Tawonga Tidbit

Tawonga Tidbit

🍳 Today’s Kitchen Menu


🥯 Bagel bar with all the fixins and fruit salad


🥪 Sandwich station with turkey, pastrami, roast beef, all the toppings and any leftovers

🍏 Fruit: Apples


🍔 BBQ burgers, hot dogs and chicken with chips and pasta salad

🍉 Dessert: Watermelon and rice krispie treats

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


No backpacking trips on Shabbat.

No bunks on the Challenge Course on Shabbat.


Bunks of Haifa unit (G-7, G-8, B-7, B-8A and B-8B) will depart on their backpacking trips.

No bunks on the Challenge Course this Sunday.

🎂 Birthdays 

What’s so special about today? No birthdays in Camp today!

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

☀️ How’s the Weather? 

Mostly sunny with a high of 95, low of 67

During the hottest time of the day, campers relax in the shade of their cabins for Rest Hour. Our counselors also support every camper to reapply sunscreen and refill water bottles throughout the day. In case you missed it, check out what a typical day at Tawonga looks like, including our daily schedule.

🎧 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!