FAQS

How do I apply to work at Ramah Day Camp Greater DC?

Click here to find an application to work at Ramah Day Camp!

Montgomery County law dictates that we must receive three written professional or school-related references for any individual who will be working at Ramah Day Camp. You may send the link to our online reference form to three individuals and ask them to complete it, OR you may ask your references to write you a letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to dcdaycamp@campramahne.org. Either option is fine!

We understand that gathering three references can be time-consuming. You may return the staff application form to us, and send the references separately at a later date.

Is there a deadline to apply for a position at Ramah Day Camp?

No. Staff applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply early to secure your spot on our staff!

What kinds of jobs are available at Ramah Day Camp?

The majority of our staff members work as counselors. However there are several different types of openings available at camp. We are always looking for passionate specialists in the arts, music, dance, sports, Judaics, outdoor education, etc. Also, we are always looking to broaden our camp offerings. Let us know if you have teaching experience, or other skills that would be valued by the camp community.

Click here to see open positions!

Are there any required staff activities?

Our counselors are expected to participate in training prior to the start of camp.  Training may include virtual sessions on evenings or weekends in the weeks leading up to camp as well as during our Staff Week (Monday, June 21 – Friday, June 25) and our Open House on Sunday, June 27.  Once camp begins, staff are expected to attend any special events or family programs, as well as Tuesday night staff meetings, which include dinner.

How do I get to camp?

Some staff serve as bus counselors, riding from a convenient stop to supervise our campers on the bus. Our bus counselors LOVE this daily road trip with their campers! Buses leave from centralized locations in Maryland, DC and Virginia. Alternatively, some staff may choose to drive to and from camp, located in Germantown just off I-270.

Click here for directions.