Meet the Team

Leadership Team

Having a great program team is only part of the equation. Our staff are supported by a strong leadership team, with the experience and resources to teach, supervise, and assist staff as challenges arise.

  • Art Weiss

    Executive Director

    Art has served in a variety of camp positions at a couple of camps, including ED, as well as serving as pastor to a couple of ELCA congregations. Art has a background in accounting, preaching, administration, and having a great laugh. You'll hear it when you meet him!

  • Paul Kopjar

    Assistant Director

    Paul has been involved in the Kuriakos community for many years.

    Programming, staffing, marketing, administration, he does it all.

    Have a question? I bet Paul knows the answer.

  • Program Director

    Kendra has a long history in camp ministry, having worked at 8 other camps before joining our full-time team. Included in that, Kendra served as an intern here at Kuriakos in the fall of 2011. Kendra's passion is to see children, youth and families grow in their faith, and to assist young leaders as they develop.

  • Kelly Craig

    Property Manager

    Kelly has been involved at Kuriakos since he worked on projects with his dad.

    He enjoys sharing his skills and passion with our team and community. With an eye for details, a heart for service, and a yard full of goats and chickens, we're thrilled to have Kelly and his wife Anissa join our team.


    Hospitality Manager

    Amber joined the Kuriakos team in February 2022, moving to Alberta from Manitoba. She is very excited to support this community.

    Amber brings lots of experience at previous camps, ranging from cook to director and more. She shares a love for cooking, enthusiasm for helping kids enjoy the outdoors, and a passion for hospitality.

    Come on out to Kuriakos, where Amber is ready to welcome you!


Kuriakos is excited to host Interns, with placements ranging from 4-months to 1 Year or more. 

Find out more about our FUEL INTERSHIP here.

  • Alexa Gomez

    Alexa has joined us from Mexico for a year to learn more about Camp Ministry and grow in her leadership. 

    Alexa is a very nice person to spend time with, she loves being out in nature and her biggest dream is to transcend the lives of others.

  • Lorena Torres

    Lorena has come from Mexico to spend 8 months at Kuriakos, learning and growing alongside our team. 

    Lorena is excited to participate in community, work with campers of all ages, and bring fresh ideas to Kuriakos programs.