Entries by Scott Gelfand

Staff Appreciation!

Being on a staff at a summer camp is a rite of passage for millions of young Americans. It often brings a freedom and independence from their family that they have not known before, and a chance to be a responsible working adult for the first time. It is a glorious time of learning many […]

The latest progress in the rebuilding of Camp Tuolumne

Hi Campers and Staff! The City has done a series of workshops in this Master Planning process to include your feedback – and as of Friday, updated its web page to include the summaries of the recent BTC workshops and the two attached graphic documents. More comments are still flowing in, and combined with Forest […]

July 2015

Announcements, announcements… “The Tuolumne Spirit!” keeping you informed, involved and up to date with your favorite Camp! Here’s your FOBTC July update: * Amazing sold out summer at Echo Lake * Join us on Sept 3rd or 4th for Friends weekend at Echo Lake * The 2nd Annual Tee off for Tuolumne Sept 12th * […]

June 2015 – Get Ready for Summer!

The Tuolumne Spirit! It is almost summertime, and we all know we love to be in the mountains during the summer… UPDATE on Rebuilding Camp: Don’t miss the Parks and Waterfront Meeting! This Wed June 10th 7pm Frances Albrier Community Center 2800 Park St. Berkeley click here for more information: http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Parks_Rec_Waterfront/Recreation/Tuolumne_Camp.aspx ********************************************* Sierra Family Camp […]

February Town Hall Meeting – our Update!

Hi Campers! We had a great Town Hall Meeting on Feb 10th in Berkeley. We were so impressed with campers showing up to get involved, lend their voices, and tell us their concerns. We wanted to send out a recap as to what was discussed, for those that missed it. We had over 100 people […]

Keep your family camping! Plan a summer get-a-way!

Hi dear campers…  we know you love Tuolumne Camp and Family Camping, so as we continue supporting the rebuilding of Tuolumne at Harden Flat Road, we wanted to encourage you to continue to keep your family camping, somewhere, somehow, so that the best memories of being in nature and having fun as a family continue […]

One campers’ inspiration to design a Quilt!

January, 2015 While cleaning my closet last fall, fond memories of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp came flooding back after finding a trove of BTC tee shirts from past years. While I contemplated keeping them, the concept of Wabi-sabi sprang to mind. Not easy to define, Wabi-sabi represents a “comprehensive aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience […]