Meet our team!

Youth Ministry Team

Beth Piccard

Adult Ministry Coordinator

Beth strives to create opportunities for campers to experience Christ in new and different ways. She loves coffee, ginger, sunny fall days and a great pair of shoes.

Kathryn Spencer

Children's Ministries Coordinator

Kathryn loves watching campers try new things and getting to see the unique way that God transforms lives at camp. Her biggest talent is cooking grilled cheese, and she will gladly share her recipe with you.

Cody Taylor

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Cody grew up going to Boy Scout camp and is an Eagle Scout. He loves having conversations and getting to know people on a deeper level. Cody is a fan of Minnesota sports but especially the Minnesota Twins. He also has a deep love for tacos!

Mick Johnson

Program Coordinator

Mick is excited to be back at Covenant Harbor in a new role this summer after serving on summer staff during college. Mick is excited to watch the Lord transform the lives of campers this summer. He is very passionate about vintage t-shirts!

Summer Staff

Abigail Leyden

Summer Staff

Abigail absolutely loves goldfish crackers! She says that they are the snack that smiles back, what could get better than that! She loves her Birkenstock shoes, wants to go to Ireland, and wanted to be a paleontologist when she was little.

Allison Ozark

Summer Staff

Allison loves sandwiches and English breakfast tea. Her favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 4:1-6. She can tell you a lot of about Walt Disney World in Florida so make sure to ask her about it.

Andrew Silagi

Summer Staff

Andrew loves pizza with sausage on top but his favorite snack is peanut butter. His favorite bible verse is Philippians 2:5-11 and loves the game Bananagrams.

Cammi Davis

Summer Staff

Cammi loves the Bible verse Mark 4:40, “Jesus said to them, ‘why are you afraid? Do you still have no faith?'” Her favorite treat is pretzels with hummus and if she won the lottery she would buy a big fancy ball gown.

Carista Ritchie

Summer Staff

Carista’s favorite drink is a hazelnut iced latte. She loves the movies “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.” Her favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 41:13.

Cassie Delask

Summer Staff

Cassie loves breakfast food, at any time of day! Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:38 and thinks her Chacos are the best.

Ella Coley

Summer Staff

Ella wants to visit Japan and wanted to be a firefighter when she was a kid. She likes Mexican food but doesn’t like pizza.

Ellen Anderson

Summer Staff

Ellen loves gluten-free pretzels with Diet Coke. She wants to visit Fiji and her favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:6.

Ellie Weick

Summer Staff

Ellie likes pepperoni on her pizza and coffee. If she won the lottery she would buy a jetski! Ellie would love to visit New Zealand one day!

Emily Anderson

Summer Staff

Emily’s favorite story in the Bible is the one about Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, ask her to tell you about it sometime. She loves chocolate-covered foods and the movie “Mamma Mia”!

Erin Moran

Summer Staff

Erin’s favorite Bible verse is 2 Corinthians 4:16-18. She wants to visit the Amalfi Coast of Italy and purchase a vintage VW caravan one day. She might even drive her new van around the Coast of Italy too.

Gabi Bothe

Summer Staff

Gabi loves cheese on her pizza and different kinds of art. She wants to visit Europe one day!

Hannah Carlson

Program Coordinator - Day Camp and Alpha

Hannah has had a deep love for camp since her first time being a camper at Covenant Harbor. She is passionate about making sure that each camper that comes to camp knows that they are loved and valued.

Hannah Kersem

Summer Staff

Hannah’s favorite snack is microwave popcorn and thinks portable hammocks are the best. She wants to visit Australia today. Hannah’s favorite Bible verse is Nehemiah 8:10.

HannahGrace Swanson

Summer Staff

HannahGrace knows a lot about John Mayer’s music but wanted to be an archeologist when she was little. Her favorite snack is Kombucha and honey crisp apples.

Hunter Johnson

Summer Staff

Hunter is a great public speaker and loves to tell jokes. Make sure to ask him about his favorite one. He can’t wait to visit the Grand Canyon.

Jared Johnson

Summer Staff

Jared’s favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:4-6. He loves Oreo Thins and Crocs. He would love to visit the Dead Sea one day!

JC Olsen

Summer Staff

JC loves Chinese food and the first 3 books of the Percy Jackson series. Romans 8:18 is her favorite Bible verse and thinks sunscreen is super important!

Jessie Johnson

Summer Staff

Jessie’s all-time favorite Bible story is about David and Goliath. Make sure to ask him to tell you the story himself some time. He loves mac and cheese and can’t wait to travel outside of the United States one day.

Julia Olsen

Summer Staff

Julia loves veggies on her pizza and cookie dough in her ice cream. She wants to visit London one day, and her favorite Bible verse is Matthew 5:13-16.

Katie Cunningham

Summer Staff

Katie loves Thin Mints and wants to travel to space! Her favorite Bible verse is Exodus 4:11-12. If she won the lottery, she would buy 10 dogs!

Katie Patterson

Summer Staff

Katie likes just cheese on her pizza and, on the same note, loves Cheez-its! She could talk about coffee for hours and wanted to be a teacher when she was little.

