lutherock’s

year-round staff

Craig Rieger

Executive Director

828-209-6313

Craig has been a part of our team for 33 years, serving  in various different roles. He enjoys that he is able to do a little bit of everything  in his role as Executive Director and  he likes serving alongside our volunteers, donors and staff to make Lutherock a true place apart for our campers and guests. To him, "Lutherock is home".

Deacon Missie Bonser

Program Director

Missie Bonser is an ELCA Deacon who has served in various roles over the last 20+ years in the Rocky Mountain Synod. There a special place in her heart for outdoor ministry; she and her husband met at Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp in Colorado while serving on staff there while in college. She started her work with Lutherock in the summer of 2022 where she served in an interim role;  she fell in love with the site, the vision and the mission of Lutherock and joined our team full-time.

Nathan Boykin

Activities Director

828-209-6314

Nathan is originally from Columbia, South Carolina; he grew up attending both Lutheridge and Lutherock summer camp progams. He also spent several years as a summer staff counselor before starting full time in 2019 as the Activities Manager.  Nathan appreciates how camp gives folks a space to reconnect with themselves, nature and their faith. Outside of camp you can find him skiing, kayaking or volunteering in the community.

Jada Calloway

Housekeeping

828-467-1333

Jada has worked at Lutherock for 15 years, she and her husband Robbie (who is also on staff) live in Newland and enjoy spending their spare time with their grandson.

Robbie Calloway

Maintenance

Robbie has served on our maintenance team in a part-time role since 2011.

Allyson West

Program Registrar

828-209-6302

Allyson grew up as a camper at Lutheridge, she loved spending her summers there. She became more involved with the ministry when she started working in the Camp store during college. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She is loving her role as Program Registrar and looks forward to helping you and your family register for our programs.