Our Staff

Camp Director:

Shana Gordon:

Shana has been in the field of education for 20 years. She has taught in both general studies and Judaic studies classroom. Shana’s training in education includes teaching children spanning ages 2-10 years. Shana has training in ABA and has worked with children with different learning needs, she is married and lives with her husband and 7 children in St. Louis.

Camp Advisor:

Malka Silverman:

Malka is an educator par excellence. She has taught for 7 years and has experience in both the Judaic studies and General Studies classroom. Malka has much experience running camps, in St Louis and New York. Malka lives with her husband and 2 kids in St. Louis.

Pre- School Director:

Chana Esther Plotnik has 8 years of camp experience. She runs a successful day care in Chesterfield MO. Chana Esther brings creativity and professionalism to Camp Ora. She is the proud mother of 2 adorable Camp Ora campers ans we are so lucky to have her on board.

Head Couselors:

We welcome our enegetic, creative, hardworking, happy and devoted Head Counselors! Pnina Gordon and Basya Sentell we know that you will make Camp Ora, 2017 a spectacular Camp!