Tara McDonough – Head Counselor

Tara McDonough is one of our head counselors. Her role includes mentoring new counselors and overseeing camper well being and daily care. This will be her sixth summer at Camp Jotoni, a place she considers home. Tara has a master’s degree in speech and language pathology. During the school year she works as a speech and language pathologist within Basking Ridge’s ABA program. There she works with children on the autism spectrum. Along with her head counselor responsibilities Tara works hard to facilitate communication among campers and staff. She has developed, implemented, and educated counselors/staff on a picture exchange system made for camp. Outside of work and camp Tara enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.