Below is our transportation information for Summer 2017. While we anticipate the times will remain similar, we will provide comprehensive 2018 transportation information by January 15th, 2018.
Please be in touch if you have any questions about your child’s travel arrangements. firstname.lastname@example.org
Campers Flying to Denver
Flights should land in Denver between 9:00am-11:30am. Flights should depart Denver between 10:15am-3:00pm.
There will be campers wearing their 2017 camp shirts arriving from all over the US and overseas at Denver International Airport. Campers should look for Ramah in the Rockies staff wearing bright neon shirts that say “Camp Ramah Staff” (pictured). We will have teams of madrichim (counselors) at the airport to meet campers at their gates. If your camper is arriving within our flight window, please instruct them to wait in the gate area. Many flights arrive very closely together and our staff may just be a few gates down meeting other campers before coming to your child’s gate. Campers and staff will go together to baggage claim and campers will be helped to claim their luggage.
If your camper is mature enough to go to baggage claim on their own, or if you are dropping your camper off at the airport, the Ramah Rally Point is located next to Baggage Claim #10 on the west side of the airport. Ramah staff will be waiting here to meet campers also.
We begin loading the shuttle buses around 12:00 pm, once all luggage is collected and verified.
Campers will get a small snack in the baggage claim area and encouraged to fill their water bottles. Box lunches will be served on the bus. Usually, we pack sunbutter and jelly sandwiches, apples, and nut-free trail mix.
Our shuttle buses typically arrive at camp around 2:30-3:30 pm. Campers will check in and meet their madrichim.
Especially for Airline Travel
Please also include a change of clothing, sweatshirt, snacks for the flight, and any toiletries or medicine your camper might need on travel day in their carry-on bag in case your checked baggage is delayed. You may also want to give your camper a pre-paid ($25) credit card to use at the airport.
All campers traveling as unaccompanied minors (UM) should list Kenny Shuster, 303-261-8214, as the person who will be picking them up in Denver.
Ramah in the Rockies
300 S Dahlia St #206
Denver CO 80246
Just for JOLI
If your camper will be arriving on either June 18th or July 19th to begin their JOLI session, please have them claim their bags and go directly to Baggage Claim #10 to meet their JOLI team.
Campers Riding the HEA Shuttle
Campers should wear their 2017 camp shirt and have their daypack with a filled water bottle, sun hat, and a sweatshirt with them.
Plan to arrive at the Hebrew Educational Alliance (HEA) parking lot by 9:30 am. The shuttle bus will leave at 10:00 am. No lunch is provided, as they will eat lunch at camp. Campers will arrive at camp at 12:00 pm. They will then check in and meet their madrichim (counselors).
The Hebrew Educational Alliance is located near I-25 and Hampden Blvd. The address is 3600 S. Ivanhoe St., Denver, CO 80237.
Driving to Camp
Please email our office (email@example.com) to receive driving directions. Campers may be dropped off at camp between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm, and picked up between 9:30 am and 11:00 am.
Camp is approximately 1.5-2 hour drive from Denver.
If your camper’s travel or UM (unaccompanied minor) status changes at any time before travel day, please update the online Travel Survey in CampMinder.
If the changes/updates occur on travel day, please call our office at 303.261.8214
We All Made It to Camp! Communications
We understand how nerve-wracking it may be between seeing your child(ren) off and hearing that everyone has arrived safely.
Although campers are welcome to call home from Denver airport, our airport team’s primary focus is getting the campers from their arrival gates to baggage claim, collecting bags, loading them onto trucks, and ensuring all campers are on the shuttle buses for the ride to camp.
Our staff will not be calling families from the airport. They will be in touch with our office to communicate any issues or to notify us of the shuttle buses departing the airport for camp.
Instead, once all our campers have reached the chava (ranch), we will send an email to our camper families letting them know that everyone has arrived and sharing some details about what the various edot are doing.
Parents are welcome to be touch with our office at 303.261-8214.