Preschool In-Building Camp
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Melanie Witkes.....................................x341

Director, Early Childhood Center

As a long-time member of the Mid-Island Y JCC, Melanie is thrilled to have the opportunity to be apart of the Early Childhood Center's continued growth and success. Melanie will be offering new programming and opportunities while maintaining a warm and loving atmosphere for our early childhood students and campers. 

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Infant-Toddler Supervisor

Jean has been a part of the JCC family for the past 14 years. She has a BA in communications, and a CDA in Infant/Toddler Development. Both of her sons been JCC preschoolers, and are now Second-Home Daycare and Camp staff members. Jean has been one of our Early Childhood classroom teachers for the past 11 years, and has taught in every EC age group.

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Family Engagement/Enrollment Coordinator

Rebecca has an MA in Elementary Education, and holds her N-6th NYS certification. She also has over 20 years of experience working with children from birth through to high school. Rebecca is a long-standing teacher in our Early Childhood Center, and has served as an inclusion supervisor for Camp Adler for the past 7 years. She is looking forward to an exciting summer as the EC Preschool Camp Supervisor.

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Administrative Assistant

Marcy has been part of the Mid-Island Y family for almost 10 years. Starting in Health & Fitness, and then working on our agency’s special events, Marcy has now become a member of the Early Childhood Center’s office staff. Marcy has a BA from SUNY Albany, and 2 sons and a husband who can be seen all around the Y!

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Camp Director

Josh has worked at the Mid-Island Y JCC Summer Camp since 1994. This summer will be his eleventh summer as Camp Director. His extensive experience and innovative programming are what makes our summer camps a place that will enrich the lives of your children and give them an amazing summer camp experience.

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Gayle Meigel...........................x307

Associate Camp Director

Gayle holds a Master’s in Education with a specialization in Counseling from Hofstra University. She has been a part of the Jewish Camping world and the Mid-Island Day Camp family since she was a camper and has almost a decade of Assistant Director experience. Her Mid-Island home is where she came into her own as a CIT, staff member, Asst. Director, and now as an Associate Director. Each summer she aims to give children and staff the type of safe and fun summer experience that was so meaningful to her in her own life.

Offsite Summer Camp
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Stephanie Ozner.........................x356

Camp Adler Assistant Director

Stephanie has her Masters in Social Work and has a lot of experience working with teenagers, the special needs population, and in summer camps. She will be supervising all teen services including leadership, community service, and social programming.

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Director, Adler Center For 

Special Needs

Sharon obtained a Master’s degree in Social Work and has more than 15 years of experience working with young children through adults with special needs. Her extensive experience includes day camps, social skills building programs as well as program development and curriculum.

Camp Adler For Special Needs
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Neal Rosenberg.............................x361

Teen Program Supervisor

Neal is our Teen Program Supervisor in the Youth and Camp Department. He brings extensive knowledge and experience

working within the youth and camp environment, having worked in summer

camps for over a decade. Neal will be supervising all teen services, outreach

and programming. 

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