FAMILY OPERATED

Sam and Susan Torn have dedicated their lives to serving today's youth

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Sam and Susan Torn, owners, have dedicated their lives to serving today's youth through the incomparable experience that is Camp Ozark.



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Sam and Susan Torn have been the owners and operators of Camp Ozark since 1985.  However, Sam’s association with Camp Ozark began much earlier.  Sam first came to Camp Ozark (then known as Ozark Boys Camp) in 1951 at the age of 3 with his family.  He later spent five summers as a camper at Ozark Boys Camp and six summers as a counselor before he married Susan.

Sam and Susan are totally involved in the camp operation and live on the camp premises in the summer where they oversee all aspects of Camp Ozark on a daily basis.

Sam and Susan have been married since 1970 and they have three children – Scott, Chris and Angela – who are all part of the Camp Ozark staff.  They also have twelve grandchildren and count them as the greatest joys of their life.


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DIRECTORS

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SCOTT TORN

DIRECTOR CAMP OZARK

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ANGELA TORN

DIRECTOR CAMP OZARK

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CHRIS & CECI TORN

DIRECTOR CAMP OZARK


LEADERSHIP

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GENE MONK

Associate Director

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DAVE ATKINS

Associate Director

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DEBBIE PRIDDY

Associate Director

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PATRICK HOERCHER

Associate Director


Staff Recruiting Team

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HALEY BERRYHILL

Mississippi State University, Class of 2013

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BEN MONK

University of Virginia, Class of 2012

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MASON FISCHER

Texas A&M University, Class of 2017

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CAMERON BAGWELL

Clemson University, Class of 2017

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RACHEL KENNEDY

Texas Tech University, Class of 2016

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MERRY GRACE CHAMBERS

University of Oklahoma, Class of 2016

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JAMIE IRICK

University of South Carolina, Class of 2016

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ALI NORMAN

Mississippi State University, Class of 2015

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CHRIS MILLER

Texas A&M University, Class of 2014

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WILLIAM NETTLES

Baylor University, Class of 2017

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SUMMER STAFF

Each and every summer, Camp Ozark employs over 550 of the finest college-aged young people in America as members of our Summer Staff. Camp Ozark recruits summer staff from over 40 different schools and universities, with recruitment beginning in mid-October and continuing through February and March.

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