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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 […]

Pieces of our Past: Part 2 A Moment of Sharing Together

For those of you that knew him well, Buffalo Bob Smith was a kind and gentle soul whose excellent record of leadership set the bar high for staff members from the late 1970s onward. For those of us that were too young to know him or have only heard the name, Bob was a legendary […]

Centennial Spotlight: Bill Allen

Former Camp Director and Executive Director, Bill “Uncle Rusty” Allen, sat down with us to talk about the incredible leaders and personalities of Takodahand the upcoming Centennial Celebration. Click to learn more about ourCentennial Celebration.Register now!

Pieces of our Past: Part 1 Deeds & Descriptions

As we move closer to celebrating our Centennial, Ive been spending some time digging around the archives at the Cheshire Ys Main Office and speaking with long time Takodians about our rich history. My goal is to track down, and share with you, key items, documents, photographs and other such records that show important milestones […]