Steve Long - Executive Director

Steve oversees and is responsible for the overall operation of Doubling Gap Center. He began serving at Doubling Gap in 1976, where he also met his wife, Amy.  They have four adult children: Ryan, Kerry, Evan, and Chelsey, and eleven grandchildren.  Steve earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State and worked for two years in the Washington, D.C. area before coming to Doubling Gap. In his spare time you may find Steve spending time with his family, hunting, golfing, or watching a football game - his favorite team wears black and gold!

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Amy Long - Administrative Assistant

Amy first served in the camp's office in the summer of 1975 and has been helping to keep Doubling Gap organized ever since! Growing up, Amy lived outside of Newville and graduated from Shippensburg University earning a degree in business education.  When she isn't in the office, Amy enjoys homemaking, reading a good mystery novel, and hanging out around the Camp's pool.  However, her favorite thing is being 'Mimi' and spending time with any and all of her eleven grandchildren.

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Ryan Long - Program Coordinator

Ryan was hired at Doubling Gap Center in April 2008. Growing up at camp, he has been a lifetime camper and has served many different weeks as a counselor, Team Leader, Vesper Leader, and Co-director.  Ryan has also served on the Summer Staff as Maintenance Personnel and Activity Leader.  He and his wife Andrea met at camp and have three children, Max, Grace and Drew. Ryan enjoys camp but also the Churches of God as he has served on the ERC Administrative Council and Stewardship Commission. He spends his free time with his family, hunting, fishing, golfing, and watching football.  Ryan and his family attend the Newburg COG.

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Dan Graham - Buildings & Grounds Supervisor

Since 1987, Dan's job has been to keep everything at camp working well and looking good...This includes vehicles, equipment, buildings, and the 150 acres of property.  Dan is thankful for lots of good help...both staff and volunteer.  Dan grew up in the Centerville area outside of Newville where he and his wife Carol still Live.  Dan also has three adult children: Peter, Mark, and Danielle, and two grandchildren.  Dan loves sports and volunteers at Big Spring Football games by assisting on the side-lines.  He attends South Fairview Church of God where he has served in a variety of leadership positions.  Dan enjoys camping, attending high school sporting events, and watching good 'ol TV comedies and western movies.


Karen Barrick - Housekeeping

Karen began cleaning the Camp in 1984, and just can't seem to get done! Karen's never-ending routine of sweeping, dusting, mopping, emptying trash, and picking-up after a camp-full of kids has been a service to the Lord and a great blessing for every camper and guest that visits our facility.  Originally from Van Wert, OH, Karen moved to Pennsylvania after marrying her husband, Tim.  They have two adult sons, Josh and Caleb. Karen is an active member of the Plainfield Church of God where she teaches Sunday School, organizes VBS and serves on the kitchen committee.  In her free moments, Karen reads, walks and enjoys riding her bike on the C & O Canal.  You will be sure to recognize Karen, just look for her friendly smile or the red & white 'Buckeye' sweatshirt!


Bryan Eichelberger - Head Cook

Bryan brought his love for cooking and a big smile to Camp in 1999.  Bryan's job as head cook is to keep the kitchen running smoothly and prepare good, home-style meals that get served right on schedule.  As much as cooking, Bryan enjoys working with the other Camp staff and getting to know many of the regular volunteers and guests that visit Doubling Gap during the year.  Bryan and his wife, Dee, live in Carlisle and have three children and five grandchildren.  He's a big fan of Steeler football, Philly baseball, and has helped coach his kids' little league and soccer teams.  When not working, Bryan is most likely lending a helping hand to a neighbor or friend, or entertaining them around his backyard pool.

Coulson Shaul - Guest & Technology Coordinator

Coulson has been in his current role at Doubling Gap Center since June of 2017. Coulson has served on the Summer Staff as Activity Leader, Nature Leader and Maintenance. Prior to this, he volunteered as a counselor for various YoliJwa programs. His current role includes guest services, technology, maintenance, kitchen, office and whatever else gets thrown his way! Coulson now resides in Mechanicsburg with his wife, Paige. Having Graduated from Grantham University with a bachelor's degree in business management.  He attends Turning Point Church of Mechanicsburg and co-leads the youth group. Coulson enjoys spending time with family and friends and serving at camp in whatever role he is needed.

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