Mat is returning to Camp Lenox for his 5th summer and will, once again, be our Ropes Course Director. Mat has a four year degree in Adventure Education from AUT University in New Zealand, and has worked extensively in the outdoor sector for various companies and organizations including NOLS. He is a two time veteran of the Iraq War, and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer who worked in the medical field in Senegal. Before the Peace Corps Mat was a Special Needs educator in New Orleans, and a Special Needs job coach in Fargo, North Dakota. He has lived in over 20 different countries, including time teaching Physical Education, English and Health in Thailand, Cambodia and Taiwan. Mat has also worked with the Disaster Services department of the Red Cross and now lives in New Zealand pursuing his Masters in Emergency Management.