Michael Bruce Halpern: September 22, 1947 – July 30, 2019
Dear Family, Friends, & Parents of Staten Island Day Camp
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the founder and CEO of Staten Island Day Camp, Michael Halpern. Along with celebrating the 40th year of Staten Island Day Camp, Michael’s family, friends, and the employees of the camp would like you to celebrate his life and the fond memories you have of him.
Although Michael is no longer with us, his legacy and the camp will live on. Camp will continue normal operations going forward for the remainder of this year as well as the foreseeable future.
In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to: The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
For the remainder of the 2019 camp season please contact Michele@sidaycamp.org with all camp inquiries.
Our camp has a wide range of activities available, including a 61,000 sq. foot indoor complex that houses our state of the art indoor pool. Your children can learn to swim, build confidence in the water, and have fun in a safe and controlled environment. Our complex is also fully air-conditioned, providing your children a place to swim, learn, and play away from the summer heat.
Sports & Elective Programs
At Staten Island Day Camp your children can participate in exciting specialty sports and elective programs. These programs include baseball, basketball, crafts, swimming lessons, and more!
Highly Skilled & Professional Staff
Staten Island Day Camp is home to highly trained and experienced staff members. In fact, our director staff has over 100 years of combined experience in camp directing, child care, and teaching. Our director staff includes a former school administrator, teachers, a psychologist, and a former school superintendent. In fact, three of our directors transitioned from campers themselves to counselors, becoming a vital part of the Staten Island Day Camp family.
Our staff will ensure that your children are always safe and having a blast. All of our main staff members have an extensive background in education and childcare, as our main goal is to provide a safe and unforgettable summer camp experience!
The original owner of Staten Island Day Camp, Mike Halpern, has been with our camp for 40 years. It is our mission to ensure that each child experiences a once in a lifetime experience and build memories that will last a lifetime. In fact, some of our former campers have children of their own that are now enrolling their children in our camp. Some of our own camp counselors were once campers at Staten Island Day Camp themselves! Your children have a chance to join our family too!
Weekly Onsite Entertainment
Our camp is home to professional onsite entertainment. Whether it is your favorite sports professional, magicians, or even a carnival, we know that your children will have an amazing summer camp experience!
Staten Island Day Camp has over 63 acres of outdoor playing fields for a wide variety of sports and activities that will create long-lasting memories! Staten Island Day Camp has been serving the community for 40 years. We strive to provide a once in a lifetime summer camp experience. We believe there is no substitute for quality. Contact us to learn additional information and see why Staten Island Day Camp is the best summer camp in New York.