Tumpline Ministries -- Senior Staff

All senior staff  volunteer their time and each has over 25 years of wilderness experience.

"... Our God forever and ever, He will be our guide"  Psalm 48:14


Dan Jenny, Founder & Director

Dan is a retired Lucent Technologies Program Manager. He has canoed extensively throughout Canada mostly in Ontario, Labrador, and Manitoba. Dan has also led backpacking trips in Gates of the Arctic and Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Alaska; Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana; Isle Royale, Michigan; Siberia, Russia and Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia, Chile.  He has taught Wilderness Leadership courses at Grove City College and Belhaven College.  He teaches at the Mission to the World's Disaster Response School. He also has led several teams on short-term mission trips to Chile, Haiti, Japan, Peru, India, and Nicaragua. 

Dr. Fred Jenny, Guide

Fred, Dan's older brother, has an impressive resume in wilderness exploration having canoed and backpacked throughout Canada, Alaska, Chile and Russia. He also specializes in photography. Fred produces professional quality digital slide presentations highlighting Tumpline Ministry's adventures. His "day-job" is teaching computer science at Grove City College.

Rev. Dave Kenyon, Guide

Dave is Senior Pastor at Pioneer Presbyterian Church in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. He has extensive background working with youth, having been the Director of the Christian Recreation Program for over 20 years. Dave, the wilderness adventurer, has logged thousands of river miles leading groups into the wilderness.

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