FAMILY CAMP
Aug
9
to Aug 13

FAMILY CAMP

**We are excited to share that due to very strong enrollment, Family Camp 2017 is currently full and we are moving to a waitlist.  Please register now to reserve your spot on the waitlist and Family Camp Director Robin Rubenstein will contact you in early January to advise if space is available.  For additional info, please contact Robin at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com or call (312) 690-8305.**

You are invited to enjoy a stress-free vacation relaxing in the beautiful Northwoods at Ramah Wisconsin Family Camp! Children and adults will participate in fun-filled camp activities led by our fabulous Ramah Wisconsin staff. Do you like kayaking and sailing? Arts and music? Ropes course thrills? Basketball, softball, volleyball and tennis? Singing around the campfire? You’ll enjoy all this and a beautiful Ramah Shabbat.

Don’t miss the opportunity to share this totally fun vacation with your family! There will be plenty of time for relaxing, playing, learning and shmoozing.

Accommodations:
New for 2017! We are now offering a variety of room types to meet your family and budget needs. Bedding and towels are provided.

Two private rooms  $350/adult; $225/child (under age 11)*
2 connecting bedrooms with a private bathroom, or two side by side rooms with 2 private bathrooms

Single private room  $275/adult; $175/child (under age 11)*
1 room for your family with a private bathroom. These rooms can only accommodate up to 4 people.

Private cabin  $200/adult; $100/child (under age 11)*
1 cabin for your family.  Shared bathroom with one other family.  Bathroom has multiple showers, sinks, and toilets.

Shared cabin  $150/adult; $75/child (under age 11)*
Up to 2 families in one cabin.  Shared bathroom with up to 2 other families.  Bathroom has multiple showers, sinks, and toilets.

*prices per person
**Please note that we do not have bathtubs in our accommodations.*

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Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah Pippin
Aug
3
3:30 PM15:30

Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah Pippin

One of the highlights of the Camp Ramah season is the performance by each full-season division of a Broadway musical in Hebrew. All campers participate in these productions by acting, singing, dancing, choreography, costumes or lighting design.

Each summer there are a number of parents who request to attend a camp play. We welcome you to be a member of the audience! The plays begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Everyone who attends must pre-register. The registration form for 2017 will be available in May.

If you would like to come into camp earlier, you may use the registration form to order dinner as well. If you register for this option, you may enter camp at 5:45 pm, and greet your children as they are finishing their early dinner. You are welcome to join us at the guest tables for dinner and a brief tour of camp.

Families may be seated in the Beit Am beginning at 7:45 pm. Priority seating will be given to all visitors, and seating will be clearly marked for visitors. After the performance you will have time for a short visit with your camper. We ask that you plan to leave camp by 10:00 pm.


2017 Play Schedule

Thursday, July 6
Shoafim (entering 8th grade)
Mary Poppins

Wednesday, July 12
Solelim (entering 7th grade)
Wizard of Oz

Thursday, July 20
Bogrim (entering 9th grade)
Matilda

Thursday, July 27
Nivonim (entering 11th grade)
Mamma Mia!

Thursday, August 3
Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah
Pippin

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VISITING HALUTZIM  |  entering 6th grade
Jul
30
3:30 PM15:30

VISITING HALUTZIM | entering 6th grade

Visitors’ Days for Halutzim

We welcome you to visit on these days to see camp in action, tour our top-notch facilities and meet with the people who have been caring for your children.  We know there will be many families who do not visit on the designated visitors’ days for shorter sessions.  Campers who do not have a visitor that day will participate in special activities led by their counselors.

Visitors’ Days for Halutzim will be on the third Sunday of each session– July 30 for Halutzim. The program will begin with lunch at 1:00 and end after dinner at 8:00 pm. A full schedule will be available closer to the summer. There will be special programming for campers whose families do not visit on these days.

Check back in the spring for the registration form.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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Nivonim (entering 11th grade) Mamma Mia!
Jul
27
3:30 PM15:30

Nivonim (entering 11th grade) Mamma Mia!

One of the highlights of the Camp Ramah season is the performance by each full-season division of a Broadway musical in Hebrew. All campers participate in these productions by acting, singing, dancing, choreography, costumes or lighting design.

