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Leadership Transition: Letters from Board President Ilana Drummond and Executive Director Ken Kramarz October 12, 2015Dear Tawonga Community Members,On behalf of the Camp Tawonga Board of Directors, I am thrilled to share that Jamie Simon-Harris, ...

Introducing Tawonga's Young Alumni Board April 20, 2016Millennial Tawongans are paying forward the transformative experiences they had as kids at Camp through our brand new Young Alumni Board. Taking the lessons they learned as campers...

Summer 2016 Highlights August 19, 2016On Tuesday, our last session of campers returned home from an exhilarating experience at Camp Tawonga, wrapping up a joyful 2016 summer. "Tawonga changed my life -- the more I come back, the more happy...

90th Anniversary Gala News November 20, 2015We are thrilled to share an exciting update with you on the success of our 90th Anniversary Gala on November 7. Over 400 Tawongans spanning generations from the 1930's to today joined together for...

Tawonga Bar & Bat Mitzvah training now offered locally during the school year! March 14, 2016Children who have connected to Judaism and the Jewish community as campers at Tawonga may now take that amazing leap into adulthood -- their Bar or...

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Thank you to everyone who shared your "Because of Tawonga" story! The Camp Tawonga community came together in full force to support the #BecauseOfTawonga campaign this spring to raise money for the Campership Fund, both through sharing inspiring...

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Stacy Mason, President Board member since: 2015 Stacy is co-founder and executive director of WomenCount, a progressive non-profit organization that promotes women in politics. She moved with her family to California ten years ago from Washington,...
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How can we help you? Administrative Office Camp Tawonga 131 Steuart Street, Suite 460 San Francisco, CA 94105Phone: 415-543-2267 (415-KID-CAMP) Email: [email protected] General Fax: 415-543-5417 Fax back forms: 415-852-4230For a...
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Camp Tawonga has been practicing joyous Judaism in nature since 1925! In the Beginning Leaders of the San Francisco Jewish community founded Camp Tawonga to send groups of children to the Sierra Mountains for weeklong rustic adventures. Their goals...
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Noar l’Noar (Youth to Youth)

For over a decade, Tawonga has provided a "living bridge" between Jewish youth in the Bay Area and in Israel through our Noar l'Noar program.  Over the years, hundreds of Israeli teens and young adults have come to Tawonga as campers or as staff, and ...
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Mission and Philosophy

About Camp Tawonga For over 90 years, Camp Tawonga has served as a leader in Jewish camping, fostering in children and families a deep connection to nature, community and Judaism within a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment. Tawonga runs programming f...
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Camp Tawonga is proud to share a diverse array of press highlights, news features and messages to our community that underscore our unique programs and expertise leading the field of Jewish camping for a near century. For more information and press in...
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As a leader in Jewish camping since 1925, Camp Tawonga continues to be highlighted in the press because of the unique intentionality of our programs and the resulting profound impact on the individuals we serve. For more information and for any press ...
Tawonga's Year-Round Team

Tawonga's Year-Round Team

Meet the Tawonga Team! Our dedicated professional staff has over 100 collective years of experience at Tawonga, plus backgrounds in youth development, education, Judaic studies, camping, environmental, gender and community studies, sustainable food...
Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Situated on 160 beautiful acres in the Stanislaus National Forest, just 7 miles from the gate to Yosemite National Park, Camp Tawonga is a true oasis where campers can find their best selves, belong to an inclusive community, develop a love for nature...
Why Camp?

Why Camp?

Research shows that attending summer camp positively contributes to the growth and development of children, building their independence, confidence and resiliency. Further, in an age of social media, technology, television and over-subscribed extracurricular...

