MEET OUR STAFF

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Jonathan “Jawoo” Owen

CAMP DIRECTOR

Jonathan has been working at Camp Straight Street since his father, Herb, started it twenty-one years ago. He started out as a counselor and has now been directing the camp for the past eleven years. He has a wife, Kristin (which he met while working at camp); three daughters, Taylor, River Jane and Willow; and a dog named Zissou. During the school year, Jonathan works as the Children’s Minister at Shades Mountain Independent Church (www.smic.org). He is also a professional storyteller and did a recent TEDx talk on his experience of working with kids at camp (watch it HERE).

Heather Spigner

CAMP ADMINISTRATOR

Heather has been working at camp for sixteen years and has been our Camp Administrator for thirteen years. During the school year, Heather teaches secondary English at Shades Mountain Christian School. Heather married Aaron Spigner, one of our camp counselors from previous summers. They have two dogs, Bash and Bella. 
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