Matt Kaufman

Matt Kaufman

Associate Director

Matt has spent his summers at Camp Ramaquois since 1984 — as a camper, counselor, and in various administrative positions, including his current role of Associate Director. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University. At camp, Matt works in program development, staff training and camper engagement. He has served as the program chair of the Tri-State Camp Conference and authored a book about summer camp staff training entitled The Summer Camp MBA. Outside of camp, he enjoys hiking, reading, website development, and spending time with his wife, nieces, nephew and dog.

Learning to swim can be a challenging and rewarding experience for children, and it can also have a positive impact on their self-confidence. Here are a few reasons why: Swimming is a physical activity that requires strength, coordination, and endurance, which can help children develop a sense of pride and...

In this video, you’ll learn about: The skills you’ll develop when you work at Camp Ramaquois The benefits of being a camp counselor or lifeguard What it’s like working at camp What current and former staff members say about their experience at Ramaquois

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