Leadership Team

Dana Leahey

Executive Director

Dana has been the Director of Camp Scugog for more than 35 years. As a youngster, she spent her summers at Camp Oconto which ignited her lifelong devotion to camping. Camp Scugog has proved to be the perfect career, marrying two of her great...

Gary Hoey

Assistant Director

Gary brings his unparalleled enthusiasm to everything he does. As a former camper at Camp Scugog’s Mothers and Children program, Gary uses his insight into camper dynamics to shape daily programming and develop lasting relationships with both...

Gavin Keachie

Assistant Director, Summer Camp

Gavin grew up going to Cub and Scout camps but didn’t find his way to Scugog until 2013 where he was immediately hooked, and has been coming back ever since. It has been a great privilege for him to befriend campers and watch them mature into...

Jesse Murphy

Assistant Director, Leadership

2023 marks Jesse’s 13th year at Camp Scugog. Jesse grew up at camp, and has always dreamed of turning his passion for camping into a career, which makes his new role as Assistant Director extra exciting. This year, he looks forward to co-directing...

Jenny Rhynas

Program Coordinator, Leadership

Jenny’s passion and love for working with children in the outdoors is a key part of her identity. Growing up at Camp Scugog as a camper and being a senior resource staff for many years, she is now thrilled to be a part of developing future...

Katie Pita

Program Coordinator, Nature School

Katie has worked at Scugog in several capacities over her 12 years at camp, and is thrilled to be embarking on a new adventure with Nature School. In previous roles, Katie has also managed the camp kitchen, and run activities like swimming, arts and...

Charlotte Tousaw

Nature School Educator

Nature has sparked Charlotte’s curiosity since she was young. She has always been eager to learn more about the world around her and to inspire the same curiosity in others. Charlotte earned her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated...

Vicky Spence

Office Manager & Nature School Educator

Vicky has played a key role in Camp Scugog and its Nature School’s leadership team for more than 10 years. As Office Manager, she is responsible for supporting families and agencies to successfully enrol in camp and Scugog Nature School, and plays...

Vicky Calvin

Coordinator, Leadership Center

Vicky has called Camp Scugog home for the past 27 summers, 10 of which she has spent on staff. Vicky spent eight summers as the Leadership director teaching swimming, first aid, canoeing skills and more. This summer, Vicky is transitioning into the...

Emily Clark

Director, Fundraising and Program Development

Emily first arrived at camp when she was just one month old and has been hooked ever since! She spent her summers between Camp Scugog and Camp Oconto where she fostered her passion for leadership and the outdoors. Emily completed the Leadership...