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The summer of organic milk

Posted on June 2, 2011

Shavuot is typically called the “Dairy Holiday” as there is a custom not to eat meat on the chag.  And as we prepare for Shavuot we have also been preparing for a major dairy influx at camp. Throughout the off season we have been reaching out to local food producers and asking them to support Continue Reading »

Post by Rabbi Mike Comins

Posted on June 1, 2011

I wanted to repost an article written by Rabbi Comins for EJewish Philanthropy on the power of using nature in teach spirituality. If you have a moment, click here

A Camp Built on Goodwill by Dan Buonaiuto, program director

Posted on May 25, 2011

I’ve been working at camps for a long time.  At camp, everyone on staff is a role player; camps sometimes feel like giant machines where individual staff members are important cogs and gears powering an amazing summer experience.  Camps can be exciting, hectic places and sometimes it is easy for us to get so engrossed Continue Reading »

By the Numbers

Posted on April 28, 2011

This was posted on our monthly Constant Contact before Passover:  I wanted to share it with the readers of our blog, should people have missed it in the pre-pesach mailing. On Pesach, as we drink 4 cups of wine, raise 3 matzot and sing about 13 attributes of God in “Who Knows One”, we share Continue Reading »

Our Values, Our Website

Posted on April 6, 2011

Hi Ramah Outdoor community! My name is Dan Carmeli, and for the last two years I have served as the Ramah Outdoors webmaster.  I spend most of my time as a second-year law student, and I am very passionate about sustainability, local food systems, and the environment in general.   I have enjoyed following and Continue Reading »

How do we maintain a “cliqueless” camp?

Posted on March 31, 2011

As we grow, Ramah Outdoor Adventure is continuing to ensure that all are welcome at camp in Colorado

Building a sustainable site

Posted on March 7, 2011

Building a sustainable camp

Camp Miracles

Posted on February 21, 2011

Post by program director, Dan Buonaiuto. According to the wisdom of the Jewish mystics, there are two kinds of miracles: Nisin Ila’in, higher miracles, are distinctly extraordinary and completely defy all understandings of the way the world works. An example of this would be something along the lines of the splitting of the Red Sea or Continue Reading »

Year Round Work at a Summer Camp Office

Posted on February 13, 2011

Providing top level outdoor adventure at Jewish summer camp takes year round planning

Jews do Camp

Posted on January 27, 2011

Thoughts on jews don’t camp video for Ramah Outdoor Adventure