Check it out, Ramah Darom is in the path of the Total Eclipse!
June 27, 2017
The Solar Eclipse 2017: Who, What, Where, When and How On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun […]
A New Summer at Camp Ramah Darom Has Begun
June 19, 2017
Today, under bright blue skies with warm sunshine streaming through fluffy white clouds, I watched a camper reach the top of our climbing tower for the very first time. The camper beamed with pride as he gazed out over the lake from 60 feet in the air, pumped his fist, and then recited the Shechiuyanu blessing- […]
How does Ramah make a difference?
June 14, 2017
In Ben Platt’s words: “….there comes a time when you need to figure out for yourself what is going to mean most to you, and what will keep you connected to your Judaism. So going to camp and being your own person there, and learning how to socialize with all these other Jewish kids and […]
Ramah Darom Mezuzah Project: “Receiving Light”
May 26, 2017
We are honored to have renowned and award winning artist, Aimee Golant, a sixth generation metalsmith, design an exclusive Mezuzah for Ramah Darom. Aimee has created a unique Mezuzah, entitled, “Receiving Light,” especially for our Ramah Darom home. This Mezuzah depicts a sunrise/sunset over rolling hills and also resembles a child bundled up. The sun’s […]
Freedom at Passover
April 27, 2017
This adorable video was made during one of our amazing workshops at Ramah Darom’s Passover Retreat.
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, […]