Andrew Kent Woods


Director of Marketing

"Guided Discoveries is the embodiment of everything I love about life: explore, discover, learn, create, teach, share, gratitude – immerse yourself in nature and fun activities with educated, fun loving friends.  It is a positive force for creating a world where children are taught and nurtured to create a better world, a healthier planet for themselves and for all living things, to pursue higher education and enrich their lives."

The beach, tide pools of Laguna Beach, and wetlands of Huntington Beach were Kent Woods' first teachers, sparking his lifelong fascination with marine biology.  He continued his studies in classrooms and labs at Golden West College, Orange Coast College and Brigham Young University.

Kent began working full time with Guided Discoveries in 1987 and serves as director of marketing and outreach, also having been a camp counselor and summer camp director.  Kent is an expert at summer camp and outdoor science school marketing.  He is a graphic artist with skills in digitalmarketing, participating as the team leader along with the Executive Director in the Development of the company website and landing pages, developing the company logos and brochures, a public speaker having conducted hundreds of parent teacher meetings, a special awards judge and presenter at the Los Angeles County Science Fair and Orange County Science fair and is Guided Discoveries' PR contact for the Media.

Kent was also a part of the original development team of Astrocamp and is a member of the Guided Discoveries dream team and program development team.  At Catalina Island Marine Institute, he learned the joy of watching the students' excitement grow for marine biology, scuba and sailing – and watching their skills increase.

Contact Kent at or 909.625.6194