Entries by Scott Gelfand

FOBTC at The City of Berkeley Council Meeting

Hi Campers, Staff and Friends!  On Tues Nov 29th, 2016, the Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront division gave the City of Berkeley Council Members a full report on the progress and current status of their Camps division, as the City Council and Mayor get ready to make important decisions on the allocation of funds towards various […]

Tues Nov 29th 5:30pm City Council Meeting

Save this Date and PLEASE come to this important meeting: When: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016, from 5:30pm – 6:30pm Where: Council Chambers, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley Soon the Berkeley City Council will start making some critical decisions about rebuilding camp. At this work session, the City Council will get a report from […]

August 25th – the 3rd Anniversary of The Rim Fire

To commemorate the 3rd year anniversary of the Rim Fire and to bring campers together, we honor this date of Aug 25th. Come out and join family, friends and former staff at Live Oak Park in Berkeley for a campfire and s’mores. Led by former Nature Center founder and Campfire Leader Janet Sowers, along with […]

Summer 2016 Begins!

Echo Lake Family Camp began last Saturday and is off and running with 80 degree sunshine and amazingly beautiful days! This year’s staff is AMAZING! A great balance of long time staff leaders and some great, new people just starting their staff experience – and everyone is having a blast together. They carry the Camp […]

The Recap of Camp Tuolumne Night at The Freight!

Hi Campers and Friends… last Monday night we hosted our 3rd annual Camp Update Night at The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, and we are so grateful to the Freight for hosting us! Our efforts, as always, are to continue to bring the Camp Community as much up to date information, involvement and participation […]

Campers and Staff Plant Trees!

Hi campers, staff and friends! We thought you’d like to know that there were 2 weekends of tree planting in February and March with former staff and campers going up with friends and having a blast! The Tuolumne River Trust and the USFS coordinated the tools, trees, and volunteers. They have planted over 35,000 trees […]