These highly-qualified volunteers oversee a specific week during our summer camp season. Each Dean is responsible for designing a quality program that challenges students in their relationship with God while also providing an exciting camp experience.

If you are interested in volunteering at a week of camp, please contact the camp or the deans of the week of camp that you wish to volunteer at.

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Buddy 1 Deans

Coming soon!


Buddy 2 Deans

Monica Miller - Cornelia Christian Church

  • About Me: I love drawing, music, worshiping Jesus, and living in the northeast GA mountains. And cake.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I am excited about camp because it meant so much to me growing up. I made friendships, memories, and important decisions for my walk with Christ at NGCC.

  • Contact Monica at monicamiller775@gmail.com

Melanie Terrell - Lanier Christian Church

  • About Me: I grew up at North Georgia Christian Camp, and I love it! I love Jesus, kids, and leading worship.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: There’s no greater place than NGCC! We have an amazing opportunity to change lives forever by showing them Jesus!

  • Contact Melanie at melterrell62@att.net


Beginner 1 Deans

Ashley Cox - Lilburn Christian Church

  • About Me: I married my best friend almost 10 years ago and we have 3 sweet kids together! I love crafts and tv and chocolate! I’m a stay at home mom and soon to be homeschool mom - I’ve never felt stronger that I’m where God wants me and doing what will glorify Him most at this point in my life!!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I grew up being a camper - eventually a counselor and even a staff member at a point! I have always loved seeing the impact it makes on kids and adults!

  • Contact Ashley at ash.lynn.cox@gmail.com

Ashley Ozburn - Eastridge Community Church

  • About Me: I have been married for 11 years. My husband and I have three girls who keep us busy and bring so much joy into our lives. We live in downtown Covington and enjoy family walks. I am currently blessed enough to stay home with my kiddos. My family is my most important ministry, but I love to serve and volunteer in various ministries.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I grew up going to camp. I am looking forward to experiencing camp as a dean this summer. I can’t wait to see how the Lord works in the lives of our students.

  • Contact Ashley at ozburn.ashley@gmail.com


Beginner 2 Deans

Bruce Still - Family Minister at Antioch Christian Church

  • About Me: Family Minister at Antioch. Have been involved with North GA for 28 years.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Robert Brewer and I are planning a fun theme: “Spy Week”

  • Contact Bruce at bruce@antiochcanton.org

Robert Brewer - Children & Family Minister at First Christian Church of Jonesboro

  • About Me: I’ve been the Children & Family Minister at FCC Jonesboro since 2005. My wife Sharon and I have 2 boys ages 15 and 17. We love working with children and families.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I love North GA Christian Camp and can’t wait to unplug and spend time with God in His creation!

  • Contact Robert at robertb@fccjonesboro.org


Middler 1 Deans

(Jedi Master) Andy Albea - Children & Sports Minister at Galilee Christian Church

  • About Me: I love BBQ, WWE, Marvel, and Star Wars. Father of 3 kids, married for almost 18 years. Lover of sports, especially the Georgia Bulldogs and Atlanta Braves.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I love seeing God at work at camp. The connections made at camp are often kept as the campers grow up. My favorite thing about camp is watching the kids grow closer to God.

  • Contact Andy at andy@galilee.org

Shane Mullins - Pastor at Albany Christian Church

  • About Me: A Yankee who has come to love living in the South. I enjoy playing games, watching movies, and being with my crazy family.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Seeing my boys enjoy their week. Watching kids connecting with loving adults and each other. Mostly seeing kids give their life to Christ.

  • Contact Shane at pastor@albanychristianchurch.com

Joey Norris - Children’s Minister at Elberton Christian Church

  • Contact Joey at joey@elbertonchurch.org

Nadine Wiley - Children’s Director at Albany Christian Church

  • About Me: I grew up in Seattle, WA and spent my summers at camp. I am married, have 4 girls, am a children’s minister and a substitute teacher, so I guess you could say I <3 kids!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I LOVE camp! A week of fresh air, fun, and Jesus… what could be better?

  • Contact Nadine at kids@albanychristianchurch.com


Middler 2 Deans

Rick Cox - Student Minister at Antioch Christian Church

  • About Me: Married to Memrie - 4 children. Been at NGCC for over 20 years!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp changed my life!

  • Contact Rick at rick@christiancamp.net

Wade Hall - Senior Minister at First Christian Church of Jonesboro

  • About Me: I’m a husband, dad of 4, old Marine, and minister at First Christian Church of Jonesboro. I love BBQ, pecan pie, and Pittsburgh Steelers football.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Looking forward to disconnecting from the rest of the world for a few days, helping kids grow closer to Christ, and staying up way too late laughing with Art and Rick!

