Upcoming Events

Camp Info Sessions

Monday, November 28 | Virtual on Zoom (register here) | 6:00 pm
Wednesday, December 14 | Virtual on Zoom (register here) | 6:00 pm 

Join one of our Camp Tawonga virtual information sessions online! Get your questions answered by one of our director team, and get a glimpse into what summer camp at Tawonga is like.


Tot Shabbat at Urban Adamah

Saturday, January 28 | Urban Adamah, Berkeley | Registration link coming

Join Tawonga and Urban Adamah for a musical tot shabbat to build community, have fun, sing and dance! Song leader Isaac Zones will lead the group in a program best suited for families with children 6 years old and under, but of course, older children are always welcome. Save the date! Registration link coming soon.

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.

Tawonga Radio

Tap into the Camp spirit and take a break from screens through Tawonga Radio! Stories below:

📻  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!

 

Questions

Feel free to email info@tawonga.org or call 415.543.2267 with any questions.

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