Tag: day camp

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) […]

Getting By With A Little Help From Camp Friends

Posted by on January 27, 2011

Jess Michaels, from the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey, recently posted a great article about why summer camp fosters such meaningful friendships.  Here is an excerpt: Summer camp has always been a place where strong friendships have been made and sustained for years to come. In fact, The American Camp Association […]

My Summer Camp Experience

Posted by on January 11, 2011

By Matthew Kaufman I was fortunate to begin my day camp career at Ramaquois as a four year old in 1984.  I can clearly remember my first bus ride to camp, sitting next to my older sister.  Stepping off of the bus, and into a new, strange world, there was no way I could comprehend […]