Each summer there are a number of parents who request to attend a camp play. We welcome you to be a member of the audience! The plays begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Everyone who attends must pre-register. The registration form for 2017 will be available in May.

If you would like to come into camp earlier, you may use the registration form to order dinner as well. If you register for this option, you may enter camp at 5:45 pm, and greet your children as they are finishing their early dinner. You are welcome to join us at the guest tables for dinner and a brief tour of camp.

Families may be seated in the Beit Am beginning at 7:45 pm. Priority seating will be given to all visitors, and seating will be clearly marked for visitors. After the performance you will have time for a short visit with your camper. We ask that you plan to leave camp by 10:00 pm.


2017 Play Schedule

Thursday, July 6
Shoafim (entering 8th grade)
Mary Poppins

Wednesday, July 12
Solelim (entering 7th grade)
Wizard of Oz

Thursday, July 20
Bogrim (entering 9th grade)
Matilda

Thursday, July 27
Nivonim (entering 11th grade)
Mamma Mia!

Thursday, August 3
Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah
Pippin

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KOCHAVIM B ( 4th Grade )
Jul
25
to Aug 7

KOCHAVIM B ( 4th Grade )

Kochavim–Program for Entering 4th Graders!

Introducing two 12-day sessions for entering 4th graders at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin. Click here to enroll now!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the exact dates of the program?
Entering 4th graders may attend one or both of two 2017 sessions: July 11-24, 2017 or July 25-August 7, 2017

2. How much will the program cost?
The cost of the program is $1825 plus transportation. For full-season Ramah Day Camp families, the cost of enrollment is part of their full-season day camp tuition. The only additional cost is transportation to/from camp. A combined tuition is also available for those campers attending Ramah Day Camp for four weeks this summer.

3. Does this program qualify for the Campership Incentive Grant?
This program does not qualify for any of the camper incentive grants available in our various communities, as only programs of 19 days or longer are eligible for these grants.

4. What does the program name mean?
The aidah is called Kochavim, which means “stars” in Hebrew. Last summer they were more like “superstars!”

5. What is the counselor to camper ratio?
Camp Ramah in Wisconsin prides itself on maintaining a very high staff member to camper ratio. There are four college-aged staff members living in and working with each cabin. The entire staff and camper group is led and supervised by a division head who is post-college.

6. Will I be able to visit my child at camp?
Click here for information about visiting our younger campers.

7. Whom should I contact if I have additional questions or need more information?
Call our registrar at 312-606-9316 x 221 or email registrar@ramahwisconsin.com.

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Bogrim (entering 9th grade) Matilda
Jul
20
3:30 PM15:30

Bogrim (entering 9th grade) Matilda

One of the highlights of the Camp Ramah season is the performance by each full-season division of a Broadway musical in Hebrew. All campers participate in these productions by acting, singing, dancing, choreography, costumes or lighting design.

Each summer there are a number of parents who request to attend a camp play. We welcome you to be a member of the audience! The plays begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Everyone who attends must pre-register. The registration form for 2017 will be available in May.

If you would like to come into camp earlier, you may use the registration form to order dinner as well. If you register for this option, you may enter camp at 5:45 pm, and greet your children as they are finishing their early dinner. You are welcome to join us at the guest tables for dinner and a brief tour of camp.

Families may be seated in the Beit Am beginning at 7:45 pm. Priority seating will be given to all visitors, and seating will be clearly marked for visitors. After the performance you will have time for a short visit with your camper. We ask that you plan to leave camp by 10:00 pm.


2017 Play Schedule

Thursday, July 6
Shoafim (entering 8th grade)
Mary Poppins

Wednesday, July 12
Solelim (entering 7th grade)
Wizard of Oz

Thursday, July 20
Bogrim (entering 9th grade)
Matilda

Thursday, July 27
Nivonim (entering 11th grade)
Mamma Mia!

Thursday, August 3
Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah
Pippin

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OFFICIAL CAMP VISITORS' DAY
Jul
16
to Jul 17

OFFICIAL CAMP VISITORS' DAY

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Halutzim campers will be out of camp on Sunday, July 16, on a special field trip and will be in camp on Monday, July 17.  If you will be visiting an older sibling on July 16 and would like your Halutzim camper to remain in camp, please send an email to visitors@ramahwisconsin.com.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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Visitors' Day  |  8-week program
Jul
16
to Jul 17

Visitors' Day | 8-week program

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Many families choose to visit during our full-season Visitors’ Days, when the camp schedule is geared specifically for families to see the camp and visit with the campers.

