Dayna Hardin


Dayna arrived at Lake of the Woods Camp in 1979 and worked her way up from camper to counselor to Assistant Director before becoming Owner/Director in 1997. Dayna is also President of CampGroup LLC. She is very involved in the camp industry and served as the past President for the Midwest Association of Independent Camps (MAIC). In addition, she serves as the Vice President of the American Camp Association’s (ACA) National Board. Dayna is the co-founder of SCOPE Midwest (Summer Camp Opportunities Program Education), a charity that provides camperships to underserved children throughout the Midwest at not-for-profit camps. She is a speaker at camp conferences throughout the year on topics ranging from helping campers cope with homesickness to trends in camping and leadership. She is the past conference chair (2009-2011) for the ACA National Conference and has received a number of awards for her dedication to the camp industry. Dayna has two boys, Dylan and Tyler, who are both Greenwoods campers.