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Hannah Gentry

Port Washington, NY

Camper

Camp goes by really quickly so remember to treasure every second that you can and make sure that it counts!

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Brian Rappaport

Jericho, LI (NY)

Camper

Staff

Camp Poyntelle was incredible for me. It taught me leadership, how to be a better person, and gave me lifelong memories.

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AJ Hughes

Brisbane, Australia

Staff

"I have worked with many different people from all over the world and those friendships will last forever."

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Noah Spatz

Boca Raton, FL

Camper

"My friend decided to go and I joined along, the best decision I have ever made in my life."

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Victoria Simon

Manalapan, NJ

Alumni

Michael Hook

Liverpool, UK

Alumni

"To say Camp was a big part of my life is an understatement."

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Stacy Dorter

Bay Area, CA

Alumni

"I can’t help but smile when I think of CPLV. I hope to send my girls there one day!"

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Matt Dorter

Astoria, NY

Alumni

"Thanks to CPLV for inspiring my creative spirit, making me friends for life, and starting me on my career path!"

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Judah Deutsch

New York, NY

Camper

"Anyone considering a sleepaway camp should come to Camp Poyntelle.  The kids are friendly, the activities are fun and the Jewish spirit is so nice."

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Noah Deutsch

New York, NY

Camper

"My best memories are of the great friends I made. We played card games and told funny jokes. I even walked into a wall to make them laugh."

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Alyssa Lazarus

Forest Hills, NY

Camper

"I was so nervous when I was on the bus going to camp but once I arrived I was greeted with a warm welcome. Everyone was so nice."

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Brandon Birk

Old Bethpage, NY

Camper

"Camp makes me happy because I am with all of my best friends all day and night. I am counting the seconds until I go back next summer."

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Jake and Sophie Giddings

East Rockaway, NY

Camper

"Camp Poyntelle has become our summer home where we feel safe, comfortable and welcomed. We will never forget memories made at Camp!"

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Sophie Luce

East Meadow, NY

Camper

"Camp is so special to me because of the lake, Shabbat spot, and my friends. Camp was the best time of my life!! It is my happy place!"

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Ella T.

Camper

"I was so sad to leave and I was counting down the days until next summer! That was four years ago, and Camp Poyntelle is still the place I love to be every summer!"

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Shoshana Bidner

Camper

"I think there is no wrong time to come to camp. If you are starting in eighth grade or in first grade, Camp will be fun and make for some great memories."

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Micah Bidner

Plainview, NY

Camper

"Camp Poyntelle, a place where you make everlasting friendships, amazing memories and always have fun!"

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WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL

A summer at Camp Poyntelle is filled with spirit, everlasting friendships and memories. Each day is fueled by our Camp Values, down to earth focus and nurturing family approach.

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JEWISH LIFE & VALUES

Experiential learning, immersive programming and a 100% Values Driven focus on what it means to be Jewish and leave a positive mark on the world around you. Come join us!

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