Archive: May 2017

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 »

Why you should go to Adult Camp

Posted on February 24, 2015

Why you should go to Adult Camp By Alan Levitt I’m guessing you know a kid who’s been to Ramah in the Rockies. I’m guessing you’ve had that wonderful, enthusiastic encounter, when they try to describe their experience: they’re talking a-mile-a-minute about the fantastic adventures they had, telling you about a new friend or three, perhaps singing Continue Reading »

“How I Spent My Shabbat Hazon”

Posted on October 24, 2014

Over the summer, we were honored to have Rabbi Peretz Rodman and his wife, Miriam.  He wrote this to several of his Rabbinical colleagues, and we are honored at his words about our Camp! Register your child today so that they can share in the magic of camp! How I Spent Shabbat Hazon: Fifteen or Continue Reading »

Kayitz 2014: Wrapping up another incredible summer!

Posted on August 22, 2014

This was written and sent out to all of our parents the day after camp: Yesterday morning we said goodbye to the last of our 2014 chalutzim campers].  Our staff members spent the afternoon winterizing our tents, packing the tripping gear and cleaning camp for the long nine months until we reopen for our 2015 season. Our chalutzim have Continue Reading »

Four years in. . .

Posted on October 28, 2012

In November of 2008, the Jim Joseph Foundation (JJF) and the Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) made a big bet.  They awarded the National Ramah Commission (NRC) $1.1 million to create the first outdoor specialty camp in the country with an intensive Jewish focus.  Jewish children had been going in droves to numerous secular specialty Continue Reading »

Final Thoughts on the 2012 Season

Posted on August 14, 2012

Ramah Outdoor Adventure has come to a close. An amazing 2012 season

The Israel Trail at ROA

Posted on August 7, 2012

One of the core values of Ramah Outdoor Adventure is that Chalutzim (campers) will feel connected to the land and people of Israel, articulate how their lives are impacted by Israel and its citizens’ choices, and be able to engage in conversations about Israeli society.  We accomplish this goal through a variety of methods: we Continue Reading »

Aerobics at camp

Posted on July 19, 2012

Our first full day of camp has drawn to a close.   Chalutzim (pioneers/campers) were rock climbing, painting, playing Frisbee and so much more.  While our oldest chalutzim chose their activities according to their interests, our younger ones went around as an ohel (tent) for most of the day.  From the smiles on their faces, it Continue Reading »

2012 Volunteer Days

Posted on April 30, 2012

volunteer days

Incubator II

Posted on April 1, 2012

New incubator starting based on success of Ramah Outdoor Adventure and other Jewish specialty camps

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