Ms. Ireland grew up in Kearns, Utah. She has two adorable children, and has been working at Adventure Time since 2016. She has been working in childcare for several years, and believes the most important thing about teaching is trust between teacher and student. When children trust you, they are more comfortable and
ready to learn!
Ms. Melanie is from California, and has a younger brother. She is currently in her second year at the BYU Salt Lake Center. Ms. Melanie is studying Elementary education, and is excited for the day
that she'll become a teacher!
Ms. Whitney was born in Pennsylvania but has lived in 5 other states since then! She graduated from UVU with a degree in Psychology. Ms. Whitney enjoys spending time with people and loves watching/playing sports. She believes that kids deserve a safe space to feel loved and seen.
Ms. Cora is from South Jordan, Utah. She loves reading, hiking, and watching old films. Ms. Cora loves watching the kids at Adventure Time grow and play. She has been in childcare for 5 years and is so excited for her new adventure working in the office!
Head Grant Coordinator & Staff Support
Ms. Mary was born in Texas and moved to Utah when she was 8. She has four beautiful boys. She graduated from Utah Valley University in Early Childhood Education. She loves seeing children's minds learn and explore in a safe and healthy environment. She has been working at Adventure Time
Ms. Kasyn was born in American Fork and raised in Payson. She has 3 sisters, 1 step sister, 2 step brothers, 2 half sisters, and 6 nieces and nephews. She loves working with kids and would love to continue teaching.
Ms. Cami grew up in LA with 3 other siblings. She is currently studying Early Education at Utah Valley University. She was a summer camp director for 3 years and loves kids and helping them thrive. She believes that creating a bond and encouraging excitement for learning is important when teaching.
Ms. Meghan loves working at Adventure Time! She loves working with children because of their compassion and empathy. She loves being a part of the team that helps them develop those skills.
Ms. Patricia is our super awesome cook! She is from Mexico, and is excellent at ensuring our kids receive healthy meals and snacks that will give them energy throughout the day.
Ms. Bethany was born in Fountain Valley, California. She is currently studying Art Education at BYU. She likes Hallmark movies and going to Hobby Lobby! Ms. Bethany loves spending time with kids and seeing how kind and sweet they are!
Ms. Anna grew up in Germany and California. She is studying Sociology at BYU and is minoring in philosophy. Ms. Anna loves skiing, running, camping, and skateboarding. She believes that empathy is an important part of working with kids!
Mr. Andy is from Antioch, California. He loves acting and is pursuing a degree in Theater Education. Mr. Andy loves television shows and Joanns! He loves how kids are full of energy and believes that all kids deserve personalized interactions and teaching.
Meet the Owners
Lance & Erica Stewart
Owning Adventure Time is a dream come true for us in so many ways. Lance has always been passionate about helping children succeed. He has taught children of all ages in four different countries, in both traditional classrooms and other non-traditional settings. He also has had many experiences as a successful entrepreneur and in the public policy/political space, including time spent as an education policy consultant for Governor Herbert. He has a Bachelor of Science in Economics, a Master of Business Administration, and a Juris Doctorate, all from BYU. Erica is originally from Olympia, Washington. She earned her degree in Sociology from BYU and loves to volunteer. Some of the places she has volunteered include Habitat for Humanity, the Kaiizen Foundation where she worked at an orphanage in Mexico, Slate Canyon Youth Center where she counseled incarcerated youth who were preparing to be released, and several elementary schools where she helps out in her children’s classrooms.
Ms. Carina is from Colorado. She enjoys snowboarding and clothes from J Crew. She loves how innocent and adorable kids are and wants to teach them to be polite and kind. Ms. Carina believes that kids should be encouraged and taught to be the best versions of themselves.