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Letter from the Executive Director

The power of Camp was on full display this summer, and I couldn’t be happier. I know Ryan, Carlie, and I watched opening day approach with a bit of trepidation. After tremendous disappointment in 2020, campers, staff, and parents descended on the shores of Cass Pond. Everything we worked so hard for was finally coming […]

Letter from the Executive Director – Spring 2021

This year, perhaps more than ever, we were reminded about the power of Camp. I believe we confirmed what we always knew: a summer without camp is no summer at all. We also confirmed something else to be true: the deep connections Takodah fosters stretch far beyond the shores of Cass Pond. If you’re like […]

Searching for Pieces of Our History

Each piece of Takodah has a story to tell. No matter how big or how small it might be, every item has important meaning to those who hold it and learn from it to understand how camp has grown over the past 105 years. Recently, an alumnus acquired an original Camp Takodah mug from a […]

Summer Camp Outlook

When we needed to cancel summer camp in 2020, we heard two nearly universal responses from our camp families: Parents believed we made the safe and responsible decision. Both campers and their parents were heartbroken about missing a summer of Takodah. Now, five months after that decision, we all find ourselves wondering about next summer. […]