Programs & Activities

Sports and Athletics

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One of the highlights of the Ramah experience is the focus on sports. With age-appropriate instruction, our talented and accomplished sports staff will teach your child the skills necessary to achieve their sporting dreams. Whether playing basketball on our state-of-the-art courts, learning the grip for a proper backhand on the tennis courts, hitting a home run over the fence, mountain biking around camp, or learning proper fitness in our spinning and weight room, your child will learn how to challenge themselves in all areas of athletics.

Sports Options Include:

Basketball, Hockey, Tennis, Softball, Soccer, Fitness, Martial Arts, Mountain Biking, High Ropes Course, Archery, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Gymnastics

Ramah Basketball Academy

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For our current 7th, 8th, and 9th graders we offer our Ramah Basketball Academy. Coached by the world-renown Tamir Goodman children who choose RBA will experience an advanced, team-building and skill building basketball intensive, where they will work-out, practice skills, scrimmage and compete for up to five hours a day. Year after year our RBA participants come home in phenomenal shape, having built the skills which allow them to excel at school athletics during the year.

Waterfront Activities

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Situated on picturesque Fork Mountain Pond, for over 60 years Camp Ramah has taught generation after generation about the importance of learning how to swim. With certified water safety instructors and the highest level of supervision and camper care, our waterfront becomes the highlight of every camper’s experience. Whether it’s swimming in our heated pool, learning how to pilot a sailboat, or jumping on and off our ‘blob’ – the waterfront means fun!

Activities Include:

Instructional Swim, Lifeguard training, boating, sailing, kayaking, wind-surfing

Creative and Performing Arts

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Camp Ramah is a place which values the creative spirit! Whether it’s creating a beautiful piece of artwork, learning camping skills, or performing in a play, our campers learn how to challenge themselves creatively. Daily activities will allow your child to learn the art of ceramics, sewing, and painting; or practice their camping or nature skills; or discover how to plant, tend, and harvest in our organic garden – thereby teaching your child to learn, grow, and excel as part of the camp experience.

Activities Include:

Painting, Stained Glass, Paper-making, Macramé, Ceramics, Beading, Sewing, Camping Skills, Nature Skills, Music, Dance, Organic Gardening, Theater, Woodworking, Jewelry, Drawing, Crochet

High Ropes Course

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One of the biggest attractions at Camp Ramah is our team-building High Ropes Course, or our Etgar (Challenge). Over three-stories high, and stretching over fifty-yards wide, our campers utilize team-building skills in order to accomplish four challenging obstacles on their way towards our thrilling zip line descent. Under constant, trained supervision, your child will learn how to challenge themselves and others in order to achieve their goals.

Our Etgar is dedicated to the memory of Sharon and Neil Norry, who met at Camp Ramah in the Poconos in 1954.