WHO WE ARE
As a ministry of BCM International, Streamside seeks to reach children through quality Christian camping programs geared to urban youth and strengthen churches by offering an affordable retreat facility with service-oriented staff. Streamside believes that those trusting in the Lord (Jeremiah 17:7-8) and delighting in His Word (Psalm 1:2-3), will survive, grow and prosper wherever they are planted.
Streamside Camp & Conference Center seeks to provide quality Christian camping experiences in the Pocono Mountains while fulfilling BCM International’s vision of…
Reaching Children through camping programs geared toward urban children, youth and families
Strengthening Churches by making the facility available for seasonal retreats to a widely diverse assortment of Christian churches and other groups
Meet our Team
Matt came to Streamside in 1985 and has served in various roles including director. Matt is BCM missionary and attended Philadelphia College of the Bible. His current responsibilities include oversight of all operational aspects of camp.
Head Counselor/Maintenance Director
Dave Brown has served at Streamside since 1989. During the summer, he heads up the counseling team and switches to maintenance during the off-season.
Human Resources and Gardening
Office Manager / Registrar / Administrative Assistant
Jared Odicio has joined the team at Streamside to assume the responsibilities of managing our office and assisting parents and groups in registering for Streamside events or booking their own retreats. Jared is a Dutch national who grew up in Peru where his parents served as missionaries with BCM International. He recently graduated from Cairn University with his MBA.
Steve & Ruth Hoernig
SLT Program Coordinators / Maintenance Technician
Steve and Ruth were missionaries with World Impact serving urban youth in Newark, NJ. In that role, they regular brought children, youth and families to experience the ministry of Streamside. Now missionaries with BCM International, they disciple urban youth through our SLT leadership training program. Steve also serves on our maintenance team.
Each summer, our number grows significantly as we assemble a team of internationals, college students, interns and volunteers to serve our summer campers. Would you like to join us? Information is available at https://www.streamside.org/employment-and-volunteer-opportunities/