Daily Schedule

A Typical Day at Family Camp: Weekend Schedule

Time What Description

Good morning!

Peet's Coffee awaits! Adults have the option to wake up early for yoga or a morning walk while Tawonga staff takes care of the kids.


Buffet Breakfast

At Tawonga, “Food is king!” Breakfast features eggs, English muffins, bagels, and cream cheese, plus hot and cold cereal, fresh fruit and other delicious favorites. Vegan, gluten-free, or other dietary needs? We’ve got you covered.


Morning activities

Each morning, kids hang out with Tawonga staff and other kids their age in day groups – playing games, swimming, doing art projects and exploring all the fun activities Tawonga has to offer. Even newborns are taken care of here, giving new parents time to relax and enjoy Camp.

Meanwhile, adults choose from:

• Workshops with renowned educators: Jewish learning, parenting, cooking and more
• Spending time at Arts & Crafts, the lake, or the pool
• Climbing high into the trees on the Tawonga challenge course high elements or participating in a group-building challenge through low elements
• Hiking through the beautiful forest to breathtaking locations on the Tuolumne River
• Lounging on the Dining Hall’s back porch to catch up on some reading
• Yoga or massage (latter available by appt)

12:00PM Lunch Swing by the dining hall for a buffet-style lunch that every picky eater in your family will enjoy.
1:30PM Rest Hour Recuperate and relax with your family. Take time for a nap or explore our beautiful property on your own.

Family time!

Participate in an organized activity like a softball game, climb the challenge course, or "float" through Camp at your own pace. Take a paddleboat out on the lake, prepare an act for the talent show, visit Tawonga's organic garden, make candles at Arts and Crafts, shoot a bullseye at archery, hike down to the river, or relax at the pool. Also, for families needing an extra hand with the kids, Tawonga staff is available for childcare or "nap-sitting."


Blessings & Dinner

Blessings and a delicious dinner – followed by songs and dancing at freilach!

Join other families from your geographic region for a delicious family-style meal while you discuss the highlights of your day.


S’mores and a Campfire!

The entire Camp community comes together at our stage for a group-participation campfire, complete with shticks, songs, and stories.


Pre-bedtime snack

Pre-bedtime snack for kids followed by bedtime.

Parents put kids to bed; Tawonga staff watches over all children's cabins from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Teen Time

Teens hang out with Tawonga staff until 10 p.m. for nighttime games and other fun activities.


Adult-only activities

Adult late-night snack features an incredible spread of delicious food, beer and wine. Sing or chat by the campfire, play board games, participate in a night hike or workshop, or bust a move on the dance floor.


Good night!

We'll see you tomorrow morning...
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Kids at Family Camp playing games

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