The Deerwood Foundation was created in 1994, during Camp Deerwood’s fiftieth season, as a memorial tribute to Ferris Thomsen, founder and director for the first thirty-five years. The Foundation has a Board of Directors, an Executive Director and a Campership Administrator. The Foundation is a separate entity from Camp Deerwood, but the goal of the Foundation is to provide scholarship money to support worthy campers. The Deerwood Foundation (Fed ID 52-1880596) is a non-profit organization issued exemption under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Board President: Dave Schowalter
Treasurer: Tom Riehl
Secretary: Jim Vose
Len Thomsen – Honorary Director
Henry Damon – Campership Administrator
George “Biff” Sutcliffe – Executive Director