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Advice for the Republic Leader

Day Camp Director Rick Howard is a Birmingham, AL native, former basketball player, and collegiate statistician. While attending Belhaven University, he first served on Barefoot Republic Camp's summer staff in 2012 alongside his now-wife, Morgan. Together they have two children, Israel and Ezekiel.

Rick Howard smiling with three campers at Nashville, Tennessee camp

Serving as a camp counselor at Barefoot Republic Camp is a very fulfilling experience. Since we call our cabin groups “republics”, counselors at Barefoot are known as “republic leaders” or “republic counselors”. Republics are small communities of kids from all nations who come together as a united family.