Tawonga Tidbit

Tawonga Tidbit

🍴 Today’s Kitchen Menu


🥑 Bagel bar with cream cheese, veggie and avocado toppings and fruit salad


🥪 Sandwich bar with turkey, pastrami, roast beef and toppings

🍇 Fruit: Grapes


🌭 BBQ spread with burgers, hot dogs, chicken and pasta salad and potato salad sides

🍉 Dessert: Watermelon


A Note on Alternative Foods
🥦 Tasty vegetarian and vegan options are available for every meal, in addition to a “middle table” with alternative meal options to meet every camper’s needs.

🥣 During breakfast, the middle table offers a wide selection of cold cereal and milk (dairy-free options too), in addition to hot cereal with toppings. Each lunch and dinner, campers can choose from options at the middle table, like sun-butter and jelly sandwiches, tuna sandwiches and hummus. 

🏕 Backpacking Trips and Challenge Course

For the first week of Session A, all campers are in Camp. Backpacking trips and visits to the Challenge Course will start tomorrow!


The units of Nitzanim (B-Aleph, B-Bet, G-Aleph, G-Bet) and Chalutzim (B9, B10, G9, G10) depart to go backpacking.

Bunks B-3 and B-4 will try their hand at the challenge course!

🎂 Birthdays 

What’s so special about today? We are celebrating the birthday of camper Charlotte M.! Happy Birthday Charlotte – enjoy your birthday treat!

Curious what celebrating a birthday at Camp Tawonga looks like? Check out this post!

☀️ How’s the Weather? 

Sunny with a high of 100, low of 67

On an especially hot day like today, counselors always make sure that campers stay hydrated, wear sunscreen and cool off in the pool or the beautiful Tuolumne river.

🎧 In Case You Missed It …

Check out this two-minute podcast clip from best-selling author and Tawonga alum Steve Almond, talking with Cheryl Strayed on the podcast “Dear Sugar.” Steve shares the best piece of advice he’s ever received, and – spoiler alert – it was from his camp counselor at Tawonga over 30 years ago! Fun fact: writing runs in the family – see this piece from Steve’s daughter, Josie, on her Quest experience!


The Tawonga Tidbit provides a daily dose of Camp with our kitchen menu, Camp birthdays and more. We hope this series brings you a bit closer to Tawonga!