Camp Ramah in Wisconsin is 150 acres of magical space, tucked away in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods.
Within this space, campers and staff from throughout the Midwest and Israel unite each summer to form a very special Jewish community… read more
by Yael Bendat-Appell, Staff Trainer and Camper Intake Coordinator One of the most beneficial aspects of sending kids and teenagers to overnight summer camp is the opportunity to disconnect and unplug from the world at large. The absence of phone, TV, internet and social media allows our youth to focus primarily on developing friendships, physical and Continue Reading »
by Dr. Burton Cohen The summer of 2016 marks the 70th season of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin, the first Ramah camp. I was fortunate to be a camper there in 1947, the initial summer. I say “fortunate” in two senses: fortunate to be part of a landmark event in the history of Conservative Judaism; and Continue Reading »
Please enjoy this guest post by Jill Goldstein Smith from the Foundation for Jewish Camp We’ve all heard it in one form or another: “I can’t go to camp this summer, I have to go get a real job.” And perhaps many of us have heard from various camp leadership staff and organizations and retreats Continue Reading »