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Feb 23 Sun

Family ArtBash Sunday: Blue Jean Bonanza

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Contemporary Jewish Musuem, 736 Mission Street
San Francisco,

Join the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Isaac Zones and Tawonga to celebrate Levis Strauss: A History of American Style! 

When: Sunday, 2/23/2020 10am  – 3pm

Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum (736 Mission Street, San Francisco)

Who: For families with children

More Information Here

Program

The CJM’s family festival days bring together all ages for art making, music, activities, dancing, and more! Celebrate Levi Strauss: A History of American Style with the down-home Jewgrass sounds of Isaac Zones, hands-on fun in a denim art lab, gallery games and activities, a family heritage project, an exhibition of youth artwork from The CJM Upstanders Design Challenge, and much more!

Questions?
415.655.7881 | families@thecjm.org

A Note on Tawonga Down the Mountain Events

✔️ There is no prior affiliation required with a Tawonga program in order to join us at a Down the Mountain event.

✔️ Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

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Feb 29 Sat

East Bay Tot Shabbat with Isaac Zones

Berkeley, CA 9:30 am - 11:30 am PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Urban Adamah, 1151 6th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States

Join Camp Tawonga families for a tot-style Shabbat morning celebration with the amazingly talented song leader, Isaac Zones!

This is such a treat for littles ones and adults alike! This event is free and is best suited to families with children under six years old. Kid-friendly snacks will be provided. The event will be located at Urban Adamah’s beautiful farm. We can’t wait to celebrate Shabbat with you and your family!

The event is presented in partnership with PJ Library Bay Area.

There is no prior affiliation required with a Tawonga program in order to join us at a Down the Mountain event!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

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Mar 07 Sat

Shabbat Unplugged: Purim Edition

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Join Tawonga and the Peninsula Jewish Community Center to celebrate Shabbat and Purim! 

When: Saturday, 3/7/2020 3:30  – 5:30PM

Where: PJCC (800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City)

Who: For families with children

Register Here

Program
Unplug. Slow down. Experience what it means to be connected. Meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon. Enjoy live music with Jonathan Bayer & his Adar Brass Band, learn circus tricks with Circus Center SF, enjoy carnival games and food and drink for everyone!
Questions?
Jeni Clancy | jclancy@pjcc.org

A Note on Tawonga Down the Mountain Events

✔️ There is no prior affiliation required with a Tawonga program in order to join us at a Down the Mountain event.

✔️ Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

Register Now
Mar 14 Sat

East Bay Family Volunteer Day (morning shift)

Oakland, CA 8:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Alameda County Community Food Bank, 7900 Edgewater Drive
Oakland, CA 94621 United States

Join Camp Tawonga for a morning of tikkun olam (repairing the world)! We will help the Alameda County Community Food Bank prepare food items to go to those in need. Spaces are extremely limited, so sign up today! This event is for participants ages 10+. See you there!

Attire

  • Closed-toe shoes are required at all volunteer projects.
  • We recommend volunteers not wear jewelry. If worn, all items must be covered by the provided gloves and/or hairnets.
  • We suggest dressing in casual and clean layers, as the temperature in the warehouse is often cool.

Program

  • Arrive at 8:30am for opening circle and get to know the other families you’ll be working with
  • Volunteering begins promptly at 9am

Note: It is important that everyone who signs up for this event is able to show up as the Alameda County Community Food Bank depends on accurate shift counts to get the work done.

If you have to change your RSVP, please let us know as soon as possible: ben@tawonga.org | 415.543.2267

There is no prior affiliation required with a Tawonga program in order to join us at a Down the Mountain event!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

RSVP
Mar 14 Sat

East Bay Family Volunteer Day (afternoon shift)

Oakland, CA 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Alameda County Community Food Bank, 7900 Edgewater Drive
Oakland, CA 94621 United States

Join Camp Tawonga for an afternoon of tikkun olam (repairing the world)! We will help the Alameda County Community Food Bank prepare food items to go to those in need. Spaces are extremely limited, so sign up today! This event is for participants ages 10+. See you there!

Attire

  • Closed-toe shoes are required at all volunteer projects.
  • We recommend volunteers not wear jewelry. If worn, all items must be covered by the provided gloves and/or hairnets.
  • We suggest dressing in casual and clean layers, as the temperature in the warehouse is often cool.

Program

  • Arrive at 12:30pm for opening circle and get to know the other families you’ll be working with
  • Volunteering begins promptly at 1pm

Note: It is important that everyone who signs up for this event is able to show up as the Alameda County Community Food Bank depends on accurate shift counts to get the work done.

If you have to change your RSVP, please let us know as soon as possible: ben@tawonga.org | 415.543.2267

There is no prior affiliation required with a Tawonga program in order to join us at a Down the Mountain event!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

RSVP
Mar 28 Sat

Camp Tawonga Staff Alumni Spring Service Weekend

Groveland, CA 11:00 am - 2:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Camp Tawonga, Groveland, CA 95321 United States

You are invited to our FOURTH Annual Staff Alumni Spring Service Weekend at Camp Tawonga!

