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Mark Benerofe

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to entering the camp world, Mark enjoyed a 10-year stint as a teacher, basketball coach, and athletic director in the New York City public school system. It was there that he developed a passion for working with youth in athletic and educational environments.

In 2004 Mark became actively involved with CampGroup’s camps as an owner and member of the Board of Managers. In 2009, he joined the team fulltime as President of CampGroup and a Director of Camp Winadu. Currently CEO of CampGroup (and still a Director of Camp Winadu), Mark is committed to supporting CampGroup’s directors as they pursue CampGroup’s mission to enrich children’s lives. Mark has served on the National Board of Directors of the American Camp Association (ACA) and currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of the ACA’s NY and NJ Affiliate.