Jessica Kelleher, Director, Outdoor Adventure Camp
Originally from San Diego, CA Jessica moved to Oregon 3 years ago and is loving it. She is a 2012 graduate from Southern Oregon University's Environmental Education Master's program with an Oregon teaching license for middle and high school Biology. After graduation she has worked as an environmental educator in the classroom and out in the field where her students engage in the amazing natural history of Southern Oregon. She enjoys spending time outside running and hiking while taking in the beauty of the world around her.
Lucy Whitridge, Senior Counselor, Outdoor Adventure Camp
Lucy has been lucky enough to call Ashland her home for over five years now. She is a recent graduate of Southern Oregon University, where she earned a Masters of Science in Environmental Education as well as her Teaching License through the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Lucy’s passion is working with students and building awareness of local and global environmental issues through hands-on learning and exploration. She has worked with Rogue Valley Farm to School, North Mountain Park Nature Center, and ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum. This has provided her with a great deal of experience in developing meaningful programs and curriculum while being a lead instructor with students of all ages.
Senior Counselors who are trained SOU female college students will also be present and are with the students for the entire duration of Oregon Outdoor Adventure Camp.