Before Camp

It’s never too early to start preparing for your summer at camp!

Before anything else, make sure you’ve registered for camp!

We’re already so excited for kayitz (summer) ’24! Please watch this space for more information as the summer approaches.

Kayitz ’24 Updates:

  • Click here for our 2024 Opening Day procedures (for first session and full summer families).
  • Click here for 2024 Opening Day procedures (for Second Session, Mini Aleph, and Mini Amitzim families).
  • Click here for 2024 End of First Session schedule and information.
  • Click here for 2024 Visiting Day schedule and information.
  • Click here for instructions on how to email your camper.
  • Click here for Rabbi Gelb’s email to families about camper participation and behavior expectations.
  • Click here for Campanion App FAQs. We encourage all camp families to download this new camp app!
  • Click here for 2024 Camper Transportation information.
  • Click here for 2024 Camper Forms information.
  • Click here for the 2024 Pack My Rx Information Packet. If your child needs to take medication during the summer, you are required to register with the camp pharmacy, Pack My Rx.
  • Click here for our Covid vaccination policy for kayitz 2024.
  • Click here for a welcome letter from Rabbi Ed Gelb, CEO, and Talya Kalender, Director of Camper Care, about our camper care approach and commitment to communication.

Important Statements on our Educational Approach:

  • Click here to read our Mission, Vision, and Values.
  • Click here for a statement of support for Israel, and an educational piece written by Rabbi Gordon Tucker which helps explain the Ramah/Jewish approach to supporting Israel, the responsibility of Israel to fight Hamas, and rebuts claims of genocide. Click here to read an earlier letter from Rabbi Gelb explaining our approach to Israel education.
  • Click here to visit the National Ramah hub with information on solidarity & service trips to Israel, upcoming events, resources for supporting the efforts to return all hostages, and more.
  • Click here to read a letter from Rabbi Gelb explaining our approach to LGBTQ+ and Gender Inclusiveness.
  • Click here for statements and updates regarding George Floyd and racial justice.

Helpful Information for Ramah Families:

  • Click here for instructions on managing your CampMinder (CampInTouch) account and submitting forms.
  • Click here for our guide to our edah (division) Hebrew names and their corresponding grades.
  • Click here for the history of the ROO, our camp mascot.
  • Click here for our recommended packing list.
  • Please check out our blog and our Facebook page to learn more about everything that we’re planning for this summer.
  • Click here for a letter from Rabbi Gelb explaining our bunking procedures, with tips for how to best fill out the bunk request form.
  • Click here to read how we can support campers at camp in process of preparing for their Bar/Bat/Brit Mitzvah.
  • Click here to log into your CampMinder account.
Additional FAQs:
Q: Who leads Ramah New England’s Medical Committee?

A: Michael Agus, MD
Division Chief, Division of Medical Critical Care; Endowed Chair in Critical Care; Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit and Intermediate Care Program; Co-Medical Director, Biocontainment Unit
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate Degree
• University of Pennsylvania , 1990 , Philadelphia , PA
Medical School
• University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 1995 , Philadelphia , PA
• Boston Children’s Hospital , 1996 , Boston , MA
• Boston Children’s Hospital , 1998 , Boston , MA
Pediatric Critical Care
• Massachusetts General Hospital , 2002 , Boston , MA
Pediatric Endocrinology
• Boston Children’s Hospital , 2002 , Boston , MA



L’hitraot B’Palmer (see you soon in Palmer!)