Celebrating Jamie Simon
Saturday, March 25 | Spin SF, 690 Folsom St | 6:30 – 9:30pm
Come out to celebrate Jamie’s 32 years as a “Tawongan”—from camper to CEO.
Dinner | Beer & Wine | Toasts for Jamie | Song Session | Fun & Games
New Family Orientations – Summer Camp
A Taste of Camp
Tuesday, April 25 | Virtual on Zoom (register here) | 7-8 pm
Sessions 2, 3, & 4
Wednesday, April 26 | Virtual on Zoom (register here) | 7-8 pm
This is a great opportunity to meet one of our summer directors and get your questions answered. We highly encourage all new families to attend one of these new family orientations.
More Ways to Engage
Check out recordings of past events below – or take a break from screen time with Tawonga radio.
Also … it’s almost time to register for Tawonga’s 2023 season! Check out our program line up here and information about registration.
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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