Jeff Bradshaw

A veteran camping professional, Jeff has over 30 years experience as a Camp Director. He is a Past President of the Canadian Camping Association, and currently serves the global camping movement as Ambassador Chair on the Steering Committee of the International Camping Fellowship. Jeff received the highest honour in Canadian camping, the Ron Johnstone Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the most prestigious award from the Ontario Camps Association, the Dorothy Walter Award of Excellence. Jeff has led training and participated in exchanges in Australia, Japan, Russia, Europe, South America and across North America. Jeff is an active leader within the Ontario Camps Association (OCA). He has served on the OCA Board of Directors; coordinated the annual OCA Skills Weekend; served on many OCA Committees and Task Forces; led workshops and seminars, and is a member of the Society of Camp Directors. Jeff’s extensive camping background includes many years as a camper, counsellor in training, junior counsellor, counsellor, section director, leadership director, program specialist, area head and Outdoor Centre Program Coordinator. Prior to becoming the Owner/Director of Camp Wenonah, Jeff held several full-time, year round positions including Director of Camping for the YMCA; the Director of Camp Couchiching (including the Ontario Cystic Fibrosis Camp) and the founding Director of the Couchiching Outdoor Centre.