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Primary Area of Expertise

Camps, Conference Centers, Recreation Centers

Expert Witness Profile

For over 65 years, I have had a relationship with camps by attending as a youth, serving as a camp counselor, managing as a camp director, being a camp administrator as a BSA Scout Executive, and now a nationally known camp consultant. Since 2000, Bob has been a designated expert witness or court appointed receiver assisting legal professionals in both District and Federal court situations.

His area of expertise ranges from camp staff training issues, maintenance concerns, risk management mitigation, environmental challenges, property management issues, human resources, program design impacts, aquatics activities, firearm safety, child protection matters, standards of care and concern for campers/guests, and American Camp Association Accreditation deviations. Bob serves as a certified ACA Lead Visitor and BSA/National Camp Accreditation Program and served as Camp Assessment Committee Chair in the BSA Southern Region - Area 7.

The Camp Doctor Inc. has a proven track record with many endorsements from our client attorneys in AZ, AR, CA, CT, DC, FL, IA, IL, KY, ME, MD, MO, MN, MT, NE, NJ, NY, NC, NM, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV and WY.

Honors: Rotary International - "Service Above Self" Award and the Rotary Foundation - Citation for Meritorious Service; Boy Scouts of America - Silver Beaver and NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award; American Camp Association - Outstanding Service Award and Premier Business Affiliate; Camp Virginia Jaycee and Chesterfield County, VA - Hall of Fame.

Education & Licenses

BS Degree in Biology, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, Graduate of the 251st National Training School for the Boy Scouts of America, Graduate of the National Camp Schools of the Boy Scouts of America, and continuing Professional Development with the American Camp Association.