Meet the Directors
Steve and Niki Gourley have served as Director and Retreats Director at Camp Piankatank since 2006. They both have a long history at the camp and have a passion for camp ministry. They understand the impact that camp can and does have on a child’s life, which is why they continue to serve here.
The Gourleys now have four children. On October 19, 2008, Elijah Robert Gourley was born. In 2011, God lead them to adopt a son from Ethiopia. Yoseph James Gourley was born 1/22/11 and came home forever on 12/1/11. Their daughter Lydia Grace was born 1/23/13. Their youngest son, Conrad Calhoun was born 2/13/2015.
Matt Hunt is the newest full-time addition to Camp Piankatank. Originally from Charleston, SC, he was hired in May of 2011 as Director of the Summer Camp Program. Matt began working with Piankatank as a counselor in 2007. In 2008, he fulfilled the role of Water Adventure Director and returned in 2009 as the Ropes Course Director. In January of 2011, Matt came to camp for an internship until the end of April. In May, he graduated from North Greenville University with a Bachelors Degree in Outdoor Experiential Leadership.
Matt married his wife Beth in May 2011 and their son, Graham, was born July 23, 2015.