2015 OPEN HOUSES
Join us for our open house, January 23, 2016, 10am-2pm.
Meet the Camp Director
Peter Trupia has been involved with children’s camps since 1971. In education for 32 years, his mentor was the camp industry icon Ben Appelbaum. He founded H.P.D.C. in the fall of 1992, running its first summer session in 1993. It became a family run camp in 2004. Peter is a Standards Visitor and Visitor Trainer for the American Camp Association. Matt Pagliari joined Peter as director in 2007. An educator with more than 19 years of experience, Matt teaches technology and is in charge of the Anti-Bullying Program for the Jericho School District. He is also a member of the American Camp Association.
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