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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

Thoughts on camp– a pioneer’s perspective

Posted on December 13, 2011

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 »

Experiencing Spontaneous Prayer

Posted on December 6, 2011

praying can be meaningful at Jewish camp. Being in nature helps one pray. Finding God in nature.

Launching a new program for children with special needs

Posted on November 17, 2011

Dear Blog readers:  While many of you might have seen this press release through another avenue, we wanted to distribute it as widely as possible.  Please feel free to forward this to any families whom you think would be interested in learning more about the program. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ELYSSA HAMMERMAN INFO@RAMAHOUTDOORS.ORG 303 261 8214 Special Continue Reading »

Now looking for two base camp interns

Posted on November 14, 2011

Ramah Outdoor Adventure to hire two graduating High School Seniors as interns during 2012 season

Sukkah City comes to the Ramah Ranch

Posted on October 18, 2011

Example of innovative Jewish education at Ramah Outdoor Adventure

Our survey results are in…

Posted on October 11, 2011

This was a letter sent to all parents today.  Our email crashed while sending the letter, so many people might not have received it. As we enter the Sukkoth holiday later this week, when we move outdoors to eat our meals in the sukkah, I am reminded of the incredible experiences I shared this summer Continue Reading »