Fern & Feather Day Camp | Staff

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Well-trained counselors build a safe and supportive atmosphere where campers can learn, have fun, and share in the joy and excitement of the outdoors.

Staff Selection Criteria

Camp staff members are chosen for their enthusiasm, experience, knowledge, and ability to work with children outdoors. Staff are first aid-, CPR-, and/or lifeguard-certified and attend pre-camp training in safety, child development, and natural history.


Camp Director: Josey Kirkland

Josey Kirkland has been involved with Fern and Feather Natural History Day Camp for four years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science with a focus on Wildlife from the Northeastern University. In addition to her role as Camp Director, Josey also serves as education coordinator for Mass Audubon’s Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, working on developing, presenting, and evaluating school, group, public, and family programs.


What Others Are Saying . . .

“Thank you for caring, friendly staff who made our camper and parents feel welcome each day! Always smiling...Great job!”