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May 27th, 2014

Not to be Nit Picky, but

Ok, so we have shared lots of fun details like what sort of shampoo to buy, what you need to label (that one was easy, you need to label EVERYTHING) and what sort of beautiful stationary you should be sending with your campers (our postage machine doesn’t like dark envelopes!).  Now let’s talk about the…

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May 21st, 2014

Camp Mail for Everyone!

To Do lists are growing, labeling has likely begun and if you are really a go-getter, maybe you have even started writing a few letters and stashing them away until your kids hit the road.  One thing to know, campers love mail.  Big or small, postcard or letter, hearing from parents is always exciting.  What…

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May 19th, 2014

What You Really Need To Do

We hope you have taken some time to review our Green Book Camper/Parent Manual.  We know there is a lot of information to digest but we promise you, it’s worth taking the half hour to read through everything.  This package is great for first-time parents but also provides some great reminders (and many new updates)…

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May 17th, 2014

Tamakwa for a Day!

The Tamakwa Teaser  is a small taste (ok, maybe more like an itty bitty taste) of what residential summer camp is all about.  Yup, it’s just one day in glorious Algonquin Park but we promise that, it’s a great, jam-packed day. Starting with snacks and a sing-song on the bus ride up, then our traditional camp…

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May 16th, 2014

True Sounds of Algonquin Park

I scream, you scream, we all scream for NO SCREENS. Birds chirping, loons calling, campers laughing, cell phones ringing? One of these things clearly doesn’t belong and I’m sure we all know which one. Many other camps have their own rules and philosophies on what form of electronics are acceptable at their camp and why….

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May 12th, 2014

Tamakwa Stays Green

One of the many sayings from founder Unca Lou we still adhere to at Camp Tamakwa is to “leave your campsite better than you found it”.  Whether you take this saying for its literal sense and make sure you take away all garbage, even that which is not your own, from your canoe trip or…

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May 7th, 2014

Tamakwa on CBC Radio One

On May 1, 2014, just one day after Parks Canada announced plans to install Wifi internet access in numerous locations in parks around the country, Camp Director Craig Perlmutter was contacted by the producers of “The Current”, a daily show on CBC Radio One, to weigh in with his opinion. Below is a snippet of…

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