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Alumni Announcements

Alumni Announcements

Announcements, Announcements, Announcements! Stay up to date with our Alumni community Check out the Amazing Alumni series on our blog ! Share your amazing alumni story with us as you reconnect with Tawonga! We celebrate the many important milestones...
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Plan Your Reunion

Plan Your Reunion

Want to plan a reunion with your old camp friends? We can help! Organize a reunion today. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.Go to our Community Portal to start reconnecting with the Tawonga community now. Click here
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Reconnect with Tawonga

Welcome HomeWhether you’re near or far, bring Tawonga closer to you! Now, it is easier than ever to reconnect with Tawonga and your old friends.Fill out the following form to let us know where you are and how we can reach you or make sure that y...
Young Alumni Board

Young Alumni Board

Tawonga's Young Alumni Board Could you be our next Young Alumni Board member? Tawonga is looking to grow this board! Learn about board service expectations here .The application is now live – please apply by March 17 . Send any questions to Katie Q...
Camp Tawonga Announces<br>Leadership Continuity Plans

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Camp Tawonga Announces Leadership Continuity Plans Jamie Simon-Harris Named to Succeed Ken Kramarz in 2017 San Francisco, CA October 13, 2015The Camp Tawonga Board of Directors announced today that Jamie Simon-Harris, current Camp Director,...
Camp Tawonga to Announce<br>Future Vision at 90th Gala

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Future Vision at 90th Gala

Camp Tawonga to Announce Future Vision and Introduce Next Executive Director at 90th Gala Celebrating 90 Years of Camping Excellence November 6, 2015The evening will celebrate the Camp’s past, current, and future leaders, introducing incoming E...
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Camp Tawonga offers events for families and children year round! If you don’t see us at an event near you, contact Ashley to tell us where you would like us to do a program or presentation.Tawonga is also proud to partner with like-minded agencies a...

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Welcome to the Camp Tawonga Canteen! Stay toasty in a Tawonga sweatshirt, sing songs around a campfire from your very own Camp Tawonga songbook, or shield your eyes from the sun with a Tawonga baseball cap. We have a variety of items to help keep you...
Community Partner Programs

Community Partner Programs

Camp Tawonga is community-centric. We are a part of a broad community of mission-driven organizations working to make the world a better place and to contribute to a more vibrant Jewish community. We are proud to partner with many like-minded agencies...
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Join a Tawonga Havurah

Havurah comes from the Hebrew word, haver, friend, and describes a group of friends who meet regularly to socialize, celebrate holidays, and participate in one another’s lives.If you are interested in connecting with other families and forming a...
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2014 Camper Reunion & Family Picnic What a blast! This carnival in Golden Gate Park featured a bouncy house, bike blender, field games, arts and crafts and more. What a great way to relive the fun of the summer!Tawonga Alumni Community Celebrates...
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Read our press releases and statements to stay current with Tawonga news:October 13, 2015 Camp Tawonga Announces Leadership Continuity Plans October 13, 2015 Letter from Executive Director Ken Kramarz on Tawonga Leadership Continuity
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Why Camp? Research shows that attending summer camp positively contributes to the growth and development of children, building their independence, confidence and resiliency. Further, in an age of social media, technology, television and over-subscribed...
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Listen to Your Favorite Tawonga Tunes Music is a central element to the Tawonga community and experience. From summer camp hits to spirituals and Jewish numbers, the joy of music is felt every day at Camp. Spirited song sessions follow breakfast and d...
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Glimpse into the Tawonga Experience! Explore Camp virtually with these galleries and videos highlighting different aspects of Tawonga – from our beautiful location on the Tuolumne River to the campers, staff and activities.Summer 2015 Photos ...
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Past Teen Testimonials

Past Teen Testimonials

Here's What Past Teens Had to Say About Their Tawonga Israel Experience I am so grateful to Tawonga for giving me the space to have such a life-changing trip. I met the greatest people, I learned, I loved, and I came home with greater selfless...
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Privacy Policy By using the Camp Tawonga Website (the “Website”), you signify your assent to our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Agreement”). I. Introduction. As part of its business, Camp Tawonga may gather persona...

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CLICK HERE to submit your facility rental inquiry form today!   ABOUT OUR LOCATION     Our beautiful property encompasses 160 acres along the Tuolumne River, inside the Stanislaus National...
JOLT: National Jewish Outdoor Leadership Training

JOLT: National Jewish Outdoor Leadership Training

Join JOLT 2017! May 25 - May 29 Camp Tawonga and Get, Set, Go! Community Adventures are proud to present the National Jewish Outdoor Leadership Training Program (JOLT) for nature staff across the country -- now in its third year! JOLT is a five-day ed...
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Our four sessions of summer camp, ranging from one to three weeks, are designed to help children grow and thrive.Camp Tawonga’s group-centered philosophy means your child will be assigned to a cabin with like-aged children. Each cabin group i...
2017 Programs, Dates & Rates

