B.J. joined the Camp Ocoee staff in November of 2011. He has been involved in YMCA camping since 1993, when he was a cabin counselor at Camp Ocoee. Since 1993, B.J. has been the Assistant Director at Camp Ocoee, the Resident Camp Director at YMCA Camp Thunderbird in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Associate Executive Director at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan in Nashville, Tennessee. BJ earned his B.S. degree in Outdoor Recreation from Middle Tennessee State University.
Michael Kendig, Assistant Camp Director
Michael joined the Camp Ocoee staff in March of 2014. Being from the Nashville area, he worked at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan in Nashville during the summers starting in 2008. After graduating from Tennessee Tech University, Michael continued his career at Camp Widjiwagan as the Program Director before moving to Camp Ocoee. He also previously enjoyed working for a season at YMCA of the Rockies in the beautiful mountains of Estes Park, Colorado.
Chelsey Gibson, Office Manager-
Chelsey joined our staff January 2014. She is originally from Benton, TN. She has been involved with the camp since 2012. She has an Associates degree in Office Applications Assistant Concentration: Office Administration. Her husband is a past service member who served in the Marine Corps.
Bobby Daniell, Maintenance Director
Bobby joined our staff May 2012. He is originally from Atlanta, GA. Bobby spent time living in Ocoee working at an outfitter prior to moving to the Outer Banks in North Carolina for a number of years. He is very happy to be back in the Tennessee mountains.