We met as staff on a USY leadership weekend. Marty was head counselor and a teacher. Jill was a girls bunk counselor.
We met and became friends during daily camp activities during my first summer at Ramah and his second summer at Ramah.
Read Bob and Loretta’s story in “Some Enchanted Summer: Many a Marriage Has Started with an Encounter at Camp,” which appeared in the Washington Jewish Week in August 2008.
My best friend from school came to visit camp and her boyfriend from the previous summer.
I met Steve on the staff train up to camp in 1968 (I was 17 1/2.) when I sat on the arm of his chair to have a discussion with others around him. It was love at first sight, all the better because my other job at camp was as a swimming teacher, so we […]
We met at Ramah in Canada in 1968, where we were both madrichim.
I met David when he was training CITs in camping. We spent free time and days off together all summer and continued the relationship through the next year.
Dan and I met in June of 1967, right after the Six Day War. Palmer was an amazing place to be at that time, especially for me, as I was new to the entire Ramah experience, and was coming for the first time on staff.
Jonathan (then called “Yoni”) was a graduate of the Mador Program at Poconos and was assigned (against his wishes, since he was a Poconos camper) to Berkshires.
We met over dinner in the chadar ochel during staff week. It turned out that Deena was friends with a girl I had known in USY and I sat down, ostensibly with her, and impressed Deena by making the other girl laugh throughout dinner.