Beverly Ball, a native of Mississippi, has served in various positions in faithbased and YMCA camps in Tennessee and Minnesota, as well as a trainer for Gild Scouts of the USA at the local and national level. Her professional career has included work as a high school, teacher, church youth director, director of college faith-related student activities, and publications director for the American Camp Association. She has been active as a volunteer in conservation and wildlife organizations, including the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. From 1988 to 2009, Armand and Beverly have worked as Alpha Beta consultants with camps and organizations, as well as teaching training courses for camp directors across the United States and in Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, and Venezuela. Their text, Basic Camp Management is available in English, Japanese, Portuguese, and Russian, with an edition pending in Georgian and Spanish.