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The Camp Takodah Bells

(As shared by Uncle JEF Craig and Yo-Bob Vreeland, April 13, 2016) Our years with the Cheshire County YMCA and Camp Takodah were wonderfulalmost Camelot in nature. However, in 1983, I began to feel a need for a new challenge, and just before the summer of 1994, we found ourselves along with Bob and Madeline […]

Pieces of our Past: Part 4 A Familiar Sign for Every Age

Its a hand painted sign that all of us have seen but few of us if anyone at all know its true origins. As you leave Camp, you pass underneath two words that have tremendous meaning: Boost Takodah! This week, Id like to share what I believe this is the earliest photo of the sign […]

Pieces of our Past: Part 3 A Story Of Service To Takodah Across Generations

The name Dickinson continues to reverberate through the air at Camp Takodah with anything from a quiet story to a mighty cheer. Whenever you drive down the camp road, set foot upon the fields, assemble around the flag, or dive into the cool waters of the pond, youre following the legacy of a family that […]