2017 Programs, Dates & Rates

We're thrilled you are considering a season with Tawonga for your family. Read on for information about our programs, financial options and registration. Feel free to call or email us if you have any questions about which program is right for your c...
A Day at Camp

A Day at Camp

A typical day at Camp Tawonga is designed by the cabin group along with their counselors. Rooted in group-centered camping, children learn consensus decision-making skills and participate in the majority of activities together with their bunkmates. This...
Application for Teen Programs

Application for Teen Programs

Selection Process for Teen Leadership Programs All leadership programs are competitive and based on applications and personal interviews.-Teens - not parents - are responsible for each step in the process.-Apply early - spaces are limited. Applications...
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Sending Your Child to Camp Is a Big Step We view our relationship with you as a partnership and want to help support you as you prepare to send your child to camp. Below are Tawonga resources to help you prepare, as well as more information about...
Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

CAMP TAWONGA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TIMELINE & PROCESSThe information below outlines the timeline and process for applying for and being awarded financial assistance from Camp Tawonga. If after reading the information, you have further questions,...
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Making Camp Affordable

Making Camp Affordable

Financial Assistance, Grants and Discounts We aim for the Tawonga experience to be an affordable option for every family. If cost makes Camp feel out of reach, please see the various financial assistance options below to learn more about how to make ...
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions for our summer programs. You can also watch this short video of Camp Director Becca Meyer answering the most commonly asked questions at our New Family Orientations.  
Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Your child’s health and safety is paramount. Our director team is available year round to talk with you about any health concerns that you have about your child. Tawonga takes tremendous precautions to provide a safe environment for your child, emotionally a...
Information Sessions & Orientations

Information Sessions & Orientations

For New Campers New Family Orientations New Family Orientations are a great opportunity to meet one of our directors, camp staff and other campers and their families from your area while getting the answers to your specific questions. The orientations...
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Prospective & New Family Orientations

Prospective & New Family Orientations

Tawonga offers several opportunities for you to learn more about camp! We offer many camp presentations in the fall and winter, where you can meet Tawonga staff and get your questions answered.
Once you’ve signed up for camp, we offer New Family Ori...
Quests: Adventure Travel on the Road

Quests: Adventure Travel on the Road

Take friendship, nature and Judaism on the road for a one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure. Teens sleep under the stars, share leadership, and learn new skills in a supportive, small-group environment. Each trip follows a different itinerary and offers...
A Taste of Quest

A Taste of Quest

This one-week trip to Yosemite is an ideal introduction to our Teen Adventure Trips! Entering grades 6 - 7 | Dates: June 18-23, 2017 Experience a dose of real adventure on this incredible Quest to Yosemite National Park! A Taste of Quest is ...
Magical Mystery Tour Quest<br>Mountains, Rivers, Beaches of California

Magical Mystery Tour Quest
Mountains, Rivers, Beaches of California

Join the scavenger hunt! It's a trip of mystery - you won't know if you don't go! Entering grades 9 - 10, June 25 - July 7, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places...
Northwest Canada Quest

Northwest Canada Quest

Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Rafting, Sea Kayaking Entering Grades 9 - 10, July 9 – 28, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places on earth. Learn new skills, like b...
Rock and River Quest

Rock and River Quest

Rock climbing, white water rafting, and backpacking Entering grades 9-10, July 30-August 11, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places on earth. Learn new skills,...
Sierra Slam Quest

Sierra Slam Quest

Whitewater Rafting, Backpacking, Hot Springs, Canoeing Entering grades 7-8, June 25-July 7, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places on earth. Learn new skills,...
Surf and Turf Quest

Surf and Turf Quest

Backpacking, Kayaking, Surfing Entering grades 7 - 8, July 9 – 21, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places on earth. Learn new skills, like backpacking, surfing, a...
Registration is Open

Registration is Open

Welcome (back) to Camp Tawonga! See below for information on how to register for a 2017 programHow to Register Open Registration Registration is now open to the public (as of December 14, 2016).If you are new to Camp Tawonga, you ...
Summer Sessions at Camp

