Camp Waterford Staff


Rachel Guest * B.Ed PE * Newtown Old Scholar * Teaches at Cheltenham Ladies' College (UK) and Chris Guest * BSc Sports Science * Teaches at Wycliffe Prep School (UK) set the camp up together in 2000. Edie, Seb and Noah Guest (the kiddies) are all on the camp.


Valerie Fletcher, B.Ed PE

  • Ex Newtown School teacher and the most cheerful voice on the end of a phone!


Niall Tuohy, BSc Sports Science UL

  • Newtown Old Scholar
  • Currently studying Medicine at UL
  • Irish Athlete 800m & 1500m
  • Ferrybank Athletics Club
  • Irish and Universities 800m Champion
  • Niall has worked at Camp Waterford for more years than we can keep track of!
  • He has completed his second year in Medicine and next year he is being sponsored by the food company Chia Bia for a year out to focus on Athletics and to set up an Acupuncture Clinic.


Elaine Breen, BSc Sports Science UL

  • St Angela's, Ursuline Convent Old Scholar and now teaching there
  • Heavily involved in Waterford Hockey Club as a player and umpire
  • Competed in International and European Sailing Competitions
  • Sailing instructor at Dunmore East Adventure Centre and in Boston, USA
  • Volunteered teaching swimming and lifesaving and teaching children with disabilities to swim


Ryan Fitzpatrick

  • De La Salle Old Scholar
  • Science Student NUI Maynooth
  • Previous Camper and now a regular camp coach
  • Excellent Golfer and Rugby player


John Jephson, @Newtown School

  • Waterpark Rugby Club
  • Athletics
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Qualified Lifeguard and in First Aid
  • Drums


Kim Guest, @Yarm School, North Yorkshire

  • Representative Hockey and Rowing, Awesome skier and sailor (Cousin to diddy Guest kids)


Shane O'Kennedy, @De la Salle College

  • Waterpark Rugby Club
  • Tennis
  • Hurling
  • Skiing
  • Golf
  • Music


David Quinn, Professional Masters in Education at Trinity College Dublin

  • Newtown Old Scholar
  • Very experienced hockey, rugby and footballer.
  • Munster and Irish Squad U16/U18/U21 Hockey
  • Won the Irish Junior Cup and Leinster League with Pembroke Wanderers in 2014
  • Has worked at camp for so many years we have lost count!


Mick Guest

  • Ex competition Diver
  • Ski Instructor (has instructed for the past 30 years)
  • Grandpa to the kiddies (Edie, Seb and Noah)


Cub Camp



Niamh Hourihane, UCC BA English & History, HDip Primary Education

  • Teacher at St Ursula's and Holy Cross, Tramore
  • Basketball Coach
  • Soccer Coach and player for Tramore Senior Ladies who have won 2 Munster titles


2013 Staff | Team Photo

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Terms & Conditions

  • Payment is regarded as acceptance of the terms and conditions for enrolment in Camp Waterford.
  • Cancellation 2 weeks prior to the start of the course will redeem ¾ of the total cost.
  • No refunds are available for cancellation within 2 weeks of the start of the course.
  • This organisation reserves the right to refuse admission on the course/or remove children if their behaviour is deemed unsatisfactory.
  • Camp Waterford will not be liable for any illness, disease, accident, medical expenses or loss/damage to personal property.
  • Parents/Guardians will be held liable for wilful damage to Camp Waterford, or Newtown School property by any child they are legally responsible for.
  • Parents of children with special medical requirements must notify Camp Waterford in writing when booking.
  • Camp Waterford reserve the right to refuse an application, or change the activity program due to unforeseen circumstances or if sufficient suitably qualified staff are unavailable. For any further information – keep this no. Tel: 051-873752

Camp Waterford is located at Newtown School Waterford Ireland & Operated by PE Teachers Chris and Rachel Guest. Copyright 2018, all rights reserved.