Our Staff

DIRECTOR

Kristen “K” Fenstermacher is a passionate, dynamic visionary in the field of outdoor education. “K” completed her bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and master’s degree in Camp Administration and Leadership from Touro University. As a teen, she worked at Girl Scout camps, then began pursuing outdoor education as an instructor after college graduation. Since then, she has continued her career directing summer camps and outdoor education programs on both the east and west coast. K is excited to share the Cody Outdoor Classroom opportunities with school groups from across New England.


PROGRAM MANAGER

 

Blythe Brugger is an energetic, fun loving and hardworking individual, who has always had a passion for learning, playing and working outdoors. Blythe graduated from Western State Colorado University with a degree in Recreation and Outdoor Education, then continued on to get her Masters in Elementary Education from Lesley University. Blythe has been an educator and a leader in the wilderness setting since she was a teen. Her experiences range from the seas of the Caribbean to the Rocky Mountains. Blythe is excited to share her passion for experiential and outdoor education with students across New England.


INSTRUCTORS

 

 

Cody instructors are college graduates from all over the United States. Some instructors have science backgrounds, while others have experience working with children. Our diverse backgrounds and shared enthusiasm for educating youth outdoors are assets that contribute to the success of our program. All instructors are certified in First Aid and CPR.