Summer Sessions at Camp

A Taste of Camp Current Dates: June 18 - 23, 2017 Duration:  6 days Entering Grades: 2 - 7This is a great introduction to sleep-away camp! Most campers joining “A Taste of Camp” are new to Tawonga and many are new to overnight camp. Our ...
Teen Leadership: In-Training Program

Teen Leadership: In-Training Program

Get Excited for Tawonga's 2017 SCIT Program! Applications for the 2017 SCIT Program are being considered on a rolling basis until February 24. Click here  to begin. SCIT Program Overview The Specialist and Counselor-in-Training (SCIT) pr...
Teen Programs

Teen Programs

2016-2017 Tawonga Teen Programs Camp Tawonga is thrilled to offer a robust variety of programs for our teens in the 2016-2017 season! Click on each program below to learn more, and feel free to reach our San Francisco office with any questions at 415.543.2267. ...

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Tawonga <br>Bar & Bat Mitzvah Program

Tawonga
Bar & Bat Mitzvah Program

Spots are still available to join our 2017 fall c ohort for current 5th graders (in the 2016-2017 school year)! Tawonga’s Bar & Bat Mitzvah Program feels like the perfect match for our daughter, Sadie and for our family. This is really filling the...
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program: <br>Inquiry and Registration

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program:
Inquiry and Registration

Registration for Tawonga's B'nai Mitzvah program is now open!
Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program:<br>Frequently Asked Questions

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program:
Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of our most frequently asked questions about Tawonga's B'nai Mitzvah program.If you have additional questions, please contact our Program Coordinator at [email protected] 415.543.2267.
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Mazel Tov to our students on their b'nai mitzvah services!   
tawonga year-round

tawonga year-round

Year-Round Offerings for All Ages In response to our ever-broadening community's requests, the magic of Tawonga now extends well beyond the summer season, as well as beyond the reach of children alone:Our year-round offerings include Family...
Family Camp Weekends

Family Camp Weekends

Join Our Seasonal Family Camp Weekends! Camp Tawonga's six weekends for families offer four days of relaxation for adults and fun for kids in the stunning beauty of the Sierra Mountains.Family Camp offers a taste of all that Tawonga has to of...
Keshet LGBTQ Family Camp Weekend

Keshet LGBTQ Family Camp Weekend

Join Keshet: August 24 - 27, 2017Founded at Camp Tawonga in 1997  by former Director Deborah Newbrun, Keshet LGBTQ Family Camp was the first of its kind in the Jewish camping world. Since then, the program has grown and evolved into an important ...

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Teen Winter Retreat

Teen Winter Retreat

Join Tawonga's 2016 Teen Winter Retreat! Wednesday, December 28 through Friday, Dec 30 Reunite with Tawonga teens for our 2nd annual two-night, three-day winter camp adventure at Camp Tawonga! For three awesome days, teens will have the opportunity to...
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Sending Your Child to Camp Is a Big Step We view our relationship with you as a partnership and want to help support you as you prepare to send your child to camp. Below are Tawonga resources to help you prepare, as well as more information about...

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Book of Life

Book of Life

Tawonga’s Book of Life is an online collection of stories from Tawongans who hold camp dearly in their hearts and who have planned to make a gift to provide for Camp’s most critical needs. The stories express the influence that camp has had on their liv...
Eleanor Coffman

Eleanor Coffman

My family’s involvement with Camp Tawonga stated in about 1984 when Eva Newbrun asked my husband, Ralph to serve on the board when our son, David was starting camp. Our first weekend at Tawonga was Memorial Day Family camp 1984 and after that we spent m...
Jen and Jon Boxerman

Jen and Jon Boxerman

"Take me home to the place I belong Camp Tawonga."When I was old enough, my grandma sent me to a Jewish summer camp she knew of in southern California to provide access to Judaism that I didn't have at home in the hopes that i'd one day "marry a nice...
Jessica Colvin

Jessica Colvin

Camp Tawonga ~ Our Family's Home Away From HomeMy husband Matt and I met at Camp Tawonga during Summer 2000. Matt had been working there for 3 summers prior- it was my first summer at Tawonga. I was head of Arts & Crafts and Matt was a supervisor...
Jordan Gill

