David and Lisa Schiff are lifelong campers and love returning to Manitou year after year. David and Jon first met at the Manitou bus stop in 1987. David oversees Manitou’s daily programming and coordinates operations for the Central Maine Camp League. During the offseason, he oversees staff hiring and organizes Manitou’s many winter reunions. Prior to working full time at Manitou, he taught social studies in Tenafly, NJ. He was also the community’s boys varsity soccer coach.
Prior to meeting David, Lisa served as the Assistant Director for Eisner Camp in the Berkshires and now serves as an educator at Congregation Rodeph Sholom in NYC. Lisa holds dual Masters Degrees in Education from Bank Street College and Hebrew Union College.
David and Lisa live in New York City with their daughter, Shayna and son, Ari.