Founder and President of The Family Schools, Inc., Marcia Galazzi, holds an M.Ed. from Harvard University, and a BA from Simmons College. Marcia has over 45 years experience in recreation programming and is a national leader in early childhood education. She is a passionate organizer in her community serving as president of the board of directors of the Orleans Academy of Performing Arts and past president of the Nauset Rotary Club. She is presently the Massachusetts Representative to the American Camp Association New England Public Policy Committee. Marcia has five grandchildren ages 6-15, all of whom attend BDC in the summer along with her beloved standard poodle, Cloe, who remains always at her side. When she is not at BDC or leading a board meeting, Marcia can be found kayaking, reading, writing, or cooking her favorite Italian recipes with her extended family close by. She is an an almunna of Three Pines Camp for Girls, in Gray, ME.

Director of Brewster Day Camp, Milisa "misa" Galazzi, holds an M.A. in education from the Rhode Island School of Design, a B.A. from Brown University in studio art, and has 25+ years of leadership experience at BDC. Milisa lives with her husband, David Michel, and their two teenage sons, Dan & Max. In addition to directing camp, Milisa is a professional artist who sells and exhibits her work nationally, and also enjoys long distance open water swimming, long distance biking, and running. She is an alumna of Nashoba Day Camp, in Littleton, MA and Pleasant Bay Camp, in South Orleans, MA.

 

Assistant Director, Rob Glancy is with BDC year-round after a hiatus in the banking world, and has over a decade of professional experience in camping. A native New Englander, Rob has summered on Cape Cod throughout his entire life. He holds a BS in Journalism & Public Relations from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and is a graduate of the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School. He may be most familiar to our camp parents, as he mans the winter office, waves the BDC flag at camp fairs and conferences across the country, and leads our winter and summer office teams coordinating camper enrollment and staff hiring. In addition to juggling a million little pieces for BDC, Rob enjoys travel, food, skiing, golf and being on the water. Rob is an alumnus of Winona Camp for Boys, in Bridgeton, ME.

 

Associate Director, David Michel, holds an MA from the University of Chicago in Political Theory and a BA from Amherst College. He serves as a College Counselor at The Wheeler School in Providence, RI and Director of Academic Technology K-12. David has been a member of the BDC family for more than fifteen years and has been a teacher/administrator since 1987. An avid fisherman, camper, and football aficionado, David also enjoys woodworking and clamming with his two sons. David is an alumnus of Camp Nebagamon for Boys, in Lake Nebagamon, WI.

 

 

 

 

Camper Life Director, Jen Kellogg, has recently completed a Masters of Education in Counseling from Providence College and holds a BA in psychology from Stonehill College. She is eager to return to BDC for her fifth summer. Prior to her current role at camp, Jen spent two summers as a tent counselor and then joined the year round Family School team for two more full years as an assistant teacher and after-school program coordinator. Jen values time with her family and friends, is an avid sports fan, and enjoys beach days, photography, skiing, and running. 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Director, Scott Rizzo holds a B.A. in Political Science and U.S. History from Roanoke College. In the summer of 2003 Scott joined the BDC family and has not strayed too far over the last decade. Scott began his time at camp as a Tent Counselor and has most recently been BDC’s Admirals Hill Head for 4 summers. Now, if you visit camp on any Wednesday during the summer, seek out the man in the pink shirt and you'll be talking to our spirited Program Director! In the winter months, Scott works at The Tobin-Beaudet Schools in Needham, MA where he primarily focuses on teaching Health and Wellness. When Scott is not shaping the lives of young people, he keeps active in numerous sports and hobbies, not to mention busily planning next summer's BDC special events and general merriment!

 

Equipment & Safety Director, Adam Pettengill, holds an MS from Wheelock College in Early Childhood Education and Child Development. He has a BS in Geology from Bates College, where he was on the sailing team and was a member of the outing club. Adam is in his forth year as a year round teacher at The Family School working as a Parent Educator with children under the age of 3 and has taught young children for over a decade. Adam was a stay-at-home dad for three years raising his two children now in high school and college. He is an active member of the Cape Cod Vikings Rowing Club and likes to spend as much time on the water as possible! During the summer months, Adam can be found on our waterfront as well as helping to keep our beautiful campus and buildings looking their best.

 

Off Campus Activities Director, Morgan Rae Chase, holds a BA from Elon College (dual degree in Journalism & Photography), and a MA in Elementary Education (grades 1-6) from Lesley University. Morgan has worked in the BDC pool for more summers than we can count, and also has been a year round toddler teacher at The Family School for an additional four years. She could swim before she could walk, and has been teaching swim lessons since age 14. Morgan values her friendships, family, and her continuing professional development while being a true New England sports fan no matter the seasonal outcome. She loves the beach on a hot day, the laughter of children, and the excitement of the unknown!

 

 

 

 

Directors of the Young Children's Program (Campers under age five click here for details)School Director, Carolyn O'Leary, and Assistant School Director, Jane Douglass, lead the year round Family School and Salt Box Schools which include the Young Children's Program for BDC campers under age five in the summer.

Our Staff

BDC's incredible teaching and counseling Staff range in age from 17-65+ years. These professional teachers, college and graduate students, come from all over the country to join our community each summer. All staff are committed to working hard, are passionate about teaching and coaching children, support families and their communities, and make BDC summers magical. Though new faces join us each summer, the majority of our staff have been a part of the BDC ccommunity for many many summers - many have even been past campers and students of The Family School, so our culture is truly in their blood.