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    • Camp BBYO

    • Age Group: Current Grades: 8–9
    • Description: Camp BBYO is for members currently in 8th and 9th grade who are looking for a super fun immersion into the very best ...read moreCamp BBYO is for members currently in 8th and 9th grade who are looking for a super fun immersion into the very best of BBYO. Participants will enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities, including sports, swimming, music, art, and more. You’ll form new friendships, explore your Jewish values with beautiful Shabbat celebrations under the stars, and enjoy a much-needed opportunity to be in the great outdoors with friends. One of the most unique and well-loved aspect of Camp BBYO is the "Big-Little" program, which will be done this year in partnership with our CLTC program, and allows younger members to bond with Alephs and BBGs from across the Order and form connections that will carry them through high school and beyond. read less
    • Camp Ramah Ezra Program for 18-22 Year Olds with Special Needs

    • Location: Ojai
    • Address: 385 Fairview Road Ojai, CA, 93023
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 476-8571
    • Description: Ezra — an 8-week vocational training program for young adults ages 18-26 — captures the passion and excitement o ...read moreEzra — an 8-week vocational training program for young adults ages 18-26 — captures the passion and excitement of Camp Ramah. During the summer, Ezra Program participants live at camp alongside 1400 staff and campers. They fill their days with job site experience, life skill classes, recreational activities and living Judaism. The Ezra Program allows participants to take their existing skills and enhance them to live more independent and productive lives. The independent living experience at Camp Ramah improves functioning through: vocational skills independent living abilities self-image social functioning Jewish community skills Camp provides an ideal setting for Ezra participants who live in communal, independent living quarters with peers under adult supervision. Participants learn lessons of responsibility, kinship, sportsmanship and sharing. They receive job-training experience in a number of service areas throughout camp and are held accountable for their interpersonal relationships in the Ramah community. Program goals include preparing young adults for independent living and teaching them employment related skills. In addition to personal development, the Ezra program includes specific components to enhance their independent living experience: Cafe Ezra – participants devote one evening a week to running a cafe for the entire camp staff Buddy Program – participants are designated a special staff buddy to enhance friendships and interpersonal skills Days Off – each week participants will collaboratively plan their day off activity Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 476-8571; Address: Ojai, CA, Website: http://www.ramah.org/pr_tikvah.shtml read less