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A Super Sunday Indeed

There was a renewed buzz in the building – volunteers gathered, people reunited, and phones rang. It was Super Sunday at Federation, April 10, 2022, and it felt so good to be home at the central address for Jewish life in Metropolitan Detroit. During this marquee event, critical dollars are raised to support those in … Read more

Meredith Berlin & Sydnie Saltz

The Alumni Spotlight gives us the opportunity to catch up with a Tamarack alum, hear about where they are now, and learn how Tamarack Camps shaped them. We are thrilled to check in with Meredith Berlin & Sydnie Saltz. Read their story below! When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you part of? … Read more

Matt May

The Alumni Spotlight gives us the opportunity to catch up with a Tamarack alum, hear about where they are now, and learn how Tamarack Camps shaped them. We are thrilled to check in with Matt May. Read his story below! When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you part of? Camp, … Read more

One Year of the Tamarack Times

Happy Anniversary to the Times! One year ago, under the leadership of our marketing cabinet (Lindsey Brenz, Rachel Fine, Becca Fishman, and Jackie Yashinsky), this version of the Tamarack Times was born. Through a monthly publication, sent digitally, our team intended to communicate with our community – in a predictable rhythm with salient stories that covered … Read more

Gabi Steenson

The Alumni Spotlight gives us the opportunity to catch up with a Tamarack alum, hear about where they are now, and learn how Tamarack Camps shaped them. We are thrilled to check in with Gabi Steenson. Read her story below! When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you part of? I … Read more

Spiritually Connected

When not busy with Tamarack, my side hustle is putting on events with my business, Star Trax. Last Friday afternoon, I was part of a walk-through at Temple Israel to look at the site as a potential venue for our annual Send a Kid to Tamarack event in May (spoiler alert). Typically, when I leave … Read more

An Avodah Reunion

Avodah, based in Ortonville at Camp Maas, is a job coaching and recreation program for young adults entering 10th grade, extending into their twenties. Avodah provides instruction in job and life skills and offers social opportunities for those with learning, social, and communication differences. During the summer of 2021, Avodah’s work program included a return … Read more

Introducing Our 2022 Camp Care Team

We are excited to announce our Camp Maas Camp Care Team has been finalized and they can’t wait until the summer of 2022! The team is comprised of teachers and social workers from the community. These individuals work closely with our campers and staff to make sure they are having a safe experience. Most have … Read more

All About Agree

We can’t wait to have another life-changing summer at Charles N. Agree Outpost Camp (Agree). We are so excited to welcome Justin Ozrovitz as the Director of Agree! Justin is no stranger to the outposts, and is a longtime Tamarack camper, staff, and most recently, director! Last summer he led Camp Olmsted, which was our 11th grade outpost program … Read more

Ensuring the Health of our Camp Community

For decades, the Sinai Medical Staff Foundation has made a difference in ensuring the health and safety of our camp community. We are grateful for the Foundation’s continued generosity and partnership, thanks to a newly funded grant that will support critical medical, first-aid, and clinic supplies this summer! Like the Fresh Air Society, the Sinai … Read more