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Degree: University of Minnesota: B.S. in Recreation, Park & Leisure Studies

Other Certifications: Red Cross First Aid & CPR, Certified Parks & Rec Professional

Kathryn has been a camping professional for over ten years. She grew up attending YMCA camp and canoeing all over the Boundary Waters, Canada, and the Northwest Territories. In college, Kathryn worked at summer and winter camps in aquatics, sea kayaking, climbing, and camp management. Since starting her career with Northern Star Council, Kathryn has worked with Cub Scout Camp programs (resident and winter camps focused on 7-11 year olds), camp facilities, and programs for church and community groups.

Kathryn's involvement with Base Camp started when it was just an idea. She's been part of Base Camp since the beginning and brings a passion for experiential education and connecting kids to positive experiences in her role as director.