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 will be: 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.

2018 Program Dates:

Winter Weekend- Middle Campers
January 12, 13 & 14, 2018
(NOTE: Campers & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

Winter Weekend- Youngest Campers
February 9, 10 & 11, 2018
(NOTE: Campers & Volunteers BOTH arrive on Friday)

Winter Weekend- Oldest Campers
March 9, 10 & 11, 2018
(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

Moms--programs-webDuring 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 a special gift such as wonderful Camp Ta-Kum-Ta tote bag and 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.

2018 Dates

April 14 & 15, 2018

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!

2018 Date

June 3, 2018

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

Summer--programs-webOur signature program is a week-long summer session where kids partake in traditional camp activities such as swimming, athletics, ropes course and 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.

2018 Dates

July 22 – July 28, 2018

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- programs2018 Dates

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 14, 15 & 16, 2018

Camp TKT is very excited to announce our Siblings Program dates for 2018.  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 every fall!  Camp Rap-A-Hope has an excellent staff lined up, new art projects and many activities to produce a weekend of fall 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.

2018 Dates

February 23th, 24th & 25th 2018

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 2nd Annual Dad’s Weekend in 2018.  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.

2018 Dates

October 13 & 14, 2018

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

Halloween- programsOur 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!

2018 Date

October 20, 2018

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, 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 is a day-long event where campers and their families will have the opportunity to eat festive food, participate in fun activities and try great outdoor activities if they choose. Some of the activities will be: snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice skating and sleigh rides.

2017 Date

Sunday, December 10, 2017

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, their families and Camp Ta-Kum-Ta’s year-round volunteers.

Program Length

2:30-5:30PM

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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