Jason Hosiassohn has been working for NJY Camps since 2008 and has been working full time for the agency since 2014.
Jason grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and moved to Toronto, Canada at the age of 11. He received a Bachelor’s Degree of Recreation and Leisure Studies from Brock University. Upon the completion of his degree, and through Brock University, he was involved in the creation of a day camp program for low income families in the area.
During his 13 years at NJY Camps, Jason has worn many hats. His first six summers were spent in Cedar Lake Camp, the final of which he worked as the Assistant Director. Afterwards, he joined the full-time team and for these past six years has been Assistant Director of Camp Nah-Jee-Wah and has directed NJY Camps’ Pre and Post Camp seasons, First Step and short stay programs.
Jason has also completed the JCC Association Merrin Teen Fellowship Program, an 18-month program that develops and enhances Teen leadership skills.
Passion, enthusiasm, and a genuine love for camp are among the many amazing things that Jason brings to Teen Camp. His favorite part of the camp experience is watching campers progress and grow into young inspirational leaders during their transformative summers.
Jason currently lives in Metuchen, NJ. He is engaged to Talia, a dietician, who enjoys spending time in the beautiful outdoors of camp whenever she gets the chance. In his free time, Jason loves to travel the world and is an avid sports fan. You’ll frequently find him wearing gear supporting his beloved Montreal Canadiens.
Excited for this new adventure in Teen Camp, Jason will only enhance an already exceptional experience for our NJY teenagers!