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Camp Discovery Announces New Executive Director

On December 3, 2013, the Camp Discovery Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Joanna Weitzel to the position of Executive Director, replacing Stephen Reynolds who resigned from the position in late November.  For the past 18 months, Mrs. Weitzel has served as Assistant Executive Director of Camp Discovery.  She comes to this position with significant experience in management of non-profit organizations, a BS in Marketing, and an MBA in Business Administration.

Camp Discovery Executive Committee chair, Dr. Cindy Nord made the following statement on behalf of the Board of Trustees: “We are delighted to appoint Ms. Weitzel as Executive Director. She understands our mission to provide a special place for participants of all ages and abilities.”

Ms. Weitzel will continue to work closely with the founder of Camp Discovery, Donna Johnson, to provide continuity of programs and expand the mission of Camp Discovery to make the Camp available to our neighbors.


About Camp Discovery:  Camp Discovery is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Blythewood, SC providing a safe, emotional setting for children to learn, heal and grow in nature through therapeutic recreation and experiential learning.  To learn more about Camp Discovery and its programs, visit, Twitter: @CampDiscoverySC, or Facebook:

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