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Director of Outdoor Education

Ryan Chrusch

Ryan joined the teaching staff of our Watershed program in 2015.  He became the lead for our Outdoor Education program for the school in 2017. He has a B.A. from Messiah College in Adventure Education and worked with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Watershed Education Program as intern. He is certified as a Leave-No-Trace (LNT) Trainer and a Wilderness First Responder (WFR), and has led various wilderness trips that focus on reinvigorating people's relationship with God, creation and each other.

Ryan is married with six boys and enjoys hiking, biking, climbing, paddling, family gardening, exploring nature -- any opportunity to share in the discovery of God’s creation with his family. He has a passion for living simply and contributing to a world that cares deeply for and protects God’s creation and His people.