Tamarack Camps Celebrates 115 Years

Thanks to the Detroit Jewish News Foundation for helping us put together stories from our past, present and future.   The mission of Tamarack Camps is to build a vibrant community by providing enriching Jewish camping experiences for children and
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From Camper to Cold-Brew

It was on a Tamarack bus somewhere on his Western Trip, nose in book, that Max read about coffee. Realizing he knew very little about the seemingly simple drink, he decided he was going to learn about it. In fact,
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Winter 2017 Mazel Tov’s

2000’s: Rachel Belsky and Justin Moss Mazel tov to Rachel Belsky and Justin Moss on their engagement! Rachel and Justin were engaged at the new location of Advance Plumbing and Heating Suppy in Midtown Detroit, Justin’s family business of 4
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Jon Glaser From Brighton to the Big Screen

From Brighton and Camp Maas to television and movie screens, Jon Glaser is coming home this April to the Tamarack Camps’ mainstage! Glaser, who has made a name for himself with roles on Parks and Recreation, Girls, in Amy Schumer’s hit film Trainwreck, and most
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Chen Drachman’s Path

By Chen Drachman (Actress and Israeli Camper Program, 2002) The year was 2002. Some would argue that’s eons ago, some would say “pffft, you’re still young.” I was lucky to be a part of the first ever Israeli Scouts Delegation
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Fall Mazel Tov’s

2000’s: Kari (Guttman) and Alex Altman  Mazel to Alex and Kari on the birth of their son Hudson Robert Altman (Hebrew name Benyamin Gabriel), who was born on July 26 at Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. He was named after his
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Fall Featured Alum: Harriet Orley

What is your connection to Tamarack Camps? I was a camper for approximately six years at Camp Tamarack. I spent one year in Brighton, a year in Sheruth, and two years in Pioneer. I specialized in the drama program during my
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Summer Featured Alumni: Dr. Jeremy Spoon

Photo taken in Khumbu (Mount Everest area), Nepal, June 2011. Dr Spoon has been conducting research on cultural change among the Sherpa in the Mt. Everest region since 2004. Photo: Sarah Jovan From Generation to Generation How Tamarack inspired me
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The Tamarack Camps Girl Scout Badge

Tamarack Camps Outdoor Education is excited to partner with the Girl Scouts of America. This past May, 94 Girl Scouts and their parents came to Camp Maas bright and early for the first Tamarack Camps Outdoor Adventure Day. Participants gained knowledge
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Summer Mazel Tov’s

2000’s: Alyssa Yashinsky – Camp Maas camper 1996-2001; Western Trip 2002; TSS 2003; staff 2004-2010; Parent Liasion 2011; Senior Staff 2012-2013; YAAB 2015-2016 Mazel tov to Alyssa (Maiseloff)  and Sam Yashinsky who were married on  March 27, 2016 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in
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Tamarack Survey

Please take this short survey and you could win an Amazon gift card. Tamarack families and alumni, We value your input.  Below is a link to a brief survey to help us better understand and meet your needs. Please complete by Wednesday, June
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