Kate Metts
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 23

Kate grew up in New Bern, NC and in the Methodist Church. She was a camper at Don Lee as well a counselor. She has brought her son, Cooper to camp for many summers. She is well connected throughout the NC UM Conference. Personal experiences at camp have allowed Kate to fully understand the spiritual, life-changing impact camp has and the very foundation upon which this ministry was built.


Katie Lewia
School Programs & Environmental Education Coordinator
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 32

Katie began working at Don Lee 7 years ago after graduating from NC State University with a degree in Marine Biology.  She grew up in Wilmington and has always loved the beach and Southeastern NC.


Mykela Bricka 
Program Coordinator for Retreats and Faith Formation
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 27

Mykela Bricka is originally from Mississippi and started attending overnight camps at the age of 6. Mykela has a bachelors of Arts and Science from Mississippi State University and a Masters of Divinity from Duke University. She has years of leadership experience in camp and retreat ministry and truly loves being in God's beautiful creation. Mykela is currently seeking ordination as a deacon in The United Methodist Church. In her free time Mykela enjoys going to crossfit and sitting on her porch drinking coffee. Mykela looks forward to helping Don Lee continue to make leaders and disciples for the transformation of the world.


Augustus Fleming
Food Services Manager
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 25

Growing up in a small Adirondack town in Upstate New York, summer camp was an every year occurrence. Augustus' favorite part of Boy Scout camp was volunteering to help the kitchen. After working in New York City for some years life brought him to North Carolina. Working in corporate dining helped him develop techniques for many different types of food from various cultures around the world.



Tanner Lilly
Waterfront Coordinator
Phone: 252-249-1106 ext. 34



Taylor Lilly
Program Specialist
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 31


Kathryn Eberdt
Communications and Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 22

Kathryn is an ECU graduate who worked on summer staff while she was attending college. After working for several years in Raleigh at The Methodist Home for Children, she has returned home to a place that God has blessed.


Phillip Nanney
Maintenance Coordinator
Phone: 252-249-1106 x 29

Even though Phillip never was a camper at Don Lee, he has been working at Camp since 2014. Phillip was born and raised in Arapahoe, and still lives in Arapahoe with his family.