Huntington Lake Overnight Camp


Mike Higginbotham

Mike Higginbotham is originally from Santa Cruz, California and has been a part of the summer camp experience since the age of 5! Starting as a camper and then a counselor, Head Counselor, Program Director, and Resident Director at Kennolyn working alongside our founders, Aunt Marion and Uncle Max (who also happened to be Mike’s real-life Great Aunt and Uncle!) In 1992, Mike moved into international summer camp staff recruitment.  He spent 15 years as the International Country Director in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa recruiting young adults to travel to the United States each summer to work at summer camps. In 2003, Mike was the founding director of Europe’s first traditional American-style summer camp in central Europe.  In 2014, Mike was again the founding director of the first American-style camp in Southeast Asia, located in Vietnam.  He has now come full circle, back to Santa Cruz and back to Kennolyn, his first overnight camp.  Mike is the Director of Kennolyn Camps, Huntington Lake.

Mike Higginbotham, Huntington Lake Overnight Camp Director –