Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

Welcome to the home of Vermont's Camp Ta-Kum-Ta!

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta provides challenging, extraordinary experiences in a safe
and loving environment for children who have or have had cancer and their families.
Camp exists for Vermont and Northern New York children, 
(including other out-of-state children who are treated in Vermont),
between the ages of 7-17, at no cost to their families.  

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta is Hiring a Program and Event Assistant! Are you interested?

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero is currently seeking a part-time (24 hour/week) Program and Event Assistant who will support the Program Director, Camp Director, and Director of Development with planning our year-round programs and fundraising events for the organization.  Some nights and weekends are required. 

At least three years of experience in administration and/or special events is required.  Camp programming experience preferred.

Please submit Resume and cover letter by Friday, August 29, 2014 to:

 Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, Attn: Program and Event Assistant Search Committee, PO Box 459, South Hero, VT 05486

OR Email: hattie@takumta.org

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta's 4th Annual Motorcycle Ride 

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Register TODAY at http://tktride2014.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1111943

Check out what is happening at our summer program:

Day 1: Flash Mob on Church Street https://vimeo.com/101995015

Day 2: Do you Want to Build a snowman https://vimeo.com/102065163

Mason Rules the Kitchen and Other Things https://vimeo.com/102200905

Hallelujah: TKT Style http://vimeo.com/102219656

Another great moment captured at TKT: https://vimeo.com/102522630

 

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Are you a former TKT camper or a former TKT staff/volunteer?

WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!!!!!


We want to let you know about our 30th anniversary celebration events in 2014! 
Please click here to submit your updated contact information.

 

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Camp Ta-Kum-Ta is a Gold Medal Award Member of COCA-I, an organization whose mission is to strengthen the international community of camps for children with cancer and their families through networking, advocacy, and education.

For more information visit: www.cocai.org

 

 

News & Events

  • 08 28 14

    Shawn Fleury Raises Money for TKT at Thunder Road

     

    Hallstrom Motorsports, a late model racing team which fields the #1 Toyota Camry with driver Shawn Fleury are planning a season long charity fundraising campaign to support Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.

    The Kids Are #1 Fund is a fund set up by Hallstrom Motorsports to raise money for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a year-round camp for children who have or have had cancer here in Vermont and up-state New York.

    “Our goal is to raise $5,000 for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.  We are privileged to do what we do weekly at Thunder Road International Speedway, Barre, Vermont, and we want to share that experience with the Ta-Kum-Ta kids,” said Lisa Hallstrom. 

    The team is holding a raffle now to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.  The raffle is being drawn Sunday, August 17, 2014.  The prizes are a Ruger American 30-06 Rifle with Redfield 3-9 scope, two tickets to the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway September 21, 2014, two Boston Red Sox tickets, a Keurig Machine, two tickets to the Jay Peak water park, a gift pack from the Morse Farm Sugarhouse, a gallon of maple syrup and $250 cash. 

    You can also learn more by visiting Hallstrom-Motorsports.com.

    If you would like more information, contact Lisa Hallstrom at Hallstrom Motorsports, 802-485-4240 or e-mail contact@hallstrom-motorsports.com.  

  • 08 31 14

    Shawn Fleury Raises Money for TKT at Thunder Road

     

    Hallstrom Motorsports, a late model racing team which fields the #1 Toyota Camry with driver Shawn Fleury are planning a season long charity fundraising campaign to support Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.

    The Kids Are #1 Fund is a fund set up by Hallstrom Motorsports to raise money for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, a year-round camp for children who have or have had cancer here in Vermont and up-state New York.

    “Our goal is to raise $5,000 for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.  We are privileged to do what we do weekly at Thunder Road International Speedway, Barre, Vermont, and we want to share that experience with the Ta-Kum-Ta kids,” said Lisa Hallstrom. 

    The team is holding a raffle now to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta.  The raffle is being drawn Sunday, August 17, 2014.  The prizes are a Ruger American 30-06 Rifle with Redfield 3-9 scope, two tickets to the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway September 21, 2014, two Boston Red Sox tickets, a Keurig Machine, two tickets to the Jay Peak water park, a gift pack from the Morse Farm Sugarhouse, a gallon of maple syrup and $250 cash. 

    You can also learn more by visiting Hallstrom-Motorsports.com.

    If you would like more information, contact Lisa Hallstrom at Hallstrom Motorsports, 802-485-4240 or e-mail contact@hallstrom-motorsports.com.  

  • 09 04 14

    Tee Off Fore Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    Warm weather IS on the way (really, really it is).  With the warmer weather comes... GOLF, so mark your calendars for the Annual Tee Off Fore Takumta Golf Tournament taking place at the Williston Golf Course on September 4, 2014.

    http://www.teeoff4takumta.org

  • 09 04 14

    Tee Off Fore Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    Shotgun start at 10:00am

    $140 per individual*
    $550 per team*
    $5 Raffle Tickets
    $5 Mulligans
    *Includes cart, t-shirt and lunch

    Event Contact: Laura Frey 
    laura@teeoff4takumta.org

    http://www.teeoff4takumta.org/

  • 09 13 14
  • 09 14 14

    10th Annual Better L8 Than Never Car Show

    Taking place at the Bristol Rec Field, the show is co-hosted by the Snake Mountain Cruisers and the Addison County Chamber of Commerce. We expect more than 200 vehicles and there will be trophies awarded in multiple categories. Vehicle registration costs only $10 (by 8/29; $15 after 8/29) per vehicle and as in the past, admission for spectators is free, however donations for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta are greatly accepted!

    There is more information available at the website:www.BetterL8ThanNever.com.

  • 09 20 14

    VT Long Drive Competition Championship

    Qualifying takes place from late July to late August.  

    For more details, see below:

    http://vtlongdrive.com/

    https://www.facebook.com/VTLongDrive?notif_t=fbpage_fan_invite

     

  • 09 20 14

    Boyden Valley Winery Harvest Festival

     

    September 20 and 21, 2014 - 10am to 5pm both days

    Premiering a new Limited Edition product

    Wine tasting with Cabot Cheese and Lake Champlain Chocolates

    Local food vendors

    Free Winery tour and meet the Wine Maker

    Grape Stomping Contest at 2pm both days

    Vermont Gift Basket raffle to Benefit TKT

    Horse drawn wagon rides, face painting and more

     

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