Annie Cohen worked at the Cove from 2008-2013 as a camp counselor and cook and as an assistant director in 2015. Annie holds a BA in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic (ME) with a focus in Environmental Education. She has also worked as a trail crew leader for The Student Conservation Association before becoming a field instructor for the Voyageur Outward Bound School. She has many wilderness experiences and certifications and has led many group wilderness trips for students and campers of various ages.
Eliza Malakoff worked at the Cove in the summers from 2013-2016 and most recently was BCWS Assistant Director for camp and school sessions in 2019. She currently is working remotely as a guest scientist for the National Park Service in Alaska. Eliza received her BA from Carleton College in Geology, with coursework in ecology and environmental justice and policy. After graduation, she was a teaching assistant in a Carleton geology program in New Zealand.
Jennifer Smith, who is currently a teacher and alumna of Burgundy Farm Country Day School, has a degree in Environmental Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. She has served as BCWS Assistant Director and has been a well-regarded naturalist and science educator, including at the Ford Nature Center in Alexandria, VA. Jennifer also served as Student Consultant for the Interdisciplinary Environmental Law Clinic at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
Caretaker and Senior Staff Member
David Sicree has been the caretaker of the Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies for over 20 years. He has a deep knowledge of the facilities, logistics, and program.
The camp is staffed by high school, college, and graduate students and teachers, most of whom were once BCWS campers themselves, and are knowledgeable in specific areas of the natural world.