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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 17th, 2016

Tamakwa to Roots to Order of Canada

We always take great pleasure and pride in hearing about the achievements of current and former Tamakwans. It’s amazing what they’ve collectively contributed to this world in every field of endeavour over the past 80 years. This morning, two longtime Tamakwans were awarded Canada’s highest civilian honour in a formal ceremony in Ottawa. Michael Budman…

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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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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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March 6th, 2015

Fiddes, by Vic

I’m certain every Tamakwa friend of John Fiddes wishes they could have attended his memorial service. Many of his closest and dearest Tamakwa friends, despite formidable logistics, were present.  Of course John’s family was there. It was no great surprise that John also endeared himself to many in his intimate community, just like he did at Tamakwa, and they were there…

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February 6th, 2015

`From Detroit to Algonquin Park` – in the DJN

“[It’s] those neat little things, many rooted in decades-old Tamakwa traditions, that help define the camp. For all its excellent water and land sport activities, canoe trips and arts programs, it’s the folksy, good-spirited, sometimes goofy customs and its “unplugged” nature that make Tamakwa more inclusive, setting it apart.” – Robert Sarner Click Here to read…

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February 6th, 2015

The History of Beaver Canoe

Omer Stringer, Roots, Beaver Canoe and Camp Tamakwa. While most Tamakwans know the connections, few know some of the details… Thanks to BlogTO’s article today titled “Beaver Canoe, from Algonquin to Target”, you can find out more about the deep rooted (pun intended) history between them all! The article is full of incredible photos and…

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December 17th, 2014

Camp Tamakwa is Real!

Last year at a camp fair in Ohio, we were approached/mauled by a pair of overjoyed Camp Directors who were surprised to hear that Camp Tamakwa was real!!   Of course we are real!   They even said they watched “Indian Summer” with their entire staff during pre-camp training week every single year.  However, after cruising through the…

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December 10th, 2014

The Famous Tamakwa T-Shirt

Is your wardrobe full of Tamakwa clothing? Do you love your Tamakwa t-shirt? Last year, after one of our most successful Tamakwa Shirt Days ever, we were very excited when our friends at Summer Camp Cultures Blog, wrote a blog about Tamakwa t-shirts appearing on the big screen.  Then, they went on to create an…

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December 3rd, 2014

How!How! to Matt and Sam!

We are always thrilled when anyone in the Tamakwa family gets married. When two people MEET on the sunny shores and fall in love, well that is extra special. Maybe it’s something in the water because the list of Tamakwa marriages certainly keeps growing.  Check out our current list here (if you are not on the…

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