VISION2020 Campaign

Dreaming of the Future

In 1997, our founders dreamed of a unique and extraordinary place where Jewish families throughout the Southeast could connect, learn and grow. Today, Ramah Darom offers exceptional experiences in Jewish living and learning year-round. As we celebrate our special community, we are constantly looking forward.

Click to read our 2015 Annual Report: A Tour of Ramah Darom’s Sacred Spaces

Completing the Picture

We are on the cusp of exciting growth. As we look forward to the future, we must continue to evolve in order to meet the changing needs of our community.

Our VISION 2020 multi-phase capital campaign will provide expanded sports facilities, arts and media studios, and programming space. These facility improvements will enable us to enhance our programs and facilities so they meet the needs of new generations of campers and families.

Expanded Programs
  • Excellence in Jewish programming – in summer and year-round- is at the core of what we do. New programs are needed to stay relevant and competitive.
  • Our NEW inclusive Tikvah program for teenagers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be an engaging experience in a fully supportive environment where campers can build social skills, develop friendships and nurture their emerging Jewish identity.
Facility Enhancements
  • Our Tikvah House is being designed especially for the needs of campers diagnosed with ASD or other social/communication disorders.
  • Enhanced mountainside campus recreational facilities will include a basketball court and programming pavilion.
  • A Lake House will provide changing space, needed storage for lake equipment and shelter from the elements.
  • The new lodge for guest housing will provide a home for summer camp leadership and allow for expanded programming all year.


Your Impact

We invite you to join us as we prepare for the next 18 years and beyond with your capital gift. We offer a variety of naming opportunities, but every gift—no matter the size – helps.

Naming Opportunities

Tikvah House $500,000
Suites (4) $72,000
Porch $36,000
Director’s Residence $30,000
Camper Residences (4) $25,000
Community Room $25,000
Staff Quarters (4) $18,000

Friends of Tikvah (unlimited) $5,000

Gan/Multipurpose Residence $250,000

Lake House $100,000

Mountainside Campus Recreational Areas
Half Basketball Court $54,000
Pavillion $72,000

Guest House $1,500,000
Lobby $100,000
Guest Rooms (20) $50,000
Porch (2) $36,000
Conference Rooms (2) $18,000

Mezuzot (multiple) $1,800

Individual Pavers (multiple) $360

Bricks: Pave the way to the future

Show your love and commitment to Ramah Darom by contributing to our 2020 VISION Capital Campaign. You can celebrate camp and family milestones by ordering a personalized laser-inscribed 8” x 8” paver which will be installed as a pathway at Ramah Darom’s picturesque site in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • Pavers are $360 each; your purchase is 100% tax deductible.
  • Up to 6 lines; max of 18 characters per line

To purchase a brick or bricks, please complete this form and email it to us at srosenfeld@ramahdarom.org. If you need help visualizing or drafting the text, click here for some examples.

How You Can Help

  • Contact us regarding a naming opportunity donation;
  • Purchase a VISION 2020 brick in honor of a family member, friend, or special occasion;
  • Purchase a hand-crafted Mezuzah by artist Aimee Golant to be installed on the doorposts of various buildings at Ramah Darom with a donor plaque;
  • Share our Capital Campaign information with your friends and family, and enlist their support.