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Zero Interest Loans from Hebrew Free Loan

Northern California residents: Hebrew Free Loan provides zero-cost and zero-interest loans for lifecycle events like summer camp (as well as paying for a bar/bat mitzvah, launching a business, purchasing a home, and more) Learn more at www.hflasf.org.

Southern California Residents: The Jewish Free Loan Association is a nonprofit agency offering assistance to people of all faiths facing financial challenges. For more than 100 years, JFLA has provided a helping hand instead of a handout to hundreds of thousands of people through interest-free loans for emergencies, education, developing small businesses, healthcare and life cycle events and more! Jewish Free Loan has a loan fund specifically dedicated to helping Jewish families send their child/children away to summer camp. Loans on average are about $2000 per child. Learn more at www.jfla.org.

Newsletters: Messages to our Community

2016 Impact Report

April 5, 2017

Together, we are making it possible for more children, young adults and families than ever before to reconnect with their Jewish heritage and community year-round. Read about our year in review …[more]

Save the Date: Tawonga Alumni Weekend

March 2017

For the first time in over a decade, you and your fellow alumni are invited up to Camp for a glorious, adults-only Tawonga Alumni Weekend from October 13-15, 2017 – Save the Date! …[more]

A Vision for Tawonga’s Future, by Executive Director Jamie Simon

January 31, 2017

For the past 15 years, I’ve seen young people at Tawonga discover their voices, develop a strong sense of self and connect deeply to our Jewish community and natural world. …[more]

Summer 2016 Highlights

August 19, 2016

Our last session of campers returned home from an exhilarating experience at Camp Tawonga, wrapping up a joyful 2016 summer. “Tawonga changed my life…[more]

Introducing Tawonga’s Young Alumni Board

April 20, 2016

Millennial Tawongans are paying forward the transformative experiences they had as kids at Camp through our brand new Young Alumni Board…[more]

Announcing Tawonga’s New Bar & Bat Mitzvah Program

March 14, 2016

Children who have connected to Judaism and the Jewish community as campers at Tawonga may now take that amazing leap…[more]