Chris

About Chris Strevel

Chris first joined Tate’s Day Camp in 1989 while attending the University of Tennessee. He thought he was only looking for a fun summer job but quickly learned that he had found his career. After serving as a camp counselor, head counselor, and assistant director, he accepted the Executive Director role in 1993.

How To Choose A Summer Camp

Every year around February and March, parents start to consider their family’s options for summer child care, and in many instances, this means summer camps. Here are some quick tips based on our experience as well as resources available from the American Camp Association. […]

By | 2018-02-07T21:06:11+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Tates Camp|

T.C. Leaves Lasting Impression

He first showed up on a warm sunny day about 17 years ago at Tate’s Day Camp and School.  At first we thought he would eventually return to his home; however, we quickly realized that he was claiming Tate’s as his home. He swiftly befriended the maintenance staff and the Tate Family, who became his [...]

By | 2017-11-03T20:31:44+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Tates Camp|

Summer Leadership Series: Kimery Connard

We recently asked our 2017 Day Camp Leadership Team members a few questions to help you and campers get to know them a bit better in preparation for this coming summer! Meet Kimery Connard! A: "2017 marks my second summer." Q: What is your official job title? A: "Office Manager and Keeper of the Coffee." [...]

By | 2017-11-04T19:10:05+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Tates Camp|

Summer Leadership Series: Chris Strevel

We recently asked our 2017 Day Camp Leadership Team members a few questions to help you and campers get to know them a bit better in preparation for this coming summer! Meet Chris Strevel! Q: How many summers have you worked for Tate's Day Camp? A: "My first summer was 1989, and I’m starting my [...]

By | 2017-11-04T19:11:48+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Tates Camp|

Summer Leadership Series: Matt Ternes

We recently asked our 2017 Day Camp Leadership Team members a few questions to help you and campers get to know them a bit better in preparation for this coming summer! Meet Matt Ternes! Q: How many summers have you worked for Tate's Day Camp? A: "This will be my 8th summer working at Tate's [...]

By | 2017-11-03T17:29:38+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Tates Camp|