Summer and Seasonal Staff

Meet our world-changing summer staff

The secret sauce of the Tecumseh experience is our world-changing summer staff. The cream of the crop, they are recruited from all over the world for their character, their ability to serve as role models, and their commitment to helping kids become the best versions of themselves.

Overnight Counselors

Directly responsible for facilitating the Tecumseh experience for all of our campers, our overnight counselors teach core values, facilitate friendships, and help build tomorrow’s leaders.

Joey Armonda
Overnight Camp Counselor

Joey Armonda
Overnight Camp Counselor

Charles Bailey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Charles Bailey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madison Bescak
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madison Bescak
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madison likes to go by MJ, and this will be her first summer on staff but attended camp for 8 years as a camper. She lives in Ocean City, Maryland, but is going to be a sophomore studying biology, while also playing soccer and lacrosse at The College of Wooster.

Olivia Bescak
Overnight Camp Counselor

Olivia Bescak
Overnight Camp Counselor

Olivia Anne Bescak is from Ocean City, Maryland and attends St. Mary’s College of Maryland where she is studying Psychology and Sociology. She plays Varsity soccer for her school. Olivia has a twin sister and a little brother. Olivia is an active, caring, and funny leader.

Chris Bravo
Overnight Camp Counselor

Chris Bravo
Overnight Camp Counselor

Iolly Bruzafero
Overnight Camp Counselor

Iolly Bruzafero
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Molly Bulger
Overnight Camp Counselor

Molly Bulger
Overnight Camp Counselor

Molly Bulger is currently a senior at Butler University. She is studying Communication Sciences and Disorders with a minor in Special Education. This will be her 12th summer at Camp Tecumseh and 2nd on staff. She is so excited to make amazing memories this summer!

Oscar Bustillo
Overnight Camp Counselor

Oscar Bustillo
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Thais Camara
Overnight Camp Counselor

Thais Camara
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Michael Chadwell
Overnight Camp Counselor

Michael Chadwell
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Sydney Chaney
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Sydney Chaney
Overnight Camp Coordinator

 

Austin Childers
Overnight Camp Counselor

Austin Childers
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Abigail Chronowski
Overnight Camp Counselor

Abigail Chronowski
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Caroline Cross
Overnight Camp Counselor

Caroline Cross
Overnight Camp Counselor

Caroline is from Fishers, Indiana and attends Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. She is a part of the swim team there and is majoring in Elementary Education. This will be her 12th summer at camp, but first on overnight staff.

Rafael Da Fanseca
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rafael Da Fanseca
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Kevin Davis
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kevin Davis
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Guilherme De Cunha
Overnight Camp Counselor

Guilherme De Cunha
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Marcelo De Lima
Overnight Camp Counselor

Marcelo De Lima
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Zayner De Oliveira
Overnight Camp Counselor

Zayner De Oliveira
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Shelby Deakyne
Overnight Camp Counselor

Shelby Deakyne
Overnight Camp Counselor

Shelby is from Noblesville, IN and is currently studying Family Science at Miami University. During the school year, Shelby spends most of her time singing with her a cappella group, hanging out with friends, and being an active member of her sorority!

Maria DeMoss
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Maria DeMoss
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Maria DeMoss hails from Brookston, Indiana. She is currently studying Elementary Education at Ivy Tech, and plans to transfer to Purdue University to finish her bachelors. This is her first year as a resident camp counselor, though she is a long time camper and is super excited to be back.

Luke Dixon
Overnight Camp Counselor

Luke Dixon
Overnight Camp Counselor

Luke is here as part of his gap year from the UK. He is a huge star wars fan and a bit of a nerd. He is looking forward to meeting his future campers and he is expecting a great summer.

Christina Downey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Christina Downey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Christie is from Hinsdale, Illinois but is soon moving to Indianapolis over the summer. She attends Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!) where she studies Marketing and Creative Advertising through the Kelley School of Business. This will be her 9th summer loving everything about Camp Tecumseh, and her third summer on staff!!

Abbie Driver
Overnight Camp Counselor

Abbie Driver
Overnight Camp Counselor

Abbie is a first year counselor from St. Louis, Missouri – however, this is her 12th summer at Tecumseh! She is a sophomore at IU studying law and public policy. Abbie absolutely loves playing ukulele and singing chapel songs, and is beyond excited for the best summer ever!

