Michael Rule Academic Department Associate

Michael Rule


Michael Rule is a former executive director with over 25 years of professional experience with the YMCA and other non-profit agencies. He's directed 4 resident camps: Phantom Lake YMCA Camp (WI), Camp Bluff Lake YMCA (CA), YMCA Camp Benson (IL) and Camp Fire Camp Hitaga (IA). He has served on the American Camping Association WI and IL sections' board of directors.  


  • M.A. Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • B.S. Winona State University, Winona, MN

Professional Interests

  • Adventure education & pursuits
  • Environmental education
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Resident camping
  • Youth development