The Wilmington Family YMCA hired Luke Dooley as the director at Camp Kirkwood in early April.
Camp Kirkwood is located in Watha, North Carolina and offers full-day and residential camps. The camp includes overnight cabins, a dining hall, picnic pavilion, pool, lake, kayaks, canoes, high ropes course and hiking, according to a news release.
Dooley is familiar with the area, as he graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a degree in English and professional writing in 2002.
Prior to this position, Dooley had 10 years' experience working with YMCA and was previously the associate executive director of a camp based in Alabama.