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.  

If you haven't all ready... PLEASE "LIKE" Shearer Volkswagen of South Burlington, VT COMPANY PAGE. They are donating $5 to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta for every "Like" they receive this month! Spread the word and help build awareness and support for a great organization!

 

 

 

 

 

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 to:

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

OR Email: hattie@takumta.org

 

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

  • 09 21 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

     

  • 10 04 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.  

  • 10 05 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.  

  • 10 05 14

    22nd Annual Golf Tournament in Memory of Tom Lazetera

    22nd ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

    In Memory Of

    TOM LAZETERA

    October 5, 2014

    Cost: $400 per Team

    REGISTRATION FORM 

    Tournament registration will start at 9:00 a.m. on October 5th, with our shotgun start at 11:00 a.m. Dinner will be served approximately ½ hour after the last team has turned in their score to the Pro Shop.

     

    PLAYER REGISTRATION

    Please list all golfers registering as part of your team.

    Team handicap must total 55 or more.

    If fewer than four, we will match you up with other players to make a foursome.

    Proper golf attire required.

     

    For More Information Contact:

    Chuck Vanderstreet

    Woodstock Inn & Resort Golf Club, 14 The Green, Woodstock, VT 05091

    lcv@woodstockinn.com

    Phone: 802.457.6660

     

    After your registration is received, you are welcome to a special practice round rate of only $50 per player to play the beautiful Woodstock course, including cart! If you are unable to play, please consider sponsoring a hole or donating an auction item.

  • 10 18 14

    Blue vs Red Flag Football Game to benefit Camp TKT

    The 3rd Annual Blue vs Red Flag Flootball Game to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    Addison County Law Enforcement vs Addison County Fire Departments

     

    October 18, 2014 at 12 noon at Middlebury High School

    Donations and Concession Proceeds will be given to Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

    For more information contact Timm Hanley at hanleytimm@yahoo.com

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