Leadership

Our dedicated team of year round professionals are focused on creating a once in a lifetime camp experience for your son. It is very important to us that we create a climate of respect, cooperation, kindness, curiosity, and fun. As the oldest YMCA boy’s camp in the country, we are proud to carry on the Camp Abnaki traditions and always stand ready to “Help the Other Fellow.”

Jon and his son Peter after a candle light ceremony at camp

JON KUYPERS, CAMP DIRECTOR

Jon has been involved in YMCA Camping since his first 4 weeks at YMCA Camp Echo in Fremont MI as an 8 year old, and has spent over 33 years attending and working at YMCA overnight camps. He previously worked in various roles at YMCA Camp Echo and YMCA Camp Hi-Rock, and has been the director of Camp Abnaki since 2003.

Jon met his wife Tammy while studying education at the University of Vermont. Jon and Tammy have 3 sons–Jake, Will, and Peter and the family dog Manzou. The family lives in Burlington during the school year and at camp in the summer.

Contact Jon at 802-652-8129  or jkuypers@gbymca.org.

 

BILL McFADDEN, PROPERTY MANAGER – Bio coming soon

 

 

 

 

 

 



GREATER BURLINGTON YMCA LOCATIONS

Pomerleau Family Y
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT 05474
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties

 

"Help the other fellow."