Camp Director

Louisa Copenhaver is the Director at Spring Heights Camp and Retreat Center. She came to Spring Heights as a camper for ten years and served as summer staff for four years. She loves camp so much that she got married on the property in the summer of 2022! Louisa and her husband Corey and their two dogs, Shadow and Eddie, call Spring Heights home.

Favorite place at Spring Heights: The barn
Favorite camp food: Mac and Cheese
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 17:8- They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.

Connie Burdette is the head cook and housekeeper. Connie has been with Spring Heights Camp and Retreat Center for 13 years and loves everything about Spring Heights. Connie is married to Paul (Head of Maintenance); they have one child and three beautiful grandchildren. Connie enjoys cooking for all the campers and guests that come to camp. When you see Connie, ask her if she has any cookies! They are THE BEST.

Favorite place at Spring Heights: Kitchen
Favorite camp food: Chicken Alfredo
Favorite Bible verse: 1 Corinthians 10:31-So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

Paul Burdette is the Head of Maintenance at Spring Heights Camp and Retreat Center. Paul has been with Spring Heights for seven years. He is married to Connie Burdette, and they have three rotten grandkids. Paul enjoys farming with his grown son (also named Paul!) on the family-owned farm where they have Gelbvieh cows and spend spring days with calves and summer days cutting hay. Paul takes great pride in keeping Spring Heights looking beautiful! Be sure you yell, “Hi Paul!” when you see him around camp!

Favorite place at Spring Heights: On the tractor!
Favorite camp food: Cheeseburgers
Favorite Bible verse: Zechariah 8:12- for there will be peace for the seed: the vine will yield its fruit, the land will yield its produce, and the heavens will give their dew; I will cause the remnant of this people to inherit all these things.