The Murray-Bruno Family
Mary, Chuck, Liam, & Seamus
Murray Camp was founded in 1989 by Educational Psychologist Mary T. Murray. Today, she and her husband, Chuck Bruno, co-direct the camp together. Their sons, Seamus and Liam Bruno grew up attending the camp and now assist as Senior lifeguards and staff supervisors. Both Seamus and Liam were former captains of their high school's Division 1, Newton North's
varsity basketball teams. Seamus attended Stonehill and Boston College while Liam attended and was captain of Wheaton College's basketball team.
Founder & Co-Director
Mary is a licensed educational psychologist who has been directing Murray Camp for the past 3 decades. Mary has over 30 years of experience as an educational psychologist working with elementary through high school age youth and their families. Mary worked as a psychologist at a community mental health family clinic outside of Boston for over 20 years and currently works as an educational psychologist at a high school just outside of Boston. Mary's training includes Red Cross Water Safety Instruction (WSI). Mary directed academic year camps for Harvard University prior to founding the Murray Camp in 1989. She has served as a co-chair along with her husband Chuck, for events hosted on Nantucket Island benefiting Boston Children's Hospital's Autism Language Program.
Co-Director & Bus Driver
Chuck is a certified Massachusetts school teacher currently teaching at a high school, west of Boston. Chuck has experience working in programs for a children's guidance clinic and teaching youth with behavior challenges. He is a former coach for Newton, MA soccer, little league and basketball teams. Chuck has been dubbed the kids' favorite bus driver of all time! He can frequently be found driving the camp bus through Nantucket town with his pirate hat on, as generations of campers respond with excitement, when they see him.