MEET OUR STAFF

Joe Wasserman, LMSW

Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2002

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

CIT, Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Music Specialist, Assistant Director, and Director

Favorite camp activities:

Music and sports

Favorite thing about camp:

Being outside in the warm weather and being surrounded by our amazing campers and staff make my summers at Camp Kehilla perfect. There’s a reason I’ve been here for almost 20 years.

Favorite movie:

The Godfather

Favorite song:

Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who

ALLISON SIMONS

UNIT HEAD - UNTI 1 (AGES 5-8 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because the campers are just so much fun, and I love learning about their personalities.

Favorite movie:

Holes

Favorite song:

I’ve Seen The Light from the movie Tangled

Victoria Granatelli

Assistant Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2011

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Job Coach, Assistant Director

Favorite camp activities:

Art and drama

Favorite thing about camp:

I love watching our campers grow up in front of our eyes from summer to summer.

Favorite movie:

My Cousin Vinny

Favorite song:

I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston

SIVAN KOMATSU

UNIT HEAD - UNIT 2 (AGES 9-12 YEARS)

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Yoga and art

Favorite thing about camp:

I enjoy developing special and unique relationships with each of my campers! Whether it’s bonding over a shared interest or playing a particular game they enjoy, I love getting to know them each individually and being a part of their growth.

Favorite movie:

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Favorite song:

Bloom by The Paper Kites

ALLISON SIMONS

UNIT HEAD - UNTI 1 (AGES 5-8 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because the campers are just so much fun, and I love learning about their personalities.

Favorite movie:

Holes

Favorite song:

I’ve Seen The Light from the movie Tangled

MEET OUR STAFF

Joe Wasserman, LMSW

Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2002

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

CIT, Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Music Specialist, Assistant Director, and Director

Favorite camp activities:

Music and sports

Favorite thing about camp:

Being outside in the warm weather and being surrounded by our amazing campers and staff make my summers at Camp Kehilla perfect. There’s a reason I’ve been here for almost 20 years.

Favorite movie:

The Godfather

Favorite song:

Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who

ALLISON SIMONS

UNIT HEAD - UNTI 1 (AGES 5-8 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because the campers are just so much fun, and I love learning about their personalities.

Favorite movie:

Holes

Favorite song:

I’ve Seen The Light from the movie Tangled

ALLISON SIMONS

UNIT HEAD - UNTI 1 (AGES 5-8 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because the campers are just so much fun, and I love learning about their personalities.

Favorite movie:

Holes

Favorite song:

I’ve Seen The Light from the movie Tangled

Victoria Granatelli

Assistant Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2011

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Job Coach, Assistant Director

Favorite camp activities:

Art and drama

Favorite thing about camp:

I love watching our campers grow up in front of our eyes from summer to summer.

Favorite movie:

My Cousin Vinny

Favorite song:

I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston

SIVAN KOMATSU

UNIT HEAD - UNIT 2 (AGES 9-12 YEARS)

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Yoga and art

Favorite thing about camp:

I enjoy developing special and unique relationships with each of my campers! Whether it’s bonding over a shared interest or playing a particular game they enjoy, I love getting to know them each individually and being a part of their growth.

Favorite movie:

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Favorite song:

Bloom by The Paper Kites

SIVAN KOMATSU

UNIT HEAD - UNIT 2 (AGES 9-12 YEARS)

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Yoga and art

Favorite thing about camp:

I enjoy developing special and unique relationships with each of my campers! Whether it’s bonding over a shared interest or playing a particular game they enjoy, I love getting to know them each individually and being a part of their growth.

Favorite movie:

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Favorite song:

Bloom by The Paper Kites

MEET OUR STAFF

Joe Wasserman, LMSW

Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2002

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

CIT, Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Music Specialist, Assistant Director, and Director

Favorite camp activities:

Music and sports

Favorite thing about camp:

Being outside in the warm weather and being surrounded by our amazing campers and staff make my summers at Camp Kehilla perfect. There’s a reason I’ve been here for almost 20 years.

Favorite movie:

The Godfather

Favorite song:

Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who

ALLISON SIMONS

UNIT HEAD - UNIt 1 (AGES 5-8 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because the campers are just so much fun, and I love learning about their personalities.

Favorite movie:

Holes

Favorite song:

I’ve Seen The Light from the movie Tangled

JENN HURST

UNIT HEAD - UNIt 3 (AGES 13-16 YEARS)

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Camp Show and swim

Favorite thing about camp:

I love Camp Kehilla because it provides an environment for campers to thrive. My favorite part is seeing the growth from the first week to last week.

Favorite movie:

Finding Nemo

Favorite song:

10,000 Hours by Justin Bieber and Dan & Shay

Victoria Granatelli

Assistant Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2011

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, Unit Head, Job Coach, Assistant Director

Favorite camp activities:

Art and drama

Favorite thing about camp:

I love watching our campers grow up in front of our eyes from summer to summer.

Favorite movie:

My Cousin Vinny

Favorite song:

I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston

SIVAN KOMATSU

UNIT HEAD - UNIT 2 (AGES 9-12 YEARS)

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Head Counselor, and Unit Head

Favorite camp activities:

Yoga and art

Favorite thing about camp:

I enjoy developing special and unique relationships with each of my campers! Whether it’s bonding over a shared interest or playing a particular game they enjoy, I love getting to know them each individually and being a part of their growth.

Favorite movie:

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Favorite song:

Bloom by The Paper Kites

SARAH FECHT

UNIT HEAD - UNIT 4 (AGES 17-21 YEARS)

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor, Unit Head, and Art Specialist

Favorite camp activities:

Art and Super Sensory Experience

Favorite thing about camp:

To be honest, I love the diversity and inclusive nature that I've experienced here. Everyone here is so different, but we all work so well together; campers and staff alike.

 

Favorite movie:

Raya and the Last Dragon

Favorite song:

Style by Foster The People

MARLENE SCHEINKOPF

BOOKKEEPER

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2018

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Bookkeeper

Favorite camp activities:

Arts & Crafts

Favorite thing about camp:

I love seeing all the happy campers.

 

Favorite movie:

History of the World, Part 1

Favorite song:

Still of the Night by Whitesnake