Experienced, Professional Leadership

Camp Director: Jonathan Heller – An educator for 30 years, enters his 24th year as Director. Jonathan is a graduate of Brandeis University and has been involved with camps for over 30 summers.

Assistant Director: Jason Stark – Summer camp has been a part of Jason’s life since his early days at Camp Simchah in Middleton, MA in the late 1980’s.  He has previously worked with the YMCA in Marblehead, MA as staff, as well as a specialist and CIT leader at Summer on the Hill in Marblehead MA.   During the school year, Jason teaches High School Social Studies.

Assistant Director: Elyse Wallach – A camper and Staff at Camp Hadar for 23 summers, Elyse is responsible for leading the Waterfront, Camp Programming, and Leadership Training.  She is an American Red Cross Certified Trainer (Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid) and a certified special educator in Boxford, MA.

Camp Staff Includes – A nurse on site and/or Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certified Staff, with an on-call physician available; certified waterfront staff; specialists and counselors with excellent experience in their field.

The Camp Specialist Staff – Includes the Aquatics Director, Lifeguards, CIT Director, Athletics Staff, Arts and Crafts Staff, Music Staff, Teen Leaders Director, Assistant Director and Camp Director.