Melissa Moore Koengeter

I am Sunny’s fourth daughter and began visiting camp from an early age before becoming a full time camper in 1970. I was a camper from 1970-1976, and a leadership in 1977. As a counselor from 1978-1981, I followed in my sister Marcia’s footsteps as Head of Sailing. I also enjoyed leading long Canadian and Isle Royale trips with my sister, Grace.

After my time as a counselor, I have had many roles at camp: I was active in recruiting and staff hiring with Sunny, and was previously employed at camp doing the payroll, accounting, budgeting, and reports. Was involved in implementing the EZ Camp system. I have also served as a part time nurse at camp. A member of the Clearwater Camp, Inc. board of directors for many years, I live with my family next to camp. My family has been involved in camp in various capacities and we enjoy keeping a close watch on things during the off-season. We’ve lived in Minocqua since 1985.

I have two children, Madeline and Dane. Dane worked in the kitchen for 6 years and now lives in Denver as a personal trainer and manager. My daughter Madeline was a camper for 7 years. She is in Minneapolis finishing up college and plans to go to law school.

I went to the University of Iowa and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science. I earned my Masters Degree in Nursing in 2015 and am now a family nurse practitioner at the Ascension clinic in Merrill, WI.