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Getting To Know The Greenbergs

Posted on November 8, 2013

Richard and Eileen Greenberg cherish a strong commitment to creating Jewish community and preserving the environment. This commitment has led them to support the work of Ramah in the Rockies with their time and resources. Richard devoted his professional career to preserving the environment, opening the Colorado office of the  United States Environmental Protection Agency Continue Reading »

An ongoing conversation part 1

Posted on November 5, 2013

  Throughout the off-season, we engage a number of parents in interesting “conversations” online about various aspects of our camp program.  This year, we thought it would be a good idea to publicize some of these email exchanges for our broader camp audience.  We will always remove names and any identifying factors.  We will make Continue Reading »

Rockin’ around Ramah Outdoor Adventure

Posted on October 31, 2013

Check out our video, Mining at Ramah! A group of chalutzim (campers) walk along a ditch, eyes glued to the ground. They call out eerily profound advice to each other. “You can’t be looking for it if you want to find it,” says one to the others.” “It doesn’t matter if it’s topaz or not, as Continue Reading »

Shabbat Shalom! Baking Challah at Ramah Outdoor Adventure

Posted on October 25, 2013

Ramah Outdoor Adventure has challah that has campers and counselors coming back for more every Shabbat! Recreate the ooey-gooey goodness for your own Shabbos table. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_2ceKteb3E Robyn’s Challah Recipe (makes 3) Ingredients 5c flour (½ whole wheat ½ white or high gluten) ½ c sugar ½ c oil 2-3c water 1tbs salt 1tbs yeast optional Continue Reading »

Counselor’s Corner: Getting To Know G-Baby

Posted on October 16, 2013

By Nathaniel Eisen Name: Gabi Wasserman, aka G-Baby Number of years at camp: 3 Favorite things about camp: There’s a vibrancy in every single activity, and every staff member is so full of energy and completely dedicated to providing the best experience they can for the kids. Favorite masa: Space-Masa (Ilanot). I recently got my space Continue Reading »

The results are in. . .

Posted on October 15, 2013

The Results Are In! Over the past six weeks, our year round team has contacted almost all of our 2013 parents to solicit feedback on our season that ended just two months ago.  In addition many families filled out the third party survey conducted by the Foundation for Jewish Camp.   We appreciate everyone who left Continue Reading »

A Jewish Outdoor Leadership Institute Experience

Posted on October 7, 2013

This Pesach, as we read the story of yetziat mitzrayim in synagogue and at Seders, conversation may turn, as it often does, to leadership. We may discuss Moses’ fear about taking on the mantle of leadership, Pharaoh’s pride that keeps him from protecting his people, or Aaron’s capitulation to the Israelites’ demands to build them Continue Reading »

Learning about Sukkot in the wilderness

Posted on September 18, 2013

Sacred Environments: Teens Learn About Sukkot in the Wilderness.  By Nathaniel Eisen You shall dwell in booths seven days; all citizens of Israel shall dwell in booths; so that your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt. –Leviticus Continue Reading »

Rosh Hashana reflections from Rabbi Marc

Posted on September 3, 2013

Rabbi Marc Soloway, Rabbi of Bonei Shalom in Boulder, CO, wrote the following post for his synagogue bulletin.  We hope you enjoy reading. Are you Ready for Jewish Holiday Summer Camp ? By Rabbi Marc  This summer I got to spend two whole weeks at “Ramah of the Rockies” as rabbi in residence at this Continue Reading »

Final Update from Camp

Posted on August 15, 2013

It has happened! Another successful summer at Ramah Outdoor Adventure has come to an end.  All is quiet on the ranch.   The goats, chickens and duck have gone home; the alpacas and horses will be picked up shortly.  A few hours ago, we said goodbye to the last of our chalutzim (campers).  Our tzevet (staff) Continue Reading »

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