Mike Mattson

Activities: Camp Director
Years Experience: 32
Hometown: Portland, ME
Cabin: Chief’s

Mike has been a member of the Birch Rock community since he was a young lad of 12. As a camper, his highest honor was getting the 15th Archery badge, an accomplishment that has only been achieved around ten times in the history of Birch Rock. Once on staff, Mike taught many seasons on the field before moving to the waterfront and teaching swimming for many more. He moved up the ranks to Waterfront Director and then Head Counselor, joined Rich Deering as Associate Director for 6 years, and finally became Camp Director in 2002. Mike attended Towson State University in Maryland but feels his primary education in camping comes from a lifetime of leadership in a place he loves and calls home. He is a long-time member of the American Camping Association and his dogs, Oliver and Perseus, are camp staples.

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