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Introducing our 2017 Senior Staff

Posted on May 18, 2017

If it takes a village to raise a child, then it takes leaders and elders to help set the tone for the community.  Ramah in the Rockies is a magical village that opens its doors for nine weeks each summer and transforms the lives of the hundreds of youth who walk through our gates.  And, Continue Reading »

2017 Camp By the Numbers

Posted on April 6, 2017

Today marks our 75 day countdown until we welcome our first Chalutzim(pioneers/campers) to the Ramah in the Rockies Ranch. In this time of Pesach, when we think about 4 cups of wine, 3 matzot and the numbers in “Who Knows One,” I want to reflect on some of the key numbers we are thinking about Continue Reading »

JDAIM: A Recap from Kayitz 2016

Posted on February 13, 2017

Masa 2016 Mushon Samuels, Tikvah Summer Director For chalutzim (campers) at Ramah in the Rockies, the masa (outing) is an integral part of camp. This summer, our Tikvah campers spent three days and two nights at Chatfield State Park, a very well-organized site with all of the necessary facilities for our campers, including showers, toilets, lake, playground, Continue Reading »

Introducing Our Summer Theme: People of the Book

Posted on February 6, 2017

Deena Cowans, Rosh Chinuch (Head of Education)  You’ve heard it before, “Jews are the People of the Book”. Our religion is transmitted through books. Our religious practices rely on books. Our ethnicity values book smarts. But how many of us spend any significant time with “our” books? Modern Judaism is a practice of rabbinic Judaism, Continue Reading »

Ramah Rockies at the Weinstein Conference

Posted on January 26, 2017

 In early January, seven of our staff and Rabbi Eliav traveled to Camp Ramah in California to attend National Ramah’s Weinstein Winter Training Conference.  This is just one part of our ongoing commitment to staff training and education throughout the year.    Here is what some of our participating staff had to say about the conference:  Continue Reading »

2017 Travel Update

Posted on January 11, 2017

Dear Camp Families, Happy New Year! In an effort to constantly improve, we have made some changes to our airport routine for this coming summer and want to explain both the “what” and the “why” behind these changes to you.   The “WHAT?” Starting with Summer 2017, we are no longer creating a recommended flight Continue Reading »

Happy Chanukah!

Posted on December 23, 2016

                          This week we will celebrate the miracles of Chanukah!  This summer, we celebrate the wonder of our 8th summer!  Each summer, we celebrate the miracles of camper achievements: Living out our Core Values of Kavod (Respect), Simcha (Joy), Tzmicha Ishit (Personal Growth), and Kehillah (Connection).  The pride and joy of biking to Continue Reading »

Camp Ramah in the Rockies, una experiencia inolvidable

Posted on December 19, 2016

Rabbi Leo of Mexico City brought a delegation of twenty campers from his community this past summer. He wrote this during the summer about the experience of being at camp.  We look forward to welcoming more campers from Bet El this summer, and our continued partnership with the Mexico City community. An English version is Continue Reading »

An Update On Our Tikvah Program

Posted on December 5, 2016

At Ramah in the Rockies we believe that all Jewish children should be able to experience the transformative experience of Jewish summer camp. We know that each child has his/her own special needs, and whenever possible work closely with parents and guardians to develop a customized plan to enable their child to succeed in our Continue Reading »

Meet Jeffrey the Sous Chef

Posted on December 1, 2016

Ethan Weg Written during Summer 2016 A few weeks before coming to Ramah in the Rockies, Sous Chef Jeffrey Harris was out to dinner with a friend of a friend. Jeffrey was telling his dinning companion about the job that he had just been offered in the Colorado Rockies. They replied, “Working at a summer Continue Reading »

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