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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 […]

The Whistling of the Winds and the Transformation of Camp Takodah

On September 9th, 1938, a beast was born in the Atlantic. It was a monster with no name. It was a monster with no shame. It crossed the ocean, starting from the west coast of Africa, gained strength through the Caribbean, and then turned due north with its sights set squarely upon the eastern seaboard […]

Opportunities Day 2017 – THANK YOU

We are so GRATEFUL for the 175volunteers who BOOSTED TAKODAH this past Saturday for Opportunities Day (O-Day). Its hard to believe such an incredible amount of work was accomplished in just a few hours: Cleaning all the cabins and buildings Raking about a bazillion leaves Painting Penacook Division cabins Trimming trees and removing debris from […]

The Great News About Homesickness

Even if you don’t read the article (and you should…it’s really good), here’s a funny, heartwarming story: On July 18, 2004, one of our summer campers wrote a truly epic “rescue letter” to her parents. Littered with phrases like, “I hate it here” and “I am mizrible” and “I have been crying 5hours a day […]