Stony Brook Day Camp | Staff

Stony Brook campers in a meadow watching a Red-tailed Hawk

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Stony Brook’s camp staff are passionate about sharing the joy and excitement of the outdoors with creativity and enthusiasm.


Camp Director—Marla Cohen (she/her)


Marla Cohen is our Camp Director. Marla joined the Mass Audubon family in 1997 and became Stony Brook’s Camp Director and Education Coordinator in 2001. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Ohio University. Outside of camp, Marla spends her time developing and teaching nature programming for local schools, scouts, and families.


Our Camp Staff


Staff members are carefully selected for their maturity, caring attitude towards children, and outdoor education and leadership experience. All are first aid and CPR certified, undergo thorough background checks. Every staff member also receives training in safety (including COVID-19 protocols), child development, and natural history.


What Others are Saying . . .


"My son will be coming back for years to come—he's even already hoping to become a counselor someday." —Camp Parent