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“The staff was incredible! My son left that camp feeling so good about himself and with a giant boost in his self esteem/confidence. I can't thank you all enough.” 

About the 2022 Camp Leadership:

 

About the Camp Director:

Kennia  Kennia Reddrick graduated from Newbury College in 2008, and earned a master's degree in nonprofit management from Northeastern University in 2019. She currently teaches middle school English at Dexter Southfield. Kennia has led camps in Hawaii and Boston over the past several years. Her favorite camp activities include volleyball, arts & crafts, and nature exploration. Kennia is a wife and a mother to two girls and one husky! Outside of teaching and camp, her favorite activities include cycling, reading, and hiking.  

About the Teen Camp Director:

Joe  Joe McDonagh graduated from Bridgewater State University as a history major and is currently pursuing his Masters in Special Education. While at Bridgewater, Joe played for the hockey and golf teams. A graduate of Dedham High School, Joe began at DCH as an Assistant Counselor then was promoted to a Head Counselor position. He became the Assistant Camp Director in 2019 and was Camp Co-Director for summer 2021. During the school year, Joe works as a middle school math teacher. Joe is also an assistant hockey coach for the Dedham High School girls varsity hockey team. 

 

About the Aquatics Director:

 Coming Soon

 

 

About the DCH Program Director:

Jenni  Jennifer Putnam joined DCH in December 2018 as Program Director overseeing DCH's seasonal programs and events, summer camp, and summer pool. Jennifer received her B.A. in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from Wheelock College in 2004. She has worked with several nonprofit organizations in various youth development and program development roles with a focus on health education, summer camps, and adult enrichment programming. Jennifer has a passion for working with families, youth of all ages, and adults in recreational settings including summer camp and year round programs. Originally from New York, Jennifer has lived in Massachusetts for two decades and currently resides in Canton with her husband and three children. 

Camp Staff Qualifications and Certifications:

All members of the Dedham Community House Summer Camp staff are run through the Massachusetts CORI and SORI systems prior to working at DCH. In addition all DCH Head Counselors and most Assistant Counselors and Activity Specialists are First Aid and CPR certified.

Camp Health Care Supervisor:

The DCH Summer Camp, as required by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, has a designated staff person serve as Health Care Supervisor. A member of the camp leadership fills this position as part of their job responsibilities. Beyond the on-site Health Care Supervisor, DCH works with a local doctor each summer who serves as the Camp Health Care Consultant.

 

 

2022 Camp Staff: 

Nicole

Nicole

Unit Director- Grades K-1

    Maria   

Maria

 Unit Director - Grades 2-3        

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Matt

Unit Director - Grades 4-6 

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Emma
Teen Camp Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drama Specialist

Eric

Eric

Science Specialist 

 Ashton

Ashton

Arts and Crafts Specialist

Vicky

Vicky

Makerspace Specialist

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Sam

Sports Specialist

Harry

Harry

Archery Specialist 

 

 

 Matt R

Matt R

Head Counselor - Sharks

Lexi

Lexi

Head Counselor-Flamingos

Fiona

Fiona

Head Counselor - Cubs   

James 

James

Head Counselor - Jaguars 

 

Ryan K

Ryan K

Head Counselor - Floater

 Jo Jo

Jo Jo

Head Counselor - Monkeys

 Matt

Matt T

Head Counselor - Goats

Ryan P 

Ryan P

Head Counselor - Wolves 

Jonathan

Jonathan

Head Counselor - Penguins

Nick

Head Counselor - Tigers

Julia

Julia

Head Counselor - Moose

 Abby

Abby

Assistant Counselor

Alani

Alani

Assistant Counselor

Alysia

Alysia

Assistant Counselor

 Christian

Christian

Assistant Counselor

 

 Dae Dae

Dae Dae

Assistant Counselor

 Dhaimone

Dhaimone

Assistant Counselor

Ethan 

Ethan

Assistant Counselor

 Fran

Fran

Assistant Counselor

 Ghost

Ghost

Assistant Counselor

Isaiah 

Isaiah
Assistant Counselor

JP 

JP

Assistant Counselor

 Josh

Josh

Assistant Counselor

 Katey

Katey

Assistant Counselor

Natalia 

Natalia

Assistant Counselor

 Nina

Nina

Assistant Counselor

Olivya

Olivya

Assistant Counselor

Owen

Owen

Assistant Counselor

Persia

Persia

Assistant Counselor

 Ryan D

 Ryan D

Assistant Counselor

  Siara

Siara

Assistant Counselor

 

  

 

Summer Camp Links

Preschool Summer Program  
(15 months - Kindergarten)
FILLED FOR 2022
 

Summer Camp  
(Kindergarten - 6th Grade)

FILLED FOR 2022

 

Virtual Camp Tour

Summer Camp Handbook 2022


Teen Camp

(7th - 9th Grade)

Virtual Camp Tour

 

Job Openings

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Executive Director

 

Toddler/Preschool Teachers

 

 

 

 

 

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671 High Street
Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 329-5740

Preschool: (781) 329-4841