Harvey Perle

Assistant Camp Director


Harvey is an enthusiastic supporter of the Nehirim concept of creating universal ties based on Jewish principles and developing long-lasting friendships. Outed in 2007 during his divorce, Harvey dove into the LGBT community as a Coordinator of the Father’s Group of Minnesota, an active participant in Minnesota’s legalization of Marriage Equality in 2013, and is currently a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise Leader in the National GLBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), and Board Member of the NGLCC Twin Cities Chapter (Quorum) since 2012. Harvey’s community works focuses on the commitment of helping others easily transition to new lifestyles as previous generations paved the path for him. Harvey is a former Nursing Home Administrator, has been a Jewish Youth Commission Chair, and is currently a Facilitator of Communication Workshops with Camp Chi in Wisconsin. Harvey operates a Sales Representative Agency in Minneapolis since 1990. Proud Dad of two incredibly strong young women, respectfully known as the “Perle Gerles”.