Camp Canyon prides itself on its exceptional staff. All staff have prior camp experience and a desire to give the children the best summer experience possible.



Rabbi Shneur has vast experience in running and directing summer camps. He has been a camp counselor in London, Uk, Tavistock, UK & the Adirondacks. Most recently he was Head counselor of CGI Haliburton where he directed 45 staff members and 200 campers. He also recently directed a teen overnight camp in Michigan.


Originally from Australia, Esther has worked as a camp counselor from the age of 16 in Melbourne, Sydney and Hanover, Germany. Most recently she directed a division of Beth Rivkah Camps in Brooklyn, NY. Esther is currently obtaining her degree in early childhood education and has five years of teaching experience.


Rabbi Shneur and Esther have spent the past few months meticulously planning every detail of Camp Canyon to ensure that all the campers have the best and most memorable summer experience in Flagstaff!

          Certified in CPR and First Aid


Moran Henn

Director of Outdoor Adventures

Moran holds a B.S in Conservation Biology and Outdoor Recreation Tourism from the University of Idaho and an M.S in Environmental Sciences and Policy from NAU. She has worked for governmental and state agencies, managed non-profit organizations, taught as a graduate assistant at NAU, and has much experience in community organizing. She is currently the Executive Director at Willow Bend.


Henny Simon

Adventure Division Counselor

Hi, my name is Henny Simon. I have worked at many different summer camps over the past five years and feel extremely fortunate to be joining Camp Canyon this summer. I am looking forward to providing each camper with a fun and positive camp experience. 

          Certified in CPR and First Aid


Miriam Gansburg

Adventure Division Counselor

My name is Miriam Rechyl Gansburg. During the year I am blessed to be an Elementary teacher in New York. I truly enjoy working with children and being a part of their development.  I am looking forward to joining the Camp Canyon team this summer!

          Certified in CPR and First Aid


Josephine Gresham

Kiddie Camp Counselor

Hi, I am a proud Flagstaff local and NAU student. I have just come back from furthering my studies in Israel. I have worked at Oro Grande summer camp for 2 years in Lake Havasu City, as well as Camp Canyon in 2018 & 2019! I love working with children and I am looking forward to a wonderful summer with lots of fun and memories which will last a lifetime.

          Certified in CPR and First Aid


Mushka Spielman

Kiddie Camp Counselor

Hey, I'm Mushka. I work as a preschool teacher in Brooklyn, NY. I am passionate about providing children with hands-on experiences that further their growth in an exciting way. I've worked in various summer camps across the USA and I am extremely excited to be joining Camp Canyon this summer. 

          Certified in CPR and First Aid