Camp is not just about keeping kids busy during the day. The informal nature of summer and camp schedules promotes an ideal atmosphere for children to build friendship, learn new skills, develop their talents and learn more about themselves. The staff at Camp Ruach is committed to creating an atmosphere that will inspire the campers to love Torah, learning and Yiddishkeit.
The summer of 2019 was a tremendous success, with amazing counselors and tons of Ruach!! Stay tuned for information regarding the summer of 2020. For more information, contact Camp Director Mrs. Devorah Ouzzan at or see a list of commonly asked questions below.
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CAMP RUACH FAQ'S
What makes your camp the right choice for my child?
The staff at Camp Ruach is committed to creating an atmosphere that will inspire the campers to love Torah, learning and Yiddishkeit. This summer our educational theme will be “Brachot”. We will be exploring Brachot in all areas of our lives
(Mitzvot,Tefillah, Weather, Food etc) Our weekly themes will be connected to daily lessons, fun activities, trips and practical applications. Camp is not just about keeping kids busy during the day. The informal nature of summer and camp
schedules promotes an ideal atmosphere for children to build friendship, learn new skills, develop their talents and learn more about themselves.
Where is the camp?
The camp’s main location is at the YTE school building. Some of the programming may take place at a local off-site location which will be communicated to parents in advance.
Can I drop off my child before 9:00 a.m.?
Yes, for an additional fee of $10.00/week we will provide supervision as of 8:30 a.m.
Can I pick up my child after 3:30 p.m.?
Yes, for an additional fee of $10.00/week we will provide supervision until 4:00 p.m..
What type of activities are there?
We are planning an incredible summer experience packed full of various activities such as: art, woodworking, scrapbooking, sports, baking, ceramics, water activities, swimming, learning and amazing trips! A camp calendar will be available with more
Do campers go on trips?
Yes! The older divisions will enjoy trips weekly. Kindergarten will join age appropriate trips. Parents will be notified prior to trip day. Some trips we hope to include are Downtown Aquarium, Moody Gardens, Tilt Studio, Fun Plex, Bass Pro
Shops and The Children’s Museum. Trip days are usually on Thursdays.
Does the camp provide snacks or lunches?
Please send sufficient drinks, meals and snacks for your child as the camp does not provide food/ drinks unless it’s part of an activity which involves food (baking, cooking etc). The camp follows the school’s year-round food policy.
What should my child wear to camp?
Boys: 3 and older should come to camp with a Kippa and Tzizit every day. 1st Grade and up should wear shirts that have sleeves.
Girls: 1st Grade and up should wear shirts that cover the elbows and skirts that cover the knees.
All Campers: It’s advisable to send your child to camp with sneakers or closed toe shoes so that he/she can comfortably participate in all the sports and activities.
Is there swimming?
Campers age 15 months through Kindergarten have on-site water play daily. Campers in 1st-4th grade have recreational swim at a nearby swimming pool once or twice a week. All the lifeguards are certified. Boys and Girls swim separately. On trip days swim and water play may be cancelled.