Staff Spotlight: Sam

Posted by March 25, 2015 • Share:

Sam will be working as a Counselor-Coach for soccer this summer!

Sam is coming to JCC Maccabi Sports Camp all the way from London, England. When he arrives at camp he will have just finished his first year as a medical student, studying at Newcastle University.

Sam WhitemanHaving played soccer from the age of 5, he has a huge passion for sports and is a massive fan of the soccer team Arsenal.

Leading at many multi-sport camps as well as mentoring children struggling with their subjects at school, Sam has gained strong leadership skills and won an award at school for his contribution and success. Sam also loves to be part of the Jewish community, always involved socially and cannot wait to bring some of the British culture to America this summer.

He is very excited to be a camp counselor and would like to thank JCC Maccabi Sports Camp along with Jewish Camps USA for giving him the most amazing opportunity.

He is also looking forward to meeting all of the campers and fellow leaders and taking on this new and exciting challenge!


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Sam is coming to JCC Maccabi Sports Camp as part of the Jewish Camps USA program, which places Jewish staff from the United Kingdom at residential JCC Camps around the US. This program was started by two former JCC camp staff and now operates at more than 10 JCC camps around the country, providing our camps with the great opportunity for learning about Jewish life and culture in the UK.