Meet the Directors

Adam Weinstein, Executive Director

adam-weinsteinAdam joined  Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp in 2012 after seven years as the Executive Director of the American Camp Association, New York and New Jersey; the accrediting body for camps. Adam’s work with hundreds of camps throughout the region gives him an incredible perspective. Adam grew up in not for profit values based camping and is excited to be leading a vibrant values oriented camp with a rich history like Berkshire Hills. Adam believes that all children can learn from the Jewish values that are the core of the Berkshire Hills program and is committed to making Berkshire Hills a welcoming place for children of all faiths and backgrounds.

Adam attended Yale College and Columbia Law School. He spent ten happy years representing low income tenants in New York City before returning to the world of camp at ACA. Adam lives in Manhattan with his husband Rodrick, daughter Ruthie, son Alexander, dog Benny, and cat Mocha.

Seth Gutkin, Assistant Director

seth-gutkinSeth is the Assistant Camp Director at Berkshire Hills. During the summer he is the children’s camp Program Director, but he also organizes our program for Senior Citizens across the lake. Seth has been working in camping for ten years.  He  joined Berkshire Hills in 2012. Although Seth was never a camper, he fell in love with camp during his first summer as a counselor and boating instructor. While studying and working as a high school teacher, he continued working at camps in Maine, Canada, and England. Now after three years at Berkshire Hills, he believes that he can use his diverse experience to create a fun and dynamic camp program.

Seth is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and has his Master of Education from Niagara University. He is a certified teacher for New York State and currently lives in Manhattan. As always, he can’t wait to get back to camp for another successful season.

Jenn Carbone, Assistant Director

jake-prosnitJenn has grown up at Berkshire Hills. Her love for camp began when she was just 5 years old. She rose through the units as a camper and eventually grew to become a staff member. Jenn has spent multiple summers as a Unit Head but has also led our staff training efforts and overseen the launch of the cooking center. She is a graduate of Iona College where she received her degree in Childhood Education and she has also done coursework on Camp Administration and Leadership.

When not working, Jenn finds enjoyment in ballroom dancing or curling up with a good book. Jenn is excited to continue to nurture and grow our Berkshire Hills community and help instill our values into the lives of every camper and staff member.

Alina Rus, Director of Operations

Alina-RusAlina joined Berkshire Hills Eisenberg Camp in October 2011, after 6 years at Stemp Systems Group, a small network management company. Alina started her professional career as bookkeeper and grew in her role to become Controller for Stemp Systems Group. Alina is currently doing her MBA in Decision Sciences at Baruch College. As Director of Operations for Berkshire Hills, Alina enjoys applying and expanding her knowledge about operations in the non-profit area. Alina’s role at Berkshire Hills involves various areas of operations, from arranging for golf carts arrival for the summer to bookkeeping to assisting with registrations for the Children’s Camp. Alina loves being outdoors, likes skiing during winter and hiking during the summer. She enjoys daily walks at camp, “the Berkshire Hills version of hiking” as she puts it.