Year Round Camp Team

ALANNA STEINBERG, Camp Director

Alanna began her love for camp right here at Camp Ruach, as both a camper and then a counselor for more than 15 years! She has a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and a Masters in Jewish Studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Alanna was a Camp Director at another JCC for 4 years and re-joined Camp Ruach in 2018.She loves spending each and every moment of camp alongside the campers and staff helping to make their summers memorable and magical. Alanna believes everyone can grow and flourish at camp and works with each family to make sure their children have the BEST summers at Camp Ruach!

  • Favorite Camp Activity: Greeting the campers each morning!
  • Favorite Camp Food: Hamburgers
  • Favorite Camp Place: Unit tables

asteinberg@ssbjcc.org - (908) 443-9026

LAUREN PANICCIA, Camp Registrar

Lauren has been a staple at Camp Ruach for 15 summers! She previously served as the Camp Operations Director planning trips and entertainment for all of our campers. In 2019 she transitioned over to Camp Registrar where she looks forward to working with each of our camp families and ensuring they are all set on the back-end! She and her two children have loved working summers at camp.

  • Favorite Camp Activity: Shabbat
  • Favorite Camp Food: Rita’s
  • Favorite Camp Place: Cooking

lpaniccia@ssbjcc.org - (908) 443-9027