Dates & Rates

Summer 2019 Dates

EventDate
Opening DayTuesday, June 25
Visiting DaySunday, July 14
End of First SessionSunday, July 21
Start of Second SessionTuesday, July 23
Closing DayWednesday, August 14
Ta'am I BeginsMonday, July 22
Ta'am I EndsSunday, July 28
Ta'am II BeginsMonday, July 29
Ta'am II EndsSunday, August 4
Ta'am III BeginsMonday, August 5
Ta'am III EndsSunday, August 11

2019 Full Tuition and Fees

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,425$6,350$5,300
CIF*$500$500$500

Payment in Full by February 1, 2019

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,350$6,315$5,200
CIF*$500$500$500

Payment in Full by April 1, 2019

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,425$6,350$5,300
CIF*$500$500$500

Ta’am Ramah

Deposit for Ta’am Ramah is $500. Tuition for Ta’am Ramah is $1,300.

Fees

Fees are $550 for full session campers and $350 for one session campers. Fees cover mandatory bus transportation to and from Camp, canteen visits, trips, insurance, security, Camper e-mail service, a video yearbook, CampMeds and a Camp T-shirt. These are not prorated, discounted or refundable.

Luggage delivery is not included in the above fees. There will be a separate fee of approximately $130 for mandatory roundtrip luggage delivery. The fee is payable to an external company.

*CIF (Camp Improvement Fund)

$500 will be added to each family’s account as an annual, voluntary, tax-deductible contribution to the Camp Improvement Fund. This fund is essential to the development and maintenance of the physical facilities of Camp Ramah and is included as a donation to ensure tax deductibility for your benefit.

Breira B’Ramah Program

These rates do not apply to the special needs program. For more information, please call the camp office or email us at breirabramah@ramahberkshires.org.

Bogrim & Machon Tripping Fee

An additional $495 will be added for each Camper entering ninth or tenth grade to cover the cost of additional out-of-Camp trips.

Deposits

A deposit must accompany each application per the schedule below.

Application DateFull Season DepositOne Session Deposit
September or earlier$500$500
October or November$1,000$1,000
December or January$2,500 $2,500
February or March $4,500$3,000
Payment in full must accompany applications submitted after March 31, 2018.

Enrollment

Enrollment is dependent upon acceptance of your child.

Early Application Discount

An early application discount of $150 for full-season campers and $75 for one session campers will be applied for applications received by September 28. The discount is applied to the final tuition payment and may not be deducted from the deposit.

Early Payment Discount

An early payment discount of $150 for full-season campers and $75 for one-session campers will be applied for tuition paid in full by October 2nd. The discount is applied to the final tuition payment and may not be deducted from the deposit. An early payment discount of $75 for full-season campers and $35 for one-session campers will be applied for tuition paid in full by February 1st. The discount is applied to the final tuition payment and may not be deducted from the deposit. The credit card fee will be waived for payment in full.

Post Dated Check Discount

Postdated checks may be used to achieve early payment pricing. All payments must be clear on time in order for any discounts to remain in effect. Six payment checks must be received in the office on  or before September 28, 2018.

Session Change Fee

Changes from full season to single session made between January 1st and April 2nd will be assessed a $300 fee. After April 2nd, the fee is $1,000.

Financial Assistance

Need-based financial assistance is available. For more information regarding financial assistance click here.  To access the FACTS application click here. Applications must be submitted by January 30, 2019.

Method of Payment

Full payment may be made by check payable to Camp Ramah in the Berkshires without fees. Application deposits may be made by credit card only and are not subject to a credit card processing fee. All subsequent payments made by credit card will incur a 3% processing fee.

Bounced checks, late payments and deviations from this agreement may void any and all discounts offered. A $30 fee will be assessed for each check returned to us unpaid by your bank. Payment discounts will be prorated at the same rate as tuition.

Payment Schedule

Progress payments must be made by December 1st, February 1st, and April 1st.  The amount due by each of these dates is as follows:

Due By Full Season CampersOne Session Campers
December 1st$3,000 including deposit$2,000 including deposit
February 1stAdditional $3,000Additional $2,000
April 1stBalanceBalance

Cancellations

For enrollment cancellations before a Camper’s arrival at Camp, a cancellation fee will be charged.

DateFee
February10% of tuition
March15% of tuition
April20% of tuition
May or June50% of tuition

Camper Withdrawals

No tuition refunds will be made for withdrawals after the start of Camp that are initiated by parents without the concurrence of Camp or if a Camper is sent home due to behavioral misconduct. For other withdrawals, a prorated portion of the tuition will be refunded after deducting a withdrawal fee of half the tuition.

Please contact Amy Rosuck, Business Director (845) 832-6622 x101 or arosuck@ramahberkshires.org as early as possible if you require special consideration in scheduling payments.