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Exemplifying Challenge by Choice

Posted on May 9, 2012

As I have written many times on our camp blog, the secret behind the success of Ramah Outdoor Adventure is the unbelievable group of passionate & talented staff members who come to our ranch each summer to create a magical experience for our chalutzim (campers/pioneers).  As we move into the final few weeks before opening Continue Reading »

2012 Volunteer Days

Posted on April 30, 2012

volunteer days

Core Values Revisited

Posted on April 10, 2012

Ramah Outdoor Adventure’s core values

Incubator II

Posted on April 1, 2012

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

75 Days ’till camp opens: A look at our numbers

Posted on March 26, 2012

Camp by the numbers

Hyper aware of disposable cups

Posted on March 18, 2012

Aware of using paper cups

2 week camping for seventh graders

Posted on March 11, 2012

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 »

Lessons learned on JOLI

Posted on February 19, 2012

Teen leadership experience of JOLI.

Beshalach and Camp

Posted on February 6, 2012

Ramah Outdoor Adventure and the idea of Leave Taking

Ode to Our Staff

Posted on February 2, 2012

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 »