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Jim and Rebecca Plantenberg

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Why We're Here

We have been donors to Camp Bighorn for many years. We both value the ministry of camp and the impact it makes in people’s lives. When the opportunity came up to be on staff, we were–and continue to be–excited to see what God will do through us here.

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Born in Helena, Montana, Jim moved to Southern California as a child and then later to Washington, where he eventually met Rebecca. They were both employed at World Vision, a Christian humanitarian aid organization. Montana has always been home to Jim; so he is very glad to be living in Plains!

Rebecca grew up all over the world but spent her teen years in Nebraska. She looks back with fond memories of experiencing many different places. After graduating high school, her family moved to Washington. During these years, she traveled with Teen Missions to Greece; and ever since, she has felt God’s call towards ministry work.

Rebecca's first introduction to Camp Bighorn was through a friend’s invitation to work weekend, and she returned for many future work weekends! Later, Jim Accompanied her and also fell in love with Bighorn.

Jim Plantenberg

Shop Manager

The Shop Manager oversees Bighorn's mechanical shop, wood shop, and outside storage, and ensure that these spaces stay organized and clean. This includes organizing and keeping an inventory of the tools, equipment, and materials in the shop and storage areas.


• Graduate of Christos Bible College

Fun Fact

I enjoy landscaping and gardening with Rebecca.

Rebecca Plantenberg

Finance Manager

I support the work of camp by making sure the accounting work is handled in a timely and accurate manner. I also process donations and complete accounting tasks.


• BS in Accounting - Central Washington University
• AA in Landscape Contruction & Maintenence - Edmond Community College

Fun Fact

I lived in Japan and Sicily, Italy as a child. I also love to garden, hike, bake, and crochet.

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