Blue Hills Nature Day Camp | Staff

Campers & counselors at Blue Hills overlook as part of Blue Hills Nature Day Camp

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Camp Director—Shawn Moriarty (he/him)


Camp Director Shawn Moriarty grew up in Storrs, CT, and attended the University of Connecticut. He has worked with summer camps and outdoor education programs for 34 years around the country, most recently as the director of Mass Audubon’s Moose Hill Nature Day Camp.

Shawn has a BA in Asian American Relations and a MA in Environmental Education. He's a firm believer that children need to spend time in nature as often as possible and that time at camp can play an incredibly important role in the development of a child.


Our Camp Staff


Our caring, well-prepared counselors are actively engaged in teaching and playing with campers. All staff members bring their enthusiasm for outdoor exploration, a desire to educate, and a compassionate heart for children. Counselors are 18 years of age or older. Junior counselors are at least 16 years of age.

The majority of our staff have been with Blue Hills for several years. Our staff have a wide range of backgrounds and interests and they bring their passion for working with kids and nature together here at camp. All staff are CPR and first aid certified and trained in the use of EpiPens.

Prior to the start of camp, all staff members undergo background checks and participate in training that includes first aid, CPR certification, and COVID-19 safety protocols.