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Bair Lake Bible Camp 12500 Prang St., Jones, MI 49061
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Drew photoDrew Gardner 

Executive Director

Drew started as the Executive Director of BLBC on June 1, 2018. He has served in various leadership roles throughout his adult life, including as a JAG officer in the Air Force, the Chief of Litigation at a Christian legal ministry, a Senior Pastor and the Athletic Administrator at a Christian School. Drew’s passion is pouring into others lives through discipleship, preaching and teaching God’s word. Drew and his wife Kelly have 10 children, six of whom are still in the home.

CaitlinCaitlin Padgett
Housekeeping Manager

Caitlin has been around Bair Lake since she was a family camper.  She officially joined the staff in 2015. When she insn't working, she loves to bake, watch movies, and spend time with people, especially if there are babies involved. Contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Daniel DeForgeDaniel DeForge
Partnership Development Lead

Daniel loves being a part of Bair Lake Bible Camp’s Ministry! He also enjoys working as a firefighter on the local fire department and serving in other ways in our local community. 

Anna DeForgeAnna DeForge
Program Manager

Anna has been a Bair Lake lifer growing up at camp. Anna loves serving in the camp environment, volunteering as an EMT on the local EMS Service, and spending time with husband Daniel.

alecAlec Musser 
Technology Lead

Alec is serving as the AV technician, videographer, photographer.  If you have an AV need..he's the man!

 

joeJoe Hughes
Director of Ministries

Joe hails from Ohio, and is glad to be closer to Notre Dame! He and his wife, Katie, have four kids. Joe was a high school math teacher until finding his true calling in camping ministry. He has been at Bair Lake since 2014. Joe is passionate about mentoring young people and fulfilling the Great Commission. He enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, reading, watching college football, eating pie, and trying new hot sauces!

Megan FuhrmanMegan Fuhrman
Office Manager

Megan joined the Bair Lake team in 2015.  She comes from Muskegon, Michigan and has a degree in graphic design. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors (especially Lake Michigan) horses, board games, and spending time with family and friends. You may contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

KimberlyKimberly Mechling

Director of Administration

Kimberly has been with Bair Lake for many years and enjoys seeing God work in the multi-generational history of Bair Lake. She and her husband Ray live in Edwardsburg, Michigan. Kimberly is a thankful follower of Jesus Christ and enjoys animals, gardening, and warm weather! "I run in the path of your commands because you have set my heart free"

benbBen Beaghan
Discipleship Manager

Ben has a lifelong history with Bair Lake beginning as a Jr Camper. He currently oversees the Discipleship Program and facilitates the team building program called ACE (Adventure Challenge Education).  Outside of work, Ben is pursuing a degree in Biblical Studies and loves spending time with his wife, Kenzie, and daughters, Eleanor and Gwenyth.