New Camp Director Announced

Meet our Next Camp Director!

The Birchwood Camp board of directors is pleased to announce the selection of Relena Lyddon Myers as the next Camp Director. Relena brings nonprofit and camp executive experience and a passion for camping ministries. Relena is completing her coursework in Outdoor Leadership at Denver Seminary. Relena will move to Birchwood Camp in June with her husband, Tommy, and their two children.

RelenaBirchwood Camp is a United Methodist camping ministry of the Alaska United Methodist Conference. Birchwood Camp builds community on common ground by offering camps for children, youth and adults and hosting groups from faith communities, nonprofits, schools, government and private organizations.

You may send words of welcome to Relena and her family at

Our current Camp Director, Marie Sweezey, will remain in her role until July 1 (read more about the Sweezeys transition here). She will have a period of training and overlap with Relena in June. If you have questions about the leadership transition, contact Board President Nora Ortiz Fredrick at

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