Meet Camp Director: Dallas Garven

Dallas is the Camp Director for the Bethlehem and Greene County YMCA summer camps! Learn more about her below:

How long have you worked for the Y summer camp?

13 years.

What do you like about working at camp?

Seeing the children and staff make new, lifelong friends.

Summer Camp is important because…

It develops children and teens in many different aspects including problem solving, and character development; all while having a great time and making new connections. Because of the Y, I don’t have to come to work, I enjoy coming to work each day!

Where did you attend school and what was your major?

Attended SUNY Niagara community college and SUNY at Buffalo State. I graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education, specializing in Science.

What do you do outside of work?

Swimming, organizing, and some art.

What excited you the most about this summer?

Changing lives for the better.