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New Moon
 has been owned and directed by Jack and Sue Goodman since 1994.

Jack has been involved with New Moon for most of his life. Since 1975, Jack has gained extensive staff experience in almost every facet of children camping, providing strong leadership to both staff and campers of all ages. He is a past Director on Board of the Ontario Camps Association, is a member of the Society of Camp Directors. 

Sue has also enjoyed extensive experience working in camp, including her experience as an Early Childhood Education specialist and leadership roles in camp. Together, Jack and Sue work as a close team, using a warm and sensitive approach in providing care and leadership to both the staff and campers.

Zack has been Program Director since 2015. He brings extensive experience in all areas of camp, providing direct oversight to the program and staff. He is also the Director of our Outdoor Education Program provided to school groups before and after the summer. 

Al Goodman, Director Emeritus, was involved in childrens camping from 1942 until his retirement in 1994. He directed many leading camps in Ontario before taking ownership of Camp New Moon in 1959/60. His experience and love of camping continues to provide New Moon with great ideas and a strong sense of history. He and his wife Marg still enjoy regular visits to New Moon to interact with campers and staff, sharing stories and great memories.

Our Program Staff are talented and creative, selected amongst the best of applicants. Most have been graduates of our CIT program, beginning as campers themselves. They offer a nurturing environment for all children. Counsellors offer creative programming and exceptional leadership skills, and our specialists are trained and certified in their area of instruction. We enjoy a remarkable return rate of our staff. The head staff is comprised of senior and highly experienced veterans who have many years of staff strong leadership experience.