Jordan Gill

Camp Tawonga was my last hope. I had tried two other camps and had returned with bug bites and tales of boredom – not the friends and fond memories that my parents had promised. My first summer at Tawonga, I was late due to the chicken pox. I sat m...
Katelyn Simons

Katelyn Simons

I love, admire and respect Camp Tawonga more than words can illustrate, but I will try my best. Tawonga is where I grew up, and where I learned the meaning of friendship, values, and community. Camp Tawonga has shaped my approach towards the world around...
Ken Colvin

Ken Colvin

Tawonga Will Shine “How Camp Tawonga Made a Difference in One Child’s Life”Camp Tawonga dates back to the early 1920’s when the Young Men’s Hebrew Association was the sponsor. It was the first Jewish overnight camp for children in San Francisco...
Norman Schlossberg

Norman Schlossberg

“A Camp Tawonga Passover Story” June 27, 2011About 25 years ago, Ken Kramarz—the director of Camp Tawonga—and Norman Schlossberg (a board member) were having lunch in a Chinese restaurant. They were discussing the issues facing Camp Tawonga. At the...
Rachael Abigail Colvin Henderson

Rachael Abigail Colvin Henderson

My best friend and I pinky-swore in the back of my mom’s Volvo when we were 8 years old to go to Camp Tawonga together.  Camp has been in my life ever since that afternoon.  I had the privilege and honor of being a camper for 8 years and a staff member for...
Roger Low

Roger Low

The legacy gift provides me the avenue to fulfill on the tradition of giving and my wish to be a part of the community, which executes Camp Tawonga’s mission.I continued to be touched and inspired by the many way’s Camp Tawonga integrates Judaism’s progr...
Donor Appreciation

Donor Appreciation

Thank You to All of Our Supporters!We are deeply grateful for the support of foundations, Jewish Federations, synagogues and hundreds of individuals who help make Tawonga one of the most exceptional Jewish overnight summer camps in the nation.Children a...
Legacy Society

Legacy Society

Tawonga Legacy Society Members are individuals or families who have made an investment ensuring that the Tawonga of the future will be as strong and impactful for children as it is today.Please join in ensuring a vibrant future for Camp by making...
Mitzvah Project and Fundraising

Mitzvah Project and Fundraising

Looking for a meaningful way to support Camp? Whether it is to support the recovery from the Rim Fire, send kids to camp on a scholarship, provide funds for our Israel Programs, or for general operating support, there are many options to help you raise...
Ways to Give

Ways to Give

You can support Camp Tawonga in various ways Make a significant impact in the lives of thousands of children today and help sustain our Jewish community far into the future. ANNUAL CAMPAIGN- GENERAL FUND Your gift to the Annual Campaign helps Tawonga...
Why Give to Tawonga?

Why Give to Tawonga?

An investment in Camp Tawonga is an investment in the individual… Camp's focus on the core Jewish value of b'tzelem Elohim, the idea that we are all created in the divine image, leads summer campers, adult participants, and staff to see themselves a...
Tawonga Alumni Weekend

Tawonga Alumni Weekend

Who 21+ staff and camper alumni and their partners When Thursday, September 14 - Sunday, September 17, 2017 Cost $295 - Work trades and financial assistance available. Register Online registration is now closed.To register for Alumni W...
Tawonga Institute

Tawonga Institute

Professional Training from Experts in the FieldTawonga Institute is the professional consulting arm of Camp Tawonga, offering expert training, workshops and guidance to nonprofits, NGOs, religious organizations and individuals. Tawonga trainers...
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Learn More

Get Started For more information and to begin training for your organization, email Ken Kramarz or call us at 415.543.2267.
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Podcasts Incident Preparedness: Getting Ready for This Summer Below are a series of five podcasts produced by Tawonga Institute featuring the insights and experiences of our long-time Executive Director, Ken Kramarz, and sponsored by the Foundation...
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Get Started For more information and to begin training for your organization, email Ken Kramarz or call us at 415.543.2267.
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Our Tawonga Institute Trainers are seasoned practitioners with field-tested experience in their areas of expertise. They are also dynamic, experienced facilitators who know how to lead engaging – and even fun – workshops.  Ken Kramarz Tawonga Inst...
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Tawonga Israel Program: Leadership in Action

