Dates & Rates

2018 Full Tuition and Fees

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,165$6,220$5,240
CIF*$500$500$500

Payment in Full by October 2, 2017**

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$8,865$6,070$5,090
CIF*$500$500$500
**Pay in Full by October 2, 2017 includes the early application discount.

Payment in Full by February 2, 2018

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,090$6,185$5,200
CIF*$500$500$500

Payment in Full by April 2, 2018

Payment TypeFull SeasonFirst SessionSecond Session
Tuition & Fees$9,165 $6,220$5,240
CIF*$500$500$500

Ta’am Ramah

Deposit for Ta’am Ramah is $500. Tuition for Ta’am Ramah is $1,275. Cancellation of enrollment after April 2, 2018 will be assessed a $200 fee.

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 $475 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 October 2nd. 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 2nd. The discount is applied to the final tuition payment and may not be deducted from the deposit.

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 October 2, 2017.

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. Please visit our website to access the FACTS  application. Applications must be submitted by January 30, 2018.

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 2nd, and April 2nd. 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 2ndAdditional $2,500Additional $2,000
April 2ndBalanceBalance

Cancellations

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

DateFee
Before January5% of tuition
January or February10% of tuition
March or April 15% of tuition
After April50% 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.

Summer 2018 Dates

EventDates
Opening DayTuesday, June 26
Visiting DaySunday, July 15,
End of First SessionMonday, July 23
Start of Second SessionTuesday, July 24
Closing DayWednesday, August 15
Ta'am I BeginsMonday, July 23
Ta’am I EndsSunday, July 29
Ta'am II BeginsMonday, July 30
Ta’am II EndsSunday, August 5