Welcome home.

Whether you are new to our community or just new to the experience of being the parent of a camper, we want to be welcome you!

At Tamarack Camps we understand that the decision to send your child away from home for the first time is not an easy one. That is why we are here every step of the way to help you and your child feel at home at our summer home.

Tamarack may offer financial assistance for Jewish families living in Michigan based on need. Financial aid is available for all programs except the Western Trip, Alaska Trip, and Family Camp. For more information, contact us at tamarack@tamarackcamps.com or 248-647-1100.

Choose the program that works best for you and your family:

Camp Maas: Entering 2nd – 9th grades

Mini Camp: Special 10-day session for 2nd – 5th graders!         

Camp Kennedy: Entering 9th grade

Agree Outpost: Entering 10th – 11th grades

Western Trip: Entering 10th grade

Alaska Trip: Entering 11th grade

TSS/Junior Staff: Entering 12th grade

Family Camp: All ages!

Here are some tools to help new campers:

Click HERE to learn more about informational meetings and tours.

Resources:

Camper-Related

“Ten Reasons Why Camp is Important for Child Development” by Barry A. Garst, Ph.D., American Camp Association (ACA)

“The Camp Counselor vs. the Intern” by Dan Fleshler, The New York Times

“Face Bullying with Confidence” by Irene van der Zande, KidPower.org

“How can I emotionally prepare my child for summer camp?” from Shepell

“What should I know before sending my kids away to sleep-away camp?” by Alesandra Dubin, Today

“12 Favorite Books about Summer Camp” by Sloane Tanen, American Grandparents Association (AGA)

“Quiz: Is Your Child Ready for Sleep-Away Camp?” by Allison Brooks, Parents.com

“Letters to Camp,” from LettersToCamp.net

“What Every Kid Needs for Summer Camp” by Suzi Milovanovic, SheKnows.com

“The No Touch Zone” by Norman E. Friedman, M.Ed.

“How to Prevent Homesickness” by Bob Ditter

Staff-Related

13 Reasons Why Every Career-Driven Millennial Should Work At Camp from Levo

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