Camp Otterdale is owned and directed by Jeff and Sue Brown. They reside in Perth, Ontario where they maintain the winter camp office. Susan and Jeff are parents of two sons, Evan and Joel.
Jeff has been involved in camping throughout his life. He began at Camp Kawabi where he developed from a young camper to a senior staff member. He also worked as the Program Director of Camp Kandalore and as the Assistant Director at Camp Otterdale before he and Susan took over as owner/directors in 1996. Jeff’s background includes experience as a school teacher in Saskatchewan and Ontario where he taught grades six through twelve. Jeff also served in the Canadian Navy as a Mars Officer and Clearance Diving Officer. He held a variety of positions at sea and served as the Officer-in-Command of a diving vessel and later as the Executive Officer at the Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific). During his final posting he worked as an Exchange Officer with the United States Navy in Indian Head, Maryland.
Sue is a Registered Nurse who has worked in the areas of Emergency, Cardiac Care, Psychiatry and most recently as a Private School Nurse. At Camp Otterdale she manages the camp office, oversees the Health Centre, and co-ordinates the food services.
Our goal is to provide a safe, exciting and inspirational camp experience for each Otterdale Camper.
This is our commitment to you.