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B.J. Davis, Camp Director

B.J. joined the Camp Ocoee staff in November of 2011.  He has been involved in YMCA camping since 1993, when he was a cabin counselor at Camp Ocoee.  Since 1993, B.J. has been the Assistant Director at Camp Ocoee, the Resident Camp Director at YMCA Camp Thunderbird in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Associate Executive Director at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan in Nashville, Tennessee.  B.J. earned his B.S. degree in Outdoor Recreation from Middle Tennessee State University.  


Chelsea Schwabe, Assistant Camp Director

Chelsea joined the Camp Ocoee staff in January of 2018. She started her Y story as a young Princess in the Adventure Guides program and began her Y career with the Metro Chattanooga Association at the Hamilton Family Y as their Family Programs Coordinator. Chelsea has a long history attending and working for various camps and has also graduated from Clemson University in 2015 with her Masters Degree in Community Recreation Management, specializing in International Camping and Youth Development Leadership. When not at camp, you’ll find Chelsea mountain biking, rock climbing, playing Ultimate Frisbee, or hanging out with her dogs, Finley and Cadence.

Chelsey Gibson, Office Manager

Chelsey joined our staff January 2014. She is originally from Benton, TN. She has been involved with the camp since 2012. She has an Associates degree in Office Applications Assistant Concentration: Office Administration. Her husband is a past service member who served in the Marine Corps and a Camp Ocoee Alumni.  She lives in nearby Benton with her husband and son Levi.

Bobby Daniell, Maintenance Director

Bobby joined our staff May 2012.  He is originally from Atlanta, GA.  Bobby spent time living in Ocoee working at an outfitter prior to moving to the Outer Banks in North Carolina for a number of years.  He is very happy to be back in the Tennessee mountains.