Guests are welcome from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Monday.  All guests must register in order to attend Visitors’ Days.  Sunday dinner and Monday lunch may be purchased. Check back in May for the registration form.

Note to Halutzim families (with campers entering 6th grade):  Halutzim campers will be out of camp on Sunday, July 16, on a special field trip and will be in camp on Monday, July 17.  If you will be visiting an older sibling on July 16 and would like your Halutzim camper to remain in camp, please send an email to visitors@ramahwisconsin.com.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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VISITORS' DAY  |  8 week program visit
Jul
16
to Jul 17

VISITORS' DAY | 8 week program visit

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Many families choose to visit during our full-season Visitors’ Days, when the camp schedule is geared specifically for families to see the camp and visit with the campers.

Guests are welcome from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Monday.  All guests must register in order to attend Visitors’ Days.  Sunday dinner and Monday lunch may be purchased. Check back in May for the registration form.

Note to Halutzim families (with campers entering 6th grade):  Halutzim campers will be out of camp on Sunday, July 16, on a special field trip and will be in camp on Monday, July 17.  If you will be visiting an older sibling on July 16 and would like your Halutzim camper to remain in camp, please send an email to visitors@ramahwisconsin.com.

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Solelim (entering 7th grade) Wizard of Oz
Jul
12
3:30 PM15:30

Solelim (entering 7th grade) Wizard of Oz

One of the highlights of the Camp Ramah season is the performance by each full-season division of a Broadway musical in Hebrew. All campers participate in these productions by acting, singing, dancing, choreography, costumes or lighting design.

Each summer there are a number of parents who request to attend a camp play. We welcome you to be a member of the audience! The plays begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Everyone who attends must pre-register. The registration form for 2017 will be available in May.

If you would like to come into camp earlier, you may use the registration form to order dinner as well. If you register for this option, you may enter camp at 5:45 pm, and greet your children as they are finishing their early dinner. You are welcome to join us at the guest tables for dinner and a brief tour of camp.

Families may be seated in the Beit Am beginning at 7:45 pm. Priority seating will be given to all visitors, and seating will be clearly marked for visitors. After the performance you will have time for a short visit with your camper. We ask that you plan to leave camp by 10:00 pm.


2017 Play Schedule

Thursday, July 6
Shoafim (entering 8th grade)
Mary Poppins

Wednesday, July 12
Solelim (entering 7th grade)
Wizard of Oz

Thursday, July 20
Bogrim (entering 9th grade)
Matilda

Thursday, July 27
Nivonim (entering 11th grade)
Mamma Mia!

Thursday, August 3
Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah
Pippin

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VISITING KOCHAVIM B
Jul
11
3:00 PM15:00

VISITING KOCHAVIM B

Visiting Kochavim Campers

If you would like to tour the camp, you are invited to drop off your child on the first day of the session, July 11.

Please contact us at visitors@ramahwisconsin.com to schedule your tour.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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HALUTZIM  |  for entering 6th graders
Jul
11
to Aug 7

HALUTZIM | for entering 6th graders

Halutzim session dates  |  July 11 – August 7, 2017
Halutzim fee |  $4,995
Apply Online

Entering 6th graders join us for the closing four weeks of the summer, including the camp wide dance festival and the Ramah musical theater season.  These campers expand their song repertoire, learn archery, perform before the entire camp at the final event of the summer, participate in organized sporting events and continue building on skills and experiences of previous summers.

These and other fun times create lasting memories and lifelong Jewish friendships that keep campers coming back to Ramah summer after summer.  Activities taught by engaging and talented specialists offer campers the chance to develop new skills, be creative, compete, form friendships, relax and just have fun.

Halutzim campers who would like to stay for the whole summer are invited to enroll for the Garinim program (entering 5th grade). The dates for Garinim are June 13-July 1o and there will be programming on July 10-11 for campers who are staying for both programs.

