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Long Lake, Minnesota

Visit Our Camp TEKO Website
Winter Office: 612-374-0321
Summer Office: 952-471-8216

645 Tonkawa Road
Long Lake, Minnesota 55356

2324 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. two, 1-week overnight options

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Temple Israel in Minneapolis, Minnesota

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm Bay of Lake Minnetonka. For over 50 years, we have provided a safe, educational, and fun Jewish camping experience for children. Camp TEKO is ACA accredited and offers day camp programs for children at least 5 years old and entering kindergarten through sixth grade as well as overnight camp programs for children entering third through sixth grade.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Camp TEKO is welcoming of children with special needs.

Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe, engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime. Prior to the summer, we work with families to create a plan for a meaningful camp experience. We partner with families to provide an environment where every child will thrive. Please contact us prior to camp to discuss the needs of your camper.

Dance, Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Soccer, Swimming, Waterfront/Aquatics, Team Sports, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Israeli Culture, Fishing, Swim Lessons.

CAMP LOCATION: Temple Israel’s Camp TEKO is located on more than 18 acres of beautiful shoreline property on the North Arm bay of Lake Minnetonka, just 25 minutes West of Minneapolis.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 4 small cabins, one large cabin, and two beautiful indoor spaces. Many of our activities take place outside in nature.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: We are an ACA accredited camp. Camp TEKO is a place to have a fulfilling experience bonding with friends, developing new skills, exploring your Jewish identity, and engaging in outdoor camp activities. Our facilities include a swimming beach, boating area, cabins for overnights, a sport court, a pavilion, indoor program spaces and plenty of grassy areas. Nurturing counselors and skilled specialists create a safe,
engaging, and fun atmosphere for children to make memories that will no doubt last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Avodah program is a unique volunteer program for entering 9th and 10th graders. Our newly constructed program is intended to begin teaching about leadership and responsibility of being a counselor. Avodah participants will enjoy various leadership workshops with guest speakers and experienced TEKO counselors and staff members. Avodah participants will continue to assist in daily tasks to maintain our beautiful campgrounds. The Avodah build their own community and create lasting friendships while working to improve the camp experience for all. Avodah participants will have numerous opportunities to enjoy favorite camp activities such as tubing, kayaking, archery, art, and more. Avodah members are selected through an application and interview process. There is no cost to participate in this program, but the benefits are tremendous.

Students entering 11th grade are eligible to participate in Camp TEKO’s counselor-in-training program. Machon participate in extensive training in leadership skills, communication and camp programming, creating lifelong friendships in the process. Participants spend their mornings learning from educational speakers, guests, counselors and each other. Machon spend every afternoon gaining hands-on experience by observing and assisting in camper groups. Machon participants are selected through an application and interview process. Machon participants will receive a $400 stipend at the completion of the eight-week program or a $200 stipend at the completion of four weeks of the program.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Please check out our website to learn more about scholarships at: Our Camp Website Link:

Camp TEKO Shabbat Picnics:
Picnic 1: June 20, 2015
Picnic 2: July 22, 2015

Day Camp: Monday, June 20 - Friday, July 1
Giborim One-Night Overnight: June 30 - July 1

Day Camp: Monday, July 5 – Thursday, July 8

Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 22
Giborim One-Night Overnight: July 14 - July 15

Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 12
Giborim One-Night Overnight: August 4 - August 5

Day Camp: Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14
Overnight Camp: Friday, July 15 – Friday, July 22

Day Camp: Monday, July 25 – Thursday, August 4
Overnight Camp: Friday, August 5 – Friday, August 12

Staff applications can be found at Our Camp Website Link:

Interested in working at Camp TEKO? Contact Avi Baron at avi[AT] or 612-374-0321.

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