Category: Camp Stories

Phil Duval – Smiling for eight hours a day

Posted by on March 5, 2014

Where do I even begin? I joined the Rama family around the age of sixteen years old. I would say I was a bit shy and timid at the time. I remember how nervous I was on my interview with Jared. I had never really been on a job interview before, and had zero experience […]

My Ramaquois Memories – Jamie Klein Sztoser

Posted by on August 22, 2013

When I was 8 years old, I started going to camp.  At that time, I went to one owned by a family friend down the street from Ramaquois…little did I know at that time that my destiny was so close by I stayed there for 2 years, then went to another competitor (that shall not […]

Rob Gross: Ramaquois Memories

Posted by on August 1, 2013

My name is Rob Gross and presently, I am an attorney working in Southfield, Michigan. Although I have lived in Michigan for some time now, I constantly tell anyone who will listen that the best days of my youth were spent at Camp Ramaquois. I was a camper from age 9 to 15, and then […]

Ramaquois – My Summer Home by Marcy Calisoff Friedman

Posted by on April 26, 2013

Marcy (Calisoff) Friedman Camp Ramaquois is the place I called my summer home for many years. I started as a camper when I was in the Doves in the summer of 1977 and I stopped working after the summer of 1995. I remember feeling so scared about going to camp. Yes, I was going to […]

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The Magic of Ramaquois

Posted by on February 7, 2011

By Jared Gelb I’ve heard people use a variety of words to describe their summer camp experiences, but the word that I always come back to is “magic.”  The mere fact that it’s so difficult to explain why or how the camp experience is so profound and meaningful for me (and for so many others) […]