Click here to see blog posts and videos about Halutzim.

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KOCHAVIM A ( 4th Grade )
Jul
11
to Jul 24

KOCHAVIM A ( 4th Grade )

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kochavim–Program for Entering 4th Graders!

Introducing two 12-day sessions for entering 4th graders at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin. Click here to enroll now!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the exact dates of the program?
Entering 4th graders may attend one or both of two 2017 sessions: July 11-24, 2017 or July 25-August 7, 2017

2. How much will the program cost?
The cost of the program is $1825 plus transportation. For full-season Ramah Day Camp families, the cost of enrollment is part of their full-season day camp tuition. The only additional cost is transportation to/from camp. A combined tuition is also available for those campers attending Ramah Day Camp for four weeks this summer.

3. Does this program qualify for the Campership Incentive Grant?
This program does not qualify for any of the camper incentive grants available in our various communities, as only programs of 19 days or longer are eligible for these grants.

4. What does the program name mean?
The aidah is called Kochavim, which means “stars” in Hebrew. Last summer they were more like “superstars!”

5. What is the counselor to camper ratio?
Camp Ramah in Wisconsin prides itself on maintaining a very high staff member to camper ratio. There are four college-aged staff members living in and working with each cabin. The entire staff and camper group is led and supervised by a division head who is post-college.

6. Will I be able to visit my child at camp?
Click here for information about visiting our younger campers.

7. Whom should I contact if I have additional questions or need more information?
Call our registrar at 312-606-9316 x 221 or email registrar@ramahwisconsin.com.

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TASTE OF TIKVAH B ( 1-month session )
Jul
11
to Aug 7

TASTE OF TIKVAH B ( 1-month session )

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tikvah is a division of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin developed in 1973 to provide inclusion opportunities for children with learning, social and communication difficulties, including those who are higher functioning on the Autistic Spectrum.  Tikvah provides all the opportunities of the Ramah experience with additional staffing and support.  Through individualized programming, supported by highly-skilled staff, teens in the Tikvah program develop friendships, have fun and learn in formal and informal Jewish settings.

Tikvah offers a full 8-week session for teenage campers, a 4-week “Taste of Tikvah” option for first-time younger campers, as well as the Tikvah Vocational Program for qualified high school graduates.

The Ramah Camping Movement is committed to providing a Jewish camping experience for children with a wide variety of special needs, with the goal of enhancing Jewish identity and teaching Jewish values in a supportive, fun environment.

If the programs offered at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin do not meet the profile of your camper, please contact National Ramah at (212) 678-8881 or at info@campramah.org. Each of the Ramah special needs programs serves a slightly different population of children with special needs, with some overlap; programs serve varied age groups and are of varying lengths. Regardless of their geographical location, families are directed to the regional Ramah camp with the program that best suits their children’s needs. For more information see the brochure and visit the web page describing all Ramah special needs programs.

Click here to read an article entitled “What Can Schools Learn from Summer Camps About Special Education?” written by our own CEO Rabbi David Soloff, Director of Special Needs Programs Ralph Schwartz, and Director of Institutional Advancement Linda Hoffenberg.

Click here to see blog posts and videos about Tikvah.

Click here to learn more about our Atzmayim program, a vocational program for high school graduates.

Click here to read the powerful words of Atzmayim participant Ari S. His speech received a standing ovation from our entire camp community!

For more information on the Tikvah Program, contact registrar@ramahwisconsin.com or call 312.606.9316 ext. 221.

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VISITING KOCHAVIM A
Jul
10
3:00 PM15:00

VISITING KOCHAVIM A

Visiting Kochavim Campers

If you would like to tour the camp, you are invited to pick up your child on the last day of the session, July 10.

Please contact us at visitors@ramahwisconsin.com to schedule your tour.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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Shoafim (entering 8th grade) presents Mary Poppins
Jul
6
3:30 PM15:30

Shoafim (entering 8th grade) presents Mary Poppins

One of the highlights of the Camp Ramah season is the performance by each full-season division of a Broadway musical in Hebrew. All campers participate in these productions by acting, singing, dancing, choreography, costumes or lighting design.

