Entries by FOBTC

City Announces Workshops for Master Plan

If you have thoughts and/or have the time to attend a Master Planning session, we encourage you to participate! This is a big step towards getting our beloved BTC re-built. From the City of Berkeley: Tuolumne Camp Master Development Plan Concept and Online Survey Released; Public Workshop Dates Announced. Berkeley, California (Thursday, April 9, 2015) […]

Golf Tournament a success!

Hey Campers + Staff, We had a phenomenal fundraiser on Friday, the 1st Annual BTC Golf Tournament! On a bright and sunny day, 93 golfers competed in teams, and brought the Tuolumne Spirit to the greens and fairways of Tilden Park. About 200 supporters attended the dinner and live auction on Friday evening, including the […]

Man Charged with Rim Fire

READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE 8/8/14 FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — While the flames still raced through California’s Sierra Nevada last year, investigators zeroed in on a deer hunter they had rescued by helicopter an hour after the first report of the wildfire that would become the mountain range’s largest in its recorded history. They pressed the […]

BTC vs Echo – A comparison in the Berkeleyside

http://www.berkeleyside.com/2014/07/28/berkeley-tuolumne-camp-vs-echo-lake-camp-veterans-compare/   By Peg Healy After Berkeley Tuolumne Camp tragically burned down last summer, the City of Berkeley hired some BTC staffers and created three sessions of a family camp program at its smaller camp at Echo Lake, near South Lake Tahoe. This camp has charms of its own. Here are my top ten: 1. […]

Upcoming Events

Save the Dates! We have a few events in the calendar and we’d like for you to join us and bring your Camp Spirit to Berkeley: Friday Night Campfire sing-a-along in Berkeley: August 22nd, 5:30-8:00pm  Codornices Park, Berkeley Memorial Campfire featuring Janet Sowers and Rec Staff Alumni Adult Social Hour + Children’s Hour   Join […]

Action Needed! Save the trees

** The deadline has passed. A big THANK YOU to all our campers and supporters who took the time to send letters to the USFS. We will keep you updated as we hear more and can determine what must happen next to preserve what we can of BTC and build back what was lost. ** […]

An Article in The Berkeleyside

After last August’s Rim Fire wiped out Berkeley’s Tuolumne Camp in the Sierra, that announcement at a recent gathering for campers drew a round of applause. As did the declaration by Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates that, “We’re going to do everything we can do, humanly possible… and beyond humanly possible, to rebuild that camp.” But, despite […]

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website! As we move into the new era of camp and re-building, FOBTC has decided to also re-build its website. It’s time: we need a new and better way to stay connected and are hearing that you need a new way to get all the current information about Berkeley Family Camp, […]