Bridget Duffy
Overnight Camp Counselor

Bridget Duffy
Overnight Camp Counselor

Bridget is from Western Springs, Illinois and is heading into her sophomore year at Miami University where she studies Special Education. Some of Bridget’s favorite things include country music, hanging out with her family and being outside! She can’t wait to spend another summer working at her favorite place.

Katie Erwin
CILT Counselor

Katie Erwin
CILT counselor

Scott and his wife Sara live next to the river here at Camp. They have 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren. Scott has over 37 years of experience in YMCA camping. In addition to his role as CEO at Camp Tecumseh, Scott also serves on the Y-USA camping cabinet and as a volunteer for American Camp Association.

Will Estey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Will Estey
Overnight Camp Counselor

Will is from Western Springs, Illinois, and attends Miami University, where he studies Foreign Language Education and German. This is his third year on staff, and eighth in total. This summer he looks forward to lake time, chapel, and sleep outs.

Michael Faletti
Overnight Camp Counselor

Michael Faletti
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Adeline Fisher
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Adeline Fisher
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Kate Flynn
CILT Counselor

Kate Flynn
CILT Counselor

 

Zach Franks
Overnight Camp Counselor

Zach Franks
Overnight Camp Counselor

Zach is from Portage, Michigan and is a sophomore nursing major at Valparaiso University. At college he is involved in a Christian men’s group called BRO, as well as fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon. He loves being outdoors and exercising, especially running! Zach is super excited to help campers grow in Christ!

Ally French
Overnight Camp Counselor

Ally French
Overnight Camp Counselor

Ally is from Crawfordsville, Indiana and is a junior at Purdue University studying Education. Although this is her first year at Tecumseh she’s been working with other camps around the US for over 3 years and can not wait to find more growth and excitement here at Camp Tecumseh!

Morgan Graal
Overnight Camp Counselor

Morgan Graal
Overnight Camp Counselor

Morgan is from Evergreen Park, Illinois and is currently a student at Western Michigan University studying social Work. She plays lacrosse for Western Michigan and is involved in many organizations on campus like To Wrote Love on Her Arms, Drive Safe Kalamazoo, and Greek life.

Alex Gray
Overnight Camp Counselor

Alex Gray
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Mallory Gurin
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mallory Gurin
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mallory Gurin is from Westfield, IN and attended CT as a little Brave until she was a torchbearer. Mal will be a sophomore at Baldwin Wallace University, in Ohio, where she studies sport management and plays division three lacrosse as a goalie. She is eager to be back at camp!

Mallory Happ
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mallory Happ
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mallory is from Denver, Colorado and attends the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where she studies Social Medicine with plans to go to medical school. Besides working at Camp, she loves running, baking, yoga, traveling and eating frozen yogurt. This is her twelfth summer at Camp and fourth on staff!

Caroline Harris
Overnight Camp Counselor

Caroline Harris
Overnight Camp Counselor

Caroline is a born and raised Hoosier from Indianapolis, IN. She is a sophomore at Indiana University studying Supply Chain Management and Consulting. After spending 7 summers at Camp Tecumseh as a camper, she is excited to get back to her roots as a first-time counselor!

Samantha Haynes
Overnight Camp Counselor

Samantha Haynes
Overnight Camp Counselor

Sam Haynes is from Crown Point, Indiana and is a recent graduate from Vincennes University. There she received her associate degree in Psychology, and will be continuing her education at Indiana State University this fall. This will be Sam’s 6th summer at camp, and her first summer on staff!

Megan Herdrich
Overnight Camp Counselor

Megan Herdrich
Overnight Camp Counselor

Megan is from Westchester, NY and attends Miami University of Ohio. She will be a Junior in the fall studying Spanish Education and Latin American Studies. She spent the last semester studying in Ecuador and is really looking forward to spending the summer at camp getting to know everyone!

Kelsey Hill
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Kelsey Hill
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Kelsey is from Logansport, IN and attends Indiana University Kokomo. She will graduate in two years with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys biking, traveling, and spending time with her family and fiance. She is very excited and blessed to spend her summer with the equestrian campers!

Logan Hobbs
Overnight Camp Counselor

Logan Hobbs
Overnight Camp Counselor

Logan is from Washington, Illinois and is a junior psychology major at Eureka College. When he isn’t studying, Logan enjoys spending his free time playing soccer or ultimate frisbee, running some local trails, or playing and recording music with his friends. He’s very excited for this upcoming summer!

