About Us

Social Summer Camp provides the tools and expertise that camps need to build, manage, and monetize social media campaigns. Since every camp is different, we dig in to discover what makes yours unique, then design effective advertising and social media campaigns to achieve your goals.

About Social Summer Camp:

Social Summer Camp is a summer camp business that specializes in marketing, advertising and social media. Our entire team comes from a social media marketing background and has worked with fortune 500 companies on advertising and marketing. Our strength lies in our deep knowledge of the summer camp industry and its unique marketing needs.

What is it like to work with Social Summer Camp?

  • We always do what is best for our clients
  • We don’t believe in a one size fits all solution for summer camps
  • We specifically target our marketing to what matters most to your customer
  • We work as if we are a part of your team
  • We are obsessive with marketing trends and have a drive to be the best
  • We deeply understand summer camps and the unique challenges they face
  • We don’t underestimate the sacrifices our clients make to use our services
  • We always believe that more is possible
  • We are optimistic about the future of marketing
  • We are collaborative – our entire team seeks out answers to each client’s challenges

Our Team

Blake Sunshine

Blake Sunshine is the lead consultant for Social Summer Camp, a full-service social media program for summer camps.

Blake spent over three years at Facebook helping brands meet their business objectives with social media. Combining that experience with memories and lessons learned from ten summers at camp, Blake has put together a comprehensive social media program to help summer camps reach new campers and increase revenue. Blake is a graduate of the University of Texas and currently resides in Austin.

Blake recently presented on social media and summer camps at the American Camp Association Tri-State Camp Conference and at CampMinder Camp.

For information on careers with Social Summer camp email: blake (at) socialsummercamp (dot) com.

Elissa Fontenot

Elissa has been with Social Summer Camp since December 2014 and is an integral part of the Account Service team as an Account Director. Prior to joining Social Summer Camp, she was a account coordinator at one of Austin’s growing social media marketing agencies where she worked on executing social media strategies and campaigns for local and national accounts. After graduating from Texas State University with a B.A. in Public Relations, Elissa was a freelance consultant and helped build the social branding and presence for small businesses in the Austin area in the retail and research industries. Originally from Southeast Texas, Elissa has lived in Austin for 6 years.

Stephanie Gonzalez

Stephanie first joined Social Summer Camp as an intern for Summer 2014 and has been enjoying the camp marketing life ever since! As a Community Management intern first and now as an Account Coordinator, she has specialized in creating unique content and advertising strategies that help our camps generate important business leads and sustain active and engaged online communities. During her internship with Social Summer Camp, she earned her M.B.A. from St. Edward’s University after previously graduating with a B.A. in Communication from Texas A&M.

Francesca Neely-Dickey

Francesca joined the Social Summer Camp team as a Community Management intern in January 2016. Prior to her role at Social Summer Camp, Francesca was a content writer at a boutique international firm where she helped clients build their brands and increase their customer bases through online marketing. As an Account Manager, Francesca provides camps with personalized creative solutions to drive meaningful actions and reach new audiences. She graduated with a B.S. in Public Relations from Texas State University and currently resides in Austin, Texas.

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