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News from the Workbench – Fall 17

The last campers and groups have left camp, most of the leaves have fallen, and our Maintenance Team has shuttered camp for the winter. While Takodah feels lonely without the bustling of campers, it’s an important time for us to improve our facilities. Keith and his sidekicks, George and John, certainly have their hands full […]

Letter from the President – Fall 2017

Has Camp Takodah had a significant impact on your life? Have you become a better leader, parent, or friend because of Camp? If so I call on you to join me in helping secure the future of the Takodah YMCA. Did you know that over 30 years ago we established the Horizon Fund with purpose […]

Letter from the Executive Director – Fall 2017

So far during 2017 we’ve welcomed more Takodians that ever before! Some burst out of cars to embrace old friends, others learned about our nation’s history on NEHT or AHT, while even more found their place at Women’s Weekend. No matter what their connection, we’re proud they take the lessons learned back to their homes, […]

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 […]