Our Staff

Our Staff

Adam Conkle – Acting Camp Director – Contribute to Adam’s Salary
Adam joined the Camp Awana staff in June 2018 and shifted into the role of Acting Camp Director from his originally intended role of Program Director after the death of the Executive Director. Adam received an MA in Theology from Talbot School of Theological at Biola University. Adam has served in student ministry since 2008, most recently as the Student Pastor at Fannin Terrace Baptist Church in Midland, TX. Adam is married to Laura, and they have three girls: Lucy, Anna Britt and Sadie. The Conkle Family is responsible to raise one quarter of their salary (Missionary Support).

You can contact Adam and the staff below at 262-692-2388 or adam@campawana.org


Kristy Halvorsen – Administrative Director – Contribute to Kristy’s Salary
Kristy Halvorsen – Administrative Director
Kristy was born in the Chicago suburbs, but also lived in Texas and Colorado. Kristy attended Colorado State University majoring in Business and Accounting, until she married Kurt in the summer of 1999. Kristy was able to work part-time, stay at home with their three kids and work alongside Kurt in Ministry for their 19 years of marriage. Most recently Kurt served as the Executive Director of Camp Awana from June 2012 until his death in June 2018. Back in 2010, the Halvorsen Family felt called to the Ministry of Camp Awana. Kristy, Bryce(16), Trent(15), and Mackenzie(12) each had the opportunity to serve using their individual gifts. Kristy will continue using her
gifts for Camp Awana as their new Administrative Director. The Halvorsen
Family will continue to raise their own salary (Missionary Support).

You can contact Kristy and the staff below at 262-692-2388 or kristy@campawana.org



Mark Van Natta – Buildings and Grounds Supervisor – Contribute to Mark’s Salary
Mark joined the Camp Awana staff in August 2013. Mark grew up in Chicago, IL and attended Camp Awana as a camper and eventually became a volunteer. Mark is also a Volunteer Firefighter and an EMS Team Member. Mark has three children: Luke, Josh and Nikki. Mark is responsible to raise his salary (Missionary Support)






Rebecca (Becky) Kuehmichel – Housekeeping/Buildings and Grounds
Becky joined the Camp Awana staff in October 2017. Before joining the staff, Becky served as a volunteer at Camp Awana. She is also a Volunteer EMT Team Member and an avid dog lover.


Bryan Feeney – Food Service Manager
Bryan joined the Camp Awana staff in January 2019. More to come…