Posts tagged with “camp”

Gathering

Today is our second full day of camp.  As I sit and write this it really feels like we’ve all been here  together for longer.  Last evening I checked in with every group of trip leaders and the way they  described their campers to me sounded like they had known them all for days.  Camp…

Summer 2014: Look Who’s Back! (Volume 4)

Summer staffing is coming together!  Welcome back to these lovely staff: Jean Murray is back for her fourth summer on staff.  Jean is currently studying at McGill. Asa Thomas, also back for his fourth year on staff.  Asa is living in Toronto after graduating this past summer from the London Scool of Economics. Megan Buchkowski,…

Emotionally Preparing for Camp

  The lead up to camp is an incredibly exciting time for a child – and it can also be an anxious time as well. Here are some tips for helping your child emotionally prepare to go camp. Learn together.  Explore our website and social networking sites with your child.  Looking at pictures from camp…

Wanapitei 101: What is… the Chateau? Banquet Night? Community Weekend? Harvest?

  When an organization has been around for as long as Wanapitei, it can be easy to take for granted that not everyone understands what you are talking about when you throw around phrases like Harvest Night, Chateau, Community Weekend or Banquet Night. These things are so ingrained in our culture that we can sometimes…

Summer 2014 Staff: Look Who’s Back! (Volume Three)

Here are a few more faces you’ll see at camp this summer! Scott McCutcheon and Tori Miller team up again for Bay Trip this summer.  Scott is currently in Halifax studying at Dalhousie University.  Tori is working hard training to be a paramedic at Algonquin College in Ottawa. Also paddling the Bay this summer are…

Tips to Get Fit For Trip

Today, Woody shares with us some simple tips to help get in shape for trip. From time to time I’m asked “Should I get in shape for my canoe trip at camp”?  In my opinion the answer is yes.  The question that follows is typically “HOW should I get in shape?” Many campers already lead…

Tips For Staying In the Camp Spirit During the Winter

If you’re like me, you’re looking out your window at A LOT of snow right now.  As much as I love the beauty of the winter and its awesome array of outdoor activities, I will admit my shoulders drooped a little this week when Wiarton Willie made his prediction for six more weeks of the white…

Summer 2014 Staff: Look Who’s Back! (Volume Two)

As promised, we are happy to be sharing with you a few more familiar faces you’ll be seeing at camp this summer. Tim Moss returns to lead WLIT in July and August.  If you’re in Toronto, be sure to visit one of Tim’s yoga classes at Lotus Yoga Centre. Gill Thompson returns to lead WLIT…

Coming Soon: The Paddler

We’re working hard putting this year’s edition of the Paddler together.  We promise it will be FULL of pictures, interesting articles and great days from our trips this summer.  Here is a little teaser to get you excited!  

On Site: Wanapitei in Fall

Camp is a beautiful place all year.  This photo, taken in early-October, comes from our site supervisor Jeff (Heffy) Geiler.  It was taken in front of the Log Cabin area.