Taylor Hoftiezer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Taylor Hoftiezer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Taylor is from Zionsville, Indiana and goes to Purdue University. This is her third summer on staff and her tenth summer at camp overall. Taylor is super excited for another summer filled with blob time, baked oatmeal, and God moments.

Lucy Howenstein
Overnight Camp Counselor

Lucy Howenstein
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Aja Hutchek
Overnight Camp Counselor

Aja Hutchek
Overnight Camp Counselor

Aja is from Avon, IN and attends Purdue University studying Animal Sciences. This is her first summer at camp Tecumseh but she is so excited to begin this journey and give kids the greatest week of their summer.

Brittany Jarke
Overnight Camp Counselor

Brittany Jarke
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Blake Jarosinski
Overnight Camp Counselor

Blake Jarosinski
Overnight Camp Counselor

Blake Jarosinski hails from Greenwood, Indiana, but he is currently attending Taylor University in Upland, Indiana where he studies Biology Pre-Med. This will be Blake’s eighth summer at camp and his third on staff, after spending the past two summers as a Day Camp Counselor.

Sam Jonker
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Sam Jonker
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Sam is from Denver, Colorado. This will be sam’s 3rd summer on staff at camp! Sam enjoys all sports but his favorites are basketball and golf. Sam loves everything about Camp and can’t wait for a summer packed of fun.

Rachel Jordan
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel Jordan
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel grew up in Brookston, Indiana, about ten minutes away from Camp T. Homeschooled through high school, she now attends Hanover College. A few things Rachel loves include music, design, travel, and good coffee. This is her first summer as a cabin counselor and she’s so ready for this adventure!

Nikki Lanigan Jones
Overnight Camp Counselor

Nikki Lanigan Jones
Overnight Camp Counselor

Nikki is from Reno, Nevada and attends Truckee Meadows Community College. She is working towards an Associate of Arts degree before transferring to the University of Nevada, Reno to study Communications with a minor in Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching comedies.

Michael Lazzarini
Overnight Camp Counselor

Michael Lazzarini
Overnight Camp Counselor

Michael is from Zionsville, IN studying Elementary Education at Purdue University. When not at camp, he is a Wyldlife leader at Battle Ground Middle School, a mentor with College Mentors for Kids, and the founder of Laps-for-Learning: a charity fundraiser at Purdue for the local Boys and Girls Club.

Colleen Leonard
Overnight Camp Counselor

Colleen Leonard
Overnight Camp Counselor

Colleen is from Zionsville, Indiana and studies Nursing at Purdue University. She is passionate about mission work, the great outdoors, and traveling. In her free time she likes to read, jam to music, and run. This will be her eleventh summer at Tecumseh and she can’t wait!

Zane Libke
Overnight Camp Counselor

Zane Libke
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Madeline Lilly
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madeline Lilly
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Grace Lundy
Overnight Camp Counselor

Grace Lundy
Overnight Camp Counselor

Grace is from Indianapolis, Indiana and attends Loyola University of Chicago. She is currently studying to be an elementary school teacher and hopes to attend Law School after graduation. Grace is involved in Dance Marathon, the Alternative Break Immersion program, and volunteers weekly for the Chicago Hopes for Kids Foundation.

Alex Mackie
Overnight Camp Counselor

Alex Mackie
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Maggie Marcus
Overnight Camp Counselor

Maggie Marcus
Overnight Camp Counselor

Maggie is from Carmel, IN and has been going to camp since she was a day camper! This is her first year on overnight staff and she can’t wait! Maggie is looking forward to clinics, chapel, and pool time! You can always find Maggie with a book in hand!

Stephen Margelis
Overnight Camp Counselor

Stephen Margelis
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Connor McIntosh
Overnight Camp Counselor

Connor McIntosh
Overnight Camp Counselor

Connor is from Brownsburg, Indiana and attends Ball State University where he studies instrumental music education. In his free time Connor likes to hunt, fish, go on hikes, play video games and hang out with his three dogs. Make sure to ask about them, he loves to talk about them.

Jessica Mercer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Jessica Mercer
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Kaya Mernitz
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kaya Mernitz
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kaya is from Carmel, Indiana and attends school at Miami University of Ohio. She is studying microbiology and Spanish, with a pre-medical co-major and a history minor. This is her third year on staff, but first as a resident cabin counselor, and she could not be more excited!

Riley Meyer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Riley Meyer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Riley is from West Lafayette, Indiana and is a Boilermaker through and through. Riley just completed her freshman year at Purdue studying Marketing and Pre-Law. She is extremely excited for chapel, baked oatmeal, pool time, and singing loud this summer!

