Teenage Boys / Alternative Yeshivos
Avi Epstein is an energetic and dynamic mechanech with an established track record of helping young men attain their full potential. He has a strong ability to connect with and motivate children,teenagers, and young adults to truly excel. Avi grew up in Monsey, NY and studied in Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim for 6 years. Avi was recruited to the Mesivta of Waterbury where he served as a mentor and role model for hundreds of boys. He created successful in-school programs, curricula, and extracurricular activities, which empowered the boys to increase their self-esteem and help facilitate their success in and out of the classroom. He has spent the last 8 summers at Camp Heller, where he was a popular counselor and then division head. This upcoming summer, he will be the Head Counselor of Camp Merockdim in Monsey, NY. Avi is currently teaching in the morning in the middle school of RYNJ and has already made an impact on the students as a very popular Rebbi and Assistant Program Director. In the afternoon Avi is the Director of Student Life in Heichal HaTorah.