Each summer there are a number of parents who request to attend a camp play. We welcome you to be a member of the audience! The plays begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT and end at approximately 9:30 p.m. Everyone who attends must pre-register. The registration form for 2017 will be available in May.

If you would like to come into camp earlier, you may use the registration form to order dinner as well. If you register for this option, you may enter camp at 5:45 pm, and greet your children as they are finishing their early dinner. You are welcome to join us at the guest tables for dinner and a brief tour of camp.

Families may be seated in the Beit Am beginning at 7:45 pm. Priority seating will be given to all visitors, and seating will be clearly marked for visitors. After the performance you will have time for a short visit with your camper. We ask that you plan to leave camp by 10:00 pm.


2017 Play Schedule

Thursday, July 6
Shoafim (entering 8th grade)
Mary Poppins

Wednesday, July 12
Solelim (entering 7th grade)
Wizard of Oz

Thursday, July 20
Bogrim (entering 9th grade)
Matilda

Thursday, July 27
Nivonim (entering 11th grade)
Mamma Mia!

Thursday, August 3
Machon (entering 10th grade) and Tikvah
Pippin

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VISITING GARINIM  |  entering 5th grade
Jul
2
3:00 PM15:00

VISITING GARINIM | entering 5th grade

Visitors’ Days for Garinim

We welcome you to visit on these days to see camp in action, tour our top-notch facilities and meet with the people who have been caring for your children.  We know there will be many families who do not visit on the designated visitors’ days for shorter sessions.  Campers who do not have a visitor that day will participate in special activities led by their counselors.

Visitors’ Days for Garinim will be on the third Sunday of each session–July 2 for Garinim.  The program will begin with lunch at 1:00 and end after dinner at 8:00 pm. A full schedule will be available closer to the summer. There will be special programming for campers whose families do not visit on these days.

Check back in the spring for the registration form.

Additional Info

We understand that scheduling can be a challenge, especially when you have children who will be at camp at different times. If the specified Visitors Days don’t work for your family, you are welcome to visit camp at other times during your child’s session, either as a day visitor or overnight visitor.

If you are unable to visit this summer, plentiful letters from home are the next best thing.  If you have questions about visiting camp, feel free to contact Robin Rubenstein, our Parent Liaison and Visitor Coordinator at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

****All families with campers in Kochavim, Garinim, and Halutzim are also encouraged to attend our Family Camp August 9-13, 2017. Details are available on our website or by contacting Robin Rubenstein at rrubenstein@ramahwisconsin.com.

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RUACH RAMAH  |  for entering 3rd graders
Jun
25
to Jun 29

RUACH RAMAH | for entering 3rd graders

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ruach Ramah Dates  |  June 25-29, 2017
Ruach Ramah fee  |  $175
($50 discount for members of Conservative synagogues)
(For campers who are enrolled at Ramah Day Camp in Chicago,
fee is included in day camp tuition)
Apply Online

The Ruach Ramah program is a totally fun introduction to Camp Ramah in Wisconsin! Campers enjoy action-packed days filled with swimming, sports, drama, low ropes challenge course, Hebrew games, singing, art, and dance. They experience life in a vibrant Jewish community and make amazing new friends.

We understand that Ruach Ramah may be a child’s first overnight experience, so we do everything we can to make our campers and their parents comfortable! We will send email updates with links to online photo albums at least once a day (sometimes twice a day). In addition to our amazing counselors, we also have members of our adult staff who check in with the campers throughout the day and help out at bedtime.

Click here to see our video resources–“A Day in the Life at Ramah” and video answers to frequently asked questions.

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GARINIM  |  for entering 5th graders
Jun
13
to Jul 10

GARINIM | for entering 5th graders

  • Camp Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Garinim session dates  |  June 13-July 10, 2017
Garinim fee  |  $4,995
Apply Online

Entering 5th graders join us for the first four weeks of the summer including the very popular campwide music festival and Yom Sport extravaganza!  They create art, go on overnight camping trips, enjoy boating and make amazing new friends.

These and other fun times create lasting memories and lifelong Jewish friendships that keep campers coming back to Ramah summer after summer.  Activities taught by engaging and talented specialists offer campers the chance to develop new skills, be creative, compete, form friendships, relax and just have fun.

