NiNPAH   2021

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F.A.Q.

What does NINPAH stand for?
How long has NINPAH been in existence?
Who is running NINPAH?
How old are the models?
Are all the models female?
Do you vet both models & photographers?
How many photographers return year after year?
How many models return year after year?
Are there model releases?
Can I publish my photos?
Can I get a certificate stating I attended NINPAH?
What should the photographers bring to wear?
What should I bring with me?
What are the nudity laws in Maryland?
What happens if it rains?
Where is Camp Ramblewood?
What is the history of Camp Ramblewood?
How can I get around the campgrounds?
Is there food available?
Is there food for vegans?
Is there kosher food available?
Is there gluten-free food available? 
What if I need a special diet?
Can I bring food?
What are the sleeping arrangements?
Are pets allowed?
What about service animals?
How is the Cell service at the camp & are there phones available?
Is there public transportation available?
How far is shopping, etc?
Are there snakes & other dangerous critters?
Is there any First Aid at the camp?
Where are doctors, hospitals, or pharmacies nearby?
Where is the nearest gas station?


What does NINPAH stand for?

NiNPAH stands for “Nude in Nature Photo Art Haven” and was created by Stan Goldstein to give photographers and models a private open space to work together to create artistic nude and glamour photography without distractions.

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How long has NiNPAH been In existence?

Our NiNPAH Ramblewood events started in 2012, events followed in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019. NiNPAH is an offshoot of Stan Goldstein’s NiN (Nude in Nature) events, which began around 2009 in Montgomery County, MD.

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Who is running NINPAH?

Stan Goldstein & Camp Ramblewood, with a LOT of extra help!

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How old are the models?

Most are young, from 18 to 28, the oldest model was around 50.

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Are all the models female?

Most of the models are female, we occasionally have male models.

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Do you vet both models & photographers?

We require models to provide proof of age & sign 2257 forms (supplied). We always require the models to submit pictures, but we can’t be sure who the pictures are of. We usually ask models for references from photographers. We ask photographers about models they have worked with. We have a list of banned individuals. There is no formal investigation. 

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How many photographers return year after year?

Many, perhaps half or three quarters, we have not counted.

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How many models return year after year?

Many of our models have attended NiNPAH multiple times over the years.

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Are there model releases?

Yes, all modeling sessions include our broad, commercial model release, and a form 2257 Model’s Age Certification, included as part of the price.

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Can I publish my photos?

Yes, all modeling sessions include our broad, commercial model release, included as part of the price.

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Can I get a certificate stating I attended NINPAH?

No one has ever asked for one, do you want a certificate?

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What should the photographers bring to wear?

Photographers wear whatever they like, but they must NOT be nude.

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What should I bring with me?

All attendees must bring their photo ID and their printed ticket to enter the site.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, everyone (both Photographer, Models and Staff) will be required to wear Facemasks and practice Social Distancing (Models will remove their masks during actual shooting). Therefore, Do Not Forget to bring a Facemask to NiNPAH this year. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS. This is both the requirement of NiNPAH & Camp Ramblewood and will be strictly enforced. You should also bring any other precautions you deem necessary (gloves, hand sanitizer, travel cups, eating utensils, wipes, etc). There will be hand sanitizer at certain locations on-site.  

Photographers should bring your Camera gear, clothing for 1 to 3 days, any medications you will need, insect repellent, sunscreen, a hat, and possibly rainwear. You will also need bed linen (twin-sized sheets a light blanket and a pillow) and a towel and anything you would bring with you on any trip. Be sure you have sufficient batteries (if you bring a flash) and cards (SD, etc.) for your camera(s), also do not forget your camera battery and phone chargers. If you plan on using your credit card you might want to inform your bank that there will be charges from Maryland.

