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Tamarack Tales – New offering in 2018

 The camp runs July 15-18 and there is still time to register!  Tamarack Tales is an interactive hands-on-get-dirty exploration of Camp Tamarack’s forest, prairie, wetland and lake features. Participants will start by learning to use DOTS (The Digital Observation Technology Skills) technology kits to analyze lake samples for water quality. This inquiry-based lesson navigates the basics of the scientific method and focuses on the importance of good scientific communication and sharing discoveries with others.  They will use the technology tools found in the DOTS kits to make observations, take measurements, explore the micro and macro details of their environment, and learn…

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Camp Embarks on New Partnership

Collaboration and Rootedness: Camp Tamarack and Rawhide Partnership This spring, Camp Tamarack and Rawhide have begun a new partnership with the re-roofing of the Basile Retreat Center. This particular partnership started back in 1988 when Carolyn Scott (now Dugan) and Jeff Steffen attended Sr. High camp together and became lifelong friends. Fast forward 30 years when Carolyn becomes the Associate Regional Minister: Camping and Jeff is now a Case Manager working at Rawhide. They both saw the opportunity to help one another. Rawhide works with troubled boys between the ages of 13-17 as well as their families in a faith-based…

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American Baptist Women’s Retreat 2018

American Baptist Women have been meeting for 140 years! Please join us for our Annual Women’s Retreat: Dates: June 1-3, 2018 Location: Camp Tamarack, E879 Golke Rd, Waupaca, WI Cost: Friday night-Sunday noon $110.00 cabin or Tamarack or $140.00 for Basile, Saturday only $45.00 (no exception) You can find the invitation here, the letter here and the registration form here. Please contact Linda Jolly at 608-201-2528 or via email if there are questions.

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