Dates & Tuition 2017

2017 Camp Dates

Opening Day
Visiting Day
End of First Session    
Ta'am 1
Start of Second Session

Ta'am 2
Ta'am 3

End of Camp

Tuesday, June 27
Sunday, July 23
Sunday, July 23
Monday, July 24 - Sunday, July 30
Tuesday, July 25
Monday, July 31 - Sunday, August 6
Monday, August 7 - Sunday, August 13
Wednesday, August 16

 

2017 Tuition

First Session
$6,050 tuition and fees*

$500 CIF**

 

Second Session
$5,240 tuition and fees*

$500 CIF**

 

Full Season
$8,995 tuition and fees*

$500 CIF**

 

 

*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 $125 for mandatory round trip luggage delivery. This fee is payable to an outside vendor. 

**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 faciliites 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. The amount of the deposit is a function of the date of the application and whether the camper is enrolling for the full season or for one session:

Application Date

Full Season Deposit

One Session Deposit

Sept. or Oct. $500 $500
Oct. or Nov. $1,000 $1,000
Dec. or Jan. $2,500 $1,500
Feb. or March $4,500 $3,000
 

Payments in full must accompany applications submitted after March 31, 2017. 

Enrollment: Enrollment is dependent upon acceptance of your child.

Early Application Discount: An early enrollment 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 February 1st. The discount is applied to the final tuition payment and may not be deducted from the deposit.  

Post Dated Check Discount Post dated checks may be used to achieve early payment pricing. All payments must be clear on time in order for any discounts to remainin effect. Six payment checks must be received in the office on or before September 15, 2016. 

Session Change Fee: Changes from full season to single session made between November 1, 2016 and April 1, 2017 will be assessed a $300 fee. After April 1st, the fee is $1,000.

Financial Assistance: Need-based financial assistance is availablePlease click here to access the FACTS application. Applications are due on or before January 30, 2017.

Ta’am Ramah: Deposit for Ta’am Ramah is $500. Tuition for Ta’am Ramah is $1,275. Cancellation of enrollment after April 1, 2017 will be assessed a $200 fee. 

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 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 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 and late fees: 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 Campers

One Session Campers

Dec. 1st $2,500 including deposit $1,500 including deposit
Feb. 1st Additional $2,000 Additional $1,500
April 1st Balance Balance


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

Date

Fee

Date

Fee

Before Jan. 5% of tuition March or April 15% of tuition
Jan. or Feb. 10% of tuition After April 50% 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 (201) 871-7262 ext. 203 or arosuck@ramahberkshires.org as early as possible if you require special consideration in scheduling payments.