Welcome
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Dear Camp Families,

In today’s world with everyone connected with iPads, phones, Wii and Xbox we offer a way for your child to disconnect and experience nature, friendship, exercise and socialization in real life with real memories and real friendships.

For more than 85 years the JCC of Staten Island Day Camp has provided a summer camp experience for thousands of children guided by the principles of safety, fun, discovery, friendship, and values.

Our staff lies at the center of the camp’s success. Our staff is screened for maturity, creativity, a sense of responsibility and spirit. They are required to attend pre-camp training’s that emphasize children’s safety and well-being and stresses their important role of encouraging campers to reach their full potential and discover talents they never knew existed within them.

Your child’s summer camp schedule will be packed with a wide range of activities ranging from baseball and soccer to music, arts and crafts, animal encounter and a daily swim. Spectacular weekly shows and special event days are sure to enthrall the children.

Relationship building and developing a warm, caring community are core components of our camp philosophy. Friendships formed during the summer last long after camp ends.

We have a picturesque 100-acre campsite nestled in Staten Island’s Green-belt that features 3 Olympic sized pools, multi-purpose athletic fields, archery range, boating ponds, an outdoor theater and a state of the art Ropes challenge course.

Our Camp is American Camping Association accredited, ensuring that we are committed to providing your child with a safe and nurturing environment.

We recognize the role that camp plays in a child’s development and work tirelessly to make your child’s experience at JCC of Staten Island Day Camp a rich and rewarding one.

We encourage you to read our brochure, visit our camp website and contact us to learn more about our camp where your child will build memories that last a lifetime.

Glenn and Stephanie

Meet Our Directors

Glenn Wechsler
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Camp-Directors-Glenn-Wechsler-168x300Glenn Wechsler grew up on Staten Island, attending the Jewish Foundation School as well as Susan Wagner High School. He holds masters degrees in Social Work and Jewish Education. He is married to wife Melanie and has two sons, Yoni and Aiden.

During the year, Glenn is the Youth Director at the JCC, and is also the Hebrew School principal at the Arden Heights Synagogue. He is an avid reader and an enthusiastic baseball fan.

Glenn’s JCC camp experience began as a Maccabiah camper! He eventually became part of the camp staff, working in all kinds of positions including maintenance, camp counselor, Jewish Culture specialist, and Unit Director, until working his way up to Co-Camp Director with Stephanie.

 

gwechsler@sijcc.com  
718.475.5231 (through July 1)

Stephanie Feldman
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Camp-Directors-Stephanie-Feldman-238x300Stephanie Feldman has grown up at the JCC Lillian Schwartz Day Camp, having worked summers here for the past 25 years! Starting as a Counselor-In-Training, Stephanie worked her way up through the ranks to counselor, Unit Director and then finally Co-Camp Director with Glenn.

Stephanie is a School Psychologist in the New Jersey Public School system during the school year. She continues as camp co-director during the summer as she has since 2006.

Stephanie also stays busy outside of camp caring for her four children Cole, Spencer, Payton and Max. Stephanie is busy planning for Camp which she knows will be the BEST SUMMER EVER at the JCC!

sfeldman@sijcc.com