Famous Alumni: Jake Tapper


Journalist Jake Tapper, host of the new CNN program “The Lead with Jake Tapper” was featured in an article in his hometown Philadelphia Inquirer today. In it, one of his former bunkmates from Camp Ramah in the Poconos was interviewed.

“He always had a book under his arm,” Daniel Weiss, a New York psychiatrist who met Tapper at camp in 1978 said in the article. “He was always in the rafters of the bunkhouse, working on a cartoon. He’s always had wide-ranging interests, always a strong vision of himself. It’s been great” – in the best way possible – “to see Jacob stumble upward.”

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Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at Tangzine.com and MatthewRalph.com. I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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