Camp Pinewood staff are here year-round to serve you!
OPERATIONS MANAGER - TYLER WELLS
Tyler Wells joined us in late April of 2022 as Camp Pinewood’s Operations Manager. He has been tasked with managing a variety of things in the camp office, especially using his Guest Services background to work with our rental groups and camp registration. He brings a variety of camp experience from 5 different camps over the past 13 years, including 3 summers at Camp Pinewood in 2009, 2010, and 2016. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Student and Family Ministry from Corban University and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Clarks He is excited for an opportunity to give back to the ministry that had a deep impact on his life as a teenager.
Tyler has attended Notus First Baptist Church and Columbia Heights Baptist Church during parts of his life, as well as being involved in a few other churches outside of the Association while he lived in Oregon, Michigan, and Washington.
He enjoys board games, disc golf, movies, and playing his bass guitar with the worship team.
PROGRAM MANAGER - NATHAN CUKURS
Nathan Cukurs started at Camp in March of 2022 as the new Program Manager. He’s been working hard in the office and all around the property to help get things ready for Summer. Nathan grew up going to Meridian First Baptist Church between 2000 and 2010, and attended Camp Pinewood as a camper while growing up in Idaho.
Nathan served 6 years in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman from 2015 to 2021. Then, he worked up at the camp as the Servant Staff Leader in the Summer of 2021; working with the volunteers, and also as a counselor for High School Camp and Foster Kids Camp.
He is very excited to serve with everyone who is involved in the ministry and to see God work through Camp Pinewood.