Entries by Scott Gelfand

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 […]

In the Spirit of Thanks-Giving… an amazing letter about what “Camp” means!

“…when a Summer Camp Bums Down” By Stephen Fay (Photos by Tim Messick  – http://www.timmessick.com/store-btc) Somebody’s going to say that the destruction, by fire, of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp out near Yosemite is an indescribable loss. It isn’t. It’s very describable: infinitely. Everyone who ever went there can tell you what the loss means. They just […]

The Fall/Winter Report from The USFS!

Hi dear Campers!! Here is the latest report about the Rim Fire Recovery from our friends at The US Forest Service. Our goal is to keep everyone informed about the latest news regarding our precious Camp and forest, and the surrounding area. Click Here for the USFS Final Fall Winter report