Married Since: 2015

Pets: No

Stay at Home Parent: Yes

Other Adopted Children at Home: No

Other Biological Children at Home: No

We love our life and we are so excited to welcome a child into our family. Life in our home will include building Lego’s, having dance parties and lightsaber wars, eating cookie batter while we make cookies, and going outside and enjoying the mountains.

Dylan and Camille

from Utah

Dylan

Ancestry: Scottish, Swedish, English

Religion: LDS-Mormon

Occupation: Cost Analyst

Education: BS

Hobbies: Travel, Food, Roller skating, Shooting

Camille

Ancestry: Italian, English, Danish

Religion: LDS-Mormon

Occupation: Teacher

Education: BS

Hobbies: Travel, Cooking, Baking, Dance, Shopping

Baby

Preferred Ethnicity of Baby: All Races / Ethnicities

Preferred Gender of Baby: Either

Religion Child To Be Raised: LDS-Mormon

Favorites

Dylan

Animal
Squirrel
Color
Teal
Family Activity
Movie marathons
Food
Chick-fil-A
Music
The Beatles
Holiday
July 4th
Movie
Star Wars, Always Be My Maybe, Grease, and The Bourne Series
Thing to Cook
Breakfast food
TV Show
Friends
Vacation Spot
St. Louis, Missouri

Camille

Animal
Giraffe
Color
Green
Family Activity
Random dance parties
Food
Cheeseburger and fries
Music
ABBA
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Movie
The Sandlot, Mamma Mia, and Crazy Rich Asians
Thing to Cook
Anything Italian
TV Show
The Office
Vacation Spot
Huntington Beach, California
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From Us to You

Follow us on Instagram @dylanandcamilleadopt to see our latest adventure!

Thank you for taking the time to look at our profile and considering us as adoptive parents for your child. Although we haven’t met, we’ve been thinking about and praying for you for a long time. We want you to know how amazing we think you are. The sacrifices you are making are seen and noticed, and we have so much respect for you. We recognize the choices you’re considering may be full of emotional and physical challenges, but we want you to know that we support you 100%.

While we were dating, we talked about how we would build our family through adoption. When I (Camille) first told Dylan about how we would have to adopt to build a family, I promised him that our life would not be ordinary but would be unique and full of miracles. Dylan’s response was he has never wanted the “normal” life and that he was so excited to see where our journey will go. We know that God has guided us through our whole life to this moment. We know that there is a child waiting to join our family soon, and we cannot wait to meet that child as well as meet you!

We love our life and we are so excited to welcome a child into our family. Life in our home will include building Lego’s, having dance parties and lightsaber wars, eating cookie batter while we make cookies, and going outside and enjoying the mountains. We will create a home where your child feels safe and loved. We want your child to know that they have so much love and support all around them, from you and from us. We cannot wait to build a team together with you to provide your child the best opportunities possible.

We promise that we will always love, protect, and care for your beautiful baby. We promise that we will give your baby the best life that we are able to give: a life of unconditional love, family, and friends; a life rich with nature, travel, good food, books, stories, music, dance, and art. We will work to instill in your baby the values of love, kindness, gratitude, and faith, but also an attitude of fun, play, laughter, lightheartedness, and wonder.

Your baby will be part of a large family with six great-grandparents, 4 amazing grandparents, six aunts, four uncles, and nine cousins ages newborn-14, with many more to come. Everyone is totally supportive and cannot wait to welcome a new member into our family.

If you choose us, we promise an eternity of happiness, love, and support for your child.  We are grateful to you for taking the time to consider us and wish you all the best. We are humbled by your decision. We will always consider you a part of your child’s life. We are fully open to you maintaining a relationship with your baby and with us, as is right for you, without pressure or judgment from us. No matter what, we will make sure your baby grows up to honor you and to understand that placing a child for adoption is an act of selfless love.

We will be forever grateful to you.

Love,
Dylan & Camille

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Why We are Choosing to Adopt

We are choosing to adopt because we want to be able to have a family. When Camille was 16 years old, she found out that she was born with MRKH, which means she was born without a uterus. The moment she found out she couldn’t carry a child, she immediately knew that she wanted to build her family through adoption. After meeting Dylan and telling him of her situation, he was 100% supportive and excited about adoption, too.  We are now at a point in our life where we are able to start this journey! We are so excited to see who picks us and excited to welcome a baby into our home that we will love unconditionally.

