Burgundy Farm Country Day School seeks a residential co-director for its mountain campus near Capon Bridge, West Virginia. The Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies (BCWS) is an outdoor science and conservation-focused educational program on a 600-acre nature preserve. BCWS has been a haven for nature-loving children and staff, and an incubator for generations of future scientists, teachers, and environmentalists.
The Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies at Cooper’s Cove, which is also known as ‘The Cove’ or BCWS, is the mountain campus – and an essential part of the educational program – of Burgundy Farm Country Day School. The BCWS Director oversees the entire program, staffing, facility, and finances of the Cove.
The Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies at Cooper’s Cove, which is also known as ‘The Cove’ or BCWS, is the mountain campus – and an essential part of the educational program – of Burgundy Farm Country Day School. BCWS is both a wildlife preserve and a teaching facility; it also is a nationally prominent summer nature camp which has been an incubator for future scientists and environmentalists. The BCWS Director oversees the entire program, staffing, facility, and finances of the Cove.
Design and lead creative workshops for small groups of 11-15 year olds + 8-10 year olds in a range of nature topics at a co-ed overnight summer camp in a remote WV mountain sanctuary, 100 miles west of DC. An alternative to the big traditional camps, staff have ownership at all levels. Equipped with 611 acres of diverse habitats and species, bring knowledge, energy, and humor to genuine learning, arts, games, projects, and hikes. Option to join earlier in the spring and continue into the fall.
The Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies in Capon Bridge, WV has openings for Naturalist-Educators to lead school groups May 3 - June 7, and to join summer nature camp June 18 - August 25. The short spring season is perfect for those wanting to get started in environmental education: take part in curriculum planning, and develop skills with elementary and middle school students in a progressive program that honors diversity and the natural world. Teach, hike and camp out in small groups.
Interweave hands-on nature with language arts, math, and social studies for students at the Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies, the mountain campus of the Burgundy Farm Country Day School where priorities are progressive education, diversity and nature. Participate in program design, teach classes, lead hikes and typical camp activities in a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary in eastern WV. Activities take place among ridges, field, thicket and forest, a spring, stream and pond. May-June or Aug