End of Year Retreat for Young Adults

End the year right! Spend some time at Camp Tamarack Thurs night December 29th until Sat morning Dec 31st contemplating and making plans for “What’s Next” in 2023. This retreat is for those that are post High School up to 6ish years. The schedule will be set by those that attend, but there will be time for rest, for fun, for worship and connecting with each other and creation. Cost will be $60/person for meals and lodging You can register here Any questions? Contact Carolyn at carolyn.dugan@abcofwi.org or 715-281-2269

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Congratulations Linda Jolly – Hospitality Manager

Congratulations to Linda Jolly who will be adding to her Head Cook duties at Camp Tamarack as our Hospitality Manager. Linda will be responsible for camp security, housekeeping, receiving rental groups and overall supporting the Camp Tamarack mission and vision. Linda has been an incredible asset to Camp Tamarack the past several years as assistant cook and head cook – plus all the “other duties as assigned” she helped with this summer. She is a past camper, leader and makes cinnamon rolls as big as your head!

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2022 staff and volunteers – Thank you!!

What a summer! We are nearing the end of our programming and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all the Cabin Leaders, Health Officers, Weekly Directors and Pastors who helped to make the summer special for all our campers. You are appreciated! A special thank you to our part time staff that helped in various capacities – George Scott as Assistant Groundskeeper and Reshma Zadda, Stacey Martyniuk, Martin (& Gwendolyn) Jolly, Jessica Bulson and Lara (& Ruby) Munger who helped in the kitchen. Linda Jolly and Emma Delikowski have truly gone above and beyond this summer! We had…

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Celebrate, Collaborate, Create! A Pre-Holiday Retreat for Ministers

November 10-12, 2022 (Thursday evening through Saturday morning) Camp Tamarack E879 Golke Road Waupaca WI 54981 All clergy/pastoral leaders are invited to a time of respite and renewal as we prepare for the holidays. We’ll have time to rest, worship together, share our traditions of Advent, Christmas, Watch Night and other celebrations, share resources for sermon and worship planning, and have our own holiday festivities before the busy-ness of the season arrives. Cost: $125 single room at Basile,  $75 per person w/roommate at Basile or $75 person in the John Gray  (covers 2 nights lodging, meals all day Friday and…

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UPDATE to camp schedule

Please note that due to a low camper registration and shortage of volunteers as cabin leaders we will be making the following updates to the camp schedule this season: Primary Camp and Middler Camp will be combining to make one camp. There is no change to Primary campers. For Middler campers, this will mean their camp will now end on Wed and the cost will shift from $265 to $170. This camp will run from July 10-13th. Junior Camp and Jr High Camp will also be combined. This will mean that campers that signed up for Junior camp will have…

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Volunteer Opportunities starting in May 2022

There are several opportunities to share your time and talents with Camp this spring/summer! 1) Help get camp ready for the season: May 13-15 we will be tackling some physical property projects such as chain sawing and moving trees, putting up a new flag pole and more. May 19-21 is Spring in to Camp weekend when we get the lodges and cabins ready for the summer. May 27-29 we will continue to tackle the physi cal property projects we didn’t finish the weekend on May 13th and include more such as fixing Hogans. June 3-5 will be the last weekend…

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Congratulations and Best Wishes to Rev. Kim Drost

Please join me in wishing Rev. Kim Drost well as she takes on a new role as Interim Pastor for First Baptist Church in Ixonia.         Kim has been serving camp in various ways for over a decade : Head cook (with one year of Assistant cook) = ~750 meals including camp casserole and “rolling out the dough” Camp Pastor = incalculable prayers and songs – especially in “Right field” Tamarack Tales Director = rockets, water testing, solar systems, turtle crossings Assistant Minister = billions of blades of grass cut, numerous rentals, spaces cleaned, trees cut up,…

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Updated COVID protocols for 2022 (02Apr)

Please find our updated guidance for 2022 HERE The big changes are: No mask requirements, but if you feel more comfortable with a mask please continue to wear. We will be allowing singing indoors, with physical distancing encouraged Cabin capacity for this summer will be 6 We will not be taking daily temperatures If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Carolyn at carolyn.dugan@abcofwi.org or call/text 715-281-2269.

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Camp is Hiring for Summer Staff 2022

SUMMER POSITIONS 2022 Assistant Cook (1): Helps the head cook prepare and serve meals for all campers . Craft Barn/Canteen Person (1):In charge of running the craft barn, helping weekly Directors with crafts. This position Also runs the Canteen which serves snacks to campers 2x/day. Lifeguard (2): Works with a team to run the waterfront area and ensure safety of campers. (Do not need to be lifegurad certified, but CPR/First Aid a plus) Maintenance Person(1): Helps to maintain the grounds and facilities . Room and board included in compensation If you have questions or are interested in applying, contact Rev.…

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Spring in to Camp will be May 19-21, 2022

Spring is around the corner! You are invited to join us anytime May 19-21 to help prepare the camp space for the summer season. This is the time we open up and clean the cabins, take care of the trails, stock wood, do some mini-forestry, make sure the lodges are in good order and more. There is something for all ages and abilities. Meals and lodging are free! Please let Carolyn know by May 18th if you plan to come up and help: carolyn.dugan@abcofwi.org or call/text 715-281-2269. To learn more about Spring In to Camp and Fall Out of Camp…

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