ADAM DAVIS was the executive director of Camp of Dreams from its inception as its own non-profit organization through August, 2008. Adam is currently the Director of Training and Publications for the Project on Civic Reflection; the lead facilitator and trainer for the Illinois Humanities Council's Justice Talking, a program for service organizations throughout Illinois and the country; and a philosophy and literature instructor in the Odyssey Project in the Humanities, a college level course which teaches the humanities to adults living in poverty. He is the editor of Hearing the Call across Traditions: Readings on Faith and Service (2009) and the co-editor of The Civically Engaged Reader (2006) and Talking Service (2008), and he spent several years as a backcountry trail crew leader throughout the Pacific Northwest. Davis received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2003, and he lives with his family in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood.