Meet Our Staff

Our Staff

At Young People's Day Camp of Queens our staff makes the difference. Our entire staff is dedicated to giving your child a safe, enriching, fun-filled, and memorable summer. Camp operation is directed by Licensed Teachers and Administrators with more than 65 years combined experience. All Counselors are directly supervised by Division Heads consisting of experienced teachers and childcare professionals. College age counselors are provided with small groups and are assisted by Junior Counselors and CIT's. All staff is carefully interviewed and screened including a search with the NYS Department of Criminal Justice. During the selection process preference is given to teachers and education majors. To ensure a well rounded staff and enriching camp program our staff includes many specialty instructors including art, music, dance, drama, martial arts and swim. All staff undergoes an extensive training and orientation process annually. Please take a moment to meet some of our key staff members below.

Jim Corleto

Jim Corleto

Executive Director

More than 30 Years Experience with Young People's Day Camp. Father of four. Retired Teacher, Track and Wrestling Coach. American Safety & Health Institute Certified Wilderness First Responder with CPR/AED.

James Corleto

James Corleto

Executive Assistant Director

More than 15 Years experience with Young People's Day Camp. Former Assistant Director, Division Head, and Counselor with YPDC. Executive Program Director of Elite Safety & Health. CPR/ First Aid Instructor & American Safety & Health Institute Certified Wilderness First Responder. Former Captain and Firefighter/EMT with the Syosset Fire Department for 13 years. Graduated Long Island University C.W. Post 2003. Former Captain of 3 years with C.W. Post Emergency Medical Services.

Nicholas Corleto

Nicholas Corleto

Assistant Director

More than 6 Years of experience with Young People's Day Camp. Assistant Director , former counselor and camper with YPDC. Former Firefighter with the East Islip Fire Department for 4 years. Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor & Lifeguard. American Safety & Health Institute Certified Wilderness First Responder/CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Sgt. United States Airforce Reserve. Adjunct Biology Instructor at SUNY Stonybrook & Teacher at NYS High School Science Teacher.

Sabrina E. Corleto

Sabrina E. Corleto

Assistant Director

More than 10 years experience with Young People's Day Camp. Assistant Director YPDC. Former Program Coordinator for 2 years, counselor 4 years at LDS Young Woman's Girl's Program. Fluent in spanish. Executive Director Elite Safety & Health. American Safety & Health Institute Certified Wilderness First Responder/CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Majored in Public Relations and Communications at Long Island University C.W.

Tiffany Brown

Tiffany Brown

Programming Specialist

Senior Division Head. M ore than 5 years experience with Young People's Day Camp. Division Head, Lead Counselor, Counselor. Graduate of York College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. York Track and Cross Country Star. Certified by the American Safety and Health Institute in CPR for the Professional Rescuer.