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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.


Owen Van Brunt
Swing Staff


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 on swing staff this summer.

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Tegan Perkins
Program Staff

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.


Briana Thompson
Swing Staff

Bri has been attending camp since 2015, but it is her first summer on staff. She lives in Warner, NH and goes to Kearsarge Regional High School. She loves skiing, hanging out with friends, and cuddling her dog. She enjoys being involved in school clubs. She is very excited to grow in her faith and show her love for God to others this summer. 


Alicia Barbon 
Swing 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

Program Staff

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!


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!

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Francesca Potenza
Program Staff

Francesca has been coming to Camp Sentinel for about 3 years now! She loves God and helping out with kids! She likes going to the beach, skateboarding, reading the Bible, and sunsets!


Jonathan Steele
Program Staff

Jonathan Steele is a TCK ( third culture kid ) that grew up in Bolivia and now he’s going to be serving in Turkey and Georgia with his Parents. He’s been working at camps for the past 3 years in Bolivia and Alaska. He loves camps this is going to be his first year working at Sentinel and he’s so excited to serve and share God’s love at camp. Jonathan is a senior in high school and he enjoys outdoor activities, rock climbing, running, cooking, traveling, going on hikes, and camps. Ohh and he’s also an identical twin. Jonathan is looking forward to camp and he’s so excited to see what God has for the summer.


Silas Proulx
Kitchen Staff

Silas is very excited to be able to work in a God centered environment with people who love God as well. He likes board games, riding bikes, and interacting with younger children.


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


Ryan Long
Swing 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.  


David Mansfield
Staff Support Coordinator

David has been serving at camp for many years. He has his bachelors in Philosophy. He has tought bible at a local christian school. He is excited to serve as our staff support coordinator, helping to care for our staff, and support both them and the campers.


Christopher Dudley
Boys Unit Leader

Christopher is excited to serve as Boys Unit Leader. He has been on staff since 2019.


Trinity Wasson

Swing Staff

Trinity has been serving on staff since 2023. She is excited to serve as swing staff supporting in what ever way she can.


Eden Anderson
Girls Unit Leader

This is Eden’s first year working at Camp Sentinel and she couldn’t be more excited to spend the summer with the campers and staff! Eden loves to study God’s word, travel, and do all things creative.  

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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.


Jacob Manning


Jacob Manning is from Bow, NH and is a junior at Bow High School.  He has been coming to Camp Sentinel with his family since he was born in 2005, as a day camp & overnight camper since 2011, and this will be his second year on staff.  In his free time, Jacob enjoys snowboarding, riding his dirt bike, and fishing. He loves being at camp and feeling the presence of God and is looking forward to sharing the love of Jesus with the campers!

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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 effected 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!


Paige Colburn

Program Staff

Paige Colburn has been working at camp since 2021 and is excited for her second summer. She started going to camp in 2010, but her first summer was in 2005. She will be a senior at Tilton school, and plays lacrosse while also being a part of the theater program. She loves to read and spend time with her friends. Paige's favorite part of camp is playing gaga ball and making new friends. She is really excited to meet the campers this summer! 

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Aidan Thompson

Program Staff

Aidan Thompson is from Tuftonboro NH and is excited to be on swing staff for his second year.  He has been coming to Camp Sentinel since 2012.  Aidan is a currently a sophomore at Kingswood Regional High School.  When not at school or camp.  Aidan is on the Varsity Nordic Team at Kingswood and he enjoys kayaking and four wheeling and spending time with his cat Zoey.


Leanne Daigneau  Program staff

Leanne is very excited to be on staff again this year! She has been attending camp and the Christian Community Youth Group at Sentinel since 2020. Leanne likes to figure skate, play volleyball, read, and sing. She is very excited to help the campers come closer to God this summer!

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Anna Luksha
Program Staff

Anna Luksha has been a camper at Sentinel since 2017, and is joining staff at sixteen years old, an upcoming high school senior. 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!"


Mackenzie Chapman
Kitchen Staff

  Mackenzie is new to Camp Sentinel and will be working as a member of the kitchen staff this summer. She is a student at Jesse Remington High School and will be going into her junior year as of Fall 2023. Prior to attending JRHS she was homeschooled. Mackenzie is very passionate about art and brings a sketchbook almost everywhere so she can draw. Mackenzie is excited to get to grow with the staff and campers this summer while working at Camp Sentinel!


Ben Hodgdon
Housekeeping Staff

2023 will be Ben’s first year working at camp and have 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.


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.


Kyla Allen
Program Staff

Kyla Allen has been coming to camp since 2019. She loves the ocean, reading and hanging out with her friends. She looks forward to working with campers again this summer and guide them in creating a stronger relationship with God and making new friends. She is excited to serve at camp this summer!


Peter Dudley
Housekeeping Coordinator

Peter has been serving on Staff since 2019. This year he is excited to serve as the Housekeeping coordinator helping to create a welcome environment for each guest that steps on the grounds.


Naomi Carney
Swing Staff

Naomi has been serving on Staff since 2023. She is excited to be serving on Swing Staff this summer


JD Warren
Swing Staff

JD is serving as swing staff this summer. He has been coming to camp for a number of years participating in our Home-school family camp.


December Blanchet


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

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