Camp D Counselors

Andrew Rabin

Summer Camp Counselor Andrew Rabin

Magic: The Campening camp counselor

Andrew Rabin has lived in Asheville since 2014, and he has been a high school science teacher since 2001. In previous career incarnations, he was a wildlife biologist studying owls in the desert southwest, an assistant director of an environmental education camp for NY city public school kids, and the head chef of a French restaurant in Tucson, Arizona. Andrew attended Earlham College for an undergraduate degree in Biology, Prescott College in Arizona for his teaching licence, and has a Masters of Ecological Teaching and Learning from Lesley University in Massachusetts. He is a lifelong learner and is passionate about science as a means of understanding the world around us. While teaching in Boston, Andrew created a democratic science classroom as part of an action research project for his Masters degree.


Lydia Hearne

Private School Teacher

High School Ceramics Instructor

At Odyssey, Lydia is also a preschool team teacher. She attended Earlham College, in Indiana, where she received her BA in Fine Art, with a focus in Ceramics. She later completed Haywood Community College’s program in Professional Crafts. “It feels very natural for me to be here at Odyssey,” says Lydia, “and to be able to feed the two main passions in my life, having the opportunity to work with young children and also to work in clay, offering others the chance to explore such an amazing and captivating medium.”


Lexi McGraw

Odyssey School Alumna Lexi McGraw

Camp Specials Teacher

Lexi graduated from Odyssey High School in May 2020, and is well-equipped in teaching compassionately with inspiration after having studied from the best. She has played piano for 10 years and recently discovered a love for teaching piano and other instruments. Whether it be writing, recording, producing or teaching, Lexi has always loved spreading her passion for music and hopes to go into a related field as a future career.


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