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Guide To Summer Camps

CAMP TAWONGA

CAMP TAWONGA

What we're all about...

Camp Tawonga is a co-ed residential camp located just outside Yosemite National Park on the beautiful Tuolumne River. Our mission of self-esteem, community, appreciation for nature, and fostering positive Jewish identity is woven through all our programs. Learn more about Tawonga, from summer camp for children to weekend programs, to teen leadership, travel, and service learning at www.tawonga.org. Camp Tawonga is committed to its philosophy of group-centered camping, giving counselors freedom to focus on the minute-to-minute and day-to-day experiences of each camper and of their bunk as a whole, while program specialists use their skills to lead the wide array of activities that Tawonga offers. In addition, each bunk backpacks in Yosemite National Park or the surrounding Stanislaus National Forest and spends a day on the Challenge Course, core programs which underscore this group-centered philosophy. Retreats & conferences accepted.

CAMP TAWONGA
CAMP TAWONGA
CAMP TAWONGA
CAMP TAWONGA
CAMP TAWONGA

Contact us

Tawonga Jewish Community Corporation

Ryley Katz

(415) 543-2267

(415) 543-5417

Fax:

Our camp address

CAMP TAWONGA

Near Yosemite Natl Park

CA

Founded:

Type:

Overnight

Age Range:

Campers:

Coed

Lodging:

Comfortably Rustic Cabins

Capacity:

250

Accreditation

ACA

What we offer...

Activities

Acting, Adventure Programs, Archery, Arts & Crafts, Baseball, Basketball, Canoeing, Ceramics/Pottery, Dance, Environmental Ed, Farming/Ranching, Fine Arts, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Music, Nature Study, Outdoor Skills, Religion, Soccer, Softball, Swim Instruction, Swim Recreation, Team Building, Theater, Touring, Travel Camp, Volleyball, Yoga,

Cost & Sessions

Contact us for rates & dates.

Camp Q&A

How do we screen staff?

Ratio of campers to staff?

What are our safety & security policies?

How do we handle disciplinary issues?

What medical resources are available?

What's our typical daily schedule?

How do we help campers with homesickness?

What percentage of campers return to camp?

What kind of food is served?

Can parents visit camp?

How do campers communicate with parents?

Are references available?

What's our policy regarding phones and digital devices?

Is tuition assistance available?