Penn Perry been Executive Director of Trinity Center since 2007. In 1991, Penn earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Wake Forest University with a major in English and a minor in Religion. He then obtained a Master of Theological Studies from Duke University in 1993 and went on to study British Literature in the English graduate program of the University of Georgia. Meanwhile, Penn was spending his summers at 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.
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. She 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, son, and two dogs in Morehead City. She enjoys sailing, paddle boarding, movies, and playing on the beach with her son and two dogs.
After graduating with a BS in Elementary Education from the University of WI Milwaukee Mindy wasn't sure she was quite ready to teach in the classroom. Instead, she joined the Peace Corps where for two years she lived on an island roughly the size of Bogue Banks, except that she was in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, rather than 1 ½ miles from the coast. As a Peace Corps Volunteer to the island nation of Kiribati, Mindy spent her time teaching Junior High School level ESL and Social Science classes.
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.
Meghan grew up in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. She chose to travel south for college to the University of Maryland. After graduating with a degree in zoology, Meghan went on a study abroad near Mt. Kilimanjaro in Kenya, studying wildlife management and ecology. She discovered her love of learning in nature amongst the elephants, wildebeest, and hyenas. She came to Sound to Sea in 2005 and taught as an instructor for 2 years. Meghan then moved to Washington State to be closer to family.