Meet the Staff

Year Round Staff

Natalie King

Executive Director

Natalie has been working in camping since 2000 and is proud to lead the CYC team. Natalie has been at CYC since 2008. She is a 2004 graduate of St. Mary’s University in Winona, MN. She lives in St. Paul where she spends all of her non-camp time hanging out with her family, cooking, crafting, reading, and running.

Natalie has an awesome husband named Nate who loves CYC almost as much as she does. Natalie and Nate have 2 sweet boys named Xander (3) and Augustus (2) who love hanging out at CYC all summer.

Meghan McCarthy

Director of Programming

Meghan worked at camp on summer staff during the summers of 2010, 2011, & 2012. Meghan grew up in Cottage Grove and graduated from Winona State in 2013 with a degree in Recreation and Tourism. After her summers at CYC, Meghan worked as the Program Manager at YMCA Camp Pinewood in Twin Lake, Michigan. When she is not busy planning awesome CYC programming, Meghan enjoys cooking, watching movies, & reading.

Stefanie Brinkman

Office Manager

Stefanie joined the CYC team in 2011. Stefanie is from White Bear Lake and is the proud mother of two fabulous children- Nataliya and Dominik. When she is not busy at CYC, Stefanie and kids enjoy spending time as a family, going outside, and having fun!












"What camp means to me is learning about God, making friends and having fun. But the most important thing is being yourself. We have lots of fun at camp. The counselors are great, the friends are nice, the themes are awesome, and the games rule! When I grow too old to come to camp I want to be a camp counselor, but for now, I will enjoy the fun at camp. See you this year!" - Josh

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