Joe Dutsar will return for his seventh season as director of the SPLIT program. He is a high school teacher and varsity coach with over 20 years of Summer Place experience. Stephen Potter, a West Hartford teacher with years of Summer Place Learning the Ropes experience, instructs the challenge activities. In addition, college-age counselors experienced in working with older campers are assigned to the program. A staff medical team includes an on-site registered nurse and on-call physician.