Directors

Mike and Dave started Camp Parkwood in 2005, and are proud to once again provide the Great Neck Park District with an engaging summer program.  We look forward to the annual Camp Parkwood traditions, along with some awesome new activities, trips, and events that will increase the "fun-factor" for the 2017 summer season!

Mike Adelstein

Director, Camp Parkwood

Mike has been involved with camps his entire life. He was a camper at West Hills Day Camp before becoming a counselor and then a group leader. Mike began Camp Parkwood in 2005, and has been Camp Parkwood's director of operations ever since. Mike's goal is to expand the program every year in order to provide the best summer experiences for the children of the Great Neck Park District and their families! 

Mike earned a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education and a Master's Degree in School Administration & Supervision from LIU C.W. Post. He taught physical education/health in Atlanta before moving back to New York, where he has taught physical education/health for the NYC Board of Education for the past 13 years. 

Dave Riccuiti 

Assistant Director, Camp Parkwood

Dave attended day and travel camps before becoming a counselor and group leader at the Mid Island Y Day Camp, in Plainview. He helped found Camp Parkwood in 2005, and has faithfully supported its expansion as assistant director ever since. He is committed to the families of the Great Neck Park District, and looks forward to an amazing 2017 summer season! 

Dave has a Bacherlor's Degree from S.U.N.Y. Binghamton and a Master's Degree from Queens College. He began his teaching career at Cardozo High School in Bayside, and has taught high school English in Dix Hills for the past 15 years.