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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 »

Motivating Camp Kids Without Sugar

Posted on February 2, 2012

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 »

Hannah’s thoughts on national staff training

Posted on January 30, 2012

National Ramah Leadership Training

The videos tell the story

Posted on January 3, 2012

two promotional videos for Ramah Outdoor Adventure

Two Week Camping Now Available for 5/6th Graders in Session I.

Posted on December 29, 2011

Adding new two week sessions

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