Kerst de Jong

Originally from the Netherlands, Kerst studied mechanical engineering. In 1990, after working and traveling in the Middle East and Latin America, Kerst joined Camphill and spent 8 years in Botton Village and Oaklands Park in the UK. In 1998 Kerst and his family moved to Camphill Village USA. For nearly 20 years Kerst has worked in Camphill woodshops and also spent many years involved with Camphill finances.  Since 2011 Kerst is part of the Camphill Village USA Focus group. Together with his wife he is a house leader in Aspen house. Kerst has two grown children.