"An amazing experience! I learned so much, not only about construction and carpentry, giving back, and leadership, but about myself and my capabilities. I surprised myself with how much I was able to do."- Ramp It Up! Participant
Ramp It Up! is taking a hiatus in 2022 after seventeen years. We are reviewing and assessing the program’s goals and objectives. Thank you for your understanding as we plan for future growth. Please, check back with us next year.
JOIN US FOR SUKKOT IN SPRING:
Teens 14 and up are welcome on Sukkot in Spring projects. Find out if your synagogue is participating.
Ramp It Up! with Yachad is a summer program for high school students who have at least completed their freshman year. Students spend a week building an accessibility ramp for a lower-income homeowner with disabilities. Work is done under the supervision of a professional carpenter and counselor. Using team work, 4x4s and power tools, students develop leadership and building skills and learn about issues of poverty, civil rights and the Jewish values of tikkun olam, repairing the world.
Approximately 30 SSL/Community Service Hours are generally awarded.
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