Meet the Team

We're Hiring

After 2 and a half years of wonderful service, Kelly has accepted a new position and will be moving on from Kuriakos. We are grateful to Kelly and Anissa for their love and care for Kuriakos' property and people.

As a result of their upcoming move, Kuriakos is looking to hire a new Property Manager. 

You can view the job posting here or contact Art, Executive Director, for more details. | 403-746-2702

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.


    Hospitality Director

    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!

  • 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 on our team.

FUEL Internship

Kuriakos offers internship programs for 6-12 months. We're lucky to work with these committed servants.


Hospitality and program assistant

After her first year as an intern, Alexa has continued on our team in an evolving role. Throughout the year Alexa will be hosting retreats and rental groups, planning for the upcoming summer, and maintaining connections with our LITs.

Alexa has worked at camps in Mexico and the USA, she loves being out in nature and her biggest dream is to transcend the lives of others.

Internship Application

Interested in learning more about Camp Ministry? Growing your Leadership Skills? Giving Back to the Community?

Consider an Internship at Kuriakos!

We're a fun team that believes you should love what you do.
As any of our alumni or current staff will tell you, this is a great community for sharing, learning, and growing. We'd love to welcome you to our team and community.

“I came to Kuriakos with no idea what I was getting into, but I found so much more than I could have imagined.  I have experienced incredible community here: from strong mentors as well as my fellow interns, I have learned so much that I will use in future outdoor ministry positions and anywhere else God takes me.”   --Katie Bode, 2012 intern

Check out the FUEL Internship Brochure for more details.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter in pdf format to Assistant Director Paul Kopjar at or call 403.746.2702

Staff Alumni... a tradition of community

Kuriakos is community. We are built by people who serve on staff, offer their skills as volunteers, and join us as campers.

Alumni are encouraged to remain active at Kuriakos, ensuring our enduring legacy for future generations.