May 10th, 2016

50 DAYS!!

#Tamakwa2016 is just 50 days away!!! 50 DAYS!! Can you believe it?? Share your excitement online today! How will you celebrate the 50 day countdown? Do you have a favourite photo from camp? Excited #Tamakwa2016 is only 50 days away? Share your photo on Instagram and be sure to tag with #TamakwaTuesday and #TamakwaSpirit. We…

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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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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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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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December 22nd, 2014

Tamakwa Winterfest 2015

Save the Date! Our 5th annual Tamakwa winterfest is almost here! An afternoon full of winter fun with your camp family. What could be better? When: Sunday, February 1, 2015 – 12pm-3pm Who: Past, Present & Future Campers, Staff, Families, Alumni & Friends Where: at Budman Gardens, home of Diane Bald and Michael Budman (Click…

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November 9th, 2014

Let the Countdowns Begin!

As the leaves of Algonquin Park change colour and then fall to the ground and the piles of lost and found are slowly being depleted from both camp offices, the feeling that summer is really over sinks in.  It is very quiet on the sunny shores. We continue to reflect on the wonderful summer we had and start to plan…

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October 6th, 2014

Back to Camp Season

written by Assistant Director (and mom of two), Margot Perlmutter The leaves are turning colour, there is a cool breeze in the air, kids are back at school and parents are planning for…….. summer camp?  We know that many of us have barely finished the last load of laundry from this past summer and our…

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March 11th, 2014

Family Camp 2014

Family Camp 2014 registration is now officially open ! We are thrilled with the response from so many excited young families eager to attend our Family Camp weekend. Sharing Camp Tamakwa with so many moms, dads, kids (and even some grandparents, aunts and uncles) will be an incredible end to our 2014 summer.  We look…

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