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Ruach Staff
Penina Staff

Ruach Staff

Welcome to Ruach Day Camp, Brooklyn’s Premier Day Camp!

We offer the amenities of a sleep away camp, right here at home. Your children will be in a ruchniyusdik environment while enjoying an unforgettable experience.

Ruach Boys’ Campus boasts two acres of sports fields including basketball, hockey, volleyball and soccer. We have our own outdoor, in-ground, heated pool, water slide and bounce houses, as well as a canteen. Sports Leagues begin from second grade. Baseball is also played in Marine Park, just a few minutes away by bus.

Rabbi Berish Berkowitz

Learning Director

Our Elite Learning Program is directed by Rabbi Berish Berkowitz, a well known and experienced mechanech. Our dynamic and experienced Rabbeim are carefully selected in order to enhance your son’s summer learning and keep him up to par for the coming school year.

Rabbi Berish Berkowitz

Learning Director

Our Elite Learning Program is directed by Rabbi Berish Berkowitz, a well known and experienced mechanech. Our dynamic and experienced Rabbeim are carefully selected in order to enhance your son’s summer learning and keep him up to par for the coming school year.

Welcome to Ruach Day Camp, Brooklyn’s Premier Day Camp!

We offer the amenities of a sleep away camp, right here at home. Your children will be in a ruchniyusdik environment while enjoying an unforgettable experience.

Ruach Boys’ Campus boasts two acres of sports fields including basketball, hockey, volleyball and soccer. We have our own outdoor, in-ground, heated pool, water slide and bounce houses, as well as a canteen. Sports Leagues begin from second grade. Baseball is also played in Marine Park, just a few minutes away by bus.

Rabbi Berish Berkowitz

Learning Director

Our Elite Learning Program is directed by Rabbi Berish Berkowitz, a well known and experienced mechanech. Our dynamic and experienced Rabbeim are carefully selected in order to enhance your son’s summer learning and keep him up to par for the coming school year.

Rabbi Berish Berkowitz

Learning Director

Our Elite Learning Program is directed by Rabbi Berish Berkowitz, a well known and experienced mechanech. Our dynamic and experienced Rabbeim are carefully selected in order to enhance your son’s summer learning and keep him up to par for the coming school year.

Penina Staff

Machane Penina is the premier Bais Yaakov day camp in Flatbush!

Incorporating activities, specialties, and exciting programs, for preschool and grade school children, Penina is the crown jewel of day camps.

Machane Penina offers outdoor swimming for all ages, arts ‘n’ crafts, baking, sports, dance, many special activities, and of course, fantastic weekly trips, overnights and late nights. The CIT Program, for girls finishing 7th grade, features exclusive activities and outings. The Preschool Program has an outdoor playground, blow up rides and weekly shows.

Mrs. Elky Federman

Preschool Director

Mrs. Elky Federman, is the beloved preschool director in Prospect Park Yeshiva. She brings many years of experience and talent to Machane Penina. It is to Mrs. Federman’s credit that Machane Penina has quickly established itself as a leader in camping.

Ms. Chana Esther Erps

Junior Division Head

Chana Esther Erps is the Junior Division Head. Having previously served as the day camp director at Camp Dora Golding and working as a teacher and educator for preschool and elementary school children, Chana Esther brings her many years of professional experience to Machane Penina.

Mrs. Gitti Koff

Senior Division Head

We are excited to welcome Gitti Koff as our Senior Division Head. Gitti was a Division Head in Camp Sternberg and joins us with over 10 years of working with children of all ages in both regular and special education. Gitti’s exuberance for fun is contagious and leaves campers with feelings of excitement and joy.

Mrs. Rochel Lea Tepfer

Preschool Programming Director

Our Preschool Programming Director, Rochel Lea Tepfer, has held this position for over 10 years and has over 30 years experience in preschool education. Her detailed scheduling and hours of planning demonstrates her true care and understanding for each campers’ needs.

Machane Penina is the premier Bais Yaakov day camp in Flatbush!

Incorporating activities, specialties, and exciting programs, for preschool and grade school children, Penina is the crown jewel of day camps.

Machane Penina offers outdoor swimming for all ages, arts ‘n’ crafts, baking, sports, dance, many special activities, and of course, fantastic weekly trips, overnights and late nights. The CIT Program, for girls finishing 7th grade, features exclusive activities and outings. The Preschool Program has an outdoor playground, blow up rides and weekly shows.

Mrs. Elky Federman

Preschool Director

Mrs. Elky Federman, is the beloved preschool director in Prospect Park Yeshiva. She brings many years of experience and talent to Machane Penina. It is to Mrs. Federman’s credit that Machane Penina has quickly established itself as a leader in camping.

Ms. Chana Esther Erps

Junior Division Head

Chana Esther Erps is the Junior Division Head. Having previously served as the day camp director at Camp Dora Golding and working as a teacher and educator for preschool and elementary school children, Chana Esther brings her many years of professional experience to Machane Penina.

Mrs. Gitti Koff

Senior Division Head

We are excited to welcome Gitti Koff as our Senior Division Head. Gitti was a Division Head in Camp Sternberg and joins us with over 10 years of working with children of all ages in both regular and special education. Gitti’s exuberance for fun is contagious and leaves campers with feelings of excitement and joy.

Mrs. Rochel Lea Tepfer

Preschool Programming Director

Our Preschool Programming Director, Rochel Lea Tepfer, has held this position for over 10 years and has over 30 years experience in preschool education. Her detailed scheduling and hours of planning demonstrates her true care and understanding for each campers’ needs.