Tawonga Tidbit

Tawonga Tidbit

🍳 Today’s Kitchen Menu


🍌 Scrambled eggs with biscuits and bananas


🌺 Hawaiian chicken wraps with veggies and cabbage slaw

🍏 Fruit: Apples


🍝 Fettucini Alfredo with roasted zucchini and squash and garlic bread

 🍉 Dessert: Brownies

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


The units of Carmel (G-1, G-2, B-1, B-2) and Eilat (G-5, G-6, B-5, B-6) are heading to the trailhead for their backpacking trips.

Bunks G-7 and G-8 are at the Challenge Course.


The units of Carmel (G-1, G-2, B-1, B-2) and Eilat (G-5, G-6, B-5, B-6) will be on day two of their backpacking trips.

Bunks B-aleph and B-Bet will try their hand at the Challenge Course.

🎂 Birthdays 

What’s so special about today? We’re celebrating the birthday of camper Samara E. and Counselor In-Training Elijah G.! Happy Birthday Samara and Elijah – enjoy your birthday goodies!

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

☀️ How’s the Weather? 

Sunny with a high of 99, low of 65

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 …

Two of Tawonga’s full-time staff (and summer staff alumni) wrote a piece in E Jewish Philanthropy about the benefits of working at summer camp and how it can jump-start your career. Camp Tawonga has been a great place for young people to launch their professional lives and develop crucial life skills for decades. Read the article here.

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!