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DIRECTOR OF JCC CAMPS
Genna Singer joined the staff at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in June 2002, assisting the day camp director during the first summer of camp. Genna grew up attending day camp and overnight camp, and worked as a staff member in overnight camp for five years. In September 2002, Genna became the director of After School Programs at the JCC, while maintaining an active role in the summer camps as well. In September 2006, Genna became the director of camps. She developed our outdoor camp, the Day Camp @ Pearl River, while also maintaining our programs at the JCC: the Day Camp @ the JCC and Summer Stock Theater Camp. In 2016, Genna’s dream of opening a camp on our very own property was realized as she opened Camp Settoga. Genna was most excited to watch our camp traditions and amazing programming come alive at Camp Settoga. Genna combines a love of children, a passion for camp, and a desire to help families find their place at the JCC as she plans for the summer. Whether visiting the pool deck on the 6th floor, baking challah on the campfire, or wandering in and out of classrooms on the 2nd floor, Genna marvels as each child finds a new bit of his/herself at the JCC Summer Camps.
Site Director, Day Camp @ the JCC
Julia joined the Day Camp @ the JCC community during the summer of 2016. After spending three summers as a 3s head counselor, 4s head counselor, and, most recently, as program director, she is so excited to take on this new role of site director at the Day Camp. Originally from Louisville, KY, Julia graduated from Indiana University and received her master's in Jewish education from the Jewish Theological Seminary. She spent her summers growing up as a camper and staff member at Camp Ramah Darom in Clayton, GA, and has always dreamed of one day becoming a camp director. During the school year, she is a teacher in the nursery school at the JCC and is passionate about working with children. Julia is looking forward to spending the summer with all of you!
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