Our Staff


Jack & Olivia Dowell

In 1994, during our first summer of camp, the staff named me Papa Bear and it has stuck ever since. I graduated from the University of Tennessee and swam competitively there as well. I was active in other sports as well as the theatre program. After serving in the Army and settling in Memphis with […]

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Daniel & Keturah Nipper

Hi! My name is Daniel Nipper. My time growing up was split between Arkansas and Senegal, West Africa where my parents served as missionaries for close to 20 years. I graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, AR in 2000 with a B.S.E. in English. While at Ouachita I met my beautiful wife, Keturah. We have four daughters: […]

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Chris Reid

Hello everyone, Chris Reid here! I am a proud “Nashvillean” that resides in the city of Memphis, TN. It was there I attended Christian Brothers University (Go Bucs!) where I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Currently, I am a school counselor for the Catholic Diocese of Memphis at De La Salle Elementary. Camp Bear […]

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Kassitee DeBardeleben

Kassitee’s information coming soon!

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