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About Camille, by Dylan

Camille is the greatest person I have ever known, and I’m not just saying that because she’s my wife. She has been through a lot of medical challenges in her life, and these experiences have shaped her into the amazing person she is today. Her determination and faith in God is what got her through her toughest moments. She never deviated from knowing that God was with her. All these qualities that she possesses make her the perfect friend, wife, and future mother! Being married to her for the last five and a half years has been the greatest blessing. When we first started dating, Camille told me that she would never be able to have kids because she was born with MRKH, a congenital disorder. She wanted to build a family through adoption and told me that if this isn’t what I wanted, that I could walk away. I thought to myself, “Why would I walk away from this amazing woman?” I of course wanted to stay with her and be on this journey. The fact that she was willing to let me walk away shows that she is selfless, cares so much for others, and desires happiness for everyone around her. Camille is so full of love and I see that every day, not just for me, but for the students she teaches. Everything that Camille puts her mind to, she gives it her all. She is determined to be the best. One of the top things that attracted me to Camille from the very start was despite the many surgeries and medical challenges she has faced since she was born, she maintains such a bright positive energy that is so infectious. Her ability to stay positive throughout her life is one of her greatest strengths, and it gives her hope that everything will work out. With all the challenges she has gone through, I always tell her, “Your imperfections make you perfect!”

Fun facts

  • Camille studied ballet for 18 years, starting at the age of 4
  • She can wiggle her nostrils
  • She has had 14 surgeries in her life
  • At age 16, she chose to get the BAHA system through Cochlear and now she hears better than any person I know
  • She knows ASL
  • Because she was able to excel in ballet despite her hearing loss, she became a poster child for Cochlear Americas and has been a guest speaker for company events and has spoken in front of thousands of people
  • Camille is really good at baking and cooking
  • She served a mission in St. Louis, Missouri
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About Dylan, by Camille

Dylan is my best friend! He seriously is amazing and I love doing everything with him. Dylan brings so much happiness and laughter into my life. He has a talent for finding random things to do and making them so fun. For example, our first date was throwing rocks at a water tower because he thought it made a cool “pew pew” noise, like the ones from Star Wars when the rock hit the water tower. This random date showed me that he is someone I want to spend the rest of my life with because he made something so simple, SO fun. Dylan is the most selfless person I know. I have never met someone in my life who is so willing to help with anything and will never make a face or say something negative about being asked to help. If I cough or sneeze he is already there with a tissue or water for me. I cannot wait to see him become a dad because I know he will be one of the greatest! He will be so involved in your child’s life. He will love and support them in everything they do. Wherever Dylan goes, he makes life more fun and happier for all those around him. It truly is a gift he has that blesses every person he knows.

Fun Facts

  • He went roller skating every Saturday night in high school and would dress up in his best disco clothes
  • He always finishes his whole tube of ChapStick
  • He knows almost every song known to man. I have never met someone that knows music like he does
  • He can quote The Office, Friends, and other TV shows perfectly
  • He is a Red Member at Chick-fil-A and is working on becoming a Signature Member
  • He gets bursts of happy energy
  • He loves being in the hot tub
  • He loves French Fries
  • His side of the closet is color coded and perfect!
  • He served a mission in St. Louis, Missouri
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Our Lifestyle

As a couple, we love to do everything together! We are very active people who love to have fun, see new places, and meet new people. At the same time, we can be homebodies who enjoy relaxing at home watching movies like Star Wars or Marvel, and playing games. There have been some pretty intense Nerf battles between the two of us. We also enjoy going shooting in the mountains.

We are major foodies, and it is a hobby of ours to find hidden gems to eat at on the weekends. During the weekdays, we spend quality time together by cooking and having dinner together. We like to play music and most times, that results in dancing together in the kitchen. Some nights we enjoy going to get a treat like ice cream. Saturday mornings we enjoy going to our favorite local breakfast spots. Our lifestyle is pretty simple and full of love and laughter.

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Home & Neighborhood

We recently moved into our new home in a safe community in Utah. We are surrounded by beautiful green hills and mountains. Our neighborhood is very diverse and has many young families with lots of children. We love going on walks around our neighborhood and meeting all of the people that have moved into this new area. We live close to a really fun park that offers a lot of family friendly activities, including a real train that kids can ride around the park. We also live near an Air Force Base. We get to see the F-35 jets fly over our house once a day and it is so amazing to see the fighter jets up close. We love where we live!

