Who We Are

We are a group of people from the Bear Valley church of Christ in Denver, Colorado, recognizing a need for young ladies to grow spiritually within  an environment that  enables them to bond with other girls. Our speakers, counselors  and entire staff are all members of the  church of Christ connected with Bear Valley.

The camp is fully funded by the Bear Valley church and is watched over by our elders.

Our Camp Directors - Christy Swackhamer & Melody Sawyers

Our Camp Directors - Christy Swackhamer & Melody Sawyers

Christy Swackhamer is a Colorado native and attended harding University. She is a member of Bear Valley church of Christ where she teaches the 4 & 5 year old class and helps direct God’s Precious Daughters - a program for elementary aged girls. She’s been married to Greg Swackhamer for 18 years and has 3 wonderful girls. She is a public school math teacher. She enjoys spending time with her family, having afternoon tea and playing games.

Melody Sawyers is originally from Greenfield, TN and a graduate of Bear Valley Bible Institute Women’s program in Denver, CO. She is a member of the Bear Valley congregation where she teaches bible classes. She is married to Corey Sawyers who is an instructor at BVBI, the Director of the Development Department and the Education/Involvement minister with the church. She has 3 sons that she homeschools. She loves entertaining people in her home and helping others.


"I like how real and sincere all of the counselors and teachers are, it's very encouraging."