Staff

Director

Steven Miers

Steven is our awesome director and loves camping. He brings a wealth of practical knowledge from his farming background and loves having a good chat with people.

Office Manager

Juliette Shaw
Juliette is originally from Canada, but lives locally now. She is a computer whizz and gets the jobs done quickly!

Ministry Coordinator

Grace Bruce

Grace has been on our kitchen team, but besides food, she also has a passion for people so she is now our Ministry Coordinator. She takes the lead role in organizing our Holiday Camp programs.  Grace alongside her husband Cameron, are the go to people when it comes to our leaders here at camp.

Instructor/ Host

Cameron Bruce

Cameron does many things around camp but his main jobs are to host, instruct on the climbing wall, and helps Grace mentor the leaders at camp.

Maintenance/Host

Nick Dodds

The majority of Nick's time is spent working on grounds and maintenance during the week. In the weekends he is your "go to guy" as he does the majority of the hosting.

Activities Instructor

Reuben Zegwaard

Reuben was a leader at Karakariki Christian Camp for years before joining CYC as an intern. He is now full time staff as Activities Instructor.

Kitchen Coordinator

Nat Feldon

Nat runs our kitchen. He not only cooks but is an essential member of our maintenance team.

Interns

Carla Rhodes

Carla has been working here since November but has decided to do our internship through Pathways. Carla is passionate about telling kids about God and loves instructing!

Miria Inia

Miria was one of our leaders for years before deciding to do the internship through Pathways. Miria loves holidays camps and serving the Lord through all things

Our interns are placement through Pathways College. This internship is unique as it is balanced between 50% ministry and 50% study. Their ministry is 15 hours paid work and 15 hours volunteered. Their study is towards a diploma in Christian Ministries and is made up of six week long block courses throughout the year and online assignments. Contact leaders@cyc.org.nz if you are interested in this internship or head onto our intern page

Part Time Staff

Alex Miers

Alex interned with us in 2018 and was such a massive help we had to keep her around! Alex is only part time now as she is also busy studying

Shoshanah Miers

Shoshanah is at uni, but in her spare time she helps in the office and kitchen. She is a hard worker and is always ready for a chat.

Alyshia O'Brien

Alyshia hails from London, but finds Aotearoa to be her home. She is here to help in conquering our long list of things that need to be painted!