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January 12th, 2017

Breaking News!

Below is the exciting news we shared with all Tamakwans on Saturday, January 7, 2017: (if you didn’t receive our mass email, please click here to update your contact information) Dear Tamakwa Family, Earlier today in Los Angeles, at the annual West Coast reunion of current and former Tamakwans, we announced an exciting new development…

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November 10th, 2016

Golden Day on Golden Ave!

It’s a always a Golden Day on Golden Ave in the West End of Toronto. If you find yourself near Roncesvalles and Dundas, be sure to wander over to Golden Avenue. At the end of the street, you will find a small cafe called Golden, which is famous for their delicious, made-from-scratch foods! Golden’s mini banana cupcakes were…

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May 17th, 2016

It’s Almost #TamakwaShirtDay

Hurray! It’s almost time for #TamakwaShirtDay! Yay! On May 29th Tamakwans from around the world will be celebrating the 1 month countdown until SUMMER! Do you have a favourite photo of you in your favourite camp clothing? Share it today! To read more about what shirt day is all about, click here! To read some…

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May 3rd, 2016

Colour / Color War

While the spelling of Colour/ Color will always be a point of contention with our mix of Canadian and American Tamakwans, there is no question that the fun and excitement surrounding the last few days of camp is worth the wait! Colour war is AWESOME…. and it’s happening this summer! Never experienced it before?  Check out…

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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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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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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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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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May 15th, 2015

Tamakwa Teaser Top 10

Have you ever found yourself standing around the playground listening to a bunch of parents talk about what they need to do to get their kids ready for overnight camp while you silently question if your child will ever be ready for camp?  For that matter, will YOU ever be ready for your child to…

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January 28th, 2015

Let It Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

Winterfest is coming…  this Sunday! While we are thankful for the sunny days we have been having here in Toronto, we hope you will join us in asking Wakonda for some Snow! Thank you so much for those who have already replied to our invite.  It’s going to be another amazing event as the guest…

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