Scotty’s involvement with Camp Smiling Acres began in 1974 at the age of 9. His family has a rich history with Camp. His parents and both of his sisters served as staff members for many years. Scotty began counseling at Camp Smiling Acres at the age of 15 and he became an assistant director in 1991. Scotty’s move to director of Second Session came in 1994.
Scotty and his wife Lisa have been married since 1988 and have two children: Chelsea and Philip, and gained a son-in-law, Spencer, in 2017.
Scotty believes Camp Smiling Acres is a mission field where children are able to experience the love of Christ and the beauty of God’s creation. It is a place to build lasting friendships and memories.