Family Camp | Camp Ramah Northern California

Family Camp

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Thank you all for your interest in family camp. We are excited to offer  family camp for Kayitz 2018. Family camp will run from August 3rd through August 5th. We have wonderful programming, amazing people, and a beautiful oceanfront site ready for you and your family to enjoy. We offer programming for kids as young as age two through adults.

2018 SUPER
EARLY BIRD TUITION

(AUG 15)

EARLY BIRD TUITION

(OCT 31)

FULL TUITION

Family Camp Child (2 person per room) w/ ability to add 1-2 mattress to the floor

$150

$165

$180

Family Camp Adult (2 person per room) w/ ability to add 1-2 mattresses on the floor

$250 (+$100 single supplement)

$275 (+$125 single supplement)

$300 (+$150 single supplement)

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What to Expect?

General Schedule

When you arrive, you will have time to unpack, grab a snack, and get to know the Ramah Galim tzevet (Staff). 

After lunch, hanichim (campers) of all ages, kids and adults, can dive into our specialty camp programs before gathering for a spirited and festive Shabbat evening. Saturday will be filled with games, prayer, and a feast of food and learning. On Sunday, wake up to an amazing morning filled with the best of what Ramah Galim has to offer. From surfing to horseback riding, from theater to mountain biking, from Israeli dance to swimming in our pool — you can do it all!  Just want to relax? Feel free to find a beautiful spot, kick back, and make new friends.

We are thrilled to welcome many amazing Family Camp artists and scholars in our Family Camp community. If you would like to volunteer to lead an activity or learning session, let us know.

Housing

Family Camp participants will stay in our dormitory with staff and other families. Rooms have two twin beds with the ability to add additional temporary sleeping arrangements allowing for up to 4 people per room with a sink, dressers, and closet. Showers and bathrooms are located in each hallway. Our lounge is stocked with snacks and refreshments daily.

Food

We strive to serve healthy, delicious meals while accounting for the various dietary needs of our participants. Most meals are served family style in our hadar ochel (dining hall). In addition to the main dishes served, we will provide allergy options, as well as a vegetarian option at every meat meal. Snacks will be available throughout the day.

For participant and staff health and safety due to allergies as well as kashrut at camp, we ask that families leave all outside food at home.

Should you have a specific dietary need, please be sure to let us know.

Unplugging

Being at camp affords us the rare and special opportunity to “unplug” from our normal daily lives, including our phones and devices.  We ask that you respectfully limit your technology use to your private rooms over the weekend so we can create and share communal space in which we celebrate together, panim el panim, face to face.

Mirpaah (Health Center)

Camp is fortunate to have a well-equipped health center with basic supplies for the small bumps or sniffles that may occur at familycamp. We ask that families provide us with an accurate picture of your medical needs on your registration forms. Please note that ourcamp medical staff will not dispense prescription medications duringfamily camp. Any prescription needs you have will need to be handled by you. Should you have any questions with this, please contact us.

 

Packing List

The following is a suggested clothing list for each member of your family. Adjust the list to fit your family‘s particular needs and habits. Keep in mind that the weather at camp includes warm days and cool nights. Please clearly label all clothing and items.

Clothing

  • 2-3 t-shirts 
  •  1 long Sleeve shirt
  • 2-3 pairs of short
  • 1-2 pairs of long pant
  • 1 bathing suit
  • 2 pairs of pajamas
  • 3 pairs of underwear
  • 3 pairs of socks
  • 1 medium weight jacket
  • 1 sweater
  • 1 raincoat or ponch
  • 1 bathrobe (if used)
  • 1 pair of sneakers
  • 1 pair of shower shoes (flip flops/sandals)
Clothing for Shabbat
  • kippot, tallitot
  • white dress shirt and pants/a modest white blouse, skirt, or dress (for Friday night)
  • 1 pair of casual shoes

Linens

  • 1 flat sheet (Twin XL)
  • 1 fitted sheet (Twin XL)
  • 1 light blanket
  • 1 pillow & pillow case
  • 1 bath towel
  • 1 wash cloth/’loofah’
  • 1 beach/pool towel

Toiletries & Misc

  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • soap/body wash
  • shampoo/conditioner
  • deodorant (If needed)
  • comb/brush
  • tissues
  • hangers
  • shower caddy/mesh container
  • water bottle
  • sunscreen
  • insect repellant/bug spray
  • sunglasses
  • sun hat
  • warm hat
  • flashlight with extra batteries
  • camera

We look forward to an amazing Family Camp and cannot wait to see you in August 2018. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us (info@ramahnorcal.org).

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