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Going Back in Time with Steve Grossmann

Tamarack Camps has tens of thousands of living alumni whose journeys have taken them all over the globe. Today, Steve Grossmann shares about his time at Tamarack Camps and the impact it has had on his life. Steve met his spouse at camp! When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you … Read more

Raised on Tamarack Camps with Jordyn Kay

Tamarack Camps has tens of thousands of living alumni whose journeys have taken them all over the globe. Today, Jordyn Kay shares her story about just how deeply Tamarack Camps has influenced her life. When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you part of? I attended Tamarack Camps starting in 1994 when … Read more

Back to the 80s and 90s with Carolyn Fox

Tamarack Camps has tens of thousands of living alumni whose journeys have taken them all over the globe. Today, passionate alum Carolyn Fox shares her meaningful story below. Her Tamarack Camps legacy continues with her daughter, Morgan, a current staff member. When did you attend Tamarack Camps? What villages or programs were you part of? I … Read more

Cars for Camp!

Have you ever had a car that’s like a family member?  Joey’s car—an old, gold grandpa-esque car with a loud, squeaky wheel—had been in our lives since we met in 2011. In fact, it was the car driven on our first date. It was well loved, well used, but getting old and needed work.  Fast … Read more

Alumni Spotlight with Mollie Yarsike

When did you attend Tamarack Camps? I started going to camp slowly, which was perfect for me. I first went for a Shabbat weekend in Shiffman, then one week in Fishman. After that, I went every summer from ages seven to fifteen, eventually building up to a full session in Specialty. I absolutely loved every … Read more

Tamarack Camps Annual Fundraiser

Comedian Nate Fridson will be supporting a cause close to his heart when he performs at the annual Send a Kid to Tamarack (Sk2T) event April 28 at the Berman Center for Performing Arts. Fridson was a Tamarack camper from the late 1990s into the 2000s and then a counselor at Camp Maas after that. … Read more

Camp Maas Switches to the Best. Eggs. Ever!

In 2000, eight-year-old Brittany Feldman sat in the cheder with her Fishman bunk eating breakfast. She would never have imagined that 19 years later, she would be advocating to improve the quality of the eggs at Tamarack Camps. As Manager of Sustainability and Outdoor Engagement at Hazon Detroit, Brittany is diving into her passion to … Read more

Back to My Roots

Hi Tamarack family! After nearly a four year hiatus from camp, I am overjoyed to be joining the Tamarack office as the new Development and Marketing Associate. My role will be primarily focused on alumni engagement. It is so exciting to be back at a place that has always felt like home to me. Why … Read more