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Aaron Mandel

Camp Tawonga
Associate Director
San Francisco, CA
Aaron first came to Tawonga as a camper in 1994 and joined the staff as a counselor in 2002, which was the best job he has ever had. In 2007, Aaron joined the full-time staff as Tawonga’s Teen Program Coordinator and moved on to become one of Camp’s Assistant Directors before stepping into an Associate Director role in 2015. One of Aaron’s passions is service learning; and he has worked on Tawonga’s Teen Service Learning program since 2006, and has led service-learning programs for American Jewish World Service since 2010. Aaron completed the Jewish Service Learning Certificate Program at San Francisco State in 2010 and is currently a Lekhu Lakhem Fellow, a Jewish and Educational Journey for camp directors. Aaron’s interests include improv comedy, bird watching, running, and frisbee.