VISION 2020 CAMPAIGN: Making a Difference to Expand and Enhance Ramah Darom!
March 29, 2017
As stewards of our sacred space, Ramah Darom’s Board of Directors is responsible for preserving and enhancing this extraordinary treasure for the use and enjoyment of future generations. VISION 2020, the first phase of our long-term master plan, is a $5 million campaign guided by volunteers under the leadership of Chairperson Alison Lebovitz from Chattanooga, […]
Breaking Matzah Together at Ramah Darom’s Passover Retreat
March 29, 2017
Passover, the holiday where we celebrate moving from slavery to freedom is just around the corner. Many people have already begun the grueling process of cleaning every nook and cranny of their homes, trying to locate Every. Last. Crumb (a seemingly impossible task, especially for anyone with kids at home!). But for the 400+ people […]
Explore the new Ramah Darom website!
March 29, 2017
We are so excited to launch our new website, filled with so many exciting features, bells and whistles. New to our campus? Make sure to check out our videos showcasing all that camp has to offer. With Kayitz (summer) 2017 just around the corner, there’s still time to register for the summer of a lifetime. […]
Camp is now the Beacon of Hope for Individuals with Special Needs
March 28, 2017
The biggest fear a family member has for a child with special needs is his or her future. For children with special needs, the future is never certain nor concrete. Academic programs, extracurricular activities and anything that supports our friends with special needs, are constantly being reshaped. Eligibility is redefined, funding is dropped and the future […]
Welcoming Rachel Dobbs Schwartz, Camp Ramah Darom Assistant Director
February 22, 2017
We are thrilled to welcome Rachel Dobbs Schwartz, our new Assistant Director, to our year-round Ramah Darom team. Rachel is a long-time member of the Ramah Darom family. In 1998, Rachel joined Ramah Darom’s camp staff. She served as a soccer coach for two years and as rosh sport for one summer. Fourteen years later, […]
Ramah Darom’s Tikvah Program: A Summer of Inclusion
September 2, 2015
By Dr. Audra Kaplan, Director of Camp Ramah Darom’s Tikvah Program A question I always ask parents is “what is your goal for your child at camp?” I want to hear from them what they want from the camp experience. Frequent goals are to make new friends, try a new activity and develop independent living […]
Camp Yofi 2015 Video
August 11, 2015
Camp Yofi 2015 was one of the best Yofis yet! Check out this year’s video, and stay tuned for information how to join us next year. Camp Ramah Darom 2015 – CAMP YOFI from Ramah Darom on Vimeo.
How to Honor a Friend in Two Minutes or Less
July 21, 2015
Did you know that tribute cards are now available on the donation page of our Ramah Darom website? Make a donation in honor or memory of someone in just a few quick clicks! Visit ramahdarom.org/donate Click on the “Give Now” button Enter your donation details and complete the Tribute Information section. That’s it! You will be […]
Camp Yofi in the News
July 11, 2015
Last week, Camp Yofi was featured in the Philadelphia-based Jewish Exponent! The article, which discusses programs Jewish camps are offering to special needs families, highlights Camp Yofi, as well as several other Ramah Tikvah programs designed especially for children with autism and special needs. Click here to read the article in its entirety, and here to […]
Summer is Around the Corner… What is Your Child Doing?
March 13, 2015
It’s that time of year again – time to make sure you have something wonderful planned for your kids to do this summer! If you’re looking for a life-changing experience that will help them grow, make new friends and give them memories they will never forget, we hope you and your family will join us […]