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Tikvah Program Update

Posted on March 21, 2016

Dear Families of Chalutzim (campers) in the Tikvah program, I would like to introduce myself- my name is Moshe Samuels, also known as Mushon, and I am the new interim Director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in the Rockies. I am an experienced informal Jewish educator, with vast experience in both Israel and North Continue Reading »

100 Days Until Camp!

Posted on March 14, 2016

In celebration of only 100 days left until camp! Do you want to be a part of this celebration? Sign up to create a “Countdown” photo here: Countdown until Camp sign up sheet

Ari and Matt’s Israel Trip

Posted on March 14, 2016

Ari Polsky and Matt Levitt In January, professionals from each of the Ramah camps traveled to Israel.  We gathered together for several purposes: a week of professional development for the Kerem Cohort (year round/program professionals that are “twenty something”), the annual Ramah Shabbaton in Israel, and interviews with Israeli staff for camp this summer. This Continue Reading »

A revolutionary Jewish Wilderness Treatment Program

Posted on March 1, 2016

At Ramah in the Rockies, we have successfully created an oasis where Judaism is lived, taught, and celebrated for eight weeks each summer.  But when we close in August, our ranch sits dormant waiting for the following nine months to pass and the arrival of our community members once again. Why should this be? We have Continue Reading »

The Chava and Judaism: What We Learn From Our Animals

Posted on February 29, 2016

This is the third installment in a series of blogs from our camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Ilana Weisberg The ways that we interact with animals Continue Reading »

Rock Climbing and Judaism: Climbing to New Heights!

Posted on February 2, 2016

This is the second installment in a series of blogs from our camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Matt Levitt Gazing out of my college dorm window Continue Reading »

Ramah in the Rockies – an experience that changed our lives!

Posted on December 8, 2015

Somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, next to a gorgeous river and inside a magical forest, lies a holy community. You may be wondering to yourself, “Holy community? It’s probably a bunch of crazy people who decided to build community in the middle of nowhere.” Maybe you should think again. Ramah in the Rockies is a Continue Reading »

Archery and Judaism

Posted on November 22, 2015

This is the first installment in a series of blogs from our base camp staff. Each of the staff were asked how their area of camp (rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, etc) and Judaism was linked for them, and how they have brought the two together in their lives. Shira Rosenblum “What makes an archery class Continue Reading »

We Heard You: Lessons from Post-Summer Feedback

Posted on October 29, 2015

You Spoke, We Listened Rabbi Eliav Bock The better part of the past eight weeks or so since leaving the chava (ranch) have been spent reaching out to you, our camper families, to gather your thoughts about us and our camp program this last summer.  We did this by personally calling or emailing each of Continue Reading »

Check out our new promo video!

Posted on October 20, 2015

We made a new promotional video that we want to share with all of you!

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