Tawonga Israel Program: Leadership in Action

Join Tawonga Teens in Israel! A teen travel program for students entering 11th and 12th grade Pre-registration for Tawonga's Israel Program is open until November 8. Please  REGISTER NOW  to secure your spot with a $500 deposit. If we do not have 1...
Tawonga Leadership Continuity,<br>Growth and Change

Tawonga Leadership Continuity,
Growth and Change

Tawonga Leadership Continuity, Growth and Change Letter from Executive Director Ken Kramarz October 13, 2015Dear Fellow Tawongans,This is the most fun I’ve ever had writing about Camp Tawonga, because I get to brag about my amazing colleagues, o...
Teen Leadership Institute

Teen Leadership Institute

Introducing Tawonga's Teen Leadership Institute: A new three week at-Camp program for students entering 11th grade When Session III: July 9 - July 28, 2017 How to Apply Spots are still available in Tawonga's 2017 Teen Leadership Institute! Click...

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Women of the Wild: <br>Backpacking, Rafting, Redwoods

Women of the Wild:
Backpacking, Rafting, Redwoods

Women of the Wild: Backpacking, Rafting, Redwoods Entering grades 7-8 | July 30-August 11, 2017 A Quest is a road trip full of friends and adventure. Sleep under the stars and visit some of the most spectacular places on earth. Learn new skills, ...

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About Our Summer Staff

About Our Summer Staff

Tawonga's Staff: Professional, Dedicated and Loving Our dedicated staff is made up of over 200 individuals, many of whom have been Tawonga campers themselves. Our camper to staff ratio is 1 to 1.5, providing the children with an incredibly supportive...
Apply to Work at Tawonga

Apply to Work at Tawonga

The 2017 Staff Application is now available! **At this time we are only accepting applications for the following positions: Wilderness Leader, Office Staff , Driver and Waterfront Staff*Check out available 2017 staff positions here .Click he...
FAQ: Working at Camp Tawonga

FAQ: Working at Camp Tawonga

Below you will find a list of our most frequently asked questions about working here at Camp Tawonga.
Forms and Documents

Forms and Documents

Hello upcoming summer staff!   2017 forms and documents for hired staff are now available in your CampInTouch account . We can't wait to spend the summer together in the tall, tall trees!
Staff Portal

Staff Portal

Welcome to the Staff Portal
Summer Job Descriptions

Summer Job Descriptions

Summer Positions **At this time we are only accepting applications for the following positions: Wilderness Leader, Office Staff , Driver and Waterfront Staff** Staff Applications for 2017 are now available! Read on to learn about the Ta...
Kitchen/Maintenance/<br>Operations/Health Center

Kitchen/Maintenance/
Operations/Health Center

Essential Roles to Ensure the Success of Camp The following staff positions, though not programmatic, are essential to the success of Camp: Kitchen Assistant Kitchen Manager (1 position: $4000, more DOE. Includes pre-camp training May 25-29 and...
Supervisor Positions

Supervisor Positions

Supervisor positions are crucial leadership roles for people who have prior camp experience or other relevant supervision experience. All department supervisors attend required pre-Camp leadership development and supervision training May 25-29 and June...
Working Directly With Kids

Working Directly With Kids

Tawonga Positions Working with Kids The positions outlined below describe our counselor and specialist jobs. Staff in these roles spend all day with campers, taking care of their physical and emotional needs and running fun, engaging and educational...
Work Here

Work Here

Working at Camp Tawonga Thank you for your interest in the Tawonga staff experience! Whether you are a prospective staff member, returning for another summer, or a parent interested in learning about your child's Tawonga experience, read below to get a...
Year-Round Opportunities

Year-Round Opportunities

Camp Tawonga is an incredible place to work all year long. Our year-round team is hard-working, dedicated and close-knit, and that same warmth and spirit up at Camp can be felt down the mountain in our San Francisco office. Get to know our year-round ...
Young Alumni Board Service

Young Alumni Board Service

Expectations of Serving on Tawonga's Young Alumni Board (YAB) Are you looking for a way to give back to the community and plug back in with Tawonga? You may be a great candidate for an exciting opportunity with our alumni : joining the Young Alumni ...