Bushy Hill Director
Jen (Gannon) Malaguti holds a BA in Developmental Psychology, an AS in Chemical Dependency, and an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction, K-8 from Keene State College. Jen has her CT teaching certification in grades 1-6. Her love for nature and the world around her was supported and enriched through her years at Bushy Hill. She began as a camper at the age of 6, spending a month every summer enjoying the Bushy Hill experience. As a teen she volunteered as a counselor’s assistant and worked for six summers as a camp counselor until she moved to New Hampshire to begin her teaching career. She taught in the public elementary classroom for 8 years and was a Semi-Finalist for the 2011 NH Teacher of the Year Award. She has also worked at Nature’s Classroom, has been a private swim instructor, coached swim teams, and has worked as a liaison between families in crisis and community supports.
Contact Jen with questions about any of our programs!
Brendan Hylan is a graduate from Mount Ida College with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education. Brendan began working as a counselor at Bushy Hill in 2004 after attending camp here as a child. He has substituted for many schools along the shoreline, including teaching school program for Bushy Hill. In his spare time he enjoys coaching football and lacrosse.
Contact Brendan with questions about our Summer and Vacation Camps, the Farm, Ropes Course and Birthday Parties!
Georgia Male is a graduate from Unity College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Captive Wildlife Care and Education. She volunteered at the Bushy Hill Farm while she was still in high school and began officially working with Bushy Hill as the Seedling head counselor in the summer of 2017. She loves animals and has raised three dogs for Guiding Eyes for the Blind and has spent years working with Common and Roseate Terns on the Great Gull Island Research Station. She hopes to use the farm to connect children back to nature and teach them life skills.