TamakwaTuesday
February 16th, 2016

PJ Day

On this snowy Tuesday morning, does anyone else find themself wishing they could be wearing their PJs to work/school? If only summer lasted all year round… Happy #TamakwaTuesday Share a photo of you in your PJs at camp on Instagram and be sure to tag with #TamakwaTuesday and we will be reposting them throughout the…

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youarethesunshinethatmakesmyday
February 13th, 2016

Family Day Fun

Happy “Family Day” Weekend to all those able to celebrate it! This holiday was first celebrated in 1990 when the Alberta Premier decided it was important for Albertans to take some extra time with their families in order to emphasize the importance of family values. Since then, this holiday has expanded nation wide!  There are…

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Blog-inthenews
February 12th, 2016

Det.Jewish News: $ave in Canada

It looks like the news about the current exchange rate and how this affects American families is starting to spread. The editors at the Detroit Jewish News are as excited as we are to tell the Detroit community about the additional benefit of sending your child to camp in Canada this summer thanks to the exchange…

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TamakwaTuesday
February 9th, 2016

Best Views at Camp

Did you read our blog “Captured By The View“? In the article, South Tea Echo “Editor in Chief” Robert Sarner writes about his favourite spot in camp.  While there are countless beautiful options to choose from, Robert decides on the Lower Deck as his favourite. What is your favourite spot in camp?  Swim Dock?  Windsurf Dock?…

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TamakwaCollections
February 4th, 2016

Unca Lou and Omer Collection

On a cool and misty morning in the year 1936, a red canoe glided silently across the still waters of South Tea Lake. In it were two young men: one with a dream, Lou Handler (Unca Lou), the other with the skills to make it a reality, Omer Stringer.   For this week’s Tamakwa Collection,…

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WhatsUpWithThat3
February 3rd, 2016

George Who?

Every Tamakwan arrives at camp in a Pointer. Only George Hirsch arrives by water ski! Who is George Hirsch and what is his connection with Tamakwa? Former Camp Director/Owner Dave Bale tells all!  He’s a former Tamakwan and now a very successful international businessman, who travels the globe. And he loved Tamakwa so much that…

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TamakwaTuesday
February 2nd, 2016

Another Winterfest Successfest

While #TamakwaWinterfest was missing some snow, it was certainly a wonderful spring-like afternoon filled with skating, tobogganing, foods, drinks, ice dancing, skating races and much more! A huge How!How! and thank you to all the amazing families who made the afternoon such a success and an extra big thank you to the following people, without…

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TamakwansTalk
January 28th, 2016

Through the Dirt and Grime, He Shines!

The following is our next installment of “Tamakwans Talk” (see the bottom for a brief explanation) written by a camp mom a few summers ago that we recently rediscovered.  Happy reading !!   Dear Vic, Craig and Margot, How can I make this letter of gratitude different than the hundreds of letters you have probably…

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EchoesFromTheEcho
January 27th, 2016

Favourite Trees at Tamakwa

While Lone Pine is the most iconic tree on the sunny shores, former Canoe Tripper/Outdoor Fun Director Snaige (Jogi) Zahn had a few other favourite trees to share. Learn more about some other Trees of Algonquin and where to find them at Tamakwa in this week’s edition of Echoes from the Echo from our 2012 edition.  Growing…

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TamakwaTuesday
January 26th, 2016

The Tamakwa Sign

It’s the first thing you see when you arrive to the shores, and it’s the last place you get your photo taken before you leave for Canoe Trip… It’s the Tamakwa sign on Transpo Hill! Have a favourite photo taken here? Share it today! Share your favourite photo under the Tamakwa sign on Instagram and…

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