Amanda Miller
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Amanda Miller
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Amanda is from Zionsville, Indiana and is going to be a senior at Indiana University this fall. She hopes to attend law school out West to study environmental law once she graduates! One fun fact about her is that she has applied to be on the TV show Survivor!

Madison Miller
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madison Miller
Overnight Camp Counselor

Madison is from Downers Grove, Il and is a sophomore majoring in English. When she’s not working as a nanny, you could probably find her with friends/family or enjoying the outdoors. This is going to be Madison’s first summer at Camp Tecumseh, and she could not be more excited!

Daniel Minter
Overnight Camp Counselor

Daniel Minter
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Rachel Naylor
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel Naylor
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel is from Fishers, Indiana and attends the best school in the state, Indiana University! She is studying public, non-profit, and community recreation and would love to do “camp” forever. Rachel loves chacos, hair bows, July 4th, and loving her campers. She’s so excited for her 11th summer at camp!

Sam Nelson
Overnight Camp Counselor

Sam Nelson
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Bret Oscarson
Overnight Camp Counselor

Bret Oscarson
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Kyle Oscarson
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Kyle Oscarson
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Kyle is from La Porte, Indiana, and currently attends Valparaiso University. He is studying Mechanical Engineering, and is one of the Worship Leaders at his church. Kyle was a Camp Counselor last summer, and absolutely loves Camp!!

Payton Osterhaus
Overnight Camp Counselor

Payton Osterhaus
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Lexie Parrott
Overnight Camp Counselor

Lexie Parrott
Overnight Camp Counselor

Lexie grew up in Kokomo, Indiana and is going to school at Indiana State University. She’s studying recreation and sport management. Lexie spent the last two summers on day camp staff and can’t wait for her first summer as an overnight counselor! She’s so excited to see you this summer!

Jill Pars
Overnight Camp Counselor

Jill Pars
Overnight Camp Counselor

Jill is from Western Springs, Illinois. She is going to be a sophomore at Indiana University where she studies Informatics with a minor in Business and Security. This is Jill’s 8th summer at camp and she is so excited for her first summer as a resident counselor.

Marcilla Pena
Overnight Camp Counselor

Marcilla Pena
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Emily Peterson
Overnight Camp Counselor

Emily Peterson
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Sarah Pommerenke
Overnight Camp Counselor

Sarah Pommerenke
Overnight Camp Counselor

Sarah is from Germany and this will be her first summer at camp. In autumn she is going to study psychology. Her hobbies are dancing, swimming and spending time with friends.
She can‘t wait to have an amazing summer with the kids!

Ben Porter
Overnight Camp Counselor

Ben Porter
Overnight Camp Counselor

Ben is from Purdue University and is going to be a Senior in the fall, continuing to study Social Studies Education. His interests include running, being musical, generally being outdoors, and many other things! This is his first year at camp and he can’t wait to see what it beholds!

Jacob Pottratz
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Jacob Pottratz
Overnight Camp Coordinator

 

Collum Powers
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Collum Powers
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

David Richey
Overnight Camp Coordinator

David Richey
Overnight Camp Coordinator

 

Chiara Riechel
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Chiara Riechel
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Chiara is from South Africa hopes to travel the world. She is looking forward to experiencing the American culture and meeting/ learning from as many cultures as possible. She is going to study teaching and is hoping to impact and inspire people to follow their dreams and achieve their goals.

Eric Rohrbach
CILT Counselor

Eric Rohrbach
CILT Counselor

 

Andrew Sauter
Overnight Camp Counselor

Andrew Sauter
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Mason Schmidt
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mason Schmidt
Overnight Camp Counselor

Mason is from Clarendon Hills, Illinois and just finished his freshman year at Miami University. Mason is studying Secondary Science Education with a focus in chemistry and biology. Mason enjoys eating sushi, playing wiffle ball and spending time in the outdoors. He can’t wait for his third summer on staff.

Henry Semler
Overnight Camp Counselor

Henry Semler
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Alexis Simmons
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Alexis Simmons
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Alexis is from Danville, Illinois. This fall, she will be a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, majoring in Advertising and minoring in Public Relations, Spanish, and Criminology. Alexis is so excited to rock Warrior blue all summer, and can’t wait to meet all of her campers!

