While awaiting our 2021 season at Camp, we hope the below offerings help to infuse the Tawonga spirit into your homes!
In addition to these dynamic virtual events, you can also check out recordings of past events below – or take a break from screen time with Tawonga radio.
Upcoming Tawonga Programs
Enrolled Family Town Halls and Orientations
Join virtual Town Halls and Orientations on Zoom to meet with Tawonga directors and ask your specific questions. All sessions are geared towards parents/guardians, but campers are welcome to join. We recommend that you attend a new or returning family Town Hall (for Session A, B, SCIT and TLI families) and require that you attend a pre-Camp quarantine Town Hall. A Taste of Camp Families are required to attend a pre-Camp orientation. See below and choose the date(s) that work best for your family.
New Family Town Hall
Tues, 4/20, 12-1pm – RSVP
Weds, 4/28, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Returning Family Town Hall
Weds, 4/21, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Thurs, 4/29, 12-1pm – RSVP
Adventure Quest Pre-Camp Quarantine Town Hall (required)
Wed, 5/12, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Session A & SCIT Pre-Camp Quarantine Town Hall (required)
Tues, 5/25, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Thurs, 5/27, 12-1pm – RSVP
Session B & TLI Pre-Camp Quarantine Town Hall (required)
Tues, 6/22, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Thurs, 6/24, 12-1pm – RSVP
A Taste of Camp Pre-Camp Orientation (required)
Mon, 7/19, 12-1pm – RSVP
Tues, 7/20, 7:30-8:30pm – RSVP
Past Event Recordings
📻 From Monotone to the Moon: How One Song Leader Found His Voice: Elan Lavie was a camp song leader who didn’t quite know how to sing. Through sheer determination, he found a way and brought a bunk of 12-year-old boys closer in the process.
📻 Emmett Cooks: From Tawonga Kitchen Staff to Culinary Entrepreneur: When Tawonga’s 2020 summer season was cancelled, Tawonga Lead Cook, Emmett Verba, took a leap of faith. He started “Emmett Cooks,” delivering inventive meals all around the Bay Area. Hear how he got his business off the ground.
📻 Journeys to Tawonga: Ken Kramarz: Former Tawonga Executive Director Ken Kramarz shares how his entire life changed after the summer of 1981 when he worked as a Tawonga Unit Head. “It was a total antidote to everything I had experienced.”
📻 Journeys to Tawonga: Becca Meyer: What made Camp Director Becca Meyer shift from pursuing a PhD in cognitive neuroscience, and studying the brains of mice, to working at Tawonga? Listen to find out!
📻 Journeys to Tawonga: Rabbi Laura Rumpf: What do marshmallows have to do with Jewish teaching? At Tawonga, it turns out, a lot! Listen to this “Journey to Tawonga” with Rabbi Laura Rumpf to hear more.
📻 Journeys to Tawonga: Brenton “Big Fiji” Seeto: How does someone working at a resort halfway around the world in Fiji come to find a home on Tawonga’s summer staff? Listen to find out.
📻 Journeys to Tawonga: Liz Chenok: Liz Chenok survived the embarrassment of showing up at Camp to work her first summer with her entire family in a minivan; now she’s a member of Tawonga’s year-round staff!
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