Jewish Summer Camp is a core piece of Aaron’s history and identity. Aaron grew up in Southern California, and from an early age starting spending summers at Gindling Hilltop Camp in Malibu. Aaron received a B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Education from UC Berkeley and received his Master’s in Education from the American Jewish University. Aaron has a passion for helping campers and staff create their own unique connections to one another and to Judaism through experiential education.
In addition to spending most of his summers at camp, Aaron spent some time working for Disney Cruises as a youth counselor, group supervisor, and children’s entertainment host. In this position, Aaron created and acted out scripted programs as one of over twenty different characters, such as a mad scientist, chef, magician, pirate, and detective. After spending time at sea and missing the land, Aaron was elated to return to his summer camp roots. Aaron has been with Camp Alonim since 2014 in a variety of professional roles and he is thrilled and humbled to be part of the Camp Alonim community and family as the Camp Director.