Board Leadership - Keith VanDerzee

Keith VanDerzee

YMCA Camp Mason

Keith VanDerzee is the CEO of YMCA Camp Mason in Hardwick, NJ and a 15-year New Jersey YMCA veteran. Prior to leading YMCA Camp Mason, Keith was the CEO of YMCA Camp Ockanickon in Medford, NJ as well as the Executive Director of YMCA Camp Bernie, a branch of the Ridgewood YMCA.

Keith holds a bachelor’s in communications and economics from Colgate University. Keith learned to swim at his neighborhood YMCA and had his first camp experience at the age of 3. He believes that the YMCA camp experience provides meaningful and memorable opportunities for children and youth to learn, grow, thrive and reach their full potential.

Keith is past Treasurer of the New York/New Jersey American Camping Association, is active in camping circles and serves on several Boards devoted to serving his local community. Keith and Brooke, his wife of 23 years, have a daughter, Piper (14) and a son Jared (19) and live in Blairstown, New Jersey, right around the corner from YMCA Camp Mason.