Entries by Scott Gelfand

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/

1,000 trees were planted by more than 125 volunteers!

The 4th Annual Tree Replanting Party was a HUGE Success! Over 125 people came out to plant over 1,000 trees in a day! The Tuolumne Spirit was strong – families, friends, Berkeley Rotarians and former staff had a great time bringing back the forest! 25 UC Cal students from the Epsilon ETA Environmental Service Fraternity […]

December 2018 Update on Rebuilding Camp Tuolumne

Rebuilding Update & Timeline The City staff and Camp architects Siegel & Strain are now working on the Basis of Design, the final project drawings, which determines what companies bid on to rebuild camp. The City is working with the USFS and FEMA to complete hazardous tree removals, environmental analyses and documentation required to permit […]

2018 Staff Reunion at Cornerstone Brewery in Berkeley!

The 2nd annual Staff Reunion took place on November 23, the Friday after Thanksgiving, with over 50 current and nostalgic former Staff members ranging all the way back to the 50’s gathering at Cornerstone Brewery in Downtown Berkeley! FOBTC bought the first round, gathered around the fire pit, and gave staff an update and a chance […]

2018 Update and Newsletter – The Tuolumne Spirit

Hi campers, staff and friends! In case we do not have your home address and couldn’t send this to you via the mail, here’s the end of year newsletter and latest on camp, including important dates to note in your calendar. If you’d prefer to have us mail you this, please do email scott@fobtc.com your […]

Echo Lake Camp is looking for their new Camp Manager!

The City of Berkeley is recruiting for a new Camp Manager for Echo Lake Camp.  This position was posted on Monday, October 29, and the recruitment closes on Monday, November 19 at 5:00pm. Please feel free to pass along the attached brochure and job announcement to anyone that may be interested in this position.  In […]