Ipswich River Nature Day Camp | Camp Staff

Ipswich River Nature Campers walking on the boardwalk in summer (by Scott Santino/Mass Audubon)

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Our Camp Staff

We take pride in offering a fun, caring, organized, and educational program. Staff are carefully selected for their competence in outdoor education and leadership. Counselors have teaching experience and a commitment to educating children about nature.


Scott Santino, Ipswich River Day Camp Director

Camp Director – Scott Santino

Scott Santino has been Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary’s lead teacher naturalist and Camp Director since 2001.

A graduate of Westfield State University, he fell in love with nature during many field labs in the wilderness of western Massachusetts. Scott develops and teaches programs for youth audiences including schools, scout groups, and families, and leads many of the camp canoe trips each summer. His two sons have participated in the Topsfield camp for many years and can’t wait to comeback each summer.