CEO/Chief Executive

Anne has served the YMCA camping community for more than 25 years, getting her start as a camper in the Manito-wish girl’s summer camp program! She has served in her current position since 2000 and is only the 6th director in Manito-wish history. With her extensive background as a Manito-wish camper, seasonal staff member, assistant director and now a parent of campers, Anne continues to recognize and believe in the strength of the Manito-wish experience as a time-tested and proven way to develop confident and responsible leaders. For more on Anne, click here.

anne.derber@manito-wish.org

Testimonials

“Not only did students come back from this trip describing how amazing it was, but they came back acting in a way that reflected what they learned.  I have witnessed them be more consistently engaged in volunteering at school and in the community, be more mindful of their peers, and in many cases, be enthusiastic about returning as mentors for a new class of participants.  This is all the result of the intentional and dynamic way that Camp Manitowish Staff talked with us beforehand about outc…
Michael Greuel, Social Sciences and Theology Teacher