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Meet the Staff

Caring Staff

The spirit and energy you feel at Adventure Camp comes from our incredible staff. We personally screen and select our team from hundreds of applicants from across the Tampa area. Our staff has diverse backgrounds and interests but one thing in common – a never-ending dedication to working with kids.  Our staff receives specialized training prior to and during the camp season.

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Amy Gross

Camp & Engagement Director

"You can leave camp, but camp never really leaves you"

- Paul Newman

agross@hillelacademytampa.com

813-295-0916 

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Fran Ramos

Early Learning Center Director

“Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.”

– Fred Rogers

framos@hillelacademytampa.com

813-421-1953

Julie Begani

Director of Advancement

"You can leave camp, but camp never really leaves you"

- Paul Newman

jbegani@hillelacademytampa.com

 813-963-2242

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Amber Shemesh

Executive Associate

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

ashemesh@hillelacademytampa.com

813-963-2242

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Stephanie Samuel

Admissions Director & Registrar

Don’t stress. Do your best.

Forget the rest.

– Anonymous

ssamuel@hillelacademytampa.com

813-963-2242

Bodhi

Camp Therapy Dog

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”

― Charles M. Schulz.

Open Positions

Adventure Camp hires enthusiastic and dedicated people to join our team. We are committed to providing the best camp experience to our campers, families, and staff.  Email camp@hillelacademytampa.com with questions.

Adventure Camp prides ourselves on our staff-to-camper ratio, welcoming individuals to share their knowledge, experience, and love of camp with our campers.

Staff members are selected based on their talents and skills; demonstrated levels of maturity, responsibility and dependability; programming and leadership expertise; ability to relate to and care for children; and sincere commitment to helping campers experience a summer of fun.

Each potential hire is carefully screened, personally interviewed, and individually evaluated on their ability to serve as a role model for children. Positive references and background checks are required. Our week-long camp orientation and training program prepares new and returning staff for their summer experience. Throughout the summer, staff are continuously trained, evaluated and provided with feedback designed to enhance their performance.

Currently Hiring:

Camp Songleader

Sports Specialist

Science Specialist

Art Specialist

Creative Arts/Theatre Specialist

Sr. & Jr. Counselors

You must be at least 16 years of age to apply. 

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