Administrator – Dr. Darrel Camp (503-759-7002)
Dr. Darrel Camp grew up near Hubbard, Oregon, where he graduated from North Marion High School. After graduating from OCE (now Western Oregon University) with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, he taught eighth grade at Monitor Elementary School. His next teaching position was at North Marion Elementary School where he taught sixth grade and, later, fifth grade. After 24 years of teaching, Dr. Camp accepted the position of Assistant Principal at North Marion Middle School. In 2005, he retired from public education and moved to Western Mennonite School where he was Principal for eight years. This is not his first experience at RPA. In February of 2014, Dr. Camp came to RPA to complete the year as the fourth grade teacher. This past year he was the Interim Director of Teacher Education/Assistant Professor at Warner Pacific College.
Dr. Camp completed his Master’s degree in Elementary Education at OCE. He completed the Doctor of Education program at George Fox University in 2009. He holds a Standard Elementary License and a Continuing Administrator License in Oregon.
Dr. Camp has four children and seven grandchildren ages one to ten. He has been married to Kathy for more than 41 years. To relax he likes to play with his grandchildren, work in his garden, or play the piano and sing. The past two springs he has been an assistant softball coach with his daughter, Rachel, who is the varsity coach at North Marion High School.