Camp Hammer

Year Round Staff


Eric Swanson-Dexel · Mossi

Executive Director

831-338-3200 x.11 •

At Camp Since: 2003

I am an ordinary guy, blessed with an extraordinary life. I live and breathe with an amazing wife I call "sj" and three other sweet humans who call me dad. I live beneath a canopy of redwoods and enjoy serving in an intentional community. I value the gospel being lived and spoken when necessary. I search, and I strive to be what I hope to find in others, genuine, real, and authentic. I love spending time with children watching them discover themselves while discovering their Savior.

Time at Camp: 18 summers, 14 years (year-round)

Favorite Verse: "How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity! -Psalm 133:1

Tyler Reed•Shimmy

Facilities Director

831-338-3200 x.15 •

At Camp Since: 2016

Favorite Verse: In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature[a] God did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature[b] of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

-Philippians 2:5-11

Matt Josselyn• Ukuhamba

Program Director

831-338-3200 x.14 •

At Camp Since: 2018

Favorite Verse: Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him. If we disown him, he will also disown us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself.- 2 Timothy 2:11-13

Kiely Bernheisel •Samba

Kitchen Manager

831-338-3200 x.21 

At Camp Since: 2017

Favorite verse: " Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is— his good, pleasing, and perfect will. - Romans 12:2

Jenna Boston• Krazin

Apostle Director

831-338-3200 x.12 •

At Camp Since: 2018

Favorite Verse: "Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize in our weaknesses, but we have one who was tempted in every way, just as we are - yet did not sin. Let us then approach God's throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need."  - Hebrews 4:14-16

Sarah Swanson-Dexel •Shasta 

Retreat Coordinator/Summer Registrar  

831-338-3200 x.10 •

At Camp Since: 2003

Christian Dunbar · Fresh Prince

Finance Administrator

831-338-3200 x.16 -

At Camp Since: 2018

Favorite Verse: "Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." -Phil. 1:6