Tawonga • Est. 1925

Jewish Experiences Up and Down the Mountain

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Tawonga. Every season. Always home.

We believe that immersing children in community building, Jewish values and nature helps them become their best selves. They use the experience of Tawonga to make the world a better place.

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Spots Still Available to Join Us This Season!

We can’t wait to welcome your family to Tawonga this season, and you’re not too late to sign up. Spots are still available throughout our slate of programs. Visit our Dates & Rates page for more info on offerings, including Summer Camp, Teen Programs, Adventure Quests, Family Camps and Weekend Programs, and our Bar, Bat & B’nai Mitzvah Program. We’ve made some exciting changes to certain programs and our registration process, so be sure to get acquainted before you register.

Join Us to Celebrate Jamie Simon

You are invited to honor Jamie Simon on Saturday, March 25, 6:30 – 9:30pm at Spin SF. Under Jamie’s leadership as Camp Director and then CEO, Tawonga grew from a renowned summer camp to a year-round agency that offers resonant programs and seeds lifelong engagement in Jewish life. Come together with generations of Tawongans to celebrate Jamie’s 32 years as a “Tawongan!”

Demystifying Financial Assistance

We know the cost of Tawonga’s programs might feel intimidating, and we are committed to ensuring that participating in our programs is an option for all individuals and families, regardless of financial constraints. Our financial assistance program helps ensure that campers, adults and families from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and circumstances can experience the transformative Tawonga mission. Click below to view our pdf guide outlining our timeline, policies, process and more.

Tawonga’s 2022 Impact Report is out!

Whether you’re a camper, parent, donor, family camp participant, staff alumni, etc — your presence in and contribution to our community makes a difference! Read about the ways Tawonga fulfilled our four-part mission in 2022 and how we’re ensuring it continues through this upcoming year and beyond.

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