Who We Are

Campers.  Counselors.  Professionals. Established in 1945 as a summer camp, Camp Overlook is a 4-H Camp owned by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin and St.Lawrence County.

Program Director (Year-Round)

Casey Sukeforth
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Casey works year-round at camp and in our office as Camp Overlook’s Program Director.  Casey is in charge of all things Camp, including designing and facilitating our year-round programing and rental groups. She also organizes, hires staff, and plans all of summer camp. Casey has a Masters of Science from Lesley University in Ecological Teaching and Learning. Before coming to us in 2014, she had previous camp experience in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and California. She is a Wilderness First Responder as well as a trained high & low ropes course facilitator. During her free time you can catch her playing with her son Malcolm and dog Jackson, and hiking and backpacking in the Adirondacks.

MAAPs Coordinator and Educator (Year-Round)

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Andrew works part-time for Camp Overlook throughout the year, and full-time during the summer as the MAAPs Coordinator. He is a Subject Educator for CCE St. Lawrence County, with an extensive background in wilderness, therapeutic and alternative education. He is also a WFR and experienced backcountry trip leader.

Camp Registrar (Year-Round)

Teresa Peterson-Martin
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We were lucky enough in 2014 to gain our camp registrar, Teresa, who originally hails from Arizona! Teresa makes sure camp runs smoothly by handling all the camp paperwork, registration, and phone calls. She is the friendly voice you hear on the phone when you call asking about camp! In her free time Teresa loves to be outdoors, often catching a stray cow of hers that has wandered out of the pasture.

Camp Caretaker (Year-Round)

Terry Sweet
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Terry came to camp in 2014 as our assistant caretaker, and we are now happy to call himDSC_0513 our year-round caretaker-guru. Terry will fix anything with a smile, and  you might even find him wearing is 4-H Tall Terry shirt. In Terry’s words: “There are no problems, only solutions!”. When not making camp beautiful for all our renters and campers, you can find Terry enjoying the great outdoors.

Summer Camp Director (Summer)

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Glen came to camp in 2014, while he was studying Wilderness Education at SUNY Potsdam. Born and raised in Albany, NY, he sought to spend some time away from the busy streets and city life. He found a home at Camp Overlook as Director of Environmental Education and now leads the summer camp. He is in charge of the daily operations of camp during the summer session and directs staff while they work and play alongside the campers. Together with his staff, he aims to provide a safe environment and create memorable experiences for all who arrive through the red gates of Camp Overlook.

Other Local Camping Options:

Interested in a day camp experience?

Check out Franklin County’s Camp Akalaka in Malone, and St. Lawrence County’s NorthWind Farm Day Camp.

There are nine residential, overnight 4-H Camps throughout New York State, serving campers from every county in the state. 4-H Camps are open to all young people, whether or not they are enrolled as 4-H members. All of these camps offer traditional Resident Camp programs and some also offer Day Camps and shortened overnight programs for younger campers.

Click Here to learn more about the other 4-H Overnight Camps of NYS!

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