Hi! My name is Anna Smith. I go to college at Concordia Wisconsin and I study Elementary and Special Education. Since I’m new to the Church, I’m excited to get to know Messiah’s community! I can’t wait to work with all the campers and the camp counselors! My favorite book as a child was Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Kara Borgmann. I currently attend Missouri State University and am a Speech and Theatre Education major. I have always loved working with kids and I had a blast last summer as a counselor. I’m really excited to continue sharing God’s love with all the campers and having a positive impact on so many young minds. A movie that made me laugh recently was Moana. I will be the Camp Leader and this is my second year working at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Claire Schumacher. I go to Central Methodist University and I am studying to be a Teacher. I am excited about camp because you get to go to lots of fun places and sing fun songs! If I could live in a book, movie or television show, I would choose Full House. This is my second year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Miss Julia. I go to Concordia University Wisconsin and I am studying Lutheran Education. I am excited to get to know the all new campers and go on fun field trips. My favorite vegetable is carrots. This is my second year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Jake Versemann. I am attending Missouri S&T where I will be studying business. I am excited to be a counselor this summer. The kids are going to have a blast and it will be great to be a leader in all the great stuff Messiah has planned for the summer. I am looking forward to working with the staff and going on the field trips as well as just hanging out with some really cool kids. The most adventurous thing I have ever done is whitewater rafting. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Drew Watkins. I will be attending Missouri State and for now looking to major in business marketing/management. I’m looking forward to meeting all the kids and having fun with them this summer. My favorite camp field trip is swimming. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Emily Robinett.I am attending William Woods University and studying psychology and criminal justice. I’m excited about getting to grow in my relationship with God and helping campers do the same. My biggest success up to this point has been playing softball in college.This is my second year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Will Brockmeier. I attend Missouri State University Studying Engineering and Applied Physics. I’m excited to meet all the campers and go on field trips while sharing God’s love with one another. My favorite camp song is The Hippopotamus Song. This is my second year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Ieva Hermanas. I am going to attend Concordia Irvine to study Christian Education Leadership. I am excited to meet a bunch a great kids, share God with them and have fun. One place I would love to travel is Switzerland. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Paul Schmieding. I will be attending Missouri state university and will be study marketing.I am excited about camp because I like interacting with kids and having fun over the summer going on the different field trips with the camp. My favorite person to follow on Instagram or Twitter is: Stephen Curry. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Ellie Smith. I go to Concordia Chicago where I study History and English. I am excited to have fun all day with the kids and grow along with them this summer!!! I think the worst smell in the world is Brussel Sprouts. Sorry to all those spout lovers out there. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Sean Kelly. I graduated from Westminster College in 1995 with a BA in Political Science. I am the P.E. teacher and Kindergarten Aid here at Messiah. I am looking forward to spending time with the kids and giving them an opportunity to enjoy fun camp activities and games, and develop a relationship with Jesus. One thing I think should be taught in schools that is not already is puppetry. I am a Camp Leader and this is my first year working for Messiah Camp.
Hi! My name is Jonah Hermanas. I attend Concordia University Irvine and am studying to be a Middle School History Teacher. I’m excited to be able to see all of the kids having fun again at camp this summer. My favorite app is Pokemon Go. This is my third year as a counselor for Messiah.
Hi! My name is Maria Ralston. I attend Southeast Missouri State University majoring in Mass Communication – PR & Journalism. This will be my third year as a counselor at Messiah’s Summer Camp and my first year as a camp leader so I am excited to see what adventures God has in store for this summer! My favorite St. Louis sports team is the St. Louis Blues.
Hi! My name is Sarah Malterer. I will attend Mizzou studying Accounting.. I’m excited to meet all the kids, other counselors and to go a bunch of fun places! An animal that scares me is frogs. This is my first year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Angie Gerst. I attend Barnes Jewish Goldfarb School of Nursing. I am excited to hang out with kids this summer and have fun. If I had an elephant for a pet, I would name him Bruce. This is my second year as a counselor for Messiah.
Hi! My name is Shelby Schlie. I attend the University of Arkansas to study Human Nutrition and Dietetics. I love summer camp! I am excited for camp this year because I love the fun activities, playing games, going on field trips, and worshiping our great God! My best talent is winning 2 three-legged-races. This is my third year as a counselor at Messiah.
Hi! My name is Autumn Todd. I attend Lindenwood University studying K-12 Physical Education. I’m excited to work with kids and partake in fun activities and field trips. If I had a pet elephant, I would name her Ellie. This is my first year as a camp counselor for Messiah.