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.  

 

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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A CALCUTTA FOR CAMP TA-KUM-TA

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014

McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza

513 Route 2, South Hero, VT

4:00-8:00pm

 

Tickets: 1 ball, 1 dinner = $50.00

1 ball, 2 dinners = $60.00

(You do NOT need to be present to win)

 

All Proceeds benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

 

Buy your tickets TODAY by contacting:

Ryan Johnston  ryanjohnston@mckeespubsvt.com or 802- 372-5503

Hattie Johnson   hattie@takumta.org         or 802-372-5863

 

 

SAVE THE DATE!

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s 30th Anniversary Black Tie Gala
Until There’s a Cure, There’s Camp!

May 17, 2014

The Sheraton Hotel- Burlington, VT at 6:00pm
$125/ ticket OR $1,000/ table sponsor (8 seats)

Accommodations at the Sheraton (Please note: this is UVM graduation weekend so the hotel will sell out SOON, so please make your reservations TODAY!):

Room rate: $235 per night.

To make your reservation visit: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/camptakumta or call 1-800-325-3535  and be sure to mention you are attending the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Gala. 

Accommodations at the Best Western Plus Windjammer Inn (Please note: This is UVM graduation weekend so the hotel will sell out SOON, so please make your reservations today!):

Room rate:  $152.99 (1 Queen Bed) * TWO night minimum *no more than 5 people in one room.

To make your reservations call 1-800-371-1125 and please refer to group number 407499.

*Please note that these rates do not include a 9 percent Vermont tax plus a 1% city tax.

Sponsors

Honorary Chair: Anonymous

VIP Reception

• Antonio and Rita Pomerleau • Vermont Mutual Insurance Group

• Remo and Donna Pizzagalli

Platinum

• Northfield Savings Bank • National Life Group Foundation • Barry’s Automotive

Silver

• Tres Sprague Creative Holdings Inc./ luv2beME! • Bond Auto Parts • PAR Springer-Miller
• Hedberg Wealth Management of Raymond James

• Donald L. Hamlin Consulting Engineers • The Gardner Group at ReMax North Professionals •Seventh Generation • William & Carole Hauke

Bronze

• People’s United Bank • NAI Hunneman • John Laberge • Pasquale’s Restaurant

• Mike and June Heston • Charlie Buttrey • Vermont Children’s Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care
• Tim and Kelly Cota • Jane Donahue-Holt

Table Sponsors

• Ted and Debby Kessler • TruexCullins • Wetherbee’s Catering • Clayton and Debra Johnson • Guernsey Family

• Blair/ Duquette Family • Concept2 • Pete’s RV

• Saint Michael’s College • DePaul Family  • The Irwin Family

 • Union Mutual of Vermont Companies • Wade and Carolyn Walker

In-Kind Sponsors

• SilverCloud Designs • Von Bargen’s • The Orchard House Catering

• FreePressMedia • Finest Image Photography • Hen House Media

• Signarama • The Leahy Press, Inc.• Men’s Wearhouse • 14th Star Brewing Co.

• Adirondack Hard Cider • Vermont Tent • Green Mountain Florist Supply, Inc. • Sodexo

• Swingin’ Vermont Big Band • Sola Salons • Grand View Wineries

If you are interested in tickets to the Gala, or to become a Sponsor
Please Contact Hattie Johnson (802) 372-5863 * hattie@takumta.org

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Watch 2013 Summer Program Highlights

Click HERE  to see our own in-house videos, along with some wonderful stories aired on our local television stations!

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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

  • 04 19 14

    Leisure World Wine Shop Wine Tasting for TKT



    JOIN US for a Wine Tasting for Camp TKT

     Saturday, April 19, 2014 

    12 noon to 6pm! 

    Donations Support Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

     

    We are so excited to be hosting North Branch Vineyards at our Saturday Tasting from 12 - 6pm!  Family owned and operated, established in 2007, North Branch Vineyards is a small winery, which lies beside the North Branch River, a branch on the Winooski River in Montpelier's picturesque valley, producing unique wines using locally and regionally grown grapes.  John McCann will pour and explain the entire process of vine to wine.

     

    Below is a list of all the wines they produce. 

    We will be trying 6 of them!

