February 11th, 2015

Family Day Across Canada

Most of Canada will celebrate a holiday called “Family Day” this coming weekend. This holiday was first celebrated in 1990 in Alberta, when their Premier decided it was important for all Albertans to take some extra time with their families in order to emphasize the importance of family values. In 2008, the Family Day long…

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February 6th, 2015

`From Detroit to Algonquin Park` – in the DJN

“[It’s] those neat little things, many rooted in decades-old Tamakwa traditions, that help define the camp. For all its excellent water and land sport activities, canoe trips and arts programs, it’s the folksy, good-spirited, sometimes goofy customs and its “unplugged” nature that make Tamakwa more inclusive, setting it apart.” – Robert Sarner Click Here to read…

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February 6th, 2015

The History of Beaver Canoe

Omer Stringer, Roots, Beaver Canoe and Camp Tamakwa. While most Tamakwans know the connections, few know some of the details… Thanks to BlogTO’s article today titled “Beaver Canoe, from Algonquin to Target”, you can find out more about the deep rooted (pun intended) history between them all! The article is full of incredible photos and…

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February 5th, 2015

Freeze, You`re Busted

Dear Tamakwa Family, We are sad to inform you of the passing of the man, the myth, the legend, Mr. John Fiddes, AKA The Fiddler, Fiddeus, Fiddlesticks, Big Bad John… John was a one-of-a-kind camp personality with a huge heart that spanned over 5 decades at Tamakwa making an impact on generations of Tamakwans, young…

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