In addition to our full array of regular daily activities, campers at The Ramah Jerusalem Day Camp enjoy a number of specialty activities including tie-dye and chesed activities. Campers also enjoy a bechira (elective) option that allows them to focus on a particular area of interest, learn new skills, and sharpen their abilities.
Special Days at Camp
Special themed days take place throughout the summer, including Yom Tie Dye, Color War, Yom Tzahal (Israeli army day), when campers donate items to Israeli soldiers and make packages for them, and Yom Kef (fun day), when camp is filled with bouncy castles, water slides, and arcade-style games.
Every morning, campers daven together accompanied by spirited guitar and lively singing. A special siddur shows pre-readers the central themes of each prayer, and older campers can follow along. Campers who have reached bar or bat mitzvah age are encouraged to lay tefillin.
Cool in the Pool
Campers enjoy one hour of free swim almost every day at the Ramah Jerusalem Day Camp. Our half-Olympic-sized pool and smaller wading pool let campers cool off during a busy camp day. Instructional swim time is also available.
Campers at the Ramah Jerusalem Day Camp enjoy weekly trips to areas in and around Jerusalem, including sites such as Ammunition Hill, Ein Yael Living Museum, The Bloomfield Science Museum, the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, and local amusement parks.
Camp is a lot of fun, but only if everyone is safe. In the desert sun, our staff is vigilant about ensuring that campers apply sunscreen, wear hats, and drink plenty of water. We stay cool during the day by swimming and enjoying our activi… >> read more
We know what we're wearing on November 13th! What are you wearing for Ramah T-Shirt Day? ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
8th Annual Wear Your Ramah T-Shirt Day!
November 13, 2014, 12:00am
It's everyone's favorite time of the year! The 8th annual "Wear Your Ramah T-Shirt Day" is here!!!
This is a day to show your love for the best camp movement ever! Remember that you can celebrate wherever you are. You can just wear a Ramah t-shirt or deck yourself out in all of your gear and everything in between. Post your pictures on the event wall so we can see you representing Ramah. Extra points for creativity!
Don't forget to invite all of your Ramahnik friends to join in on the fun. Let the countdown begin!
We want to see all of your AMAZING pictures!
Take pictures of you and your friends all decked out in your Ramah gear:
-Add them on Facebook
-Post them here: http://ramahshirts.tumblr.com/
-Tweet and Instagram them using the hashtags #RamahShirts and #campramah
Be sure to follow @NationalRamah on Twitter and Like National Ramah Commission on Facebook for T-Shirt day updates and pictures!
Are you a Ramah Alum? Check out Reshet Ramah: Alumni Network and learn more about the growing national alumni community!
What a great project for anyone missing Ramah during the vacation: complete all missions in the Sukkot 5775 folder of the Ramah 365 app and be eligible to win a prize! (We guess the entertainment is prize enough for parents.) ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Ramah365 Sukkot Contest!
October 6, 2014, 3:45pm
Complete all missions in the Sukkot 5775 folder of the Ramah 365 app (http://www.campramah.org/content/ramah365.php) and be eligible to win a prize! Have a lot of kef enjoying Sukkot!
The National Ramah Commission will give out prizes to winners in each of the following categories:
*High School Aged Chanichim*
How do you receive your awesome Ramah prize? Complete all of the missions by Wednesday, October 15th. One grand prize winner will be selected by a team of staff for the most creative entries and be announced to the Ramah community!