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Alyssa Pecorino

Executive Director

Originally hailing from the west end of Long Island, Alyssa has spent the last 20 years in the camping industry in almost every conceivable position, in addition to being a camper at various camps in NY and CT. She has an undergraduate degree in American Studies from the University of Mary Washington, a master’s degree in Special Education from Hofstra University and master’s degree in Camp Administration and Leadership from Touro University. She has worked at various special education schools as a teacher and as an administrator. In addition, she has been an adjunct professor at various colleges and universities and has spoken at numerous conferences on special education.

She brings a love of all things camp, including a camp dog! She accepted the 2019 National Elenor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence at the National American Camping Association conference.

Since 2019,  Alyssa has brought her expertise to Camp Pa-qua-tuck.  She’s embracing the magic of this special place and continues to enhance the wonders camp brings to children and adults of all ages.

Johneen Feehan

Office Manager

Johneen joined the Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck family as Office Manager in 2006. A proud mother of three grown sons, Johneen served active roles in the Patchogue Youth Athletic Association as well as her children’s PTA, Cub Scouts and soccer and baseball leagues. Former executive secretary for Chase Manhattan Bank Credit Card Fraud Investigations, Johneen worked part-time as a computer aide in the Patchogue-Medford School District before joining the family at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck.  She’s served Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck the longest of all of our staff members and has earned the title of “Camp Guru.”

Joann Rossi

Office Assistant

Joann Rossi comes to us from Shirley, NY.  She is a proud Aquarian who has been married for over 50 years and has two children along with two grandsons.  This has earned her the title of “Camp Grandma”.  Prior to coming to Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck she was a medical transcriptionist and worked in Home Care.  We’re lucky to have her here where she shares her love of the snow and the Dallas Cowboys.

Jesse Watson

Maintenance Manager

Jesse Watson has been the maintenance manager at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck since 2012. The work the Jesse and his staff does paves the way for a fun and safe stay for all of the campers.

Outside of work Jesse is also full-time student who is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences. His hobbies consist of mostly outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and traveling to new places.


Health Director

We are currently looking for a new Health Director.  If you are interested, please go to our employment page and fill out an application.