Kelsey Kincanon

Summer Staff

Kelsey’s favorite Bible verse is Matthew 6:26 and wants to visit Switzerland. She loves Oreos and Chinese food.

Kevin Alvidrez

Maintenance Coordinator

Kevin began his journey at covenant harbor as an Alpha counselor in the summer of 2021, and stayed after falling in love with camp and wanting to help maintain and improve it. He is from the west suburbs of Chicago and on his free time loves to work on his car, spend time with his family, and go on drives to the nearest Chipotle.

Kyle Gomel

Summer Staff

Kyle loves pepperoni on his pizza, and probably with a rootbeer. His favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 16:13 and knows a lot about organic chemistry!

Kylie Hosick

Summer Staff

Kylie would eat breakfast food at any time of the day. She could talk about her love of Chaco’s for days and always wanted to be a teacher when she grew up, and that’s what she’s studying to become!

Kylie Schumacher

Summer Staff

Kylie loves pesto on her pizza and wants to buy a pair of roller skates. She wants to be a writer and director one day. Kylie’s favorite Bible verse is Daniel 3:18.

Liz Houser

Summer Staff

Liz loves pineapple on her pizza and hot chocolate, but not together. She wants a tuba and thought about becoming a professional soccer player when she was little.

Lydia Rolf

Summer Staff

Lydia’s favorite snacks are hot and spicy Cheez-its. She also loves Jelly Beans and running. Her favorite Bible verse is John 16:33.

Maddie Heintzelman

Summer Staff

Maddie enjoys peppers on her pizza with cold lemonade. She wants to visit the Philippines and wanted to be an explorer when she was a kid.

Maddy Hutson

Summer Staff

Maddie loves the whole book of James in the Bible. She likes to listen to the Phineas and Ferb CD, and buy a mini bus one day. She wanted to be a professional tree climber when she was little.

Melissa Harder

Summer Staff

Melissa’s favorite snack is pickles! She wants to visit Hawaii one day and dreams about a house on the beach. She always wanted to be a teacher when she grew up.

Nick Burriesci

Summer Staff

Nick loves his Chacos and blue Powerade. He wants to visit the Swiss Alps and his favorite Bible verse is John 15:13.

Nick Taylor

Summer Staff

Nick’s favorite Bible verse is Matthew 19:26. He knows a lot about goalkeeping in soccer and wants to buy a dog one day. He also loves cucumbers.

Olivia Bruchman

Summer Staff

Olivia’s favorite food is sandwiches and her favorite Bible verse is Galatians 1:10. If she won the lottery, she would buy a rocket ship and maybe visit Greece.

Olivia Nelson

Summer Staff

Olivia loves Taylor Swift and cheese on her pizza. She wanted to be a firefighter when she was little. Her favorite movies are Princess Diaries and Mamma Mia!

Onwell Moyo

Summer Staff

Onwell loves sports and playing soccer! He is always ready for a pick-up game so make sure to ask him to toss a ball around sometime.

Owen Leibrock

Summer Staff

Owen’s favorite snack is garden salsa Sun Chips. He thinks Carhartt is great and wants to visit Venice Italy one day. His favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 13:8-13.

Sarah Blatt

Summer Staff

Sarah’s favorite Bible verse is Matthew 6:21. She loves fruit snacks and Harry Styles. She wants to visit Australia one day.

Sarah Caspari

Summer Staff

Sarah loves lemonade specifically from Chic-Fil-A. She really believes in fuzzy blankets and would love to see Patagonia, Argentina one day.

Shannon McClain

Summer Staff

Shannon really likes the Hamilton soundtrack. She loves ziplining, ask her about it sometime! Her favorite Bible verse is 1:Corinthians 13:1-3.

Shea Dickinson

Summer Staff

Shea loves breakfast foods. One of her favorite books is “Love Does” by Bob Goff. Her favorite Bible verse is 2 Corinthians 12:9.

Shelley McCarthy

Summer Staff

Shelley likes popcorn and Taylor Swift! She wants to visit Thailand and would love to care for an elephant sanctuary.

Suzannah Praytor

Summer Staff

Suzannah loves coffee, iced coffee specifically. She would love to visit Europe one day and her favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 55.

Tal Kuzmenko

Summer Staff

Tal loves raspberry slushies and would like to visit Japan one day. When she was little, she wanted to be an astronaut. Her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 25:4-5.

Taylor Bambule

Summer Staff

Taylor likes pizza with extra cheese. Her favorite snacks include pizza, of course, and oranges. She would like to visit Sweden one day.

Will Cypert

Summer Staff

Will really likes buffalo chicken on his pizza with an Arnold Palmer Ice Tea. His favorite Bible verse is Mathew 11:28-30. When Will was little he always wanted to be a deep-sea diver and hunt for lost treasures in the sea!

Will Flewelling

Summer Staff

Will enjoys Mexican food and chewy Sweet Tarts. He loves Legos too! His favorite Bible verse is John 21:25.

Will Novak

Summer Staff

Will’s favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 2:8. He loves the Godfather. Will wants to visit Southern Utah National Parks one day.

Zander Johnson

Summer Staff

Zander would love to visit Sweden. He likes Popcorn and competitive swimming. His favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:31-39.