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Passover Retreat 2023

April 4-14, 2023

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Ramah Darom’s all-inclusive, family-friendly, kosher for Passover Retreat has everything you need to have a safe, meaningful, fun and relaxing vacation.

Full Vacation: Tuesday, April 4–Friday, April 14
First Half: Tuesday, April 4– Sunday, April 9
Second Half: Sunday, April 9–Friday, April 14

Please note all eligible individuals (ages 5 and up) must be up to date with Covid-19 vaccinations prior to arriving on our campus. Please review our Covid Prevention Protocols for Retreats at Ramah Darom.

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There is nothing like celebrating Passover at Ramah Darom. Take in the beauty of our breathtaking 185-acre campus in the North Georgia mountains. Enjoy fresh, gourmet, kosher for Passover meals and snacks, prepared for you by our team of expert chefs. Seize the unique opportunity to learn and explore Jewish life, culture, texts and history with a diverse mix of distinguished scholars, leaders, thinkers, educators and artists. Hike to our on-campus waterfall, go for a swim in our pool or a boat ride on our lake, take an art class, climb our alpine tower, play a game of tennis or basketball or volleyball – or just relax in a rocking chair and enjoy the fresh mountain air!

And for the kids, we offer a full camp experience led by amazing counselors.

View the 2022 Program Guide & Youth Program Booklet

Rates & Payment Information

Passover Retreat 2023 rates and details are available here!

RETURNING GUEST INFORMATION

  • Registration was open exclusively for Passover 2022 registrants through May 1. Full stay returning guests can guarantee their same housing location for 2023 through May 1. While we cannot guarantee exact room locations for returning half stay guests, they will receive priority housing consideration and exclusive registration in the first week. Please use the custom links for returning guest registration. General registration opens on May 2.
  • Early bird discounts are available until May 31 for new and returning guests. All guests registering June 1 or later will be charged at the standard rates.

NEW RATE STRUCTURE! The rates listed below are all-inclusive base rates and include accommodations in a Shared Cabin. You will be able to select accommodation upgrades (to a Semi-Private cabin, Standard Hotel, Deluxe Hotel or Deluxe Private Cottage) as a later step in the registration process. Base rates include accommodations, all meals, snacks, alcoholic beverages and on-campus activities and programs. All rates are based on minimum double occupancy. If you would prefer to stay in a hotel room on your own, you will be assessed a single occupancy charge.

Shared Cabins are shared by 4 families. There are 4 private rooms per building and 2 center rooms with 8 bunk beds in each. There are 2 shared bathroom areas with walk-in showers per building – you will be sharing a bathroom with another family in this housing type. You may request to be housed with specific families in this housing type or we will pair you in a cabin building with another reservation. ** Please contact us for a discounted “Family Reunion” rate if you are an extended family of 6 or more immediate households who would like to share one Shared Cabin building.

See accommodations descriptions below.

PAYMENT POLICIES

  • Guest stays are sold for full and half stays. Guests are welcome to come and go on the dates that serve them best, but we are unable to prorate registration for any unused dates within the reservation time.
  • Early bird discounts are $100 per person. This discount only applies to guests who have been registered during the early bird time, which ends May 31, 2022. Any guests added to a reservation after the end of early bird will be charged at the regular rate.
  • All registration payments made by November 30, 2022 will not incur any credit card fees. Any credit card payments made on or after December 1, 2022 will incur a 2.5% fee.

PASSOVER 2023 PRICING

Base rates include accommodations, all meals, snacks, alcoholic beverages and on-campus activities and programs.

Early Bird discount of $100 automatically applied per person for all guests registered before June 1, 2022.

Optional excursions, merchandise, travel, airport transfers, and personal services like massages are extra; opportunities to preregister for excursions and airport transportation will be provided in early 2023.

ALL-INCLUSIVE BASE RATES FULL HALF
 
ADULT (Base Rate, Shared Cabin) $2,600  $1,900
YOUNG ADULT (ages 18-24) $1,100  $1,000
TEEN (ages 13-17) $1,000  $900
YOUTH (ages 3-12) $750  $700
INFANT (ages 0-2) FREE FREE
   
ACCOMMODATION UPGRADES

The following upgrade charges apply to each adult. There are no upgrade charges for young adults/teens/children staying in the same room/cabin as adults. Families requesting a second hotel room for their children will be assessed a Single Occupancy charge for the second room.

SEMI-PRIVATE CABIN $500  $400
STANDARD HOTEL ROOM $800  $700
DELUXE HOTEL ROOM WAITLIST $1,000  $800
DELUXE PRIVATE COTTAGE WAITLIST $1,500  $1,200
SINGLE OCCUPANCY CHARGE $1,000  $800

STAFF GRATUITIES

Staff gratuities are intended as supplemental compensation for our hard-working part-time seasonal staff (waiters, kitchen staff, housekeeping, shuttle drivers, etc.), all of whom work long hours at hourly rates. Your final Passover invoice will include a line item for staff gratuities in the amount of 2.5% of your reservation total. This is a minimum guarantee, but guests are always welcome to leave additional gratuities.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE – Reservations can only be guaranteed if payments are received by the deadlines above.

  • Deposit of $500 per adult is required at reservation.
  • November 30, 2022 – $1,000 per adult and $500 per young adult/teen/child is due.
  • January 31, 2023 – Full remaining balance for all guests is due.

