Organization profile: Nature’s Classroom

Nature’s Classroom Program Coordinator Ben Spencer and Outdoor Education Director Rich Krudner stood outside of the organization’s classroom building located at Camp Jewell. Photo by Erica Taylor

COLEBROOK —  Tucked away on 540 sprawling acres on 6 Prock Hill Road, Camp Jewell has been a favorite destination for students and families since 1901. 

In 1986, Camp Jewell partnered with New England nonprofit environmental education program, Nature’s Classroom, to provide students with a hands-on outdoor experience.

Program Coordinator Ben Spencer works to connect school groups with Camp Jewell, receiving students from all over New England. 

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