Meet our Teen Leadership Staff
Teen Adventures Director
Rebecca received her B.S. at the University of Arizona concentrating in child development and counseling, and a master’s degree in school counseling. Prior to joining the Y of Washington Heights and Inwood as the Inclusion Coordinator, Rebecca was an Israeli Teaching Fellow and taught English in Beer Sheva, Israel. In 2016 she worked at JCC Rockland in the Teen Travel Department. Rebecca joined us in Summer 2017 and currently busy planning an amazing summer of trips for our Teens. Her favorite part of Camp Twelve Trails is seeing three communities come together as one cohesive Camp.
Sam has been with The Riverdale Y since he was two years old. He started in the early childhood center and has been a part of the after school program and camp ever since. Sam started working at the Kids’ Space After School Program at the Riverdale Y in 2008. Throughout his years he carried many roles and in 2016 he became the Director. A camper at heart, he loves to make every day at The Y a great one for kids and staff. Look for Sam playing baseball with his colleagues or gaga with the kids. Sam holds a Bachelor’s degree in English language arts from Hunter College.