First Congregational Church Branford, CT         

where you are welcome ...where you belong!

Camp Totokett
July 26th - 30th, 2021

First Congregational Church of Branford founded Camp Totokett in 1996. Since its founding in 1996 camp has been held annually at Killiam's Point, the Church's waterfront property in Branford. Camp Totokett is a free one-week summer day camp for children from the Greater New Haven area. Camp offers a respite from stress, trauma, and responsibilities which these children face daily.

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Recognizing the impact of trauma and stress on children, Camp Totokett has begun to offer the camp experience to a small number of refugee children, relocated to New Haven through Integrated Refugee Immigration Services (IRIS).

Camp Totokett seeks to promote individual, family and community building by bringing together diverse urban and suburban groups. Camp serves strongly as a bridge spanning geographic, socioeconomic, racial, and religious lines. Campers and volunteers alike develop new understandings, compassion, lasting friendships, and respect for one another.

The camp staff is comprised of mainly community volunteers, including high school and college students, teachers, nurses, physicians, and clergy. Volunteers are always welcome and needed to make camp possible each summer! High school students who have completed Grade 9 are eligible to serve as Mentors and adults who either like to work with children in a specific age group setting or have other skills in the areas of waterfront, arts and crafts, music, and fishing, are encouraged to become a part of camp! For our 2019 season, we have filled all our Mentor spots.

Anyone who volunteers/attends camp is required to have had a physical within the last 3 years that is on file with Camp Totokett along with the appropriate corresponding registration paperwork in order to participate!

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Registration Details

The following forms must be completed before the start of camp:

Camper Registration
  • Camper Registration Form
  • Camper Permission Form
  • Medical Form (We must have an updated physical within the past 3 years on file before the start of camp for your child to attend as a camper)

Mentor/Adult Staff Registration
  • Mentor or Adult Staff Registration Form
  • Medical Form (We must have an updated physical within the past 3 years on file)

All paperwork MUST BE sent in, dropped off, OR scanned & emailed to us by JUNE 25, 2021

Hailey Nelson
c/o Camp Totokett
24 Reynolds Avenue, Branford, CT 06405

  • Once we have received all completed camp forms, Hailey will follow up with a confirmation call/email to provide further details about the week!

For more information or any questions, please contact:
Hailey Nelson
Camp Administrator
(203) 859-1320