Keep-Calm-Gone-Summer-Camping
January 25th, 2016

It`s time for an Electronics Fast

You’ve read it before on our blogs and you’ve heard it from friends across the globe, the benefits of summer camp are endless. Not only will your kids have fun and make lasting memories, it is proven that spending time in nature is the number one way to negate nature deficit disorder. In today’s world,…

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TamakwaCollections
January 21st, 2016

Winter at Tamakwa

The sunny shores are covered in snow and it’s beautiful. Check out our collection of awesome winter pics and be sure to share any scenic winter shots from your off-season home!   P.S If you are in Toronto, don’t forget about #TamakwaWinterfest on January 31 We love going through the archives to create these collections….

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EchoesFromTheEcho
January 20th, 2016

Making the Right Call

The 2016 Tamakwa staff team is shaping up to be one for the record books!  With many familiar faces, and many new ones as well, we are very excited for the upcoming summer season. While it is easy for many Tamakwans to make the choice to return to the shores for another summer, some are…

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TamakwaTuesday
January 19th, 2016

Get Outside, and Snap a Selfie!

Yesterday was #BlueMonday. It was cold in the city… and it was even colder on the Sunny/Snowy shores of South Tea. Our winter team has been braving the cold up north and taking some awesome photos for us all to enjoy… and it’s pretty cold up there! If Jared can get outside and have some…

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ANDREA3
January 18th, 2016

Working at Camp is a Real Job

Hello my name is Andrea. I am 28 years old and I am a camp-a-holic. Since I was 8 years old I have spent every summer of my life at camp. I have never been to a summer music festival, I have no idea what other people do in the summer, and I couldn’t imagine…

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January 15th, 2016

Exchange Rate Excitement

The current US/CDN exchange rate hasn’t been at this level in years and it’s making headlines across North America. For families in the United States, Camp Tamakwa can almost be considered a bargain, relatively speaking!  The most recent rate is approx. 40% and that’s $140 CDN when you exchange $100 US. We are providing a…

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WhatsUpWithThat3
January 13th, 2016

What`s up with the cabin names?

Many people have noticed that our cabin names are somewhat random and have asked “What’s up with the Cabin Names?”  While many are lakes in Algonquin Park, others seem quite strange. Former Tamakwa Owner/Director Dave Bale has the answers! In the early 80’s we began rebuilding many of the older cabins…the first new cabin was…

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TamakwaCollections
January 8th, 2016

Camp Clothing Through the Ages

While the majority of Tamakwa clothing has remained green and white over the years, there have been many different pieces in the collection. In this weeks collection, we have assembled some of the best and worst Tamakwa fashions since we opened in 1936. Check out our Pinterest board today!    

EchoesFromTheEcho
December 30th, 2015

What`s in a Name?

Ever wonder where the name Tamakwa came from? You are not alone! You would think that the origin of the name would a documented piece of Tamakwa history, however this is not the case. In a quest to find the answer in 2006 South Tea Echo editor Robert Sarner went on a mission… here is…

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TamakwaTuesday
December 29th, 2015

A Star is Born!

The Camp Musicals and Drama department at Camp Tamakwa is a favourite part of the summer for all Tamakwans! Whether watching the show from the audience or performing on the main stage, every camper and staff takes part in the play! Being a part of the camp play is the highlight of the summer for…

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