Garinim campers who would like to stay at camp for more than four weeks are invited to enroll for the Halutzim (entering 6th grade) program as well. Halutzim dates are July 11-August 7 and there will be programming July 10-11 for the campers who choose to stay.

Click here to see blog posts and videos about Garinim.

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TASTE OF TIKVAH A ( 1-month session )
Jun
13
to Jul 10

TASTE OF TIKVAH A ( 1-month session )

  • Camp of Ramah in Wisconsin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tikvah is a division of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin developed in 1973 to provide inclusion opportunities for children with learning, social and communication difficulties, including those who are higher functioning on the Autistic Spectrum.  Tikvah provides all the opportunities of the Ramah experience with additional staffing and support.  Through individualized programming, supported by highly-skilled staff, teens in the Tikvah program develop friendships, have fun and learn in formal and informal Jewish settings.

Tikvah offers a full 8-week session for teenage campers, a 4-week “Taste of Tikvah” option for first-time younger campers, as well as the Tikvah Vocational Program for qualified high school graduates.

The Ramah Camping Movement is committed to providing a Jewish camping experience for children with a wide variety of special needs, with the goal of enhancing Jewish identity and teaching Jewish values in a supportive, fun environment.

If the programs offered at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin do not meet the profile of your camper, please contact National Ramah at (212) 678-8881 or at info@campramah.org. Each of the Ramah special needs programs serves a slightly different population of children with special needs, with some overlap; programs serve varied age groups and are of varying lengths. Regardless of their geographical location, families are directed to the regional Ramah camp with the program that best suits their children’s needs. For more information see the brochure and visit the web page describing all Ramah special needs programs.

Click here to read an article entitled “What Can Schools Learn from Summer Camps About Special Education?” written by our own CEO Rabbi David Soloff, Director of Special Needs Programs Ralph Schwartz, and Director of Institutional Advancement Linda Hoffenberg.

Click here to see blog posts and videos about Tikvah.

Click here to learn more about our Atzmayim program, a vocational program for high school graduates.

Click here to read the powerful words of Atzmayim participant Ari S. His speech received a standing ovation from our entire camp community!

For more information on the Tikvah Program, contact registrar@ramahwisconsin.com or call 312.606.9316 ext. 221.

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FULL SEASON TIKVAH VOCATIONAL PROGRAM ( 8 weeks )
Jun
13
to Aug 7

FULL SEASON TIKVAH VOCATIONAL PROGRAM ( 8 weeks )

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Tikvah is a division of Camp Ramah in Wisconsin developed in 1973 to provide inclusion opportunities for children with learning, social and communication difficulties, including those who are higher functioning on the Autistic Spectrum.  Tikvah provides all the opportunities of the Ramah experience with additional staffing and support.  Through individualized programming, supported by highly-skilled staff, teens in the Tikvah program develop friendships, have fun and learn in formal and informal Jewish settings.

Tikvah offers a full 8-week session for teenage campers, a 4-week “Taste of Tikvah” option for first-time younger campers, as well as the Tikvah Vocational Program for qualified high school graduates.

The Ramah Camping Movement is committed to providing a Jewish camping experience for children with a wide variety of special needs, with the goal of enhancing Jewish identity and teaching Jewish values in a supportive, fun environment.

If the programs offered at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin do not meet the profile of your camper, please contact National Ramah at (212) 678-8881 or at info@campramah.org. Each of the Ramah special needs programs serves a slightly different population of children with special needs, with some overlap; programs serve varied age groups and are of varying lengths. Regardless of their geographical location, families are directed to the regional Ramah camp with the program that best suits their children’s needs. For more information see the brochure and visit the web page describing all Ramah special needs programs.

Click here to read an article entitled “What Can Schools Learn from Summer Camps About Special Education?” written by our own CEO Rabbi David Soloff, Director of Special Needs Programs Ralph Schwartz, and Director of Institutional Advancement Linda Hoffenberg.

Click here to see blog posts and videos about Tikvah.

Click here to learn more about our Atzmayim program, a vocational program for high school graduates.

Click here to read the powerful words of Atzmayim participant Ari S. His speech received a standing ovation from our entire camp community!

For more information on the Tikvah Program, contact registrar@ramahwisconsin.com or call 312.606.9316 ext. 221.

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