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Our Team

Here at Pleasant Valley we are blessed to have an amazing crew of staff.  All staff at Pleasant Valley Bible Camp are missionaries! Each family raises deputized support in order to serve at camp. Click on the arrow to donate directly to any staff member's support! Please contact us if you are interested in having a staff member present at your church or event.

The Sponbles
Steve and Naomi Sponable

The Sponable family has been at PVBC since 2008. Steve serves as the Camp Director and Naomi serves as Program Administrator. They have three kids: Nicholas (17), William (15), Ella Mae (12).

Nathan Zeeryp

Nathan has been on staff since 2013.  Nathan serves as Operations Administrator, overseeing the day-to-day workings at camp.  Kim has stepped down from her full-time positions at camp.  Their three adult children are all married and there are two grandsons to keep them all busy.

The Madsens
John and Ruth Madsen

John served as Camp Director from 2007 until his retirement in 2012, and he continues his involvement as a member of the Executive Camp Board. Ruth continues to diligently serve in their retirement as camp's bookkeeper. 

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Beth Sommer

Beth has grown up at Pleasant Valley Bible Camp and now serves as PVBC's Housekeeping Supervisor.  Her son, Edson, is 15 years old! 

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James and Barbi Wheaton

“James and Barbi Wheaton are staff appointees currently raising deputized financial and prayer support. When they reach their financial goal they will move to camp to join full time staff. Once at camp James will be working as Program director alongside Naomi Sponable. Barbi will be heading up the craft shop and mall. They have two children; Blake (7), and Sybil (5).”

Hannah Scott

Hannah Scott is a recent addition to our PVBC staff family. Her first trip to camp was in 2021 and then again in 2022 with her youth group, to work during Spring Break. She then returned in the summer of 2022 to be a counselor. Through her time at PVBC and much prayer, she is following God's call to take on a 1 year internship where she will focus her attention and talents on learning and working within the camp office.

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