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Zachary Friedman

Camp Emerson Director

Zachary Friedman is a teacher and educator who is passionate about facilitating immersive programming with youth and families and connecting people to the natural world. In 2017, Zach founded a nonprofit farm and wilderness summer camp in California. He has also run community and youth programming at an urban farm in Berkeley, California and taught middle school science in New York City. Zach graduated Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts with a B.S. in Chemistry and received his M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. At UPenn, he has also served as an Assistant Instructor for the course Empowering Nonprofit Leaders to Thrive. Zach lives in the Boston Area with his fianceé, Lucy, and their two cats.