One Adult Is Dead and Four Were Injured at Popular Overnight Camp for Kids Near Yosemite

One staffer was killed and four injured — all adults — this morning at Camp Tawonga, a popular overnight camp for kids near Yosemite National Park, when a tree fell over a campfire area near the main dining hall, according to an email sent to families by the camp’s executive director, Ken Kramarz. No children were injured in the incident, Kramarz added. Camp Tawonga is a Jewish camp that is based in San Francisco and is very popular with East Bay families.

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