Judy Crosby is a certified, experienced teacher and camp director. She has taught K-college levels. She taught science at Scarborough Middle School and Westbrook College. She has been a “Young at Heart” art teacher and a docent, leading school children’s tours at the Portland Museum of Art since 1994. She has been a camp director for more than twenty years.
Before creating the DaVinci Experience: Science and Arts After School Programs & Summer Camps, Judy directed the education department at the Children’s Museum of Maine. During her years at the museum she started the off-site summer science camps, coordinated the Star Science After School Programs & the Community Outreach Programs. She trained at Houston’s Space Center in 1998 to be a NASA trained educator & was Maine’s delegate to share space educational materials related to the International Space Station with teachers and students statewide. April 2000 she visited the Goddard Space Center in Maryland for more training & materials to share at the Space Travelers’ summer camps. April 2002 Judy visited Cape Kennedy Space Center in Florida for more up-to-date space info to share during Space Station Vacation. Judy is certified by the American Red Cross in adult, child, and infant CPR and standard first aid, as well as being a Wilderness Medicine Responder. She is also a certified K-12 health teacher. She has completed the ACA Camp Directors Workshop and the ACA Day Camp Course.
Member of: Portland Museum of Art Docent Council and Past President- PMA docent for over 20 years; Maine Youth Camping Foundation Board Member for over 10 years and member of the Maine Summer Camps Education Committee; Maine Science and Math Teachers’ Association; National Science Teachers’ Association; Northeast Science Educators Network, Steering Committee; former trustee on the Portland Museum of Art Board of Trustees; National Docent Symposium, past New England Director.