Kathy DeGraaf has been involved with camps, schools, and social service agencies for over 25 years.

DeGraaf works for New Branches Public Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

She enjoys writing and has written a number of articles and books related to working with children in a variety of settings.

Kathy earned her BSW from Valparaiso University and has taken classes toward a master's in education from Northern Illinois University.

For fun, both Kathy and Don are avid and safe (not to be confused with good) outdoor enthusiasts, love to travel, as well as read about future adventures.

Together they have two children, Isaac and Rochelle, and one dog, Lantau.