Joleen Steel is the chief operating officer and curriculum developer of Camping Stick kids. A ministry she co-founded with her father. This is a ministry that equips kids with a robust and resilient Christian faith. In 2015, just as Camping Stick Kids was being launched, Joleen’s father received the John Avery Whittaker award from Focus on the Family. As a result she and her father were interviewed on an Adventures in Odyssey Podcast. Since then, Joleen has developed multiple resources for Camping Stick Kids, established an official ministry partnership with Trail Life USA, and conducted workshops at multiple Trail Life USA and Great Homeschool Conventions. Joleen also writes for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine and has been published over twenty times in their print, digital and online platforms.