Steve Baskin is an Honor graduate of Davidson College and Harvard Business School. He began his professional career as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, but chose to leave finance to pursue a career in summer camp and outdoor education. He and his wife Susie are the owner/directors of Camp Champions in central Texas. He is also a co-owner in Camp Pinnacle in North Carolina and Everwood Day Camp in Sharon, Mass. Steve serves as the Chair of the American Camp Foundation and is the US Ambassador to the International Camping Fellowship. He has presented as a speaker at multiple conferences. He believes that the summer camp experience can be the most powerful growth opportunity available to children other than their parents.