Daniel Brown, Executive Director

Daniel Brown and his wife, Beverly, are full-time missionaries at the International House of Prayer in Kansas City. Daniel also gives leadership to the youth ministry of Forerunner Church, Student Ministries, and serves as faculty for the Center for Biblical End-Times Studies and International House of Prayer University. From the context of day-and-night worship, Daniel and Beverly find strength and joy to serve this generation with the message of the gospel. They desire to see youth and young adults equipped to love Jesus, hear His voice, obey His Word, and live in the power of His Spirit to serve others. Daniel and Beverly have been serving in prayer, preaching, and youth ministry since 2007 and currently reside in Grandview, Missouri with their son and daughter.

Tessa Wilson, Associate Director

Tessa is a graduate of Forerunner Music Academy but grew up in Northwest Arkansas, where she developed a love for teenagers and seeing them walk in their calling. She fell in love with Jesus as an ATC camper many years ago, then went on to be a group leader and executive administrator before becoming an associate director. Aside from serving with ATC, she also serves the local Kansas City teens full time and leads small groups and services along with her husband, Devin.

Daniel Cawley, Associate Director

Daniel is from Orlando, Florida. He is a 2021 graduate of the Forerunner School of Ministry at IHOPU. During his time in Kansas City, his heart has grown in love for pastoral ministry— specifically working young adults and youth. This year, Daniel is serving as one of the camp’s Associate Directors, but in years past, he has also been a Group Leader and the Activities Director for ATC. Daniel is excited for this summer and is ready to bring all his alligator wrestling and orange tree growing to the test.

Caroline Hanson, Associate Director

Caroline is a proud Texan but considers KC her home. She is currently in the Forerunner School of Ministry at IHOPU studying the Word and falling deeper in love with Christ. Caroline first encountered the Lord as a teenager when she was an ATC camper and her prayer is that the Lord would come and transform the hearts of teenagers with His unyielding love just like He did in her own life. Caroline has served as a Group Leader in past summers, but this summer is serving as an Associate Director for ATC. She is pumped for the fun and craziness that camp brings but is also expectant to see how the Lord meets each camper’s heart with His compassion, zeal, and love.

Madison Pierce, Associate Director

Madison is from Raleigh, North Carolina. He is a 2020 graduate from the Forerunner School of Ministry at IHOPU. He has a heart for pastoral ministry and foreign mission. He has spent his time serving in the young adults ministers at IHOPKC. This year, Madison is serving as one of the camp’s Associate Directors. In his free time Madison enjoys rock climbing, reading fiction books, and traveling. Madison is excited to be part of ATC for his first year!

Angela Burnham, Executive Administrator

Angela is originally from Detroit, Michigan. She is currently going into her Junior Year at IHOPU for Ministry striving for more depth in the word. She has had a love for middle school and high school aged kids for years desiring to pour into them and be a friend. She enjoys random adventures, meeting new people, and animals. Angela has never done ATC but cannot be more excited to see the students meet the Lord and crush it in the games!”

ATC staff photoAwakening Teen Camp Group Leaders
Each summer, ATC hires an awesome staff of male and female group leaders from the Kansas City area. Prior to camp, each group leader goes through a background check, multiple interviews, and an extensive training retreat. Our group leaders are ready, willing, and excited to disciple teens in the love of Christ, and to make life-long memories through the fun of camp.

ATC Staff Positions Available
Please click the “Staff Application” button on the right to apply for various positions: administrative staff, group leader, and camp volunteer. Note: We are currently accepting applications from Kansas City area residents only.


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Contact Info
Please contact or (816) 763-0200 x.7123, Monday–Friday, 12–5pm CDT, if you have questions.