Directors & Camp Staff


At the YMCA, providing safe, high quality, and enriching experiences for all youth has always been our purpose, and even in today’s world, this promise remains true.  YMCA summer childcare programs are full of life-changing experiences, unforgettable memories, and keep the health of kids, their families, and our staff as our top priority.

Full Staff Directory
Only the BEst

We Know How to Make Learning Fun For Kids

Our team works to help children discover their strengths and further their knowledge of the outdoors. Staff are selected on the basis of their maturity, skill level and enthusiasm working with children. Many are Camp Tycony alumni.

Our Directors and Camp Staff

Meet your camp team!


A.J. Edwards

A.J. Edwards

Camp Director (7th Summer)

A.J. has worked for the Kokomo Family YMCA since 2016. He started out in the Membership Department, where he worked at the front desk of the Downtown Y. His first summer at YMCA Camp Tycony was in 2017. In 2018, he took on the role of OST Coordinator, where he oversees before and after school enrichment, day camps and inclement weather care. In 2020, he directed Emergency Child Care and the Summer Discovery Bridging the Gap Program. A.J. now serves as Community Development Program Director for the Kokomo Family YMCA. A.J. holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Indiana University and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Indiana. A.J. grew up at the Y and considers being able to work with the next generation of Y kids an incredible honor.

Matt Sandoe

Camp Director (2nd Summer)

Bio coming soon!

Mark Sutton

Camp Director (3rd Summer)

Bio coming soon!

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Kids Attended in 2019

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Camp Tycony: 917 Malfalfa Rd, Kokomo, IN 46901

Telephone: 765.457.4447