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Camp Staff at Foxfire Museum


Bill Collins worked at a camp for troubled boys with the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina for twenty-four years before joining Wilderness Way in 2006. Bill has a BS degree in Elementary Education and an MS degree in Special Education. He and his wife have five grown kids.  Bill is Executive Director.


John Bowman received a BA in Psychology and an MA in Church and Community Services at Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary. John has twenty-four years of therapeutic camping experience- three with a boys’ camp and the rest in his current role as Camp Director of Wilderness Way.  John and his wife have four daughters.


Melissa Mushiana first served at camp as a Pathfinder chief from 2011 to 2013. She has been serving as Family Worker since early 2014. Melissa graduated from Central Michigan University with a concentration in Family Studies and Substance Abuse Prevention Education. Melissa brings a wealth of experience in the areas of child welfare, medical assistant, and crisis counseling.  

AshAshley Longino serves as Group Work Supervisor at camp. A native of New York, Chief Ashley originally joined camp as a Pathfinder Chief before moving into her current position.

Andrea_resized_022017Andrea Stoltzfus also serves as Group Work Supervisor. Andrea grew up in Pennsylvania in a family known for adventure. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite University and was a Trailblazer chief before moving into her current role.

kenedgarKen Edgar began his career in therapeutic camping at the Salesmanship Club Boys Camp in Texas. He spent years working with Campbell Loughmiller, the founder of year-round therapeutic camping.  Chief Ken helped Jack Eckerd begin a number of camps in the 1960s and helped several other programs develop before beginning Wilderness Way Girls’ Camp in 1990. Chief Ken and his wife Flora continue serving the camp as board members.

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