Scott and Dana take their responsibility as mentors and role models for campers very seriously. Parenting their two children, Ellen and Danny, has heightened their awareness that young people need a safe and nurturing environment in which to grow. Scott and Dana are the quintessential camp dad and mom for the entire Med-O-Lark family each summer. Each and every day, from the early morning to late at night, they can be found doing what they love best; interacting with campers and staff. In the off-season, the Weinstein’s carefully select staff and adult artisans, both nationally and internationally, who share their vision and values. Scott completed his degree in finance and economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business while working at the New York Stock Exchange. Dana earned her BS in business administration and after graduation, entered the business world as well. After their children were born, Scott and Dana decided to change their careers and lifestyle. Their decision to do so was based on a desire to use their enormous talents, boundless energy, and love of children in a career that would positively contribute to young people’s lives.
Brendan and Jessica are a warm and friendly couple who, along with their sons, Nathan and Dylan, are a part of the Med-O-Lark family. Brendan has earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at SUNY Albany and worked at the New York Stock Exchange for 11 years after graduation. Jessica has earned a Masters in Counseling from LIU CW Post and has worked in this field for six years. Upon the birth of Nathan, the Miller’s decided to join the Med-O-Lark community to raise their family in a nurturing and wholesome environment. Both Brendan and Jessica were long time campers as children and strongly believe in the value of the camping experience. Both are considered by campers to be a great “Summer Mom and Dad”.
Missy spends most of her time during the summer in the busy camp office, answering phones, speaking with parents, organizing camper travel and in the off-season, administering the extensive registration database. Missy was born in Atlanta and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor’s degree in music performance. Missy completed her Master’s degree in orchestral conducting at the University of New Mexico before relocating to Washington, Maine, where she now lives with her husband Duane and sons, Brody and Logan. Missy originally began her career at Med-O-Lark in the summer of 2000 as the riding director and has over twenty years of riding experience.
Laura was born and raised within walking distance of camp. Growing up, she became very knowledgeable of Med-O-Lark and its’ many programs and procedures. She joined the Med-O-Lark administration staff in the fall of 2006 to assist in the camp office, and manage a variety of administrative roles. She brings a warm, friendly disposition to the campers and staff. Through her well established local relationships, she also brings the added dimension of enhancing Med-O-Lark’s good standing with the surrounding community. She is always available to be of service to anyone needing help with any questions or concerns.
Jody manages the daily programs at camp. Jody also oversees the leadership development program. Jody received his Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University where he studied philosophy and comparative religion, minoring in music. Jody received his Master’s degree from Harvard University in 2006 in ethical theory, and is currently a doctoral student at Northwestern working toward a joint Ph.D. in Religion and Philosophy. Prior to assuming his current responsibilities as Assistant Director, he was a long-time camper and favorite counselor at Med-O-Lark.