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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

Why Summer Camp? I’ll Tell You Why.

For Tamarack campers, the end of June brings endless smiles. School closes for two whole months and campers move to their “home away from home.” Mornings are spent with sleepy-eyed bunkmates and nights come alive with laughter. Days are filled with friends, food-fights, and countless memories. Ask those of us who went to camp and … Read more

Alumni Champion- Joel Kirsch

Joel Kirsch began at Tamarack Camps in 1991 as a Senior Side camper at Brighton. The next step in his Tamarack journey took him through the Maas villages from DeRoy, all the way to Pioneer. His camper years culminated with the Western and Alaska trips. Joel was then a TSS, a counselor in DeRoy and … 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

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

From the Lake, to the Office, and Back!

Growing up, my summers were always something I looked forward to no matter what I did. I joined the camp game a bit late and did not attend Tamaracks Camps, but had the best 3 years as a camper at another amazing camp. My camp, my home away from home, unfortunately closed down my second … Read more