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Summer Staff Team


Pastor Matt Beem

Camp Pastor July 2nd

Matt Beem was born and raised right here in the Lakes Region. Like many in this area, he did not grow up attending church. Matt came to faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 25 while living in Phoenix, AZ. He initially served as a contemporary worship leader in several Phoenix churches. Sensing a call to pastoral ministry, Matt earned his MDiv. from Fuller Theological Seminary. In 2014, he returned to his native New Hampshire in order to serve God in the place he calls home. Matt currently serves as the lead pastor of The Baptist Church of Franklin, NH.


Pastor Brandon Dupuis

Camp Pastor July 21st

Hello, my name is Brandon Dupuis and I live in Berlin NH! I am super excited to be able to take part as Camp pastor at Camp Sentinel this year! I serve as a pastor at the First Baptist Church of Berlin as well as Jefferson Christian Church. I have 4 children of my own. I am so excited for the opportunity to take part in all of the activities here at camp! I am a child at heart! I look forward to meeting everyone there on week 4/July 21st! God bless!

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Tucker Van Brunt


Tucker Van Brunt has lived at camp since 2005, he has breathed the air at camp more than any other staff member.  On staff since 2014, he serves as the Story Teller.  In this position, he hopes to help enhance and continue to progress Sentinel's marketing, create a welcoming environment for campers and their families, and help to serve behind the scenes with administrative support. Tucker is currently in his senior year at Gordon College where he studies Communication Arts with an interest in Marketing and Public Relations.

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Elissa Boucher

Wellness Coordinator

Elissa Boucher is from Antrim, New Hampshire. She has been serving as Sentinel's Camp Nurse/Wellness Coordinator since 2014 and in other roles since 1999. Elissa has her bachelor’s degree of science in nursing and is currently licensed in the State of New Hampshire as a registered nurse. She is really excited to meet all the children and coordinate any medical care that is needed while at camp. Outside of camp Elissa likes to read non-fiction and fictional historical books. She also likes archery and goes target practicing in her free time. She is a big New England sports fan and tries to watch or listen to as many of the Red Sox games as possible. Elissa is always excited to see all that God does at Sentinel, and she looks forward to seeing and experience his blessings this summer.


Daniel Pack

Program Staff

Hello, my name is Daniel Pack.  The most notable thing to happen within my lifetime was my diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes, which has really affected my outlook on life in a positive way. I hope to continue to grow and develop as a Christian in the next few years. My plan for this year is to help keep Camp Sentinel as clean as possible so that campers can enjoy their time at camp unhindered. I'm happy to be working with the Camp Sentinel team!

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Alicia Barbon 

Program Staff

Alicia Barbon is from Groton Massachusetts.  She has been coming to camp since 2015. She has a passion for music and art. She likes to play her guitar, and to spend time outside.  She loves her cats and her bird.  She is looking forward to meeting the campers and being able to get closer to God this summer. 


Kylie Woody

Girl's Unit Leader/Head


Kylie has been serving at camp since 2021, she loves to read, draw, and listen to music. She is so excited for another amazing summer with some new and familiar faces!

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Anna Luksha

Support Staff

Anna Luksha has been a camper at Sentinel since 2017, and is a senior in high school. Her passions lie in music and writing. She has been involved in both her church and youth group worship teams since 2018, loves to sing, play guitar, piano, and write music. She’s been a devoted author for as long, and will eventually go to college for a creative writing major. Anna is looking forward to a good summer, and excited to build new relationships!


Ron Scovill


Ron is serving our one of our Chef's this summer. Ron has a extensive background in food service. He has managed many restaurants, camp food service, and more of his life.


Ryan Long

Program Staff

Ryan Long has been going to Camp Sentinel since 2018 and is very excited to be working here. He is homeschooled and loves all things cars, trucks, and motorsports. Ryan hopes to help campers learn more about God and His word.  


December Blanchet



December is serving this summer as a staff, helping with day camp as well as overnight camp

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Pastor Mark Jackson

Camp Pastor July 9th 

 Mark is currently the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lexington, MA where he has been serving since 2008.  Mark has always had a heart for teenagers and has been a retreat leader, youth speaker and writer of youth Sunday School Material.  He was camp pastor and Bible teacher at other children’s summer camp programs in Missouri and North Carolina prior to his service at Camp Sentinel. Mark is married to his wife, Laura of 21 years and they have one daughter, Alyssa, 16 who has grown up spending time each summer of her life at Camp Sentinel.  Alyssa is now a summer camp counselor at Camp Sentinel.  This is Mark’s 20th year as a summer camp pastor at Sentinel. Camp Sentinel is such a special place to Mark and his family. They have many meaningful  memories from their years here.  Mark and his family love living in New England and enjoy outdoor activities, traveling, antiquing and exploring God’s wonderful creation.

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Dorinda Washer

Food Services Director

Dorinda is serving this summer as our Food Services Director helping cook, and coordinate our food services.


Owen Van Brunt

Program Assistant


Owen has grown-up loving the stillness of camp and all it has to offer. He loves that camp paves the way for lifelong friendships and is a great way to grow closer with God. He has been on camp staff since 2023 and is looking forward serving you by being the Program Assistant this summer.

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Tegan Perkins

Boy's Unit Leader/Head


Tegan Perkins is native to Tuftonboro and has been going to camp since he was 6 year old aka 2010. He loves camp and wants to keep learning about God and what he can do. Tegan is a out high school, and previously went to Kingswood Regional High School and is going to SNHU for college. Tegan enjoys playing chess, video games, and oddly enough biking. Tegan is looking forward to this summer and is excited to help and make the world of God a better place.


Paige Colburn

Day Camp Staff

Paige Colburn has been working at camp since 2021 and is excited for another summer with day camp! She started going to camp as a little adventurer in 2010, but her first summer was in 2005. She will be a sophomore at Franklin and Marshall college and is majoring in psychology. She loves to read and spend time with her friends. Paige’s favorite part of camp is playing carpet ball, swimming, and making new friends. She is so excited to meet the campers this summer!

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Aidan Thompson

Boy's Unit Leader/Head


Aidan Thompson is from Tuftonboro NH and is excited to be on staff again.  He has been coming to Camp Sentinel since 2012. Aidan is a current sophomore at Fitchburg State University, where he is studying to be a teacher.


Mack Carpenter

Swing Staff

Hello my name is Mack but most call me bugle boy, I’m so excited to meet you and help your relationship with God grow stronger! I love to swim, hike, make native related things, teach people about the wilderness, and just be in the beautiful forest Jesus Christ gifted us with! being with kids and teaching them about all the wonderful things that are around them every day is what I live for. I’ve been going on and off to camp sentinel sense I was about 6 years old, it’s a wonderful place filled with wonderful people! I’m so stoked that I can be able to be in your life and I hope that we’ll make super-fan-tastic memories that will last a life time!


Ben Hodgdon

Housekeeping Staff

2023 was Ben’s first year working at camp and he has been attending Sentinel since 2013. Ben comes from a family that has been attending Sentinel for four generations. Ben's objective with serving the Lord this summer is to apply his talents with maintenance and utilize his leadership abilities. Ben originally grew up in California and now resides in Texas, where he is finishing high school before moving on to a higher education facility where he plans on a career in engineering.


Michael Scovill


Michael is serving our one of our Chef's this summer. He has served in camp food service ministry as well as running his family restaurant. He is excited to serve as a Chef this summer


Trinity Wasson
Girl's Unit Leader/Head Counselor

Trinity has been serving on staff since 2023. She is excited to serve as Girl's Unit Leader and Head Counselor with Kylie, supporting in whatever way she can.

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