     

    Frontenac Gris

     

    Seyval Blanc

     

    Miss Maeve

     

    Simply Grace

     

    Traminette

     

    LaCrescent

     

    Marquette

     

    Saint Croix

     

    River's Edge Red

     

    Maréchal Foch

     

    Vidal Blanc Ice Wine

     

     

     

     

    LEISURE WORLD WINE SHOP

    65 NORTHGATE PLAZA

    MORRISVILLE, VT 05661

    (802) 888-9222

     

     
  • 04 27 14

    Calcutta to Benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    A CALCUTTA FOR CAMP TA-KUM-TA

     

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

    McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza

    513 Route 2, South Hero, VT

    4:00-8:00pm

     

    Tickets: 1 ball, 1 dinner = $50.00

    1 ball, 2 dinners = $60.00

    (You do NOT need to be present to win)

    All Proceeds benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

     

    Buy your tickets TODAY by contacting:

    Ryan Johnston  ryanjohnston@mckeespubsvt.com or 802- 372-5503

    Hattie Johnson   hattie@takumta.org  or 802-372-5863

  • 05 02 14

    The Clothes Exchange: Shop First

     

    Shop for bargains and a cause at this year's 12th Annual Clothes Exchange!

    May 2, 6pm-8pm Shop First 
    May 3, 10am-6pm Main Event
    ...
    Come by to check out the best selection of pre-loved and new apparel for women, children, and even men!

    Proceeds from this year's event will benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero Vermont who provide kids that have or have had cancer with a safe and extraordinary experience that allows kids to just be kids. Along with traditional camping activities such as swimming, athletics, and arts & crafts, Ta-Kum-Ta also offers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as rock climbing expeditions, hot-air balloon rides and more.

    The event will be held at the Memorial Auditorium on Main Street in Burlington and will include great selections from well-known local retailers.

    Get there early for Shop First to get first dibs on all of this year's selections and you'll also receive a VIP tote bag which includes some fabulous complimentary gifts and giveaways. Tickets for Shop First are limited so that there will still be an awesome selection available for the Main Event on the following day.


    The Main Event is free and open to the public. We will be rolling out fresh selections throughout the day, so even if you can't get there early, there will still be some great finds available to everyone!

    We accept MasterCard, Visa, AmEx, Discover, cash, and checks.

    For more info check out www.theclothesexchange.org or email us at info@theclothesexchange.org

  • 05 03 14

    The Clothes Exchange: The Main Event

     

    Shop for bargains and a cause at this year's 12th Annual Clothes Exchange!

    May 2, 6pm-8pm Shop First 
    May 3, 10am-6pm Main Event
    ...
    Come by to check out the best selection of pre-loved and new apparel for women, children, and even men!

    Proceeds from this year's event will benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero Vermont who provide kids that have or have had cancer with a safe and extraordinary experience that allows kids to just be kids. Along with traditional camping activities such as swimming, athletics, and arts & crafts, Ta-Kum-Ta also offers the once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as rock climbing expeditions, hot-air balloon rides and more.

    The event will be held at the Memorial Auditorium on Main Street in Burlington and will include great selections from well-known local retailers.

    Get there early for Shop First to get first dibs on all of this year's selections and you'll also receive a VIP tote bag which includes some fabulous complimentary gifts and giveaways. Tickets for Shop First are limited so that there will still be an awesome selection available for the Main Event on the following day.

    The Main Event is free and open to the public. We will be rolling out fresh selections throughout the day, so even if you can't get there early, there will still be some great finds available to everyone!

    We accept MasterCard, Visa, AmEx, Discover, cash, and checks.

    For more info check out www.theclothesexchange.org or email us at info@theclothesexchange.org

  • 05 08 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

     

  • 05 09 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

  • 05 10 14

    8th Annual Lazetera Tasting Dinner

    8th Annual Lazetera Tasting Dinner

    Benefit of Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    May 10, 2014

    PALMS RESTAURANT

    36 STRONGS AVENUE

    RUTLAND, VERMONT 05701

    6:00 PM

    For reservations, contact Gary and Eileen Lazetera

    84 Jackson Avenue

    Rutland, Vermont 05701

    Telephone: (802) 775-3735

    Email: glazetera@comcast.net

    Menu:

    Cheese and Crackers (courtesy of Price Chopper)

    Veggie and Dip Platter

    Antipasto (PALMS SPECIALTY)

    Chicken Piccatta (rave reviews from Palms diners)

    Penne Pasta with red sauce

    Tortellini Alfredo

    Coffee and Tea

    Strawberry Cheesecake

    COST: $35.00 PER PERSON

  • 05 10 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

  • 05 11 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

     

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

  • 05 15 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

     

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

  • 05 16 14

    Our Town presented by the Essex Community Players

    Essex Community Players presents Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

    Directed by Adam Cunningham & Produced by Cindy MacKechnie

    Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

    May 8-11 & 15-18, 2014

    Memorial Hall, Essex

    2 pm & 7:30 pm

    Tickets & Information:     www.essexplayers.com

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