Meet Our Team
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Monty and Janette Harlan
Monty has been Director at Camp Otyokwah since 2019 and the Director of our sister camp, Bear Lake Camp since 1992. During his tenure of leadership of directing, Monty has seen God strengthening the impact of this ministry by expanding our summer camping program to 6 weeks, implementing the Summer Staff and Service Crew program, cabin renovations and other construction and renovations to the facilities, and the birth of a vibrant community ministry. He can’t wait to see what God is going to do next and see more lives impacted for the Kingdom through the ministry at Otyokwah.
Monty, an ordained minister, holds a B.A. from Taylor University and an M.Div. from Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Monty has been married to his wife Janette for over 30 years. Janette is very active in the camping, retreat, and community ministries at Otyokwah. Together they have have four children and are all married: Ben and his wife Karli, Abbey and her husband Jake, Rebekah and her husband Connor, and Caleb and his wife Rachel.
Connor and Rebekah Miller
Connor and Rebekah came on full-time at Otyokwah in 2021. After meeting at Bethel University, they got married in 2017. Both Connor and Rebekah are familiar and very knowledgeable about camp after growing up there. Before coming to camp, Connor started his own business and Rebekah was an elementary school teacher. Connor's leadership and craftsmanship makes him responsible for all the facilities and grounds at Otyokwah. Rebekah is also apart of the leadership team and facilitates management due to her focus and attention to detail. Connor graduated with a B.A. in Business and Rebekah graduated with a B.A. in Elementary Education from Bethel University in 2015. They have one girl, Eden.
Director of Operations
Evan started working at Otyokwah in 2021. He started as a summer staffer and loved ministering to young people at camp so much that he came on full time as the Program Director in 2023. With his role in programming, he coordinates a large portion of the summer program in conjunction with our resident staff. Evan has a huge passion for young people, the outdoors, being active, and trying new things. Whenever he takes his camping hat off, he loves to travel and experience new cultures and people. Evan graduated from Miami University with a B.A. in Psychology in 2022.