Dates & Rates

Summer 2020

  • Wednesday, June 17:  New Staff Arrives
  • Thursday, June 18: Returning Staff Arrives
  • Wednesday, June 24:  First Session Begins
  • Monday, July 6- Sunday, July 12: Taste of Ramah
  • Sunday, July 19:  First Session Ends / Visiting Day
  • Tuesday, July 21:  Second Session
  • Tuesday, July 21- Sunday, August 2:  Taste of Tikvah 1
  • Sunday, August 16:  Camp Ends
Session Dates Tuition Family Capital Improvement Fee* Safety & Security Fee** Total for First Child Total for Each Additional Child
Full 6/24-8/16 $9,298 $300 $100 $9,698 $9,398
First 6/24-7/19 $5,700 $300 $100 $6,100 $5,800
Second 7/21-8/16 $5,700 $300 $100 $6,100  $5,800
Taste of Ramah 7/6-7/12 $800 $800
Taste of Tikvah 7/21-8/2 $2,900 $100 $3,000

*Family Capital Improvement Fee– This mandatory per family fee is an essential part of the physical facilities of Camp Ramah in the Poconos. Proceeds from this fee go to support the regular maintenance, repair, and renovation of our camp’s physical plant.

**Safety & Security Fee– This mandatory per child fee helps us to support, maintain, and regularly improve our safety and security infrastructure. Over the years we have made significant investments in our security infrastructure and personnel and this fee helps us keeps our campus safe and secure.

Tripping Fee: Bogrim (current 7th grade) Full Session $250 First Session $175 Second Session $75, Machon (current 8th grade)- $425, Shoafim (current 9th grade)- $525, Gesher (current 10th grade)- $875

Miscellaneous: Luggage costs and Camp Meds charges are additional and are paid by families directly to the vendor.

Refund Policy

REFUNDS: An administrative fee is charged on all applications withdrawn after November 1, 2019 according to the following schedule:

Withdrawal after November 1, 2019 ……… $500.00
Withdrawal after January 1, 2020 ………… $1,000.00
Withdrawal after March 1, 2020 …………… $1,250.00
Withdrawal after April 1, 2020 …………….. $2,000.00

No tuition refund will be made for withdrawals AFTER May 1st.
No tuition refund will be made during the summer for any reason

First Time Camper Incentives

One Happy Camper – Our friends at the Foundation for Jewish Camp are proud to offer the One Happy Camper Incentive Grant for first time overnight campers. Incentives are for $1,000 off tuition for your first summer at Camp Ramah. Click Here to Apply.

PJ Goes to Camp – our partners at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and JCamp180 are happy to offer Incentive Grants for PJ Library subscribers or alumni who are looking for their first Jewish Summer Camping experience. Incentives of up to $1,000 are available. Click Here to Apply.

Please note that some incentives are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Scholarship Process

Please note that needs-based scholarship assistance is available to qualifying families. Please check with your local Jewish Federation about need-based camp scholarships. For more information on the scholarship process contact our registrar,  Debbie Lacks,  at

Ramah Israel Seminar

For information about Ramah Israel Seminar for rising 12th graders, please click here.