17100 Quaker Lane
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Jared Wood, Director, Opequon (he/him)
Jared Wood, Director of Opequon, is a lifelong educator and artist, committed to the work of learning about our differences so that we can, in his words, “learn to love each other more precisely”. Jared was a camper, Counselor, G-Staff, and Trip Leader at Catoctin, Opequon, and Teen Adventure. He was a Teaching Artist with the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia for a decade, is currently an Art Teacher at Germantown Friends School, and is a Board Member with Reconstruction, Inc. Jared comes to Opequon and BYM Camps with his vision of creating spaces where “people from disparate backgrounds can engage in dialogue, reflection, and making that moves us past the destructive ideas we’ve inherited to the collective love, brilliance, and liberation we all deserve”.