CANCELLATIONS – Cancellations must be submitted in writing, and refunds will be honored on the following schedule:

  • Cancellations up to July 15, 2022: Full refund minus $100 administrative fee per person.
  • Cancellations from July 16, 2022 to November 30, 2022: Full refund minus $500 fee per adult or $100 per child/teen/young adult.
  • Cancellations from December 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023: 50% of total registration fee is non-refundable.
  • Cancellations after Tuesday, January 31, 2023: No refunds.

We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance for your deposit and reservation in case of changed plans or unanticipated cancellations to receive a refund for deposits or reservations after any cancellation policy dates. Trip Protection Insurance.

Accommodations

Cabins

Ramah Darom’s cabins are modern, spacious and climate-controlled, with hardwood floors, a screened-in porch and indoor bathroom(s). Each cabin has an open area with dorm-style bunk beds and 1 or 2 private rooms with twin beds. Pricing is based on a Shared Cabin rate. Upgrades are available to Semi-Private Cabins, Hotel Rooms and Cottages. See Rates & Payment Information.

Bunks

Shared Cabins

There are 2 shared cabins in each building. Each cabin is shared by 2 families (4 families per building). There are 2 private rooms, 1 center room with 8 bunk beds and a shared bathroom area in each cabin. The bathrooms have multi-stalls and walk-in showers. You may request to be housed with specific families to share the cabin with or we will pair you with another reservation. Please contact us for a discounted “Family Reunion” rate if you are an extended family of 6 or more immediate households who would like to share one cabin building.

 

Semi-Private Cabins

Families with 3 or more individuals may upgrade to a semi-private cabin where each family has their own space separated by a pocket door. Semi-private cabins have 1 private room, 1 center room with 4 bunk beds and a private bathroom. There are 4 semi-private cabins per building.

Hotel Rooms

We have 4 hotels on our 185-acre campus. All hotel rooms have a private bathroom, a table and two chairs, heating and air conditioning, complimentary toiletries, and bed and bath linens.

Standard Hotel Rooms

Hotel

Ramah Darom has two standard hotel buildings on campus, Marcus Lodge (ML) and Mountainside Hotel (MSH). These hotels are located up a steep hill with stairs, a boardwalk and walking paths to the main areas of the campus. Each standard hotel room has 2 queen beds, a table with chairs, 1 dresser and a private bathtub shower. Some connecting rooms are available. 

 

 

 

Deluxe Hotel Rooms

Deluxe Hotel

There are two deluxe hotel building on Ramah Darom’s campus, the Welcome Center (WC) and Lakeside Hotel (LH). These spacious hotel rooms feature 2 queen beds or 1 king bed, a table with chairs, 1 dresser and a private bathtub shower.

The Welcome Center is a flat walk to the Levine Center (where meals are served and most of the action takes place) and has 2 ADA rooms available.

The Lakeside Hotel is up a steep hill close to the lake and not far from the Levine Center.

 

 

 

Deluxe Private Cottages

Cottage Rooms

There are 4 deluxe private cottages on Ramah Darom’s campus and they are our most luxurious accommodations! These beautiful studio-style cottages feature a kitchenette, private porch, bathroom with walk-in shower, king-sized bed and full-sized pullout couch. Please note that cottages are not ADA accessible and have stair-only access.

 

 

 

Kosher for Passover Food & Beverage

The Kaplan Mitchell Retreat Center at Ramah Darom boasts a kosher kitchen facility, under the supervision of the Atlanta Kashruth Commission and an impressive culinary team under the direction of Executive Chef, Tzvi Weinreich. Our kosher for Passover menus are filled with healthy and delicious choices with enough variety to satisfy even our most picky eaters. We can accommodate a variety of food sensitivities as well as vegans and vegetarians.

Immunizations & Other Policies

Immunization Policy

Ramah Darom requires that all guests and visitors, including children of all ages, follow the vaccination requirements recommended by the Center for Disease Control’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

Note that not all states have the same requirements, but ALL vaccinations recommended by the ACIP are required at Ramah Darom Retreats.

Retreat registration forms will ask guests to certify that they, and all members of their immediate family attending a Retreat, meet all immunization requirements. We will not require guests to submit their medical records except in exceptional circumstances.

COVID-19 Policy

All attendees, staff and visitors eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to be up to date on vaccinations according to CDC guidelines. This policy applies to all Camp and Retreat programs at Ramah Darom, and is consistent with the approach endorsed by the National Ramah Commission Medical Committee.

Please read our COVID-19 Prevention Protocols.

Pet Policy

Please note that NO pets of any kind may join you for your stay onsite, for any length of time.

Highlighted 2023 Artists & Educators

More information coming in 2023.

Travel & Packing

Ramah Darom is two hours from Atlanta, in Clayton, GA. Driving Directions

More information on transportation to and from Ramah Darom coming soon.

Please use this Packing List as a guide and bring any specific items that you feel are necessary for your health, safety and enjoyment. 

 

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Questions?

Contact

Rebecca Guttman
Guest Relations & Sales Associate

Phone: 470.231.0792
Email: rguttman@ramahdarom.org

Venue

Ramah Darom: 70 Darom Lane, Clayton, GA 30525

Check out this video “Moadim L’Simcha (Joyous Holiday)” created at a Passover Retreat