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Our Families & Friends

We love our families! Both of our families are very close knit. Camille and her siblings grew up in Southern California. She is the oldest of four with two sisters and a brother, Clara, Colette, and Charlie.  Her parents are the best people ever and still live in California, where we love to visit them often. During our visits, we enjoy going to Dodger games, hanging out, eating good food, and going to Disneyland. Dylan is the youngest of 5 and he grew up in Utah. He has 2 brothers and 2 sisters, their names are Aubrey, Sean, Dena, and Weston. Aubrey is married to her wife and they have 3 kids. Sean has two kids, Dena is married to her husband and they have 2 kids. Weston is married to his wife and they have 2 kids. In total, we have nine nieces and nephews and we love to play with them and watch them grow. Dylan’s parents live in Arizona and they are so fun to be around. We enjoy the times we can all get together and go roller skating, explore the outdoors in southern Utah, and of course, enjoy good food. Everything in both of our families revolves around good food.

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Family Traditions

We can’t wait to build a family centered around family traditions that can be passed on through future generations. The day before Thanksgiving, we go to Grandma’s house and everyone pitches in to bake 8 pies! On Thanksgiving Day, we play Turkey Bingo with the whole family after we eat an incredible meal. Our favorite Christmas Eve traditions are recreating the Nativity with all of our cousins, sitting on Santa’s lap, and receiving our Christmas pajamas. For Easter, we will start the tradition with our child of having a jelly bean trail in the morning from the Easter Bunny that leads them to find their basket of treats hidden somewhere in the house. We also love making resurrection (cinnamon) rolls for Easter Morning as an object lesson to teach about how the tomb was empty and Jesus Christ rose on the third day. On July 4th, we love making caramel popcorn balls with our family that we eat while we watch the fireworks. For Memorial Day, our favorite tradition is to play a big baseball game with the whole family and then go around to the cemeteries to place flowers in honor of our ancestors. Dylan is also a big Star Wars fan, so on May the 4th we watch Star Wars movies while eating a Star Wars themed dinner. It’s a little nerdy but totally fun! We also enjoy going to Green River, Utah for Melon Days where we eat the best melons all day and then go to one of our favorite places to get a cheeseburger, Ray’s Tavern. During the summer we like to go to as many Dodger games as we can as well as making a trip to Disneyland. As you can see we love traditions, and we can’t wait to share these traditions with your child.

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Our Faith

We are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and are very active in our faith. Some basic beliefs we hold dear to our hearts are:

  1. Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer
  2. A loving Father in Heaven sent us to earth to gain a body and to learn and grow
  3. The atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ makes it possible for ALL of us to return to live with our Heavenly Father
  4. We are ALL divine and loved children of God

Our faith is a big part of our lives. We both had many experiences in our lives growing up that have helped us to rely and trust in God’s plan for us. Although we believe strongly in these principles, we understand your child may not and we honor their agency to make that decision. We sincerely hope your child will gain a personal relationship with God and we would never force a belief system on them or anyone else.

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Racial & Cultural Diversity

When people think of Utah, they often think that it is not very diverse. However, in the last few years, Utah has become a very diverse place to live. Dylan works for a nationwide company that has been voted as a top company that celebrates diversity in the workplace. His team of coworkers relocated from all over the United States to Utah. Dylan loves working in this diverse environment. Camille teaches at a Junior High School where a majority of her students are: Hispanic, Polynesian, Black, and Indian. Camille has started to share our adoption journey with some of her students. You can always rely on kids to ask honest questions, and they have asked if she is open to different ethnicities. They asked if she adopted a Hispanic baby girl if we would give her a Quinceanera since most of her students were girls who were planning their own Quinceaneras. This opened our minds to the wonderful possibilities of integrating different cultural traditions that may be part of your or your child’s background. We are eager to learn and celebrate any culture that your child is a part of and to keep the traditions alive.

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Our Promise to You

We will always treat you with love and respect. You are a part of our story and our family, and we always want you to feel included in your child’s life. We promise to speak of you to your child with respect. Placing your child for adoption is such a selfless act. We want your child to know of your strength and love for them. As parents, we promise to provide your child with a loving and happy home. We will support them in all of their passions and dreams, and provide them the best possible way to achieve them.

Message Dylan and Camille

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  • Hi, We are honored that you are considering us! Lisa, our adoption specialist at Adoption Network, will be reaching out to make sure your needs are being met and your questions about adoption are being answered. She will help us get in touch with each other. We can’t wait to connect with you!

Contact Dylan and Camille

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Hi, We are honored that you are considering us! Lisa, our adoption specialist at Adoption Network, will be reaching out to make sure your needs are being met and your questions about adoption are being answered. She will help us get in touch with each other. We can’t wait to connect with you!