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Our Team

At GrowFit, our team is a passionate group of child development experts and fitness enthusiasts, including some athletes, all dedicated to making every child’s camp experience special. We’re hands-on with every camper, ensuring they feel supported and excited about being active.

From planning the day’s activities to keeping everything running smoothly, our staff embodies our core values, striving to meet and exceed your family’s expectations. We focus on creating a welcoming environment where kids can make friends, learn new sports, and have a great time.

Russ Nuffer

CEO. The guiding force. Innovator of fresh concepts. Proud parent to Marley the Chinchilla. The mastermind behind everything GrowFit.

Russ Nuffer, co-founder and CEO, has been at the helm of GrowFit for several years, bringing with him extensive experience from running his own fitness business. With knowledge in both fitness and nutrition, Russ has played a crucial role in steering GrowFit’s direction for over the years.


Where are you from?

Nevada City, California

Where did you go to school?

Cal Poly

If you could be any animal, what would you be?

A sea turtle! They look so peaceful!

What’s the last book you read?

Trillion Dollar Coach

What are you passionate about?

Getting kids excited about being active.

What’s your favorite movie?

The Negotiator

What’s the craziest game you’ve ever played?

Midnight capture the flag, in the dark under the moon.

Who would you like to swap places with for a day?

The Dalai Lama

What’s a secret talent no one knows anything about?

Motorcycle riding!

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?


Our team is experienced, well-trained, and works with each individual child on a one-on-one basis.

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