Camp Lookout Year-Round staff
director - don washburn
Don has served as director of Camp Lookout since the fall of 1998. He started his full-time ministry working in recreation and youth ministry in Memphis, TN, in 1979. Don completed his undergraduate work in Recreation Administration and Church Recreation at the University of Memphis. Don has been very active in the camping ministry throughout his career in the church. His camp experience includes: camp counselor, volunteer director, camp board member and chair, and local church day-camp developer and director. Don has spent much of his ministry in planning and developing recreation and outdoor adventure programs for churches and camps. He enjoys being with his family, whitewater kayaking, biking, hiking, backpacking, and playing guitar.
property manager & adventure specialist - marty adams
Marty was a part of Camp Lookout as a camper, summer staff, and a part-time instructor for many years. In 2008, Marty joined the full-time staff at Camp Lookout. Marty divides his time between taking care of the camp facilities and leading groups in adventure programming. Marty has a great wit about him. He loves the outdoors, music, and being at camp. Through his efforts, camp looks great, and our adventure activities are excellent and safe programs for participants. Email Marty
Director of Development - Mike Feely
Mike Feely is the new Director of Development for Camp Lookout. Mike previously served for the last five years as the Director of Mission Advancement at Henderson Settlement. He has a B.A. from the University of Georgia, an M. Div. from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC, and has done further studies at the Sewanee School of Theology. He has taught history and world religions at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tennessee Temple University and Chattanooga State Community College. He has taught for several years at the United Methodist Women's Mission U and the Schools of Christian Mission, and is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer. He is a member of the Society of Appalachian Historians, the Southern Historical Association, and a number of United Methodist Historical Societies, including the Holston Conference Historical Society and a member of the Archives and History Commission of the Red Bird Missionary Conference. Mike is married to Annette and is the proud father of two daughters and two stepsons. He plays the trombone, is trying to learn the fiddle, and drives a tiny car. Email Mike