Not to be confused with one of the Assistant Directors, Sam Pannett is ready to be at Camp Sabra for the first time ever! He is from St Louis and will be attending Missouri State University in the fall, and he loves to play volleyball and basketball. Sam’s favorite thing about Sabra is how nice all the people are, and he can’t wait for Maccabia and to build on his communication skills and live independently.
Gavin Roth is an Irish twin (siblings less than a year apart), and he can't wait to be back at Camp Sabra for the 9th time! He is from Houston, Texas and will be attending the University of Michigan in the fall to major in Business. Gavin absolutely loves the sail dock, specifically stand-up paddle boarding, and he hopes to make new memories with his campers and try new things.
Michael Kaplan is lucky to have his favorite baseball player follow him on twitter, and even luckier to be back at Camp Sabra for his 5th summer! He is from Houston, Texas and attends Indiana University where he majors in Business. Michael loves to play sports with the campers, and he is so excited to make new friends and more memories again
Cousin of the famous WWE Wrestler Ricky Ortiz, Jacob Resnick has been attending overnight summer camps for the past 10 years, but is at Camp Sabra for the first time! He is from Chicago and attends the University of Missouri, where he majors in business and loves to play sports and hang out with friends. So far, he loves the landsports areas, and he hopes to gain a ton of new friends and an expansion of his jewish knowledge this summer.
Mitch Broddon, a member of a band with his friends, loves the Sabra song sessions and playing music, and can’t wait to return for his 10th summer on the peninsula. He is from St Louis and will be attending the University of Missouri in the fall to major in Music Education. Mitch can’t wait to meet great kids, as well as fellow staff members, and make a whole bunch of new friends this summer
Brett Goodman works as an after school counselor during the school year, so it only made sense that he wanted to finally come to Camp Sabra for the very first time! He is from St Louis and attends Parkway Central High school, and enjoys waterskiing, playing tennis, running, and drawing. Brett already loves the inclusivity that Sabra offers, and he is excited to meet new people, gain long-lasting friendships, and make an impact on campers.
Seth Cohen just returned from studying in England for 5 months, and is overjoyed to return to Camp Sabra for his 4th summer! He is from St Louis and attends Indiana University, where he majors in Psychology. Seth is more than excited to be with all of his favorite people, and he hopes to just flat out have fun!
Ben Kort is an expert on Lima Beans and many other legumes, and is excited to put that knowledge to the test this summer at Camp Sabra, returning for his 9th year. He is from Arizona, and will be attending the University of Michigan in the fall, majoring in business. Ben is a big fan of the sail dock, and is most excited to see old friends, as well as meet new ones.
Joel Willick can solve a Rubik’s cube in under a minute and can’t wait to return to Camp Sabra for his 8th summer! He is from St Louis, where he is a senior at Ladue Horton Watkins High School and participates on the school robotics team. Joel is pumped to spend time at the lake and is most excited to meet his campers and make new friends throughout his session at camp.
An expert french horn and piano player, Ethan Bernstein is back at Camp Sabra for his 6th year! He is from St Louis, just graduated from Clayton High School, and will be attending Johns Hopkins University in the fall. Ethan’s favorite thing about camp is the song sessions after lunch and on Shabbat, and he can’t wait to start jamming out with the campers and learn a bunch of new things from them.
Mitchell Lias is an aspiring model from the UK, and he can't wait to be at Camp Sabra for the very first time! He attends the University of Central Lancashire, and he loves to play soccer, cricket rugby, and participate in theatre. Mitch's favorite thing about Camp Sabra is working in a challenging but exciting work environment, and he can't wait to meet more kids!
Bennett Essman, a huge Fortnite and sports fan, is attending Sabra for his very first summer and can’t wait to get started. He is from St Louis, and he attends Indiana University, where he majors in Sociology. Bennett is excited for new experiences, as well as to be in nature, and he is looking forward to making new friends and great memories with his campers and co counselors.
Andrew Mannis can play a total of seven instruments, and he is excited to showcase his skills in his 9th summer at Camp Sabra. He is from St Louis, and will be attending Michigan in the fall. Andrew’s favorite thing about Camp Sabra is the people, and he is ready to meet his kids and work at his favorite spot at camp, the sail dock.
Reagan Shonk, an expert musician and mathematician, is ready to return to Camp Sabra for his 3rd summer in a row! He is from Independence, Iowa, and he attends the University of Northern Iowa, double majoring in Music Composition/theory and Mathematics. Reagan loves the energy that the golanies bring to camp, and he is most excited for the busses to get here and to gain a whole bunch more memories this time around.
Sidney Starr is a character in every sense of the word, and he is returning to Camp Sabra for his 5th summer. He is from St Louis, and recently graduated from Parkway Central High School. Sidney loves to take long walks and just have a good time in general, and he can’t wait to give his campers the same experience that his counselors gave him when he was a camper.