Atlanta Area Council  

Meet Our Camp Leadership

The Atlanta Area Council takes great pride in our camping properties.  We are pleased to host your unit for summer camp or just a memorable weekend campout.  If there is ever anything we can do to help make your Scouting experience better at Bert Adams Scout Camp or Woodruff Scout Camp, please do not hesitate to contact us!


Charity Drabik

Program Director

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Charity began at the Atlanta Area Council in December of 2018. She began her professional career with the BSA in the Longhorn Council in Hurst, Texas in 2014.  She was the District Director over programs and Director of the Longhorn Activity Center located in Fort Worth, Texas.  In this role, she was responsible for leading and delivering a number of activities and events for both Cub Scout and Boy Scouts, STEM/NOVA programs, and programs at the Longhorn Activity Center.  She has also been responsible for summer camp programs at Sid Richardson Scout Camp for the past five summers. 

Prior to her work with the Boy Scouts, Charity worked as a Program Specialist for the Hartford Group in both Texas and Connecticut.  She became involved in Scouting with her sons and served as a volunteer for over 20 years in roles including Den Leader, Committee Chair, Unit Commissioner, Roundtable Commissioner, and Day Camp Director.  Charity is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow.

Charity is a graduate of Amberton University in Garland, Texas with degrees in Human Relations and Business.  She has four sons – Wynnston, Spencer, Avery, and Randy – all of whom have been active in Scouting.  In her free time, Charity enjoys volleyball, disc golf, hiking, and biking.

Director of Camping Matt Rendahl

Matt Rendahl

Director of Camping


Matt grew up in Scouting and is an Eagle Scout. He began his professional career with the BSA in 2010 and served as Team Leader-Program Administration at the Philmont Training Center (PTC) from 2015 to 2017. At PTC, he has been responsible for providing 90 summer conferences on all aspects of Scouting working in partnership with the National Service Center. He also supervised the PTC second season program allowing councils and other groups come to Philmont to have a customized experience. Prior to his work at Philmont, Matt served on staff at Northern Tier High Adventure Base where he supervised their Canadian Operations in Atikokan, Ontario and Bissett, Manitoba. While there, he worked heavily on upgrading their facilities and ensuring compliance with Canadian laws. Prior to working in Canada, he operated Northern Tier’s retail operations in Ely, Minnesota. Matt has also worked seasonally at Philmont, Florida Sea Base, and Northern Tier prior to joining the Boy Scouts full-time. 

Matt is responsible for providing leadership and delivering excellence in the Council’s summer camp operations at Woodruff and Bert Adams Scout Camps, Allatoona Aquatics Base, the NYLT Program and various other outdoor programs. Matt leads several key committees and volunteers including the Camping Committee, Campership Committee, Order of the Arrow, Jamboree leadership team and High Adventure leadership team. 

Josh Kirkham

Josh Kirkham

Safe Scouting Director


Josh was a Scout and camp staff member in the Prairie Council headquartered in Davenport, Illinois.  After honorable service in the US Army, Josh began his Scouting career in 2002 as a Camp Ranger at the Three Fires Council, St. Charles, IL.  He joined the Atlanta Area Council in May 2014 serving as the Senior Ranger for the Bert Adams Scout Camp.  In his time as Senior Ranger, Josh has elevated the customer service and guest experience at Bert Adams, formed the Bert Adams Support Society for volunteers who give service to the camp, and has secured monetary and material resources as well as donated services to help advance our camp operations.  Josh is a James E. West fellow and Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow.  

Jason Baldrige

Jason Baldridge

Director of Safety & Support

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Jason Baldridge joined the Atlanta Area Council in June, 2014 as the nation's first Safe Scouting Director. He began his Scouting career in June 2004 as a District Executive in the Pony Express Council, St. Joseph, Missouri. In June 2009, he was promoted to Program and Camping Director for the Dan Beard Council in Cincinnati, Ohio. Active in Scouting as a youth, Jason earned his Eagle Scout rank and is a Vigil Honor member of the Order of the Arrow.

Jason is a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture with a major in Park Management and Conservation. Jason and his wife Victoria have two young children, Aaron and Abby.

As Safe Scouting and Youth Protection Director, Jason assures compliance with BSA Membership Standards, Youth Protection policies and Safe Scouting Practices. Jason serves as the professional partner to the Youth Protection Committee, Health and Safety Committee, and the Training Committee.


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.989.8820

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 6:00pm (M-F) 
9:00am - 1:00pm (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)


1800 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

phone: 770.988.9912

Hours of Operation:
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (M-F) 
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (Sat.)
Closed (Sun.)