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At Boulder Ridge we take pride in hiring fun, responsible and qualified staff. Our staff range in age from 16 to 50+ and includes students, teachers and parents. All staff are subject to annual background checks. Additionally, new staff must provide 3 references. Our infirmary is led by a licensed nurse with previous pediatric experience.
Rachel Donahue: Camp Director
Rachel has been working at Boulder Ridge since 2011. She is coming up on her 13th summer at camp as Camp Director. When Rachel is not working at camp she is a sixth grade math and science teacher at an elementary school. Working with children year-round and teaching is her passion, making Boulder Ridge the perfect place for her to spend her summers! Rachel loves helping children gain new experiences, learn new skills, and build friendships they will have for a lifetime. Rachel cannot wait to see you all in June!
Jessie Seymour: Assistant Director
Jessica (Jessie) graduated in 2018 with her Bachelor's of Science in Child Psychology with a certification in Early Childhood Education from Eastern Connecticut State University. In 2020, she graduated with her Master's Degree in Special Education for grades K-12 from Central Connecticut State University. During the school year, Jessie teaches Kindergarten. She loves working with children and seeing their growth throughout the year. This will be Jessie's 9th year at Boulder Ridge. She worked as a K-2 counselor for 7 years before taking on the role of Director of Fun and the K-2 Coordinator this past summer. Camp is her favorite place to be during the summer, and she is so excited to be back for another fun summer at BRDC!