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Camp Thunderbird


With decades of experience in the camping field, our executive and resident camp staff directors love sharing in the growth and development of campers.

Laurel M. Zitney | Director of Day Camp and Outreach
Laurel Zitney joined YMCA Camp Thunderbird in January 2016, bringing 25 years of experience with the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. A native Charlottean who attended camp through school and church events, Laurel has a long history and love for YMCA Camp Thunderbird. “I am honored to be on the staff team responsible for leading the magic that is camp. My sons, Wesley, Kyle and husband, TJ, all enjoy the wonder and fun of camp as well.