Jamie Bass Hired as Cuscowilla Manager

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Alachua County is pleased to announce the hiring of Jamie Bass as the Alachua County Cuscowilla Manager. She comes to Alachua County from Goochland, VA, where she served as the Program Director for Westview on the James. Previously, she served as the Camp Director for the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council in Jacksonville.

Bass will manage the Cuscowilla Nature & Retreat Center, the County’s summer day camp and overnight retreat facility. She is responsible for developing new and innovative programming; marketing facilities to outside groups to promote rentals and usage; working collaboratively with internal and external partners; serving in an advisory role for the “Friends of Cuscowilla”; and achieving accreditation for summer day camp during 2023.  

“Jamie is a seasoned camp professional,” stated Parks and Open Space Director Jason Maurer. “In her few weeks on the job, she has started developing fun and engaging outdoor nature-based educational programming that helps campers develop a love and respect for the great outdoors. She has also started the preliminary steps for accreditation. We are thrilled that she will lead Cuscowilla Nature & Retreat Center.”

Learn more about Alachua County’s Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center

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