Podcast Ep. 118: David Diskin, President of Camp Quest West

At the recent American Humanist Association conference in Chicago, we spoke with David Diskin, the President of Camp Quest West. Camp Quest is a summer camp for children that embraces science, natural wonder, and humanist values.

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Diskin has worked with Camp Quest West since 2010. He has been a long-time activist in California, co-founding the Stockton Area Atheists and Freethinkers and Sunday Assembly Sacramento. He also serves on the boards of California Freethought Day, the Secular Coalition for California, and the national Reason Rally Coalition.

We spoke with him about whether children of religious parents ever attend the camp, how the camp’s curriculum has changed over the years, and what he hopes Camp Quest achieves in the next few years.

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