MEET OUR STAFF


Patric Newton
Site Director
Patric is originally from Indiana where, as the son of a Methodist Pastor, he fell in love with camping ministry. He worked his first summer on staff at age 15 and has been active in camp and retreat ministry ever since. While working at Pine Creek Methodist Camp in Indiana, he felt God's calling into full-time ministry and attended Olivet Nazarene University where he received a degree in Christian Education. Patric most recently served as Program Director at Blue Lake Camp in southern Alabama where he met his wife Brianne. They are both excited about the opportunity to serve at Pictured Rocks and calling Iowa home.

Ann Brehm
Assistant Director
picturedrocks.camp@iaumc.org
Ann has been at Pictured Rocks for the last 15 years working first as the part-time office manager, and then becoming full-time assistant director in March 2010. Her role has gone from mainly office work to helping with all aspects of camp both in the summer and in the retreat season. She is actively involved at her church as a Sunday school teacher and previous financial secretary. She is married and has three wonderful daughters and three really cool granddaughters and another grandchild on the way.

Grace Zimmerman
Camp Cook
Gracie has been at camp for the last 15 years blessing our retreat guests, summer campers and staff with her delicious food and special homemade cookies. In the off-season Grace is the food service manager for a local church daycare/preschool. Grace is actively involved in her church in various roles including co-chair of their fall dinner. Grace and her husband Dale have been married for 41 years. They have two sons, one daughter and nine awesome grandchildren.




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