About Us

Social Summer Camp provides the tools and expertise that summer camps and schools need to build, manage, and monetize social media campaigns. Since every program 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 prides itself on providing the best content, ad creative, and overall social media strategy for our clients. The entire team comes from a social media and digital marketing background and work specifically toward understanding the unique goals of each individual client.

Our strength lies in our deep knowledge of the summer camp and school industries and their unique marketing needs. Whether it be attracting new students and campers, announcing a new program that’s open for enrollment, or keeping current families up to date and engaged, we know the best way to market it.

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
  • 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 obsessed with marketing trends and have the 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

Nick Middleton

Nick is the head of operations at SSC.

He has spent the last 12 years helping companies of all sizes across industries grow their business through digital marketing. As a former camper at Camp Stewart, Nick understands the unique and pivotal experiences that camp can provide and merges that experience with his background in digital advertising to help summer camps reach new campers and increase revenue. Nick is a graduate of the University of Texas and MIT’s Entrepreneurship Program and currently resides in Austin.

Nick recently was a Featured Presenter on digital marketing and how to help brands grow at SXSW as well as the Power of Facebook Groups at ACA Tri-State and Social Media at SPARC National.

For information on careers with Social Summer camp email: nick (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 working on content strategies and digital advertising.

Prior to joining Social Summer Camp, she was an account coordinator at one of Austin’s first social media marketing agencies where she worked on executing social media strategies, including paid and organic 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 resides in Austin, TX with her dog Nova.

Holly Hearn

Holly joined Social Summer Camp as a Community Management intern in May of 2019. Now as an Account Coordinator, she looks forward to generating creative marketing solutions and ad campaigns for clients.

Prior to her role at Social Summer Camp, Holly managed social media accounts for non-profits and a weekly publication where she gained the skills necessary to craft successful campaigns in today’s digital landscape. After graduating with a B.S. in Public Relations from Texas State University, Holly moved to sunny Austin, Texas.

Breanna Salinas

Breanna is a digital marketer with expertise in the creation and management of social media strategies and campaigns. Breanna joined Social Summer Camp in the summer of 2017 as a Social Media Community Manager intern while working on her graduate degree.

Following her graduation from Texas State University with an M.A. in digital media, Breanna moved to El Paso, Texas where she worked in brand management, social media, and influencer marketing for a global consumer goods company.

After recently returning to Austin, Texas, Breanna rejoined Social Summer Camp as a Digital Marketing Associate and looks forward to building creative marketing strategies and effective digital ads for clients.

Jessie Branch

Jessie has been with Social Summer Camp since January 2021, when she joined the team as an account manager. She specializes in developing strong marketing campaigns for clients by creating effective ads, building and developing a brand voice, and producing creative content.

Before joining Social Summer Camp, Jessie got her B.A. in English from the Evergreen State College and worked as a camp counselor for five summers. After that, she worked freelance in digital marketing for over four years and developed a broad range of marketing tools in her skill set.

Angela Bersani

Angela joined Social Summer Camp in November of 2020 as a Social Media Associate. Angela graduated from Northeastern University with a B.A. in Communication Studies and Media and Screen Studies in May of 2020. Before SSC, Angela spent time working on social media marketing at Wayfair and Boston Consulting Group, working on campaign management, content creation, and design system development.

Angela works remotely from her home state of New Jersey, where she was a camper of nine years and camp counselor of eight years. She looks forward to creating successful social content for clients and is always available to discuss bagels, dogs in Halloween costumes, and all things color war.

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