Directory Camp Staff Staff Leaders and Recognition
Camp Staff Recognition

Working at summer camp takes a special type of person, dedicated to living up to the Scout Law and Oath and putting smiles on faces. Those who distinguish themselves amongst all the special folks who have worked at camp over the years have been honored with several types of awards.

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J.B. Rettew III Staff Member of the Year Award

This award is given annually to the junior staff member (under the age of 18) who best exemplifies the values of Scouting in his daily activities at camp and has had a positive, lasting impression on the program, scouts and other staff members. 
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1990

The JB Rettew Top Staffer Award was established in 1990 by Hab Butler.
1994 - Contributed by John B. Rettew III

Pete Mendez

1991
Jacob Carrigan

1992
Mike Berkeihiser

1993
Pete Horvath

1994
Jon DeVirgilio

1995
Eric Baughman

1996
Chip Childers

1997
Christopher "Spud" Truitt

1998
Mark Herman

1999
Bryant Battenfelder

2000
Jimmy Metzger

2001
Alex Musto

2002
Devon Roper

2003
Robert Pryor

2004
Mark Staab

2005
Andrew McDivitt

2006
Kevin Coltrinari

2007

Camp Horseshoe Staff Member of the Year Jake Zebley
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Chip Childers (left) receives staff member of the year from Program Director Mike Berkeihiser.
1996 - Contributed by Andrew Smith

Mike Kassel

2008
Clayton Wilson

2009
Jake Segal

2010
Aaron Sifford

2011
Connor Ritchie

2012
Brian Wilson

2013
Mark Frazier

2014
Jake Zebley

2015
Frank Donley

2016
Carter Miller

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Camp Horseshoe C.I.T. of the Year Award

C.I.T. of the Year

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This award is presented annually to two C.I.T.s who have shown the most initiative, despite their volunteer status, to be an active part of the Camp Horseshoe program. 

 

1995
Christopher "Spud" Truitt

1999
Sam Talucci, Mark Rahn

2005
Kyle Freehart

2007
Mike Cavuto, Dan Bussell

2008
Nick Wainwright, Brad Duerr

2010
Bobby Reddy,  James Feriello

2011
Christian Miller, Brian Cameron

2012
Tim Blake, Sam Kruger

2013
John German, Jake Zebley

2014
Evan Gutherman, Brendan Layton

2015
Nathan Motel, Scott Farrell

2016
Brennen Kohl, Cole Walker

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Camp Horseshoe Staff Silver Buckle Award

Camp Horseshoe Staff Silver Buckle Award

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This award was created in 2011 to recognize 18+ staff members who are not department directors but leave a sizeable impact on their respective areas through their leadership and expertise. 

2011

Camp Horseshoe Staff Silver Buckle 2014 Recipient Galen Gerber.
2014 - Contributed by Andrew Coe

Paul Bradley

2012
Wade Bastian

2013
Richard Gardner

2014
Galen Gerber

2015
Nick Landis

2016
Christian Miller

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Camp Horseshoe Man of the Year Award

Man of the Year Award

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Recipients of this award are adult volunteers who spend much of their summer actively participating at camp either as 'weekend warriors', who provide much needed service to assist the camp in looking its very best, as benefactors to the camp with equipment or expertise, or as experts in a program capacity. 

 

1986
G. Ernest Heegard

1988
Kurt Wolter

1989
Karl "Moose" Winsch

1990
William R. Hess

1991
Harold Weber

1992
Alan K. Forssmark

1993
Dave Sherwood

1994

Mike Barnes

1996
Joe Eagan

1997
Andy Smith

1998
Chuck Pilkington

1999
John Boldin Sr.

2000

Stu Watson receives the Man of the Year Award.

2011 - Contributed by Andrew Coe

Rich and Dana Foot

2001
Roy Cole

2002
Jim Battenfelder

2003
Clarke Green

2004
Bill Taylor

2005
Andrew "Wombat" Walker

2006
Jim Jordan

2007
Mike Arles

2008

Camp Horseshoe Man of the Year Josh Mateyk.

2014 - Contributed by Andrew Coe

Mark Graham

2009
Matt Lewis

2010
Price Stevenson III

2011
Stuart Watson
William Grubb

2012
David Hohl

2013
Steve "Mookie" Reich

2014
Josh Mateyk

2015
Neil "Bug" Gutherman

2016
Brian Kotzer

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Camp Ware Staff Honor Roll

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1996

Mike Green

1997

Jason Shields

1998

Chris Greene

1999

Jonathan Rogers

2000

John Sauser

2001

The Camp Ware Staff Honor Roll.

2016 - Contributed by Andrew Coe

Don Wehry

2002

Dave Petterson

2003

Jason Hammond

2004

Rob Nicolaides

2005

Michael Barrett

2006

Brian Bostwick

2007

Alex Curtain

2008

Christian Zimmerman

2009

Evan Lambert

2010

Michael McGuigan

2011

Josh Kelly

2012

Sam Moore

2013

Caleb Stevens

2014

Quentin Gray

2015 
Jessica Fischer

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Camp Ware C.I.T. Honor Roll

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1996

Matt Miller

1997

Brian Richardson

1998

Jonathan Rogers

1999

John Sauser

2000

Toby McCabe

2001

Chris Harms

2002

John Kline & Brendon Hurst

2003

Dan Mulligan

2004

Todd Ehlinger

2005

Samantha Doring

2006

Andrew Tulk

2007

Carl Boswell

2008

Luke Smith Jr.

2009

Devin Ernst

2010

Lyndsey Ernst and Ethan Buckley

2011

Susan Rachid

2012

Quentin Gray

2013

Megan Thorbahn & Nick Malcolm

2014

Billy Guhl & Stephanie Robbins

2015
Alex Gomez & Bobby Kiesel

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