Upcoming Events

Divorce & Discovery:
A Jewish Healing Retreat – Town Hall

Town Hall and Info Session
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 7pm | Zoom registration

More about Divorce & Discovery Retreat


Pre-Camp Expectations Town Halls
(required for 2022 families)

Session 3 & TLI
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 | 7pm | Zoom registration

Session 4
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 | 7pm | Zoom registration


Save the Date! Tawonga’s Erev Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Sunday, September 25 | Joaquin Moller Park, Oakland (more details to come).
Learn about this annual celebration here


Save the Date! Tawonga Kol Nidre Service

Tuesday, October 4 | Location TBD


More Ways to Engage

Check out recordings of past events below – or take a break from screen time with Tawonga radio.

Also … you can now register for Tawonga’s 2022 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!

 

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