Dana started at Lake of the Woods as a camper at the age of 10, and continued as a CIT, Junior Counselor, counselor and waterski instructor, and Program Director until becoming the Associate Director for 8 years. Now as Director, Dana is involved in staff recruitment, staff training, program development, and has terrific relationships with campers, parents and staff. Dana graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism and Political Science. Having been a camper, Dana understands the benefits of a summer camp experience. Dana is the co-founder of SCOPE Midwest (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education), a charity that provides camperships to underserved children throughout the Midwest at not-for-profit camps. Dana has been on the program planning team for the American Camp Association’s national conference and is a speaker at conferences throughout the year. As a former waterski instructor, Dana’s favorite camp activity remains waterskiing. When Dana isn’t at camp, she spends time with her husband, David, and their 4 children.