Check out who is coming to Camp Makhaseh in 2021!
Interested in joining our Team?
Applications are available here: 
 

Stay tuned for more additions to our staff as we get closer to Camp…

 
NAME: Anne Haanappel
NICKNAME: “Mama H”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 14th
ROLE AT CAMP: Crafts Director, Official Camp Mom, Camp Figurehead
ABOUT: Anne has been a part of camp for over a decade and is loved by all. She is very crafty and has recently become a grandma again and also recently got married to Electro!!
 
NAME: Ava Blanchard
NICKNAME: “Avalanche”
CAMP: Junior Camp
YEAR AT CAMP: 2nd
ROLE AT CAMP: Student Team
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NAME: John Haanappel
NICKNAME: “Electro”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 4th
ROLE AT CAMP: Tribe Leader
ABOUT: John is a retired electrician from St. Catharines. He is recently married to Mama H, is heavily involved in his church and loves to serve and to spend time with his children and grandchildren. John frequently goes on missions trips to Africa with Galcom International.
 
NAME: Katie Hilborn
NICKNAME: “Chipps”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 2nd
ROLE AT CAMP: Tribe Leader, Camp Nurse
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NAME: Kim Sjoblad
NICKNAME: “Sjobiz”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 3rd
ROLE AT CAMP: Tribe Leader
ABOUT: Kim is a wife and home-school mama of two girls. She has been attending Redeemer for the past 2 years and is looking forward to leading her tribe to many victories at camp this year. When she’s not busy working or homeschooling, she enjoys painting, decorating, and anything creative.
 
NAME: Louisa McLeod
NICKNAME: “Mac”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 4th
ROLE AT CAMP: Camp Director
ABOUT: Louisa graduated from Brock University with a degree in Rec & Leisure and is currently serving as the Director of Children’s Ministries at Redeemer Bible Church. Louisa has lived in the Niagara area her whole life and she is a huge fan of the New England Patriots…so if you know what’s good for you, don’t talk trash about ‘em.
 
NAME: Maria Krieg
NICKNAME: “Oma”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 4th
ROLE AT CAMP: Tribe Leader
ABOUT: Retired Chippawa native Mari Ann loves to run around and play and has had lots of practice with her 9 grandchildren. Writing and illustrating stories, creating art from junk, and caring for her 86 year old mom are her favourite activities. And eating veggies. And encouraging others to eat veggies. Just ask her family.
 
NAME: Paul Smylski
NICKNAME: “Cheese”
CAMP: Both
YEAR AT CAMP: 6th
ROLE AT CAMP: Camp Director, Survivor Host
ABOUT: Paul has been serving as the Pastor of Family Ministries at Redeemer Bible Church since 2014. Paul was a camper at the very first Camp in 1990 and went for a few years after that. Paul has been married to his wife Robyn since 2006 and they have 2 children together, Avery & Cody. Paul loves hockey and Frisbee Golf. His favorite movies are Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and pretty much anything superhero-related.