Video: Snakes, Geckos, Carnivorous Plants and More with Nature Al

Ok, gentlemen. Al Scharnberg, otherwise known as “Nature Al”, put this video together for you from his house in Charlotte, NC. It includes several of the animals that were here last summer at camp!

Check out the video here:

When Al is not at camp, he teaches 8th grade science and social studies at Alexander Graham Middle School in Charlotte. He is also working this summer with underprivileged kids grades 5 through 8 doing socially distant animal presentations and nature activities.


About Robert Danos

Robert Danos, Mondamin’s year-round Program Director, is a Tulane graduate and Louisiana native who first came to North Carolina as a camper in 1979, and has been on staff for over 25 years. Before joining the year-round staff, Robert spent time both in teaching and child psychology. As Program Director, Robert is responsible for the smooth integration of the various activities at camp, ensuring that both 9 year old new campers and 16 year old veterans feel challenged and productive. He shares the responsibility for staff supervision and morale, and helps set the tone for camp in general.

Robert’s wife, Susan, spent eight years on staff at our sister camp, Green Cove, and they have two girls and a boy.

Robert Danos