The Day Camp Team

The Heartland Region

The Heartland Region serves the local church in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Sara VanWinkle

Day Camp Divisional Director & Regional Director, Heartland Region

Sara resides in Chicago, Illinois with her husband Dave, son Mayes and daughter Segni. Sara loves innovation and coming up with new ideas. She also has a heart for children's ministry, adoption, the local church and her neighborhood.

"I've had the privilege of serving kids and families at SpringHill for several years now and I love every minute of it. I get so excited about connecting with leaders at local churches and being a part of what they're doing."

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The Ohio Valley Region

The Ohio Valley Region is home to our second overnight location in Seymour, Indiana. The region also brings Day Camps to Indiana, Southern Ohio and Kentucky.

Eric Bartz

Regional Director, Ohio Valley Region

Eric graduated from Taylor University and is married to Sarah who is an elementary school teacher. He loves running, adventure, and exploring new places.

"I love SpringHill because it gives me an upfront view of the life change that comes from a personal relationship with Jesus. Watching this happen in the lives of thousands of campers each year is an incredible blessing."

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The West Michigan Region

The West Michigan Region serves the local church in Michigan with a focus on the West side of the state.

Ryan Snowley

Ryan Snowley is an Oregon native, he loves to be adventurous (just ask his wife and four kids), he is a basketball junkie and loves a great cup of coffee. Because of his past experience as a pastor, he's passionate about partnering with churches in serving their local community and naturally understands that the gospel + camp = lives changed for children and their families. He is a graduate from LIFE Pacific University, and he is honored to be on the SpringHill team.

"I am privileged to be apart of such a unique organization where we are committed to our mission of Glorifying God and always striving to continuously reach our culture with the Gospel! I am thrilled with the innovative ways SpringHill reaches youth of today and it's a JOY for me to form partnerships with other incredible ministries that pursue people in building the Kingdom of God."

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The East Michigan Region

The East Michigan Region serves the local church in Michigan and Indiana.

Lindsey Mains

Regional Director, East Michigan

Lindsey, her husband Doug and their son Isaiah live in East Lansing Michigan with their dog Wendell. She studied math at Michigan State University and while she loves a good math problem, she also enjoys playing tennis, baking and running. She has been working at SpringHill since 2009 and currently serves as the Market Director for Detroit Day Camps.

"I have personally experienced the fruit of SpringHill's ministry and faithfulness to the Gospel. I love that now I am able to help facilitate those positive, Christ-centered, and truth-founded experiences for our staff and campers."

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New Partners

Join our nation wide expansion team as we seek to create life impacting experiences for young people across the nation to know Jesus Christ and grow in their relationship with Him.

Bjorn Carlson

Development Director for New Partnerships

Bjorn joined the SpringHill team in the summer of 2017 and serves as the Development Director for New Partnerships. He enjoys real estate ventures, cars, sports, discipleship and church ministry, as well as just about anything outdoors. Bjorn is originally from Mt. Pleasant, Michigan and currently resides in Indianapolis with his wife and three kids.

"I learned through 9 years in corporate America—and why I came to SpringHill— that my true passion and joy is seeing kids come to know and love Jesus! I love building relationships with new allies and partners for this purpose and to help the local church flourish in reaching their communities with the gospel."

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