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Penn Perry
Penn Perry has been the Executive Director of Trinity Center since 2007. Penn is a long time staff member of Camp Trinity, the residential summer camping program of the Diocese of East Carolina and Trinity Center. He served on the Camp Trinity staff from 1988-2000, and he was the Director of Camp Trinity and Episcopal Youth Coordinator at Trinity Center from 2001-2006. Penn is a firm believer in the many benefits of residential community-based programming, and he advocates for all children to have access to the various programs of Trinity Center. His passions are movies, literature, and poetry; in fact, in his prior life he was an Instructor for the English Department of the University of Georgia. Penn anticipates the challenges of maintaining and eventually expanding the many ministries of Trinity Center, and he is dedicated to protecting this fragile environment of natural beauty and spiritual access for all who come to partake of it.

Mary Beth Bradberry
Mary Beth Bradberry is the Director of Camp Trinity. Mary Beth is a long time camper and staff member of Camp Trinity, as well as being a child of the Diocese of East Carolina. American Camp AssociationShe is a graduate of East Carolina University (go pirates!) and holds a Bachelors degree in Child Development and Family Relations. Mary Beth resides with her husband, Kenny, and two dogs, Mollie and Mac, in Morehead City. She enjoys sailing, fishing, movies, and playing on the beach with their two dogs. She is excited to continue serving the children of Camp Trinity and looks forward to seeing returning campers and meeting new ones!

Buddy Payne
Buddy Payne is the Associate Director of Camp Trinity. Buddy is a long time camper, staff member, and member of the Diocese of Eastern Carolina. Buddy has grown up as a local in our area and now resides in Swansboro. He enjoys activities that incorporate our local surroundings such as, fishing and boating out on the Bogue Sound. Buddy has grown up as a "camp kid" and through his experiences with Camp Trinity he hopes to share his love and enjoyment of this place with old and new campers alike.

2016 Camp Trinity Staff

2015 Camp Trinity Staff
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