Lauren Dirksen · Daycamp Assistant Manager
Lauren is a huge dog enthusiast! She grew up showing Australian Shepherd in AKC and ASCA conformation, as well as doing obedience all throughout her 4-H years. She used to reside in her home town on an acreage in North Central Iowa with all her show dogs and livestock. She is currently living in Des Moines with two of her retired show dogs, Nimitz and Burke, as well as a lab-mix named Cutler. Lauren has a degree in Agriculture Studies from Ellsworth Community College and has taken a few semesters at Iowa State University towards an Animal Science Degree. Currently, she is still actively showing in AKC and ASCA and her passion for dogs is always growing!