Waypoint Team


Our Passionate Exploration Leaders

Our passionate leadership is dedicated to providing opportunities for exploration to people of all abilities. Waypoint’s staff have received training in outdoor leadership through the following institutions: UNH – Outdoor Education, Montreat College – Outdoor Education, Gordon College – Recreation, Sport and Wellness, American Mountain Guide Association, Professional Climbing Instructors Association, SOLO Wilderness Medical School, National Outdoor Leadership School, Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and the American Canoe Association. They have used their extensive experience to craft life-changing outdoor adventures.


Adam Combs

Co Founder / Co-Director

Dan Minnich

Co-Founder / Co-Director

Julia Spruance

Program Director

Eileen Turpin

Summer Trip Leader & Educator

Steven Dastous

Program Coordinator

Nancy Natowitz

Business Manager


Our Board of Directors

Jeff Alderson (Chair)
Principal Analyst
Eduventures Software

Bill Levin (Treasurer)
Levin Realty Group, LLC

Ellen Cohn, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy
BU, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Services

Charley Gould

Deborah ‘Dubs’ Dickey
Health Professional

Jessica Solomon, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities