March 10th, 2017

Get out of the Office! Get into the Woods!

We know there is a lot of pressure on today’s youth to get “real jobs” rather than working at summer camp.  We have shared  articles from newspapers, (” The Camp Couneslor vs The Intern”) and articles written by camp professionals within our Tamakwa family (“Working at Camp is a Real Job” and “Yes, You Can afford a…

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December 1st, 2016

Being a Model Camper Abroad

August 21, 2016 Dear Vic, Craig and Margot, After missing out on what I heard was another amazing summer on the sunny shores, I wanted to share a bit of what I learned this summer with all of you. Choosing not to go to camp the past two summers was a nearly impossible decision for…

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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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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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December 17th, 2015

Golden Summer for the Goldsteins

The following is our next installment of “Tamakwans Talk” (see the bottom for a brief explanation) written by a camp mom/ alumni at the end of the summer.  Happy reading !!   Dear Craig, Vic and Margot, Hello All – It is hard to believe that another summer has come to an end.  The only…

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December 8th, 2015

The Harvey Deutch Triathlon

The Harvey Deutch Triathlon includes swimming, canoeing, and running, and dates back to the summer of 1989. Campers and staff of all ages enjoy this triathlon as a personal challenge and often make an attempt each year to improve upon their previous personal best times.  Our Junior Tamakwans (grades 1-3) enjoy participating in their own JT…

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December 3rd, 2015

Our Boys

The following is our first installment of “Tamakwans Talk” (see the bottom for a brief explanation) written by a camp mom at the end of the summer.  Happy reading !!   To Vic, Craig and Margot: We are driving up north with our kids and I just felt the need to tell you what a…

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