  • Contact Wade at wadeh@fccjonesboro.org

Art Stansberry - Senior Minister at MC3 Church

  • Contact Art at stansberry@mc3.life


Middler 3 Deans

Allison McAlister - Children’s Minister at Lilburn Christian Church

  • About Me: I am the Children’s Minister at Lilburn Christian Church. I love the outdoors and love children, so camp is one of my favorite weeks of the year!

  • Why I’m excited for camp: It’s so exciting to see kids connect with God and new friends for a whole week!

  • Contact Allison at allison@lilburnchristianchurch.org

Alan Scott - Lead Pastor at Cumberland Community Church

  • About Me: Former back-up singer for NSync.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Because camp rocks, and I love Jesus!

  • Contact Alan at alanscott@cumberlandchurch.org

Sherry Scott - Cumberland Community Church

  • About Me: I’m a mother of 4 camp loving children, work with special needs students during the school year, and have been serving at a Middler week of church camp for 30+ years.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I can’t wait to see the special God moments that always happen during a week of camp where the noise of the world is silenced.

  • Contact Sherry at sherryscott1967@yahoo.com


Teener 1 Deans

Josh Cox - Youth Minister at Lilburn Christian Church

  • About Me: I am 31 years old. My wife, Ashley, and I met at North Georgia Christian Camp! We have three beautiful children. I graduated from Atlanta Christian College in 2009 and currently serve as the youth minister at Lilburn Christian Church. I enjoy basketball, running and most sports, am an avid reader, and love spending time with my family.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: It is inevitable that, during a week of camp, moments will occur that campers will remember and cherish for the rest of their lives. This extended opportunity, void of many everyday distractions, to share Christ with youth has a life-changing effect, as they experience community, hope, and truth - all shaped by God’s love and His loving people.

  • Contact Josh at josh@lilburnchristianchurch.org

Kevin Magness - Associate Pastor at Lakepoint Community Church

  • Contact Kevin at kevin@lakepoint.cc


Teener 2 Deans

Stephanie Akiyama - Director of E-Town at Eastridge Community Church, Jackson Lake Campus

  • Contact Stephanie at stephaniea@eccmail.org

Britt Johnson - Student Ministries Pastor at Cumberland Community Church

  • About Me: I’ve been in full time youth ministry since 2007, and NGCC has been a huge part of my life since I was in middle school. I love music, being in the outdoors with my amazing wife, and burgers! I also hope this is the year I finally qualify as an Olympic sprinter.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp has been such an integral part of my own faith journey that I literally can’t wait each summer to help give students the same experience. I know that NGCC is a very special place where God does amazing things for all who are involved, myself included. Who wouldn’t be excited for that?

  • Contact Britt at brittjohnson@cumberlandchurch.org

Kurt Petersheim - Pastor of Student Ministries at Eastridge Community Church, Covington Campus

  • About Me: I’m 31 years old and a new dad! My wife, Tara, and I just had our 1st baby in September - Thea. I’ve been in ministry for 12 years, now, at Eastridge. I love spending time with my family and friends, playing sports, being outside, and doing ministry!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp is my favorite place in the world! God changed my life at NGCC as a 17 year old student, and I’ve witnessed Him do the same for countless other students (and adults) over the years. I love the atmosphere and community of camp. Everyone connects with Christ and each other throughout the week, until we’re one big family!

  • Contact Kurt at kurt@eccmail.org


Teener 3 Deans

Justin Fincannon - Student Pastor at Christ’s Church at Whitewater

  • About Me: Student Pastor at CCW! Married to a model - Morgan. Have the cutest baby - Macey. Amateur 6-Layer Dip maker.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I have been going to camp all my life and now I’m starting my second year as a dean. Ready to talk about Jesus, dunk on some kids, wrestle in the pool, and make memories that will last a lifetime!

  • Contact Justin at jfincannon@ccwhitewater.org

Brian LaRue - Youth Minister at Galilee Christian Church

  • About Me: Youth Minister at Galilee. Wife Sarah = 4 kids. 2nd Oldest Youth Minister in NE GA. (Thanks, Rick)

  • Why I’m excited about camp: As a young man I made the decision to go into full time ministry at a week of church camp and I haven’t missed a summer since! Camp is a powerful place!

  • Contact Brian at brian@galilee.org

Tyler Tinsley - Youth Pastor at LifeBridge Christian Church

  • About Me: I love camping; favorite place to be is outdoors, by a river, cooking fish over an open fire. The only thing that makes it better is Jesus, guitar, worship, and friends!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I’m super excited about sharing God through fun, love, and knowledge through tons of memories these teens will remember forever!

