Tracy Hamilton

Associate Horse Manager, Stonewater

Tracey Hamilton Associate Horse Manager Stonewater About Tracey Hamilton Horses are a great partner for ministry. My passion is to see students’ lives impacted by horses and transformed by Jesus. What a unique opportunity to parallel God’s desire that we trust Him with our approach of asking these free-spirited animals to trust us. We learn…

Ken Solem

Horse Program Manager, Stonewater

Ken Solem Horse Program Manager Stonewater About Ken Solem Sitting around the campfire talking about Jesus and life after a long day of riding horses, eating good food, and just plain ole having fun, is the best! Perhaps its because I gave my life to Christ around a campfire at a camp when I was…

RD'Atre

Program Manager & Medical Instructor, Stonewater

Rick D’Atre Program Manager & Medical Instructor, Stonewater About Rick D’Atre I first heard about Youth Dynamics at an Urbana Missions Conference in 1996. My wife and I decided to come out as Summer Staff the following summer with the intent of becoming full-time staff. That summer wasn’t without its struggles and disappointments, but it…

Katelynn Kazen 2021

Staffing Manager, Stonewater

Katelynn Kazen Staffing Manager, Stonewater About Katelynn Kazen I was born and raised in Arlington, WA in a Christian home. My parents started volunteering with Youth Dynamics back in the early 1990’s as raft guides so I grew up around the river and wilderness ministry. I have so many fond memories of that time. Growing…

Greg Johnson

Director, Stonewater

Greg Johnson Director, Stonewater Meet Greg, Greg has over 35 years of vocational ministry, corporate leadership development, and wilderness guiding experience. He is currently the Director of Stonewater, Youth Dynamics’ largest facility near Leavenworth, WA. He also developed and launched the Leadership Pursuits and Stonewater Adventure Bible School programs. Greg enjoys time with his wife,…

David Longenecker

River Manager, Stonewater

David Longenecker River Manager, Stonewater About David Longenecker Hi, I’m David Longenecker and I was born and raised in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I was a summer staff at Stonewater for three years and I have been full-time at Stonewater since 2021. I love getting to share my passion for Jesus with teens and young adults while also…

Cstay Profile Web

Operations Manager, Stonewater

Chris Stay Operations Manager, Stonewater About I love outdoor adventures and their impact on students’ lives. That is why my family and I have been working at Stonewater Ranch since February 2012. Taking students on adventure trips combines my passion for the outdoors and youth ministry to make lasting impacts on their relationship with God.…