Centre Camp, the largest Jewish Day Camp with locations in Toronto and Vaughan, has been providing campers and staff with memorable summer experiences for over 30 years! We have a very experienced and dedicated team whose goal it is to ensure your child(ren) have the same impactful and memorable camp experiences that we once did. Read our biographies below to find out a little more about our full-time Leadership Team.


Director of JCC Camping

As the JCCs grow in our community with the exciting launch of the expanded Prosserman JCC in 2021, the entire team is committed to enhancing the landscape of JCC camping in our community. Sherri has an M.A. and B.A. in Education and a deep-rooted connection to Jewish identity and community building as she spent five years at March of the Living as the Associate National Director and eight years before that as the Toronto Director. Sherri always had a tremendous passion for camping and in 2018, she opened Camp Tivka, a private Jewish day camp in Toronto. We are pleased that Sherri has joined the JCC to grow The Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp and our camping department. Her focus will be to help us build upon our past and expand the opportunities for children to have meaningful Jewish camp experiences, to ensure a strong future for our community.

Sherri can be reached at or 416-636-2267


Associate Director

Maya Wenger, who has been working at Centre Camp for 9 years, Maya is the Founder and Director of the Kochavim Hebrew Program at the Jack and Pat Kay Centre Camp since its inception in 2014 providing innovative, meaningful, and exciting programming and deepening Centre Camp’s connection to Israel. The Kochavim Program was recognized as one of the top innovative programs across the national JCC Association movement. Maya believes in the power of informal Jewish education and learning language in the inspiring invite that is camp. Throughout the year, Maya focus on building the best programs by infusing her passion for and dedication for camping. In the summer Maya is managing the North Campus.

If you have any questions for Maya or want to chat in ivrit, she can be reached at 416-636-2267 or

Michelle Gilbert

Camp Office Administrator

Michelle started her summers at Centre Camp as a camper! She spent several summers at the supervisory and leadership level of camp, including as a Unit Head. Michelle holds a B.A. in Justice Studies from Royal Roads University, and has administrative and organizational experience from her time in the property management industry. Michelle returned to camp in Summer 2021 as the Camper Care Coordinator at our Prosserman JCC campus, and she is thrilled to now be part of our full-time team. Giving her kids the same camp experience she had growing up, makes her return to camp feel like home away from home! Michelle is here to support our Prosserman JCC and Schwartz/Reisman Centre communities year-round.

Michelle can be reached at or 416-636-2267.