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Talking to Campers About a Summer Without Takodah

By now you’ve heard that Camp Takodah is closed for the 2020 summer camp season. We have every confidence that we made the decision that was right for our community, yet we’re all very, very sad about the reality of a summer without Takodah — and we know our campers are too. COVID-19 has had […]

P141: Kids Helping Kids

Providing financial accessibility to campers has always been a priority at Camp Takodah. We believe that “Friendly to All” is about more than word choice and holding the door for the person behind you. Rather, our motto refers to a spirit of nondiscrimination and inclusion, and we believe that breaking down financial barriers is a […]

Parent Advice: “You’re a good problem solver…”

Every summer our season kicks off with two jam-packed weeks of staff training before campers arrive. For the last few years, we’ve brought in experts to teach sessions on behavior management. This year, we were incredibly fortunate to host Deborah Gilboa, better known as Dr. G on television.  In addition to being an excellent speaker, […]

Connecting Kids to Service

When I was a camper, Camp Takodah Candlelight ceremonies offered me nothing short of an education. For the uninitiated, Candlelight is the final evening program of each session at Takodah. The ceremony is held in Memorial Lodge, and it’s reflective, thought-provoking, and visually stunning–the building is dimly lit except for thousands of candles. Throughout the […]