Entries by Scott Gelfand

Join us for Friends Weekend at Camp Tuolumne!

We’re finally returning to Camp Tuolumne after 9 years! SO exciting! On Fri Sept 2nd to Mon Sept 5th, the Friends will host our traditional Labor Day 3 day extravaganza at Camp! Click HERE for details! We have all the great traditional activities, led by 4 former Rec Directors! Campfires and Hosted Happy Hour every […]

2019 Capital CAMPaign Annual Report

Hi dear Campers and Staff! This summer will be 8 years since The Rim Fire – hard to believe! It can feel like both a lifetime ago and also like yesterday that we were sitting by the Tuolumne River. The great news is the rebuilding is going well, on schedule, and the buildings are looking […]

2021 – a great year ahead

Hi friends… we hope this finds you safe and healthy in this pandemic, and at the start of this new year! We have high hopes for the year ahead.. and here at FOBTC, it is really the next 18 months we’re focused on. With Camp still on schedule to open June 2022, there is an […]

It’s Time – our Third Bell CAMPaign begins!

Hi campers and staff!!! In this summer of Covid 19, we pray your families and loved ones are safe and healthy. We are ALL missing our usual lives, and especially our glorious summers at Camp! But we do have some good news to share – we can almost hear the Third Bell! The rebuilding of […]

Thank you, Marcie Holmes!

A Fond Farewell! It is with mixed emotions (very happy for her, very sad for us!) that we announce that our remarkable Development Director, Marcie Holmes, has accepted a tremendous new job at UC Berkeley! We knew this day would come, as she is extremely talented. She’ll be joining the Student Experience and Diversity Scholarship […]

May 2019: The Future of Camp Tuolumne

The Future of Camp Tuolumne A historic evening to celebrate the rebirth of Camp Tuolumne was held at The Berkeley Repertory Theater on May 13th, as the Friends hosted “The Future of Camp Tuolumne!” Mayor Jesse Arreguin, the City Council, City Staff, Capital Improvement Program Manager Liza McNulty, and the design team of Siegel and […]

2019 Labor Day Friends Weekend – Register here!

Registration is officially open for Echo Lake Camp 2019! Last year we sold out the Friends Labor Day weekend and had one of the best weekends ever! The weather and beauty of that time of year was spectacular! Sign up early and reserve your spot! https://www.fobtc.com/labor-day-weekend/