General Enrollment

2022 Dates & Rates

Kayitz 2022 Ramah in the Rockies Dates & Rates
DATESEntering Grade
(Fall 2022)
Tuition before Dec. 15Tuition after Dec. 15
Session 1
(1A + 1B)
Wed June 15 – Tues July 12 (28 Days)3 – 10$5,225$5,325
Session 1AWed June 15 – Wed June 29 (15 Days)3 – 8$2,825$2,875
Session 1BWed June 29 – Tues July 12 (14 Days)3 – 8$2,825$2,875
Session 2
(2A + 2B)
Mon July 18 – Mon Aug 15 (29 Days)3 – 10$5,225$5,325
Session 2AMonday July 18 – Monday Aug 1 (15 Days)3 – 8$2,825$2,875
JOLIWed July 6 – Mon Aug 15 (41 Days)11 – 12*$7,000$7,300
Ramah Israel
*Seminar
TBA12TBATBA
Ta’am
Ramah
TBA2 – 4TBATBA

*11: On a case-by-case basis Ramah in the Rockies will sometimes allow 12th graders to enroll in JOLI (our Jewish Outdoor Leadership Institute program for 11th graders)
* Ta’am Ramah: More information will be published on this site by November 1, 2021, with registration opening on February 1, 2022. Please contact info@ramahoutdoors.org for more information and to be placed on the priority registration list.
* Ramah Israel Seminar: More information on this program can be found by visiting seminar.ramah.org.il

  • Registrations may be cancelled for any reason until March 15th, 2022 with a complete refund of deposit and tuition paid.
  • Cancellations between March 16 and March 31: Full refund minus a $500 administrative fee; Between April 1 and April 30: 66% refund; Between May 1 and May 31: 33% refund; No refund is available for cancellations after June 1st.
  • Families in need of a payment plan should contact our Registrar, Sandra Yaron, at sandray@ramahoutdoors.org or 303-261-8214 x105.
  • Need-based financial assistance is available. Please visit our Grants and Scholarship page to apply and for more information.
  • Awards are given on a first come, first served basis, starting in October each year.
  • To avoid a 3% processing fee, please consider paying via Electronic Check
  • Please note that session tuition is the same though session duration vary.
  • Our Inclusion program operates during all sessions. Please contact inclusion@ramahoutdoors.org for more details.
  • JOLI applicants who are new to camp will be asked to complete an interview with one of our staff.

Virtual Programs & Info Sessions

Join Ramah Rockies Director Rabbi Eliav Bock and Camp Life Director Mirit Sands to learn about our camp program!

We hold Zoom info sessions weekly on Thursdays at 6:30 pm Mountain Time, beginning October 7, 2021.

Prospective campers and their adults are welcome to join us to get a taste of camp, meet our leadership team, and ask questions.

Click here to register for an upcoming session.

If our weekly time does not work for you, please email mirit@ramahoutdoors.org to set up a 1-on-1 meeting.

Want to Host a Virtual Information Session for your friends?

We can’t wait to bring the magic of Ramah into your homes.

If you are interested in hosting an info session, please contact us at info@ramahoutdoors.org.

Families who spread the word to new campers through info sessions are eligible to receive the Refer-A-Friend credit!

Fall Visit Day

Join us at Ramah in the Rockies for our autumn Visiting Day on November 7, 2021 from 10:00-2:00pm! There will be a site tour, outside picnic (BYOL–bring your own lunch), scavenger hunt, games, and a bonfire with s’mores and hot apple cider.

Register for Visiting Day here!

Feel free to reach out to Mirit Sands, mirit@ramahoutdoors.org, with any questions, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Refer a friend

As part of the Ramah in the Rockies family, you know how transformative a summer at Ramah can be.

You serve as our best ambassadors, and we would like to reward you for helping us spread the word.

For every new camper you refer who registers, we’ll take $200 off your camper tuition or donate $200 to our scholarship fund in your honor!

Program Rules:

Program runs from September 1st, 2021 – March 15, 2022

The referral is only applicable to new campers who have never attended Ramah in the Rockies. Siblings of current campers do not qualify.

Referral discounts are considered valid and will be applied as a discount once the referrer has emailed mirit@ramahoutdoors.org and both the referrer and new camper are registered for camp.

The referral program is for campers enrolled in our 2 or 4 week sessions, and does not apply to referrals to Ta’am Ramah.

Ramah will honor up to 10 referrals per family each summer.

Each referral includes a $200 credit per child or a $200 donation to our scholarship fund in your honor.

For questions, please email Mirit at mirit@ramahoutdoors.org.

Grants and scholarships

First Time Camper Grants

Incentive grants may be available through the One Happy Camper program for campers from certain communities attending Jewish overnight summer camp for the first time, regardless of financial need. After applying and paying your deposit to Ramah in the Rockies, please go to www.OneHappyCamper.org to see if you qualify. First time campers coming from communities without OHC funds may be able to receive a grant through Ramah’s Rishon first time camper program. Funds are extremely limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Military Family Discount

We are pleased to offer an automatic 40% discount to active duty US Military families.  Please email Rabbi Eliav Bock at eliavb@ramahoutdoors.org for more information.

