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70 Years of Collective Service

I am looking at a picture taken at last Tuesday’s staff banquet – the closing moment of another camp season at Ramah Darom – and I’m feeling nostalgic. The banquet, my 19th and my last, was full of emotion; not the usual emotion at saying goodbye to close friends until the promise of another summer […]

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The Edge

We’ve got ruach, we’ve got music, dance, theater and art; we’ve got adventure and media, we’ve got Judaics and Evrit; we’ve got sports and fitness, and now we’ve got an Edge (well actually two). Athletic Edge Lacrosse and Rowing Tracks Opening at Camp Ramah Darom Summer 2019! Ramah Darom has been awarded a $100,000 matching […]

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Ramah Darom Opens E-Store

You asked for more Ramah Darom wear and we are delivering (well actually Lands’ End is doing the delivering). We are excited to announce that the Ramah Darom Lands’ End e-store is now open.  

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More Support = More Success!

This summer Camp Ramah Darom added an additional level of support to the Tikvah Support Program. “We want every camper that walks through our doors to be successful, says Dr. Audra Kaplan, Director of Tikvah Support and Camper Care. “Over the years of developing our Tikvah Support Program, we have found that success at camp looks different for every camper. This summer, we added […]

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Why am I not receiving your emails?

We often hear from parents that they are not receiving emails from Ramah Darom or they only receive some of our emails. The truth is our emails often end up in your junk or spam folders and sometimes get blocked altogether. Why does this happen? First of all, we send out emails from different systems […]

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Log off and Enjoy!

My parents sent me away to sleep away camp in 1956 for eight weeks. I was 7 years old. I’m not sure how they survived during that summer and all those subsequent summers for the next ten years. There was no internet, there were no daily photos taken and posted for parents to view. The […]

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Meet the 2018 Rashei Aidah

  Adina Beiner Rosh Gesher “Camp Ramah Darom is my Jewish home away from home”  Favorite Camp Meal: Grilled cheese and tomato soup, or tuna yum. Favorite Camp Dance: Yehei Yehei Hello, I’m Adina. This is my thirteenth year at Camp Ramah Darom! I was a camper for seven years, participated in Ramah Israel Seminar, […]

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18 Questions to Ask Your Child Besides “How is Camp?”:

If you’ve ever asked your child “how was your day” you know how frustrating it can be to get any answer besides “fine”. The key to getting a real answer is asking a direct question. Here are 18 questions to help you get some info about what’s going on at camp. Note: Please try to limit […]

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10 Last Minute Tips to Prepare for Overnight Camp

Summer is here and camp send-off is just around the corner. You’ve filled out the forms, you’re all paid up, and you’re checking the closets to make sure you have everything on the packing list. Now what? This can be an overwhelming time for first-time campers and their parents, but don’t panic. Everything is going […]

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Cornerstone Dares to…

This week 300 college-age counselors from more than 60 different camps convened at Capital Camps for the annual FJC (Foundation for Jewish Camp) Cornerstone Fellowship  Seminar. There, they developed new experiential Jewish educational opportunities to implement at camp. These returning camp counselors also refined and enhanced their own Jewish journeys. Camp Ramah Darom, proudly brought eight […]

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