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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 »

Giving Tuesday: November 29!

Posted on November 23, 2016

November 29th is Giving Tuesday. For those who have never heard of Giving Tuesday, it’s a reaction to the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Rather than spending money on something material, it is a chance for people to take part in a Global Day of Giving. I am asking that this Giving Tuesday you Continue Reading »

A Sukkot Reflection by Scott Wasserman

Posted on October 19, 2016

There is something primordial about carving a space out from the wilderness. Backpacking in a national park this summer, I was struck by the persistence of the instinct. This log is our kitchen. This branch is where we dry a towel. We enter the tent from this direction. Over here, just beyond camp, we store Continue Reading »

We Asked, You Shared, We Listened!

Posted on October 14, 2016

During the past six weeks, our year-round team has reached out to hundreds of camp families by email, phone, and survey.  Many of you responded to our requests for honest feedback, including a record number to our online survey.  We know that we can only continue to provide an amazing summer experience to our campers Continue Reading »

A Place to Be Yourself, The Place to Take on Life’s Adventure

Posted on September 22, 2016

A Place to Be Yourself, The Place to Take on Life’s Adventure The Ramah Rockies Experience   Rabbi Scott Bolton, Congregation Or Zarua, New York City Writing from the beautiful Rockies, Basecamp I believe that we need to find the right places for growing, reflecting, experiencing joy and awe. At every stage of our lives, we Continue Reading »

What’s New at Camp Ramah!

Posted on September 7, 2016

We sent this email out yesterday to all of our camp families.    Dear Camp Families and Friends, We hope the school year has started off well for you. With the opening of our Summer, 2017 registration, we have some updates to share also. Surveys We are enjoying reading the survey responses so far received Continue Reading »

Reflecting on Summer 2016

Posted on August 16, 2016

Reflecting on Summer 2016:  Highlights and a Survey On most mornings over the past eight weeks, I have risen well before our chalutzim (campers) and left my log cabin to walk to the office. In this three minute walk, the words of “Modeh Ani” usually come rolling off my tongue, almost naturally, as I stop and take in the amazing Continue Reading »

Weekly Email #8- Shabbat Shalom!

Posted on August 14, 2016

Another week has gone by on the ranch, and here we are at our very last day of waiting for our chalutzim (campers) to return from their masa’ot (excursions).  Our Adult Campers (who have been given the nickname of “Chachamim”- Wise Ones) went out on masa, returned to the chava (ranch), and departed for their Continue Reading »

Weekly Email #7- Shabbat Shalom!

Posted on August 5, 2016

Shabbat Shalom Ramah Family and Friends! Greetings from a cool and cloudy day at Ramah in the Rockies! For the first time in probably several weeks, our temperatures have dipped, the clouds rolled in, and much needed rain fell.  This has been another transition week for us here on the chava (ranch) as we said Continue Reading »

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