Year Round Staff
Year Round Staff
Sonlight’s administrative team is comprised of curious, adventuresome folks who are truly committed to youth development, creating space for kids to be kids and valuing who God created them to be. Each team member has unique gifts and talents, bringing together a plethora of experience, wisdom and passion to the camp. If you’re looking for our open summer staff positions, please click here.
Connected with Sonlight since the late 1990’s, Emrys and his wife Sara are the Directors. A graduate of Fuller Seminary, Emrys brings a love of camp, love of others and passion for healthy community to Sonlight.
Connected with Sonlight since 2000, Sara brings creativity, technical skill and and a love of Sonlight campers and families to the job. She handles business administration, is foodservice supervisor and maintains general organization across camp. She and her husband Emrys are the Director team.
On staff since 2011, this gal organizes ‘all things program’ for Sonlight summer camps. Her degree from Hope College (Holland, MI) is in youth ministry and communication. Chelsea brings a love of kids, experience and wisdom to her job.
Aaron’s journey with Sonlight Camp began in the summer of 2015. He’s been a counselor and a Program Assistant, and is now moving to a new role of Assistant Director. His college start was at Baylor, he moves to Sonlight from Houston, Texas. His impact on kids is significant, as he inspires them to be who they are and encourages them to explore being genuine in their faith.
Winston is a founding director of Sonlight. Now retired he is finding ways for his volunteer time for Sonlight to be significant. He’ll fill the new role of Alumni Connections, with time to travel and visit alumni and long time guests. With 39 years of Sonlight leadership in his pocket, he enjoys being the reference book on the shelf for the new leadership team.
Retired from being a director, Mary retains a few positions with Sonlight, committed to the legacy of 39 years of camp. She still does the job of “all things website”, and with Winston is moving into the new role of Alumni Connections.
Registrar, Backpack Coordinator, Office Assistant
Becca works remotely from Durango Colorado, handling office work, keeping the administrative side of things organized. She brings a love of camp to the job, as well as camp administrative experience and passion for youth and the out of doors. She lives in Durango Colorado with her husband Chris, a long time Sonlight camper and friend.