A camp is led by Ben & Ali Slater and Sam & Abi Lovell. Ben and his wife (Ali Slater) have led camp since 2012 and are experienced Nefyners, who know how to make camp a great experience for all. Ben and Ali also met at Nefyn and had the tagline for their wedding of, “A match made in Nefyn!” Ben is the Pastor of Flint Evangelical in North Wales and Ali is a mum to their lovely mini campers, Teddy, Jethro & Gabriel, and live in Flint, North Wales.

Abi Lovell has been involved in camp leading since 2015. Abi got married in February 2017 to Samuel who has also been involved in the work at Nefyn for the last few of years. Abi currently works as a Pastoral Support Assistant at a school while Samuel works as a recruitment consultant in Wakefield.

B camp is led by Rachel and Johnny Read. Rachel and Jonny have been involved for many years in the camps. They are renowned for their camps which are full of fun and notorious mindnight feasts! Johny and Rachel live in Liverpool with their 3 children, who will be leaders, campers and mini campers this year!

C camp is led by Heather Cleave & Aaron Wright. Heather Cleave has been leading on camps since 2018, she also met her amazing husband on Nefyn Camp in 2014. She currently works as an accountant on the Wirral and leads the evening services at West Kirby United Reformed Church.

Aaron Wright has joined the team as camp leader this year having been working on a different age group over the last few year, he has been attending camp as a camper and now works leading camps each summer.


D camp is led by Dave (Waddy) and Lizzie Watkins & Sam & Pippa McHaffie. Waddy has been involved in camps since he was 14. Lizzie first came to camp in 2004 declaring she hated camping. She seems to have changed her mind on this as they have run this age group since 2007! Their camps tend to be full of silly games and very competitive leader versus camper Crocker matches.

Waddy and Lizzie live in Manchester with their two young boys and are both involved in the management of 2 different small local charities in Gorton and Openshaw.

E camp is run by Paul Higginbotham. Paul Higg has run 16-18 year old camps for more than 10 years. Paul first come to Nefyn as a mini camper so knows Nefyn camps back to front.

Paul is an accountant and a dad of two and he loves to play football in his spare time.