Hometown: New Baltimore, MI
Years on Staff: 23
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Braunschweiger Sausage
Bio: Married to Sarah, three children: Grace (14), Kate (12), Charlie (8).
Favorite thing about Camp: I love bringing people to rest in the beauty of God’s creation.
Hometown: Arcadia, MI
Years on Staff: 13
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Avocados!
Bio: Married to husband, Sam; mother to son, Nelson; mother to dog, Zeke! I love living near the big lake, enjoy running, walking, and being outside.
Hometown: Macomb, MI
Years on Staff: 10
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Cake soaked in milk.
Bio: Married to wife, Callie; father to sons Niko and Fiero. I really enjoy riding and working on jet skis.
Hometown: Saginaw, MI
Years on Staff: 7
Strangest Food You Enjoy: I would say the dishes I ate in Namibia and Brazil were pretty unique and incredible!
Bio: I am a Michigan native! I married Mitch in May of 2021 and we welcomed a son in February of 2023! I am a dog mom to Nyla and Shubby! I really enjoy hiking, SUPing, cooking, traveling, and have recently taken up mountain biking!
Favorite thing about Camp: It’s a gift to serve God on the shores of Lake Michigan. I love welcoming new people to Camp and get great joy out of deepening relationships with people who come year after year.
Seasonal Leadership Staff
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Years on Staff: 33
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Nothing. I’m a picky eater.
Favorite thing about Camp: I enjoy preserving Camp Arcadia’s rich history as we can stay connected to our RKD legacy, while looking forward to the next 100 years.
Craft Shop Director
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Apples with peanut butter and sea salt
Bio: Married to Steve, grown children: Evan, Sara, Chloe and furchild Izze. Love travel, trail running, and my off-season job creating props and decorating sets with Pioneer Theatre Guild.
Favorite thing about Camp: Reuniting with old friends and meeting new ones
Summer Program Director
Hometown: Tecumseh, MI
Years on Staff: First in this role, but 9 in others!
Strangest Food You Enjoy: Strawberries soaked in balsamic vinegar
Bio: Married husband Doug Baker at Camp in 2007. Stepmom to two grown sons, Darwin and Elden, and cat mom to Lucy and Brodie. Seven-time Jeopardy Champ. Trying to figure out a way to live in the Craft Shop full time.
Favorite thing about Camp: Overall, its long history of creating connections to God and others. Specifically, THE CRAFT SHOP!