Welcome to Day Camp In The Park

SINCE 1979 DAY CAMP IN THE PARK HAS BEEN PROVIDING AN AMAZING TRADITIONAL SUMMER CAMP EXPERIENCE FOR CAMPERS FROM MANHATTAN, ROCKLAND COUNTY, BERGEN COUNTY, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, AND ORANGE COUNTY. DAY CAMP IN THE PARK IS LOCATED ON MAGNIFICENT LAKE TIORATI WITH 500+ MAJESTIC ACRES OF FORESTED PARKLAND IN ROCKLAND COUNTY, ONLY 30 MINUTES FROM THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE AT EXIT 16 OF THE PALISADES PARKWAY.

Meet Our Teachers

Meet our brilliant team of dedicated, friendly, and creative teachers from all kinds of teaching fields.

Ken Glotzer
Director

Director since our creation in 1979. Previously he directed Ramaquois Day Camp and the R.C.C. Sports Academy. He has written the only Master's Program in Camp Administration in the entire country and is the author of "There Is No Place Like Camp", a book that helps parents learn how to choose a camp wisely.

Leia Glotzer Reynolds
Unit Head and Camper

Unit Head and camper at DCITP since she was 3, Leia is a licensed school psychologist in Pennsylvania during the school year.

Karl Najork
Assistant Director and Camper

Assistant Director and camper at DCITP since he was 7, Karl is also an experienced attorney who has returned to the educational field and is currently a Social Studies teacher in New Jersey. Karl works closely with the administration, counselors, and staff in order to ensure a safe, fun, and organized summer.

Paul Glotzer
Assistant Director and Camper

Assistant Director and camper at DCITP since he was 4, Paul is also a science teacher for the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery School District. Paul supervises and plans the camps Great Outdoor Adventure Program, and also works in the office to direct the day camp activities.

Bryan Flaherty
Assistant Director

Working at DCITP since 2006, Bryan was a Senior Counselor for many years and later became the Director of our CIT program. Now working in the administration as an Assistant Director, he primarily works to maximize the fun of our program and activities for our campers. During the school year Bryan works as a tenured middle school teacher in the Bronx, and lives with his wife Kat and son Jack in Valley Cottage, NY