Models should bring your makeup, clothing for 3 days (when not working, lose fitting as to not leave marks).  Any medications you will need, sunscreen, a hat, and possibly rainwear. You will also need bed linen (twin-sized sheets a light blanket and a pillow) and a towel. Some suitable modeling wardrobe and underwear, and you might want a robe. And anything you would bring with you on any trip. Also, do not forget your cell phone chargers. If you plan on using your credit card you might want to inform your bank that there will be charges from Maryland.
Do Not forget your Photo ID  – You MUST have it to enter the site!

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What are the nudity laws in Maryland?

NiNPAH takes place on 160 acres of secluded PRIVATE property! Please stay on-site if nude!

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What happens if it rains?

NINPAH will take place rain or shine. There are numerous indoor shooting locations.

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Where is Camp Ramblewood?

Camp Ramblewood is on the outskirts of Darlington, Maryland.
The address is: Ramblewood, 2564 Silver Road, Darlington, MD 21034Directions to Camp Ramblewood
GPS coordinates are Lat. and Long. 39.646, -76.1745.
The nearest “real” landmark is I-95 exit 89 Location Link (Maryland). It is about 9½ miles from there (15-minute drive). That is the exit for Havre De Grace, MD Location Link
The nearest public transportation is at the train station in Aberdeen, MD Location Link.
You will need to arrange your own ground transportation from the Train Station to Ramblewood. Options include Uber (approx. $25.00* and up), ABC Taxi (410) 272-0272 (approx. $20.00* one way), or other services.
*Prices based on quotes made in February 2020, Please call ahead to arrange and confirm pricing)

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What is the history of Camp Ramblewood?

It was originally a farm. The large white house dates back to around 1835. It has been a camp for a long time. It was a stop on the underground railway. Visit the Camp Ramblewood page for more.

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How can I get around the campgrounds?

You may walk, there will also be some golf carts available for rent. Contact us to get details and reserve one.

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Is there food available?

Meals are served in the dining hall overlooking the pools. View Mealtimes.

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Is there food for vegans?

Maybe, if requested well in advance. Go Here to make a request.

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Is there kosher food available?

Probably the most traif place imaginable.

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Is there gluten-free food available?

Maybe, if requested well in advance. Go Here to make a request.

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What if I need a special diet?

If you are in need of a special diet. Go Here to make a request.

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Can I bring food?

Yes, refrigerator space will be provided. It’s a good idea if you are particularly particular about your food.

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What are the sleeping arrangements?

You will sleep in group cabins, The cabins are completely self-contained buildings with sinks, showers, toilets, and mattresses and box springs. You will need to bring your own linen (twin-sized sheets a light blanket and a pillow). Please bring towels.

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Are pets allowed?

Pets are NOT allowed.

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What about service animals?

Service animals are allowed by law if they are in strict compliance (best to bring documentation).

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How is the Cell service at the camp & are there phones available?

 There is cell service in the central sections of the campgrounds. Toward the edges, little or none. There are no payphones.

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Is there public transportation available?

There is NO public transportation to Ramblewood. There is Rail service to Aberdeen, MD &
You will need to arrange your own ground transportation from the Train Station to Ramblewood. Options include Uber (approx. $25.00* and up), ABC Taxi (410) 272-0272 (approx. $20.00* one way), or other services.
*Prices based on quotes made in February 2020, Please call ahead to arrange and confirm pricing)

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How far is shopping, etc?

There are shopping, lodging, & eateries in Havre de Grace, MD (12+ miles).

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Are there snakes & other dangerous critters?

I’ve never seen any, but probably there are. Exercise due caution & assume there are.

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Is there any First Aid at the camp?

Basic First Aid for minor injuries is on site.

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Where are doctors, hospitals, or pharmacies nearby?

There are a few hospitals in Havre de Grace & Aberdeen (about 12 miles) and an Ambulance service nearby – check Google for details

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Where is the nearest gas station?

High’s Dairy Store, 1230 Main St. Darlington – Phone: (410) 457-5483 – Open 5 AM to 12 AM – approx. 3 miles.

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– updated 7/28/2020