Dave Dick is the Executive Director of the Hartstone Bible Camp. He was born and raised in Ukiah, California and became a Christian in high school. (Click here to read Dave’s testimony) Shortly after his conversion, he believed God was calling him into full-time occupational ministry. After high school he became very involved in his local church where he gained experience in various types of ministry. He graduated with an AA degree from the Mendocino College and transferred to The Master’s University. In 2005 he received his BA in Biblical Studies with a minor in Student Ministries. It was there that he met his wonderful bride, Julie. During his time at Master’s, Dave served as an R.A. (Resident Assistant over a dormitory) and was heavily involved in student leadership. He also served on staff at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA as the Worship in Music Director for the High School Student Ministries Department. After he graduated, he accepted an Associate Pastor position back in his hometown. He oversaw College, High School, and Junior High School Student Ministries as well as the Music Ministry in the church. He also has secondary teaching experience at a private Christian school where he taught Junior and Senior High School Bible Classes. Dave plays the guitar and has a deep love for music and leading God’s people in worship. In his earlier years as a Christian, he had the opportunity to be a part of a Christian rock band touring throughout the state and producing albums. Currently, he enjoys serving in the worship music needs of his local church and leading and writing children’s church songs. In regard to the Christian Camping Ministry, Dave has a huge passion and conviction to see it thrive. Not only being personally affected by coming to faith in Jesus Christ at a camp, Dave has served as a camp counselor, camp program staff leader, camp music director, and camp speaker. He also ministers through preaching, he has been a guest speaker for various Academic Chapels, Church Services, Retreats/Conferences and some Television and Radio. He serves on his local community board as well as on the board of directors that represent Christian Camping in the Northern California region. Dave became the Director of the Hartstone Bible Camp in 2014 and is currently pursuing his MDiv at the Cornerstone Seminary. He has a deep love for Christ and His Church and is excited to serve in fulfilling Hartstone Bible Camp's Mission Statement, which is: "To share Christ's love by serving churches through a camp experience." Julie is a full-time wife, mother, and home school teacher. As the former Food Service Manager at Hartstone, she now enjoys focusing on the responsibilities of her home and assisting Hartstone on the side when needed. Both Dave and Julie are actively involved in the Potter Valley Bible Church and help with leading in the worship through music ministry and overseeing the Children’s Church ministry together. They love being a part of the Potter Valley Community and feel so blessed to live and serve in such an incredible place. Dave and Julie have four children: Darcy, Zoey, Maylee, and Stetson.