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Aware of using paper cups
I had planned to devote this week’s blog post to talking about some of our “green” initiatives. Rest assured, that post will appear in the coming weeks. But we have some exciting news hot off the press that I wanted to share instead. Below is a letter we just sent to our parents and staff Continue Reading »
Teen leadership experience of JOLI.
Ramah Outdoor Adventure and the idea of Leave Taking
Parents ask me all the time what makes us stand out in the Jewish camping world. I often mention our rustic but comfortable facility and our focus on integrating outdoor education, environmental ethics and Jewish values. But most importantly I mention our off-the-chart, unbelievably passionate, dynamic, authentic, enthusiastic staff. These 20 & 30 something year Continue Reading »
One of the most difficult moments of my stint as Ramah Outdoor Adventure’s first Food Educator came moments before we welcomed in our second Shabbat of the season. Like many camps, Ramah holds a weekly competition for the cleanest bunk (or tent, in this case) every Friday. And like many camps, Ramah was rewarding the inhabitants Continue Reading »
National Ramah Leadership Training
two promotional videos for Ramah Outdoor Adventure
Adding new two week sessions
On Sunday night we had our annual gathering in Denver to celebrate the Ramah camp we are creating here in Colorado. Thank you to the 250+ people who participated in the event. Below, I will paste the words spoken by our own Emilie Helfand. She won an essay context to fly to Denver and read Continue Reading »