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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 »

Rosh Hashana Message

Posted on September 22, 2011

As our days begin to shorten and the cool fall breezes begin to fill night, the afternoons, our thoughts turn from celebrating the success of summer 2011 to the planning for 2012. Over the past few weeks, I have had the opportunity to speak with many of our camper families.  I have heard time and Continue Reading »

We have a new promotional video

Posted on September 18, 2011

This is the world shortest blog post.  If you have not seen our new promotional video, please check it out here! Please send this link to anyone whom you think would be interested in seeing it.

Teaching Shechita to Middle Schoolers?

Posted on September 8, 2011

Jewish Food Movement and Ramah Outdoor Adventure

Thank you Dan Dan

Posted on September 1, 2011

When I tell people that I work for a summer camp, the question I hear most often as a follow up is “so what do you do the rest of the year?” I chuckle when I hear this question, because the reality of running a summer camp is that it is a 12 month job, Continue Reading »