Need-Based Financial Aid

At Ramah in the Rockies, we are committed to ensuring that all Jewish children have the opportunity to engage in the magic of intentional Jewish living in a rustic outdoor environment. We have a variety of need-based assistance, location-based assistance, and first time camper incentives available. All need-based assistance is allocated on a first come, first served basis beginning in October each year, and will be distributed until it is gone.

To apply for need-based financial assistance, please submit a request letter explaining your situation, including a specific dollar amount of your scholarship request, even if you indicated a request amount on your camper’s online application.

Document Info & Contact for Need-Based Aid

Request letters and financial documents should be sent to:

Mr. Jeff Goodman
National Business Manager
National Ramah Commission, Inc.
3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

You may also email your request to jeff@campramah.org. Jeff can be reached directly at (212) 280-6134.

Please note: If you send password protected files you MUST also provide the password – or else your application may be delayed or declined. Please be sure to specify in your request letter that your camper is enrolled at Ramah in the Rockies so that your request is properly routed. The National Ramah office receives scholarship requests for multiple Ramah camps. While the committee tries to honor requests, it also strives to serve many families with the limited funds available. We also encourage you to approach your local Rabbi or Jewish Federation to request support to send your child to Jewish camp.

Please contact our Registrar, Sandra Yaron, at sandray@ramahoutdoors.org with any questions. All requests for financial aid are treated with the highest degree of confidentiality.

The National Ramah Commission and Ramah in the Rockies acknowledges with thanks the generous support of the AVI CHAI Foundation and the Zell Family Foundation in making the Ramah Open Door Program possible.

Please include:

  1. A copy of the first two pages of your tax return
  2. Copies of schedules A, B, C & D, if applicable
  3. How much you spend annually on travel
  4. Whether you are applying for additional assistance from other sources, including your local Jewish federation or synagogue.

TESTIMONIALS

“Our daugther went for the last two weeks of the summer, and came back positively glowing! In just 14 days, she is like a different kid. We are amazed about what she did, love hearing her stories, and are still a bit stunned about the entire experience. It exceeded our highest expectations. ”

Camp enabled my children to try new things and gain independence in a safe environment. As “city” kids the outdoor activities were amazing.

“J. had an amazing month. . . .  His counselor who was there for him to talk to whenever he needed to overcome the anxiety.  He took risks with activities and making friends. He told us that he has had a “reset” with his and is so happy that he returned to camp.  He had some hard moments but he said he was able to overcome them by himself or with help from the staff. He is talking about all the people he connected with and is full of fun stories. We can’t thank you enough for taking such good care of him.  He grew in every way possible and we think this experience has changed his life and given him confidence in himself that we haven’t seen in many years.”

Our daughter is not particularly ourdoors-y most of the year. We are thrilled she is experiencing–and loving–the wilderness and outdoors at Ramah. 

“The staff was communicative, loving, and supportive. Thank you for a great summer!”

We were very pleased with our child’s experience at Ramah in the Rockies. As a young, first time camper it took her a little adjusting and it seemed like the counselors and other staff helped her do so successfully, as by the time we picked her up she was begging to go for a month next year, talking about all the activities she wanted to do, and wishing she was back there. 

We were really happy with the way that love and respect for the natural world and Jewish values were woven together and it was great to see how trying new things and being challenged were such integral parts of her experience.

She also seemed really empowered by the knowledge she acquired about the natural world, showing us how to suck the nectar out of certain flowers or explaining the weather patterns in the mountains. These are all special, unique things that I don’t think you can get at another camp, and we were really happy that she got to experience them at Ramah in the Rockies.

I think my son had a great time at camp. He came home, dirty, cut up, exhausted, independent, and happy!

“We have been so happy with E’s experiences at Ramah in the Rockies and are so pleased that S. seems to have had the same positive experience there for her first summer! The kids LOVED their counselors and really enjoyed meeting kids from all over the US — and the world! We have loved hearing them sing songs and share stories about their summer ”

Our teenage daughter is intelligent, sensitive, and loves herJudaism. She finds it difficult to form deep friendships where we live – although she has many friends.  But at camp, she finds her true chevra – other young women very much like her: driven by their love of Judaism, care and concern for each other and for the well-being of the wider community and world, and willing to lose themselves in having fun with each other without being self-conscious.  

“This summer was matched with superb counselors who she literally fell in love with – who advised her, helped her grow and think more independently, and who also fostered a great feeling of community and fun. Her love for the outdoors, an observant and joyous jewish environment, and friendships that will likely be lifelong made camp truly a place where we would send her again and again and again…. ”

Year after year we continue to be impressed.  Kol Hakavod and Thank you 

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