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 played basketball for Wheaton College. Both graduated college this year. 

Mary Murray-Bruno

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 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.

Chuck Bruno

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 also 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. 

Murray Camp Nantucket

Established 1989

by Educational Psychologist Mary Murray


15 Nobadeer Farm Road

Nantucket, MA 02554

All Images Courtesy of Olga Moroz

This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.