Mariah Strike is excited to join the team as the 2018 camp director for Camp Bells Bend Beaman. Growing up in the mountains of Wyoming, Mariah has always been a lover of nature and adventure. She followed those passions both in her undergraduate studies in Spanish, International Studies, and Environment & Natural Resources and during her Peace Corps service in Togo, West Africa. Currently, Mariah is dedicated to working with youth in the Nashville metro area, and she will be going on to get her M.Ed in Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies at Vanderbilt in the fall. In her spare time, Mariah enjoys hiking, traveling, snowboarding, camping, and anything else outdoors.