MEET OUR STAFF

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Amanda burns, LCSW

senior Camp Director

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2022

Favorite camp activities:

Drama and trips

Favorite thing about camp:

I'm so excited to work with an incredible team of staff while watching our campers flourish and make lasting and meaningful relationships with their peers throughout the summer.

Favorite song:

Dancing Queen by ABBA

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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 song:

Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who

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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 song:

I Wanna Dance with Somebody by Whitney Houston

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Allison Simons

Unit Head, Unit 1

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2020

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor

Favorite camp activities:

Art and swimming

Favorite thing about camp:

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

Favorite song:

I've Seen the Light  from Tangled

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Juliana Montes

Unit Head, Unit 2

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2022

Favorite camp activities:

Sports and arts & crafts

Favorite thing about camp:

I love the warm and welcoming environment, and working together as a team to provide a place for children to have fun, and learn new skills. I enjoy using my clinical skills as a social worker to promote socialization and independence.

Favorite song:

Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay

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Rachel Sloan

Unit Head, Unit 3 

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2018

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Head Counselor

Favorite camp activities:

Drama and sensory

Favorite thing about camp:

I love being able to form bonds with all of the campers, and getting to know what they like.

Favorite song:

Dream a Little Dream of Me by Ella Fitzgerald / Louis Armstrong

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Sarah Fecht

Unit Head, Unit 4

 

First year at Camp Kehilla:

2017

Positions held at Camp Kehilla:

Counselor and Head Counselor

Favorite camp activities:

Art and sensory

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 song:

Style by Foster the People