Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Year Round Programs:

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Winter Weekend Programs

winter weekend- programsOur winter camps are filled with all the fun and friendships of our summer residential program, but are only a weekend long and campers will have the opportunity to try great outdoor activities if they choose. Some of the activities include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating and sleigh rides. At winter camp the campers will have a choice of an indoor and outdoor activity each hour.

2019 Program Dates:

Winter Weekend- Middle Campers
January 11, 12 & 13, 2019
(NOTE: Campers & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

Winter Weekend- Youngest Campers
February 8, 9 & 10, 2019
(NOTE: Campers & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

Winter Weekend- Oldest Campers
March 8, 9 & 10, 2019
(NOTE: Campers & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

Population Served

Children ages 7-17 who have or have had cancer and either live in the State of Vermont or are treated in the State of Vermont.

Program Length

Friday night- Sunday afternoon

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s MOMs Retreat

During this weekend, we have great plans for mothers of children who have or have had cancer – we will offer these moms a relaxing weekend which will include spa treatments, relaxation, pampering and discussion sessions. Walks and great food are also on the agenda. Each mother will also receive a special gift, something such as a Camp Ta-Kum-Ta tote bag with their very own Camp Ta-Kum-Ta spa robe.

This weekend is being offered free of charge to all of our moms who have had a child attend our camp. However, space is limited to only 20 moms.

2019 Dates

April 13 & 14, 2019

(Note: Volunteers arrive on April 12, 2019)

Population Served

Mothers who have had a child participate in a Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Program.  This program is open to mothers of children up to age 17 and have or have had cancer and either live in the State of Vermont, or Northern New York or are treated in Vermont.

Program Length

One Weekend

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Annual Celebration

Annual Celebration

Reunion--programs-webCamp Ta-Kum-Ta holds an annual reunion to welcome back our campers and their families prior to our summer camp!  This is a fun afternoon filled with face painting, music, a BBQ and lots more!

2019 Date

June 2, 2019

Population Served

Campers who have attended one of Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s programs during the year, their families and Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s year-round volunteers.

Program Length

One day

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Summer Program

Our signature program is a week-long summer session where kids partake in traditional camp activities such as swimming, athletics, a ropes course and use their creativity in arts & crafts.   Camp Ta-Kum-Ta offers once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as rock climbing expeditions, hot-air balloon rides, formal dances as well as cruises on beautiful Lake Champlain.

2019 Dates

July 21 – July 27, 2019

(Note: volunteers arrive on July 20, 2019)

Population Served

Children ages 7-17 who have or have had cancer and live in the State of Vermont or are treated in the State of Vermont.

Program Length

One week (Sunday- Saturday)

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Siblings Program

siblings- programs2019 Dates

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 13, 14 & 15, 2019

(NOTE: Sibs & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

The program includes 2 nights in the cabins, lots of fun, games, activities, yummy food, lunch, prizes, new & renewed friendships and lots of opportunity to connect with other siblings.

Population Served

This Program is open to children ages 7 to 17 who have a sibling who has, or has had cancer and has attended Camp TKT’s Summer Program.

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

Exchange Program with Camp RAP-A-HOPE in Mobile, AL

Rap-A-Hope--Programs-webCamp Ta-Kum-Ta in South Hero, Vermont and Camp Rap-A-Hope in Mobile, Alabama are the first Pediatric oncology camps to create an exchange program.  The past two winters two campers and two counselors from Camp Rap-A-Hope came to Vermont and participated in one of our Winter Programs. It was such a SUCCESS that Camp Rap-A-Hope wants some of Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s campers to experience one of their programs.

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta has sent two campers and two counselors down to Camp Rap-A-Hope for their Teen Weekend which is held in February!  Camp Rap-A-Hope has an excellent staff lined up, new art projects and many activities to produce a weekend of fun and memories.  This will be an excellent way to have Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s campers to experience Camp Rap-A-Hope, create lifelong memories and make new friends.

2019 Dates

February 22th, 23th & 24th 2019

Population Served

Children at least age 17 who have successfully completed at least one year of our traditional summer program or a Winter Weekend. Children must have graduated from Camp Ta-Kum-Ta within the past year.

Program Length

Friday- Monday

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Dads Weekend

We will have our 3rd Annual Dad’s Weekend in 2019.  This weekend is being offered free of charge to our dads who have had a child attend our camp. However, space is limited to only 20 dads.

2019 Dates

October 12 & 13, 2019

(Note: volunteers arrive on October 11, 2019)

Population Served

Dads who have had a child participate in a Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Program.  This program is open to dads of children up to age 17 and have or have had cancer and either live in the State of Vermont, or Northern New York or are treated in Vermont.

Program Length

One Weekend

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Halloween Party

Our Halloween party is filled with all the fun and friendships of our other year-round programs, but this event opens Camp Ta-Kum-Ta up to not only the campers but also to their families. This year’s event includes fun, games, great festive food, dancing to our DJ’s great jams, and again this year we’ll be Trick-or-Treating though the Cabin Village!

2019 Date

October 19, 2019

Population Served

Children ages up to 17 who have or have had cancer and either live in the State of Vermont or are treated in the State of Vermont, their families and Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s year-round volunteers.

Program Length

5:00-7:30 PM

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

 

Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s Holiday Party

holiday--programs-webOur Holiday party is filled with all the fun and friendships of our other year-round programs, but this event opens Camp Ta-Kum-Ta up to not only the campers but also to their families. This event takes place from 2:30 to 5:00 pm.  It allows campers and their families the opportunity to eat festive food, participate in fun activities and try great outdoor activities. Some of the activities will be: snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating and sleigh rides.

2018 Date

Sunday, December 9, 2018

2019 Date

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Population Served

Children ages up to 17 who have or have had cancer and either live in the State of Vermont or are treated in the State of Vermont, their families and Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s year-round volunteers.

Program Length

2:30-5:00PM

If you should have any questions about this program, please contact the Camp Ta-Kum-Ta Office at (802) 372-5863.

 

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