Wyatt Smith
Overnight Camp Counselor

Wyatt Smith
Overnight Camp Counselor

Wyatt is from West Lafayette, Indiana and currently attends school at Western State Colorado University. This will be Wyatt’s 10th summer at Camp. Some of his favorite things include sports, spontaneous adventures, and hanging out with his friends. What is Wyatt’s excitement level for the summer? Stoke tank full.

Collin Stark
Overnight Camp Counselor

Collin Stark
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Rachel Szendry
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel Szendry
Overnight Camp Counselor

Rachel is from Lafayette, Indiana, and attends the University of Connecticut where she is studying Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. In her spare time, she plays the saxophone in the marching band. This is her first summer at Camp Tecumseh, and she’s looking forward to making it a great one!

Haley Thompson
Overnight Camp Counselor

Haley Thompson
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Holly Thompson
Overnight Camp Counselor

Holly Thompson
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Jessica Timperman
Overnight Camp Counselor

Jessica Timperman
Overnight Camp Counselor

Jessica Timperman is from Lafayette, Indiana and is currently a Junior at Purdue in Hospitality and Tourism Management. When Jessica was in first grade she wanted to be a pastor rockstar when she grew up. She enjoys thrift shopping, creating Spotify playlists, soccer, skiing, golden doodles, drinking tea, and cooking.

Elijah Tribbett
Overnight Camp Counselor

Elijah Tribbett
Overnight Camp Counselor

Eli was born and raised in Monticello! Eli enjoys baking, collecting antiques, and hiking! In his free time you could probably find Eli out at Garage sales or an auction. Before this Summer Eli was on the Camp T Outdoor Staff! Eli has been praying for everyone coming this Summer!

Andrew Turner
Overnight Camp Counselor

Andrew Turner
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Kate Ulmer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kate Ulmer
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kate is from LaPorte, Indiana and is going to be a junior at Purdue University (Boiler Up!). She is majoring in public relations and interns with the Purdue athletic department. When Kate is not cheering on Purdue Basketball she particularly enjoys hiking, petting dogs, and most of all Camp Tecumseh!

Alexia Umberger
Equestrian Camp Counselor

Alexia Umberger
Equestrian Camp Counselor

 

Gillian van Brenk
Overnight Camp Counselor

Gillian van Brenk
Overnight Camp Counselor

Gillian is from Park Ridge, Illinois and attends George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Gillian was a camper at Camp Tecumseh for several years and is grateful to be able to give back the great experience she had. She is ready to make this summer a great summer for campers!

Allie Vanneman
Overnight Camp Counselor

Allie Vanneman
Overnight Camp Counselor

Allie is from Carmel, IN and this will be her third year on staff, but first year as a resident cabin counselor! She attends the University of Iowa and is majoring in elementary education. Some of Allie’s favorite things are her two cats and cookie dough blizzards!

Marissa Walker
Overnight Camp Counselor

Marissa Walker
Overnight Camp Counselor

Marissa is from Greenwood, Indiana and attends Indiana University. This is her first summer on staff, but she is so excited to connect with the campers and hopefully help them have an amazing time! In her free time she likes to hike with her dog and read.

Nuala Walsh
Overnight Camp Counselor

Nuala Walsh
Overnight Camp Counselor

Nuala is from Orland Park, Illinois and attends Moraine Valley Community College. She will be graduating with an Associates Degree of Fine Arts: Music in December. This is her second year as a Resident Counselor and she could not be more excited!

Kiley Wendt
CILT Counselor

Kiley Wendt
CILT Counselor

Scott and his wife Sara live next to the river here at Camp. They have 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren. Scott has over 37 years of experience in YMCA camping. In addition to his role as CEO at Camp Tecumseh, Scott also serves on the Y-USA camping cabinet and as a volunteer for American Camp Association.

Kaylee Wiater
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kaylee Wiater
Overnight Camp Counselor

Nuala is from Orland Park, Illinois and attends Moraine Valley Community College. She will be graduating with an Associates Degree of Fine Arts: Music in December. This is her second year as a Resident Counselor and she could not be more excited!

Olivia Winn
Overnight Camp Counselor

Olivia Winn
Overnight Camp Counselor

Olivia will be a junior this fall at Taylor University. She is studying Biology premed in hopes of becoming a Pediatric Oncologist. She is very passionate about children and is looking forward to growing alongside the campers as well as the other staff members this summer!

Kyle Yost
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kyle Yost
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kyle is from Carmel, Indiana and is currently studying Youth Ministry at Taylor University. This will be his second year at camp and first as a counselor! He enjoys sports such as Basketball, Golf, and Baseball, as well as the outdoors.