Retreat, Connect, Give Back

  • Plant trees!  We’ll be planting trees, vines and more in the Tawonga garden and native trees to reforest areas around camp that have been impacted by drought.
  • Connect with a small community of former Camp Tawonga staff and their partners.
  • Help cook meals, play guitar around the campfire, soak up the night sky and make our Tawonga garden growth vision a reality!
  • We will be doing manual labor – carrying trees, digging holes, etc. – during a time of year when the weather is unpredictable
  • Tickets are $54 which covers the cost of food and lodging. Please email ash@tawonga.org if you would like to attend and the cost is prohibitive.
  • To learn more, read about a previous year’s Spring Service Weekend 

For questions or more information, please contact Tawonga at (415) 543-2267. 

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

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Apr 05 Sun

A Taste of Camp New Family Orientation – San Francisco

San Francisco, CA 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Jewish Community High School, 1835 Ellis St
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States

A Taste of Camp New Family Orientation – San Francisco

Sunday, April 5 | 3:30 – 5pm

All new campers attending A Taste of Camp this summer, plus families:

Please join us for a New Family Orientation to Camp Tawonga! This is a great opportunity to meet one of our talented directors, dedicated camp staff and other Taste of Camp campers and their families  (siblings welcome!) from your area.

We’ll begin the orientation with everyone together; then kids will go off with fun camp staff to play get-to-know-you games, learn about a day-in-the-life of a camper and ask questions. Meanwhile, parents will have a Q&A with a Tawonga director. We highly encourage all new families to attend one of these orientations. If you can’t make it to your session’s orientation, join another one. We are offering six this year. Click here to find out more.

We are so thrilled to welcome your family to Camp Tawonga!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

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Apr 19 Sun

A Taste of Camp New Family Orientation – Peninsula/South Bay

Foster City, CA 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404 United States

A Taste of Camp New Family Orientation – Peninsula/South Bay

Sunday, April 19 | 3:30 – 5pm

 All new campers attending A Taste of Camp this summer, plus families:

Please join us for a New Family Orientation to Camp Tawonga! This is a great opportunity to meet one of our talented directors, dedicated camp staff and other Taste of Camp campers and their families  (siblings welcome!) from your area.

We’ll begin the orientation with everyone together; then kids will go off with fun camp staff to play get-to-know-you games, learn about a day-in-the-life of a camper and ask questions. Meanwhile, parents will have a Q&A with a Tawonga director. We highly encourage all new families to attend one of these orientations. If you can’t make it to your session’s orientation, join another one. We are offering six this year. Click here to find out more.

We are so thrilled to welcome your family to Camp Tawonga!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

Register Now
Apr 26 Sun

Los Angeles New Family Orientation

Los Angeles, CA 10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Home of the Alcabes Family, 340 N. Fuller Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Los Angeles New Family Orientation

Sunday, April 26 | 10:30am – 12pm

All new campers from Southern California attending Camp Tawonga this summer, plus families:

Please join us for a New Family Orientation to Camp Tawonga! This is a great opportunity to meet one of our talented directors, dedicated camp staff and other campers and their families  (siblings welcome!) from your area.

We’ll begin the orientation with everyone together; then kids will go off with fun camp staff to play get-to-know-you games, learn about a day-in-the-life of a camper and ask questions. Meanwhile, parents will have a Q&A with a Tawonga director. We highly encourage all new families to attend one of these orientations. If you can’t make it to your session’s orientation, join another one. We are offering six this year. Click here to find out more.

We are so thrilled to welcome your family to Camp Tawonga!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

Register Now
Apr 28 Tue

Sessions 2 and 3 New Family Orientation

San Francisco, CA 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST
Icon/Desktop/LocationPin Created with Sketch. Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States

Sessions 2 and 3 New Family Orientation – San Francisco

Tuesday, April 28 | 6 – 7:30pm

 All new campers attending Sessions 2 or 3 this summer, plus families:

Please join us for a New Family Orientation to Camp Tawonga! This is a great opportunity to meet one of our talented directors, dedicated camp staff and other Taste of Camp campers and their families  (siblings welcome!) from your area.

We’ll begin the orientation with everyone together; then kids will go off with fun camp staff to play get-to-know-you games, learn about a day-in-the-life of a camper and ask questions. Meanwhile, parents will have a Q&A with a Tawonga director. We highly encourage all new families to attend one of these orientations. If you can’t make it to your session’s orientation, join another one. We are offering six this year. Click here to find out more.

We are so thrilled to welcome your family to Camp Tawonga!

Please be informed that Camp Tawonga may take photos and videos during this event for promotional use.

Register Now
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