TamakwaTuesday
March 22nd, 2016

99 Days and Counting…

March 21, 2016 marked the official 100 day countdown to Arrival Day for #Tamakwa2016. Excitement was in the air yesterday as Tamakwans from around the world inundated cyber space with their enthusiasm about the 100 day mark! We LOVED seeing all those posts! While we have done our best to like and share them all,…

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lucky you
March 17th, 2016

Happy St. Patrick`s Day

You can’t stop the Green Machine, no you can’t stop the Green Machine!!! Happy St. Patrick’s day everyone!! Put on your favourite green top and have a wonderful day! Bonus points for sporting a green #TamakwaTshirt!

TamakwaTuesday
March 15th, 2016

Silver Days

When the sun is shining, we call it a Golden Day. When it rains, we call it a Silver Day. With Spring upon us here in Toronto we are expecting a lot of rainy days. While it is easy to find fun on Golden Days, it takes a special kind of person to smile through…

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WhatsUpWithThat3
March 9th, 2016

What Makes Lucky Log Lucky?

Hey Tamakwa, what’s up with the lucky log?  Former Camp Director/ Owner David Bale has the answers! Did you know that The Lucky Log as we know it wasn’t always lucky!  In fact it wasn’t the original Lucky Log. The original Lucky Log was actually TWO logs, a pair of stumps (deadheads) in the water…

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TamakwaTuesday
March 8th, 2016

Challenge By Choice

At Tamakwa, particularly at the Ropes Course, we follow the ‘Challenge by Choice’ principle. Campers learn to set goals and work towards achieving them. We know that success looks different for each camper, so with this model each camper sets their own goal and works towards achieving it. While we encourage each camper to set…

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TamakwaCollections
March 3rd, 2016

Best Nine

Have you created your Best 9 of 2015? The “Best 9” app gathers your top 9 posts on Instagram from 2015. We did it, and here is what we got! We loved it so much so that this week’s Tamakwa Collection is all of our top posts from our Instagram account! Click here to see…

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TamakwaTuesday
March 1st, 2016

Surf`s Up!

Windsurfing is an incredibly fun and challenging activity for campers and staff. At the windsurf dock, campers improve their balance, gain strength, have fun and feel a sense of independence on the water. Windsurfing gives campers the thrill of other water sports like tubing and water-skiing, while being safer and more environmentally friendly. Click Here…

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TamakwansTalk
February 25th, 2016

Stronger, More Independent and Outgoing

When we receive emails like this, we are reminded there is so much more to learn at camp than sterning a canoe! (which all Tamakwans learn to do as well…) We thank all those who take the time to provide us with such amazing feedback at the end of each summer! Dear Vic, Craig and…

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TamakwaTuesday
February 23rd, 2016

That Old Tamakwa Spirit

When we think of the words Tamakwa Spirit a few things come to mind. For many the song “Gimme that Old Tamakwa Spirit” comes first, followed by other songs that can be found in our song book. But what is Tamakwa Spirit? Can you put it into words? Share it in a photo? On this Tamakwa…

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EchoesFromTheEcho
February 17th, 2016

International Staff on the Shores

As the summer of 2016 fast approaches, we are excited to once again welcome new and returning international staff to the shores of South Tea Lake. While the majority of Tamakwa’s campers and staff are from North America, each year we welcome Tamakwans from around the world. From Mexico, across Europe, Israel and all the…

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