Summer Camp & Vacation Arts Instructors

AMY HARITON (Pre-K and General Camp Director, Vacation Arts Supervisor, Party Planner) has been teaching and supervising at the Gold Coast Arts Center for 4  years in the Summer and Vacation Arts program. She very successfully headed the Pre-K division of the Summer Arts program. In 2015, she will continue as Pre-K director and camp director. Amy, who has done catering and events planning over 10 years, is the new party coordinator.

Amy has taught and supervised during the year and in the summer program at Midway Nursery School in Syosset, NY for the past 13 years. She is involved in Midway’s Engage Jewish Learning Program in addition to participating in early childhood conferences. She received a Bachelors Degree from Queens College in 1984. Amy resides in Plainview, Long Island with her husband and daughter. She loves to cook and enjoys being active.  Amy says “Being with children, watching them grow or having fun with them is truly a gift.”

CARLY HARITON (Director of the Junior Camp) This will be Carly’s fifth  summer working with our youngest campers. In May 2018, Carly finished her studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz, majoring in Education and French. Last year, she had the opportunity to study in France for a semester, studying art and seeing famous art up close. Although she has studied to work with middle school students during the year, she says that she always looks forward to working with the little ones, planning for the next summer all year long.