~Meet the Counselors~
Director & Founder-Emily Jarger
Emily Jarger graduated from The Richard Stockton College of NJ with a degree in Dance Pre-Movement Therapy. She is the founder of Happy Hearts Dance Camp, a non-profit organization for individuals with special needs. Additionally, she works as a dance teacher at Packanack Dance, as a Lead TA at the PG Chambers School for individuals with multiple significant disabilities, and taught dance for 5 years as a volunteer at Camp PALS, a summer camp for individuals with Down Syndrome. She recently received her certification in Autism Movement Therapy, attended a Inclusive Dance Workshop for dancers with special needs, and is working towards her Masters of Teaching with a Teacher of Students with Disabilities concentration P-3 at Montclair State University.
National Honor Society
For our Spring Program, Happy Hearts teams up with the National Honor Society members from Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley. We're lucky to have made such great friends in our local volunteers!