YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Hi I’m Matt (they/them)! I’m a senior at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts. I’ve been going to Camp Mendocino for nine summers. I’ve been a part of the Club since I was 7 at Columbia Park. At Camp, I was an L.I.T and C.I.T. Outside of Camp, I participated in Camp Council and Camp2College. As a student leader and representative with SFUSD’s Queer Trans Advisory Council (QTAC), I led a workshop on “LGBTQ+ Cultural Acceptance” for over 150 of my peers. After graduating, I plan on becoming a paramedic. A fun fact about me is that I have a 9 month old puppy named Chip that I love to death.
Matt represents Camp Mendocino in the BGCSF city-wide Youth of the Year program. Through Youth of the Year, Matt has been involved in a four month long intense leadership development program that involves public speaking, one-on-one mentorship, essay writing, and team building. At the Charles Schwab Youth of the Year Event in February 2022, Matt will tell their story to BGCSF friends and supporters.
2022 Youth of the Year
FORMER CAMP YOUTH OF THE YEAR