  • Contact Tyler at ttinsley95@gmail.com


Senior 1 Deans

Devin Bitner - Youth Pastor at Canvas Christian Church

  • About Me: From Rockford, IL. I’ve been involved in youth ministry for 7 years. I’m a hardcore Green Bay Packer fan and I love ultimate frisbee. AND, I’m getting married on July 13th!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I went to a camp just like NGCC when I was a kid. It was always a place of fun and life change and I’m super excited to be a part of that this year. THE YOUTH WILL ALWAYS WIN!

  • Contact Devin at devin.bitner@canvaschristian.org

Britt Johnson - Student Ministries Pastor at Cumberland Community Church

  • About Me: I’ve been in full time youth ministry since 2007, and NGCC has been a huge part of my life since I was in middle school. I love music, being in the outdoors with my amazing wife, and burgers! I also hope this is the year I finally qualify as an Olympic sprinter.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp has been such an integral part of my own faith journey that I literally can’t wait each summer to help give students the same experience. I know that NGCC is a very special place where God does amazing things for all who are involved, myself included. Who wouldn’t be excited for that?

  • Contact Britt at brittjohnson@cumberlandchurch.org

Kurt Petersheim - Pastor of Student Ministries at Eastridge Community Church, Covington Campus

  • About Me: I’m 31 years old and a new dad! My wife, Tara, and I just had our 1st baby in September - Thea. I’ve been in ministry for 12 years, now, at Eastridge. I love spending time with my family and friends, playing sports, being outside, and doing ministry!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp is my favorite place in the world! God changed my life at NGCC as a 17 year old student, and I’ve witnessed Him do the same for countless other students (and adults) over the years. I love the atmosphere and community of camp. Everyone connects with Christ and each other throughout the week, until we’re one big family!

  • Contact Kurt at kurt@eccmail.org


Senior 2 Deans

Rick Cox - Student Minister at Antioch Christian Church

  • About Me: Married to Memrie - 4 children. Been at NGCC for over 20 years!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp changed my life!

  • Contact Rick at rick@christiancamp.net

Josh Cox - Youth Minister at Lilburn Christian Church

  • About Me: I am 31 years old. My wife, Ashley, and I met at North Georgia Christian Camp! We have three beautiful children. I graduated from Atlanta Christian College in 2009 and currently serve as the youth minister at Lilburn Christian Church. I enjoy basketball, running and most sports, am an avid reader, and love spending time with my family.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: It is inevitable that, during a week of camp, moments will occur that campers will remember and cherish for the rest of their lives. This extended opportunity, void of many everyday distractions, to share Christ with youth has a life-changing effect, as they experience community, hope, and truth - all shaped by God’s love and His loving people.

  • Contact Josh at josh@lilburnchristianchurch.org

Josh Gilley - Student & Young Adult Minister at Hamilton Mill Christian Church

  • About Me: I have been married to my wonderful wife Kalee for 2 years. We have 2 dogs, Dexter and Remi.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I’m excited to see students give their lives to Jesus and come to know the real Him.

  • Contact Josh at josh@hmccfamily.com


Adventure 1 Deans

Jacob Bennett - Eastridge Community Church

  • About Me: I grew up going to camp and met my wife working at camp. I teach middle school science.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I love experiencing God through His creation.

  • Contact Jacob at cjacob.bennett@gmail.com

Cameron Moore - Worship Director at Eastridge Community Church, Jackson Lake Campus

  • About Me: When it comes to stuff about me, I tend to stick to the 3 G’s: God, guitars, and the GREAT outdoors!

  • Why I’m excited about camp: Camp FOOD! Beef tips, square pizza, and West Creek potato salad… it doesn’t get better than that, folks!

  • Contact Cameron at cameron@eccmail.org


Adventure 2 & 3 Dean

Jeffery Neese - Harvest Christian Church

  • About Me: I’m a TFC graduate, majoring in Outdoor Leadership & Education. I love camp and I love serving campers for the kingdom of God.

  • Why I’m excited about camp: I’ve been with the camp for more years than I can count, so needless to say I love this ministry! I’m super excited for the amazing things God will do this summer.

  • Contact Jeff at jeffery.acc2@gmail.com


Music & Drama 1 Deans

Memrie Cox - Antioch Christian Church

  • Contact Memrie at memrie.cox@tallulahfalls.org

Tracy Brown - Elberton Christian Church

  • Contact Tracy at tgbrown@elbert.k12.ga.us


Music & Drama 2 Deans

Memrie Cox - Antioch Christian Church

  • Contact Memrie at memrie.cox@tallulahfalls.org

Emma Fordham - Cornelia Christian Church

  • Contact Emma at efordham97@gmail.com