Camp Leadership


Rebecca Schonberg – Camp Director

Rebecca Schonberg, MS E.D. holds a Masters in School Counseling from Long Island University and earned her B.S. in Child Development from the University of Arizona. She grew up in the Jewish camp world at URJ Crane Lake Sleep-Away Camp and Rosmarins Day Camp.  Before becoming the Day Camp Director of Sprout Westchester, Rebecca was the  Regional Inclusion Coordinator at the YM & YWHA in Washington Heights & Inwood and the Teen Director at Camp  Twelve Trails From Sleep-Away / Day Camp.

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Alon Fishman – Assistant Director

Born in Israel and raised in Rockland County, New York.

Alon brings enormous energy to our team! He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University at Buffalo and a passion for making a positive impact. Growing up, Alon actively participated in Tzofim, USY and Chabad, taking a lead role in organizing Tikkun Olam (Community Service) events.

Alon has a deep connection to Israel, having visited the country countless times, including his most recent trip in January 2024.  He has a passion for learning more about and engaging with the culture of Israel which shows up in his love for working in Jewish camping with children.

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Helene Drobenare – Executive Director

Helene Drobenare, MSW, MA, holds a Master of Social Work from Yeshiva University and Master of Administration in Organizational Change Management from the New School of Social Research. Helene has been working with youth for 20 years. She grew up in BBYO and went on to work in their leadership camp programs at Perlman and Beber camps. She has also served as the coordinator for the March of the Living program, and the director of programs for Masada Israel Summer Programs. Helene lived in Israel for four years where she worked for TRACKS Adventures as Director of Youth Programs & Marketing. Helene has spent years committed to improving the lives of children in Africa through her volunteer work in South Africa and Tanzania. Helene has served as the director of Young Judaea Sprout Camps since September 1999.

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Inbal Briskin-Pery – Program Director

Inbal is our Program Director during the summer, managing all of our camp activities, schedules and all specialty areas in camp. Inbal started working for Camp Sprout Lake in 2012, and moved over to her role at Sprout Westchester in 2018. During the school year, Inbal lives in Moshav Beit Yitzhak, Israel, With her husband Tal, and her three daughters, who were all Camp Sprout Lake campers! Serving as a Israeli Shlicha to Jewish Summer camps in USA and Europe since 1998, Camp is in Inbal’s heart, and she absolutely loves getting to come spend her summers in America, and specifically at Sprout Westchester!

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