TamakwaTuesday
April 26th, 2016

Live Everyday like Earth Day

Friday April 22 was Earth Day! As Unca Lou always used to say ” Leave your Campsite better than you found it…” It was amazing to see so many Tamakwans celebrating Earth Day by sharing photos of their favourite place on earth… Camp Tamakwa! We loved seeing all the scenic photos, so we will be…

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April 22nd, 2016

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day Tamakwa! We are super excited that #Tamakwa2016 is quickly approaching!  Going into summer #81 we are continuously working to make camp more environmentally sustainable. Below you will find a few articles about some of our environmental incentives… Camp Director Margot Perlmutter continues to be very passionate about making Tamakwa a true GREEN…

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April 21st, 2016

Canoe Heads 2016

If you follow our blog, you probably understand the value of summer camp for children.  You believe in the transformative power of camp and that camp provides a natural and supportive environment where kids can learn the importance of cooperation, teamwork, responsibility, leadership and hard work. We feel the same way. It is for this…

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TamakwaTuesday
April 19th, 2016

CIT Banquet

The end of summer CIT Banquet is an exciting event for all Tamakwans. Activity awards are presented, speeches are made and fun is had by all! For many, the most exciting part of the evening is the first steps into the dining hall. Throughout the summer, in complete secrecy, the CIT’s (Counsellors in Training) work tirelessly…

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EchoesFromTheEcho
April 13th, 2016

Girls Camp On Trip

We are overwhelmed by the excitement around our second annual “SOLD OUT” Girls Gone Camping weekend happening this fall. Back in the summer of 2012, veteran Canoe Trip and P.A.C.T. paddler Marc Soberano experienced a different “Girls Gone Camping” adventure… read more about it below in an article from the 2012 South Tea Echo! ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Campers and staff…

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TamakwaTuesday
April 12th, 2016

International Siblings Day!

This past Sunday was #InternationalSiblingDay! While many Tamakwans come to camp with their siblings and cousins, many others start the summer on their own. However, after only a few days at camp everyone feels like a part of the Tamakwa Family! Our close knit cabin groups, daily block periods and our camp wide evening programs are…

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WhatsUpWithThat3
April 6th, 2016

Robbie Who?

Yes, we are turning to our many alumni to help answer this question! This is probably one of the most frequently asked questions and guess what?  We actually don’t know the answer. Who is Robbie’s Point named after? We’ve consulted a few of our trusted camp historians and even they don’t know the reason. So…

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April 4th, 2016

Echo Echo Echo 2015

Tamakwa has always been the source of great stories that help define each summer.  That’s why we always get excited by the appearance of each new issue of the South Tea Echo. Every year, it captures in words and photos the special highlights that Tamakwans experienced during the summer. While the 2015 summer may be…

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March 30th, 2016

The Tuck Shop: Part Two!

We are loving the feedback from our “What’s Up With That” column and have even received a few interesting follow up facts to some of our recently published posts. Dave Bale, our expert “What’s Up With That” columnist recently shared the following regarding our Tuck Shop Post… thanks Dave! —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— While the Tuck Shop is…

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EchoesFromTheEcho
March 23rd, 2016

A Journey Like No Other

Do you remember your very first canoe trip? While many Tamakwans experience their first canoe trip as a Junior Tamakwan, for our international campers and staff this first trip often happens later in life. There are countless articles and blogs written about the value of canoe trip for kids. But what about for staff? Do you…

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