Meet the Camp Directors

Melissa Spigener (left)

Camp Director

Melissa has been married for 24 years to her husband Ben Spigener. They have 3 kids, Eden, Andrew and Oakley who have all been counselors at Camp West. Melissa has over 25 years of experience working with children. She started as a camper at the age of 6 and then went on to work as a counselor at multiple camps. Her ultimate goal is to ensure that each camper has the best summer possible!

Nataley Born (right)

Assistant Camp Director

Nataley recently married her high school sweetheart Rowdy Born. She has attended camps as a camper since the age of 7 years old and started volunteering at Camp West the first year it started. From there, she moved on to be a counselor, and now an assistant director. Her heart is truly to love on the kids and provide an exciting, adventurous, and fun-filled summer for each camper.

Join our staff

Camp West counselors consist of high school and college-age students who are committed to living their life for Jesus. These counselors boldly share their faith and are Godly role models to campers as well as their peers. 

At Camp West, we know that parents are entrusting their children to us. That's why we carefully select each counselor that we hire and every counselor agrees to a background check. 

Our counselors strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Making sure every camper is included, listened to and engaged with individually.

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(Must have finished 10th grade to apply.)

(Must have finished 8th grade to apply.)

Mandatory Training Dates

Junior Counselors - June 6th, 2020

Senior Counselors - June 13th, 2020

"Being a counselor is a great experience. The connection that you make with the kids is life-changing."

"Camp is so fun! There's never a dull moment and the kids are wonderful. I look forward to it every year."

"Being a counselor is the highlight of my summer! I enjoyed getting to know each of the campers and hanging out with them!"

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