Dates & Rates

Summer 2021 Dates

EventDate
Opening DayTuesday, June 29
Yom Hachnasat Orchim (Visiting Day)Sunday, July 25
End of First SessionSunday, July 25
Start of Second SessionTuesday, July 27
Closing DayWednesday, August 18
Ta'am I BeginsMonday, July 26
Ta'am I EndsSunday, August 1
Ta'am II BeginsMonday, August 2
Ta'am II EndsSunday, August 8
Ta'am III BeginsMonday, August 9
Ta'am III EndsSunday, August 15

2021 Full Tuition and Fees

Payment
Type
Full
Season
First
Session
Second
Session
Ta'am
Ramah
Tuition & Fees*$9,995$6,725$5,600$1,500
Security Fee$70$35$35

Discounts

DiscountsFull
Season
First
Session
Second
Session
Early Application Discount by September 15, 2020$150$75$75
Early Payment Discount by September 15, 2020$150$75$75
Early Payment Discount by December 15, 2020$75$35$35

*Tuition & Camp Fees (included in total cost above): “Tuition” includes room, board and programming. “Camp Fees” cover mandatory bus transportation to and from Camp, canteen visits, trips, insurance, Camper e-mail service, CampMeds and a Camp T-shirt.  These are not prorated, discounted or refundable. Fees are $550 for full session campers and $350 for one session campers.

Luggage delivery is not included in the above fees. There will be a separate fee of approximately $150 for mandatory roundtrip luggage delivery. The fee is payable to an external company.

Luggage delivery is not included in the above fees.   There will be a separate fee of approximately $150 for mandatory roundtrip luggage delivery.  The fee is payable to an external company.

Security Fee: This fee covers costs related to our full-time security providing a safe environment for our campers, staff, and community. Security Fee is $70 for full session campers and $35 for one session campers.

Medical Fee: We expect that we will have additional medical and other related costs during summer 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will have a better assessment as the off-season progresses and we will update you with actual cost during the year, but in no event do we anticipate that the fee will be more than $150.

Breira B’Ramah Program: This program is for campers with special needs including, but not limited to, ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Communication Disorders, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities. For more information and pricing details, please call the Camp office or email us at breirabramah@ramahberkshires.org.

Ta’am Ramah Program: This one week program gives rising third graders a taste of camp. The deposit for Ta’am Ramah is $500. Tuition for Ta’am Ramah is $1,500. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and may have to make adjustments accordingly to this program for Summer 2021.

Bogrim, Machon & Gesher Activity Fee: An additional $495 will be added for each Camper entering ninth through eleventh grade to cover the cost of additional age appropriate in and out of camp activities.

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 15th. 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 September 15th. 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 December 15th Postdated checks may be used to achieve early payment pricing. All checks must be cleared on time in order for any discounts to remain in effect. Six postdated payment checks must be received in the office on or before September 15, 2020 to achieve the early payment discount.

Session Change Fee: Changes from full season to single session made between February 1st and April 1st will be assessed a $300 fee.  After April 1st, the fee is $1,000.

Financial Assistance: Need-based financial assistance is available. The FACTS application will be live on October 1, 2020. Award notifications will happen on a rolling basis and will begin on November 30, 2020. Please visit our website to access the FACTS application.

Method of Payment
For deposit payment: Application deposits may be made by credit card or e-Check and are not subject to a credit card fee.
For all subsequent payments:
Checks payable to Camp Ramah in the Berkshires. Note: A $30 fee will be assessed for each check returned to us bounced or unpaid by your bank and any tuition discounts will be forfeited.
Credit Card– these payments will incur a 3% processing fee.
e-Check– payments may be made by e-Check and will incur a 1.5% processing fee.

 

 

Deposits

A deposit must accompany each application per the schedule below.
*The deposit is part of total tuition.

Application DateDeposit
Through October 31, 2020$500
November 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021Progress Payment to Date
Submitted after March 31, 2021Payment in full

Payment Schedules

Option 1: Pay in Full by September 15, 2020 (see above for payment discount)
Option 2: Pay in Full by December 15, 2020 (see above for payment discount)
Option 3: Progress Payments (six monthly payments from November, 2020 - April, 2021)
*Monthly payment amounts do not reflect the early application or early payment discounts available.

PaymentFull
Season
First
Session
Second
Session
Ta'am
Ramah
Deposit$500$500$500$500
November 1, 2020$1,600$1,050$850
December 1, 2020$1,600$1,050$850$500
January 1, 2021$1,600$1,050$850
February 1, 2021$1,600$1,050$850$500
March 1, 2021$1,600$1,050$850
April 1, 2021balance duebalance duebalance due
Total$9,995$6,725$5,600$1,500

Cancellations

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

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

Camper Withdrawals: Refunds will not be offered after the start of Camp for withdrawals initiated by parents 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 Yoni Saposh, Chief Operating Officer (845) 832-6622 x101 or yoni@ramahberkshires.org as early as possible if you require special consideration in scheduling payments.