Meet the Team

Get acquainted with the team that will guide you in your family camp experience:


Niki Roussopoulos Geisler

  • Role: Camp District Executive
  • Favorite camp song: The Sun is a Very Mellow Fellow
  • Favorite outdoor activity: Paddling
  • Most excited about: Exploring Bear Island Lake and watching families experience the magic of family camp at this new location
  • Email address:
  • Phone number: 612-465-0485

Dan O’Brien

  • Role: Program Director
  • Favorite camp song: The Boogaloo
  • Favorite outdoor activity: Anything on the water!
  • Most excited about: I am beyond excited for the opportunity to help connect families to nature; my goal is to build a warm and welcoming environment for all in a beautiful new space
  • Email address:
  • Phone number: 612-456-0554

Anastasia (Stazi) Anderson

  • Role: Camp Administrative Coordinator
  • Favorite camp song: Baby Shark
  • Favorite outdoor activity: Hiking
  • Most excited about: I am very excited to hear and see all of the family traditions that will be created at our new camp  
  • Email address:
  • Phone number: 612-330-3058
Henry Klein

Henry Klein

  • Role: Summer Family Resource Coordinator
  • Favorite camp song: River, by Bill Staines
  • Favorite outdoor activity: Running
  • Most excited about: Meeting families at camp!  
  • Email address:
  • Phone number: 612-263-6779

Jim Schwartz

  • Role: Property Manager
  • Favorite Camp Song: “Country Roads” by John Denver
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Animal photography
  • Most excited about: Being part of starting a new camp and being part of campers’ experience in the wilderness, a place that I have lived in and enjoyed for over 38 years
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  • Phone number: 218-208-3209

Nancy Schwartz

  • Role: Camp Host
  • Favorite Camp Song: It Only Takes a Spark
  • Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking, rock picking and bird watching
  • Most excited about: Sharing the history of this incredible place, and giving you clues to find Thinking Rock
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  • Phone number: 218-208-3209