Heidi grew up in Marblehead, MA and attended a camp in Maine for 14 years as a camper and counselor. After earning her B.S. in Elementary Education, Heidi worked as a teacher both in the United States and internationally with her husband and three sons. She completed her M.Ed. and Ed.S in Middle Grades Education at the University of Georgia and has served as the Gifted Education Specialist in Brevard, NC. Always passionate about the outdoors, Heidi worked in the trips program at Keystone Camp and brings over twenty-five years of experience in camp counseling, teaching, coaching and leading.
Mary-Elizabeth, MED for short, was raised in Charlotte, NC, and has been spending her summers in Brevard since the age of 8. We are so glad that her love of white water kayaking and the mountains brought her back! She graduated from Furman University with a Bachelors of Music in Choral Education. MED has been dreaming of being a director of a girls camp for years, and is so excited to be part of the Keystone Camp year-round team. She has a long background with the Red Cross as an instructor for both lifeguarding and Wilderness First Aid. With her background in education, her love of the outdoors, and her belief in the power of summer camp, MED hopes to continue the incredible legacy of building up strong young women.
Associate Director Martha Sharp grew up in Owensboro, Kentucky. She discovered her love for summer camp at the age of seven and has managed to spend fifteen summers as a camper and counselor in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She fell in love with white water kayaking at a young age and we are so glad it brought her back to Brevard. A proud Blue Hose, Martha Sharp graduated from Presbyterian College in May of 2017. She has a passion for all animals and is the proud mother of Harriet, the red footed tortoise. Martha is an avid runner and yogi. She volunteers as a cross country coach as well as a running, yoga and swim instructor here at Keystone Camp.
Anna grew up in Transylvania County and completed her degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University. Her love of this area led her back to Brevard in 2007 to lay down roots as she started her own family. She has her own happy Keystone camper who is in the 6th grade and a son in 3rd grade who fulfills the role of Keystone mascot during the summer. She is deeply invested in Keystone and the camp experience after seeing the positive effects it has had own her own daughter. As a camp mom herself, she is here to help you answer any questions you may have about sending your daughter to camp.
Jessica has long standing roots at Keystone. She worked every summer during her high school years as one of the barn managers in the Horseback Riding program here at camp. After graduating from Martin Community College with a degree in Equine Technology, and training and showing horses for several years, her roots called her home to Keystone where she serves as Director of Equestrian Programs. Jessica and her husband Jason enjoy the “camp life” here at Keystone with their German Shorthaired Pointer, Norrie.