Bethany joined the Lutherhaven full-time team in September 2019. Bethany was born and raised near Cedar Rapids, IA. She graduated from Concordia University-Nebraska with an education degree and her Director of Christian Education (DCE) certification. First discovering camp ministry as a camper at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca in 1996, Bethany knew then she wanted to be a camp counselor one day. She joined the Lutherhaven Summer Staff in 2011. After serving in congregational ministry for 3 years, Bethany is excited to be back at Camp Lutherhaven as Director of Engagement. Her favorite spot on Camp is sitting on the dock at sunset and watching God paint the skies. Bethany enjoys climbing mountains, ballet, anything crafty, and time spent with friends & family.