Meet our Teen Leadership Staff
Joey is a Middle School Social Studies teacher and a life long camp person. He has spent every summer since he was 5 years old at Shames JCC on the Hudson summer camp in many different roles. Joey joined the Camp Twelve Trails team in 2016 as the Assistant Director of our Teen Adventures Program. After working with the teens last summer, he is very excited to return to the Teen Adventures program in this Co-Director role. He can't wait for Camp Twelve Trails summer 2017 to begin!
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 Special Needs Coordinator, Rebecca had worked at JCC Rockland in the Teen Travel Department. Rebecca joins us this Summer as one of the Co Directors of our Teen Adventures Program.
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.