Meet Our Staff | Maayan Midwest

Meet our staff! Click here to set up a phone meeting with an amazing member of the Maayan Staff Team.

The MMW head staff is comprised of mechanchim who are driven by their passion to provide a camp experience that will forever enrich the life of each camper. The team has teaching, camping, and administrative experience to make certain all safety, security, and fun needs are met.

Mrs. Chava Devorah Kahn- Camp Program Director

Chava Devorah is a veteran in the camping world. She has been Senior staff in both Camp Raninu and Camp Sternberg. A midwesterner, Chava Devorah grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She has been in the teaching field for the past eighteen years. Chava Devorah is currently a High School teacher and activities coordinator in BYDRH as well as elementary school general studies principal in Ateres Bais Yaakov in Monsey. She brings her passion and positivity, her organized nature, her management skills and her understanding and care for every person to Camp Maayan.

Mrs. Liba Cohen- Head Counselor

Mrs. Liba Cohen has been a born and bred camper. She has spent many year at Camp Agudah Midwest and has been in the teaching field for many years.  Liba brings her dynamic personality, love for everyone, and her organizational and management skills to Camp Maayan. 

Mrs. Batsheva Jacobs– Camp Mother

Batsheva Jacobs was born and raised in Chicago and lived for many years in Israel, California, and Colorado. As a teacher and kiruv professional, she has a nonjudgmental way of listening to and embracing those she comes in contact with. She likes to bring her sunshine into every encounter! Batsheva is passionate about ensuring an emotionally and physically safe environment for all. 

Mrs. Tzippy Wengrow – Head Lifeguard

Tzippy Wengrow is excited to be returning to Camp Maayan Midwest as our Aquatics Head again this summer. Tzippy is a Red Cross certified lifeguard with waterfront training, as well as a certifies Lifeguard Training Instructor. With her warm, encouraging personality and efficient, capable demeanor, Tzippy is a beloved member of the Maayan team, at the pool, the lake and all over camp!