Our Directors


Ron Kuznetz

Former president of the Long Island Camp and Private School Association (LICAPS), Ron has been a camp director for over 40 years. A former athlete and marathon runner, Ron was a participant in NASA's Teacher in Space program. As the owner/director of Miss Sue’s Nursery School, Camp Tioga and Driftwood Day Camp, Ron built a brand focused on developing today’s children for tomorrow’s future. A program innovator and the creative energy behind the camps, Ron has also spoken at various School and American Camping Association national and local conventions. Ron’s wife, Dale, has been a teacher and camp director for more than 30 years. Her caring and enthusiastic nature has helped many students and campers reach their potentials.

Mike Kuznetz - “Kuz”

A graduate of the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and Environment, Mike’s love and knowledge of the great outdoors becomes part of every camper’s experience at Driftwood. With an uncanny ability to create, build or repair literally anything, Mike, Ron & Dale’s son, was previously a owner/Director at Miss Sue’s Summer Fun and Camp Tioga. Mike trains and oversees all of Driftwood’s Outdoor Adventure Specialists and has helped Driftwood become one of the Premier Camps in the entire country.