Cameron Jenness

Education Director
Brief info

Born and rais. in Hontington, Long Island. Cameron has had an affinity to the water ever since he was a young boy. He took his fi. Marine Science course at Saint Anthonys High School. a., after graduation. went on to earn a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biology from the University of Maine at Orono. It was while spending a -Semester at the Sea" at the Darling Marrve Center in Walpole, ME. that Cameron first recognized the importance of hands on learning and science.

After college, Cameron returned to Long Isla. and spent six years working as an outdoor educator/naturalistfor Nassau County BOLES. As a teacher, he encouraged flU tudents to get out of their comfort zone and explore nature as best they could. Cameron came to The Waterf ront Cerrter in the summer of 2012 as a Bay Buccaneer's instructor. was asked to stay on as Education Director.
Since 2012. Cameron has overseen The Waterfront Centers education department fine-tuning, teaching and creating marine education a. conservation programs that serve students of all ages and grade levels. Additionally, Cameron a. as The Waterfront Centers site coordinator for the Cornell Cooperative Horseshoe Crab Study and is the main caretaker of all marine animals living in the classroom touch tanks.

Cameron is a REACH coordinator and Boy Scouts of America Merit badge Counselor and is first Aid and CPA/ALL Certified. He serves as a judge for the Long Island Envirothon and for the New York Science and Math Association high school poster competition.

Born and rais. in Hontington, Long Island. Cameron has had an affinity to the water ever since he was a young boy. He took his fi. Marine Science course at Saint Anthonys High School. a., after graduation. went on to earn a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine Biology from the University of Maine at Orono. It was while spending a -Semester at the Sea” at the Darling Marrve Center in Walpole, ME. that Cameron first recognized the importance of hands on learning and science.

After college, Cameron returned to Long Isla. and spent six years working as an outdoor educator/naturalistfor Nassau County BOLES. As a teacher, he encouraged flU tudents to get out of their comfort zone and explore nature as best they could. Cameron came to The Waterf ront Cerrter in the summer of 2012 as a Bay Buccaneer’s instructor. was asked to stay on as Education Director.
Since 2012. Cameron has overseen The Waterfront Centers education department fine-tuning, teaching and creating marine education a. conservation programs that serve students of all ages and grade levels. Additionally, Cameron a. as The Waterfront Centers site coordinator for the Cornell Cooperative Horseshoe Crab Study and is the main caretaker of all marine animals living in the classroom touch tanks.

Cameron is a REACH coordinator and Boy Scouts of America Merit badge Counselor and is first Aid and CPA/ALL Certified. He serves as a judge for the Long Island Envirothon and for the New York Science and Math Association high school poster competition.