Kendra Younker
Overnight Camp Counselor

Kendra Younker
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Ashley Yuska
Overnight Camp Counselor

Ashley Yuska
Overnight Camp Counselor

 

Corinne Zimmerman
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Corinne Zimmerman
Overnight Camp Coordinator

Corinne, known as Zim at camp, has just wrapped up her second year at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is Zim’s 12th summer at camp and she is jazzed to serve as a Blazer Unit Coordinator. Zim loves morning runs at camp, chapels, clinics and cabin adventures!

Adam Zoeteman
Overnight Camp Counselor

Adam ZoetemanOvernight Camp Counselor

Adam is from Caledonia, Michigan and attends Grand Rapids Community College. He is a former Tecumseh camper who enjoys biking, swimming, and cats. Adam wants to ensure that your child has a safe, confidence-building, faith-growing, smiling-laughing, all around awesome week at the best place on Earth.

Overnight Camp Support Staff

Camp doesn’t run without some help behind the scenes. From running meals, to preparing program areas, to assisting campers and counselors with anything and everything, our support staff frees up our counselors to do what they do best: love those kids.

Emily Avagian
RV Assistant Director

Emily Avagian
RV Assistant Director

 

Jenah Bickel
TLC Intern

Jenah Bickel
TLC Intern

 

Danny Bott
LV Assistant Director

Danny Bott
LV Assistant Director

Danny, a native Ohioan, is coming back to Camp for his fourth summer on staff. He is excited to hang in the LV all summer and watching counselors change lives day in and day out. When he’s not embarrassing himself here at Camp, he is half-heartedly studying Operations Management and Marketing at the greatest school on Earth, the University of Dayton (Go Flyers). If you’d like to hear Danny talk more than you actually want him to, ask him about Notre Dame Football, his three nephews, Zac Brown Band, or his other awesome job in one of the nation’s largest student-run businesses where he oversees two restaurants on UD’s campus.

Jon Brooks
Lake Front Assistant Manager

Jon Brooks
Lake Front Assistant Manager 

Alana Carta
Pool Assistant Manager

Alana Carta
Pool Assistant Manager

 

Lauren Colbert
Photographer

Lauren Colbert
Photographer

Lauren is from Carmel, Indiana and attends Indiana University. She studies Media Advertising with minors in Marketing and Psychology. This will be her ninth summer at camp and third working as a photographer on the media team.

Emily Dignan
Inclusion Specialist

Emily Dignan
Inclusion Specialist

Emily, also known as Diggy, is from Palos Heights, IL and just graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in elementary and special education. She enjoys reading, being outside, and spending time with friends and family. In September, Diggy will be heading to Prague to teach English!

Caleb Eddy
High Ropes / Shooting Sports

Caleb Eddy
High Ropes / Shooting Sports

Taylor Fischl
Creative Arts Director

Taylor Fischl
Creative Arts Director

Ben Gaffigan
Program Specialist

Ben Gaffigan
Program Specialist

Mary Gordon
LV Store/Dining Hall

Mary Gardon
LV Store / Dining Hall

Kelly Harris
Photographer

Kelly Harris
Photographer

Kelly is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but lives and thrives in Indianapolis. She is a junior at Purdue University studying History, French, and Anthropology. She is stoked to be on staff for a third year!

Franklin Huera
Videographer

Franklin Huera
Videographer

Max Kender
RV Store/Dining Hall

Max Kender
RV Store / Dining Hall

Emily Lanigan Jones
Chapel Coordinator

Emily Lanigan Jones
Chapel Coordinator

Mary Lehman
Assistant Equestrian Staff

Mary Lehman
Assistant Equestrian Staff

Sean Maney
Lake Front Manager

Sean Maney
Lake Front Manager

Alex Milner
Program Specialist

Alex Milner
Program Specialist

Savannah Polumbo
LV Store Manager

Savannah Polumbo
LV Store Manager

Megan Ruder
Camp Stores Manager

Megan Ruder
Camp Stores Manager

Melissa Spanier
Staff Aid / Town Run

Melissa Spanier
Staff Aid / Town Run

Rachel Tillman
Equestrian Instructor

Rachel Tillman
Equestrian Instructor

Dayna Wiltgen
River Village Director

Dayna Wiltgen
River Village Director

Joshua Wolff
Assistant Barn Manager

Joshua Wolff
Assistant Barn Manager