Aaron Mandel

Aaron Mandel is the Assistant Director of Teen Programs at Camp Tawonga where he has worked since 2007. He helps coordinate Tawonga’s teen leadership, social media, service learning and experiential education programs. Aaron has a B.A. from Whitman College and completed the Jewish Service Learning Certificate at S.F. State in 2010. Aaron has also led many short term service programs for the American Jewish World Service. He was a Cornerstone Fellow in 2004 and continues to believe, as he always has, in the transformative power and potential of Jewish camp. Jamie Simon is the Camp Director at Camp Tawonga where she has worked since 2000. She has a B.A. from Sonoma State University and participated in the Executive Leadership Institute with the Foundation for Jewish Camp. Jamie previously worked at United Against Sexual Assault where she served as the Prevention Education Director. She loves working with youth, spending time with her friends and family and is an avid fan of the San Jose Sharks.

Articles by Aaron Mandel

Camp and the “Real World”

Campers and staff often state at the end of a camp session or summer that they wish camp could last ...