Hart
James was born in Bridgeport, CT and first attended Mowglis in 1993 as a Cub. James comes from a long line of Mowglis men. His grandfather, William B. Hart was a long-time Director of Mowglis. His father Jim was a camper, staff member and Co-Director of Mowglis. His Uncle Phil was a long-time Assistant Director and his Uncle Bill was a long-time member of the Board of Trustees.
James grew up in the Lakes Region of NH, but currently resides in New Haven, CT with his fiancée, and former Cub Mom, Elizabeth (Ms. Liz). James attended college in both New Hampshire and Connecticut, completing a B.A. in Political Science and an M.S. in Education. James currently teaches Political Science at the University of New Haven as an adjunct professor.
James returned to Mowglis as a member of the staff in 2014 as the riflery instructor. His passion for competitive shooting arose during his time in the U.S. Army as a Combat Engineer and unit Armorer (2009-2013). He joined Mowglis in the newly-created position of Director of Development & Alumni Relations in 2016.
James is a motorcycle enthusiast and rides to Mowglis each summer from Connecticut. He enjoys camping, hiking, rock and ice climbing, woodworking and cooking.
Mowglis is in James’ blood, and as the Director of Development & Alumni Relations, he seeks to build and maintain a strong connection between Mowglis and its community, while helping to secure the long-term fiscal security of Camp Mowglis.
You can reach James at [email protected] or (603) 744-8095 ext. 280.
Registrar – Holly Taylor