Meet Our Staff

What excites you about being a part of Summer@Country School?


Summer Program Coordinator

Jelena Freelove

I have worked at summer camps for many years. I love it. Working with children in this setting is extremely rewarding - seeing them thrive socially and their curiosity blossom. 

Summer Early Childhood Teacher

Kristen Keneally

I am excited to explore all this campus has to offer during the summertime with children who want to have fun, get messy and have lots of laughs!

Summer Early Childhood Teacher

Lacey Ramsey

The thought of being able to offer such joyful experiences year round!  And… I’m excited to use our beautiful campus in different ways, and to be part of something that will hopefully become a tradition that children look forward to year after year.

Summer Early Childhood Assistant

Cheryl Long

I am so excited to be more involved on campus and to share some fun ideas during my time here!

Summer Arts Enrichment Teacher

Lindy Bourque

Getting to work with current and new students in a setting that is less academic and more focused on playing and creating joyful experiences.

Summer Athletics Enrichment Teacher

Courtney Wandelt

I always loved going to summer camp as a kid so I am so excited to be able to create those same fun experiences for the students here this summer! 

Summer Early Childhood Teacher

Jess McKinney

I can't wait to capitalize on all the things that summer brings to this campus and have fun building friendships and skills through exploration.

Summer Science Enrichment Teacher

Scott Lilley

Getting outside!

Hayley Hoffman

I’m so excited to be a part of the Country School community and connect with the incredible families there. And of course, have fun!
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