phone: (208) 892-3998
fax: (208) 883-4440


The Adventure Club staff are the backbone of the program.  There is one site supervisor at each of the three sites after school sites, as well as three to four group leaders.  The University of Idaho also provides two to three work study students per site.  Funding for the UI work study students is provided by America Reads.

The Adventure Club Management Team

  • David Pierce-Garnett has been the Adventure Club Director since 2002.  You can follow David's blog about the Adventure Club, etc.
  •  Jill Malm, McDonald Adventure Club Site Supervisor, and
  • Jena Malm, Russell Adventure Club Site Supervisor, have been with the program since its inception in 1993. 
  • Marsha Williams, Lena Adventure Club Site Superivsor, has been an Adventure Club employee since 2004.

Adventure Club Staff Demographics

Many Adventure Club employees are working toward degrees in K-8 education at the University of Idaho or Washington State University.  All staff either have education degrees or have significant experience working with children in school, camp, or after school settings.  Several staff members are certified teachers.

David Pierce-Garnett, Adventure Club Director, (208) 892-3998

Jill Malm, McDonald Site Supervisor, (208) 892-1160

Jena Malm, Russell Site Supervisor, (208) 882-4533

Marsha Williams, Lena Site Supervisor, (208) 892-1201

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