Derek Corless started coming to Jumonville in 1994 to summers last blast, then started going to adventure camps the year later. Once graduated from high school he became a camp counselor for Sr high challenge in 2006 and eventually became a dean in 2011. Derek and his Fiancée Sarah took over the Junior High Challenge adventure camp in 2016. Outside of camp Derek works at the Pittsburgh International Airport for the Allegheny County airport authority as a baggage system technician. In his spare time Derek enjoys photography, riding his motorcycle, mountain biking, and spending time with his friends and family.