Katia Martin, Camp Director

Katia Martin joined our YMCA Camp Eberhart family in January of 2018. Katia was born and raised in West Branch, Michigan, where she spent summers camping with her family. She earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois in 2003. Afterwards, she went to work for the YMCA serving as a camp director for two different YMCA Camps in Pennsylvania, most recently as the Director of Community Programs at Frost Valley YMCA in New York. Katia, her husband Jason, and their children Aidan and Emmalee-Jo are excited to call YMCA Camp Eberhart home.  Feel free to contact Katia at katia@ymcacampeberhart.org.

Sarah Whaley, Outdoor Education Director

As our Outdoor Education Director Sarah helps provide amazing outdoor experiences to thousands of local students each year, allowing them to experience school in a whole new environment. She also leads our Conferencing and Team Building programs at Camp, making YMCA Camp Eberhart a year-round destination for groups of all ages, sizes, and goals. Feel free to contact Sarah at swhaley@ymcacampeberhart.org.

Lisa Vaillancourt, Office Manager

Lisa Vaillancourt is a wife, mother of three, a volunteer at Riverside Church, and a graduate from Wentworth Military Academy. As the Office Manager she provides service and information to campers and visitors in a manner that is responsive, accurate, and respectful.  Lisa’s support helps Camp function at a high level and creates an environment where the our Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility are followed. Feel free to contact Lisa at lvaillancourt@ymcacampeberhart.org.

Heather Wilcox, Food Service Manager

Heather Wilcox is our Food Service Manager at YMCA Camp Eberhart. Heather has worked in food service for 25+ years, and her and her staff understand and implement menu choices which reflect the special dietary preferences of groups including; children, religious and ethnic groups, health challenges, and the occasional picky eater.  Heather is a Certified Food Manager who takes the current food safety laws seriously to maintain a healthy and safe dinning experience for our guests. Heather can be reached at hwilcox@michianaymca.org.

Marie Wilson, Equestrian Director

Being born into a horse family made horses an obvious choice for Marie. She has spent most of her entire life involved with horses and children. She also has three children following in her footsteps. Marie joined the team at YMCA Camp Eberhart in March of 2014. Working with campers and horses is her passion, and providing a safe environment is her number one goal. Marie can be reached at mwilson@michianaymca.org.

Betty Conner, Head of Housekeeping

Betty is a wife, mother of two sons and one Daughter, and blessed with four grandchildren. Betty joined the YMCA Camp Eberhart family in September of 2016. She finds pleasure in what she does and strives for progress and not perfection. She loves the Camp atmosphere and the interaction with our campers. Watching them enjoying themselves and making memories makes her work very rewarding. Feel free to contact Betty at bconner@michianaymca.org.