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Summer 2015: Look Who’s Back! (Volume 3)

Meet our 2015 Program Directors! Doing the dish skit in the first two weeks of July will be Megan Buchkowski.  Megan is currently studying Music and Classical Studies at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, QC.  For the rest of the summer, you’ll find Megan cooking up a storm in the kitchen and paddling towards the Bay…

Summer 2015: Look’s Who Back (Volume 2)

More staff announcements!  Here are more of the faces you’ll be seeing around camp (and on lakes and rivers across Ontario and Quebec) this summer.  Meet our 2015 WLIT and VI leaders!               In July, Tori Miller and Angus MacPhail will lead our WLIT program.  Tori is currently finishing…

Summer 2015: Look Who’s Back! (Volume 1)

We are incredibly happy to start (re)introducing you to member of our 2015 staff team.  Without further ado, please meet our Voyageur II leaders for this summer.               Emily Miller and Charles Heath will be leading our Group A participants from Kugluktuk, Nunavut, north-west to Paulatuk, NWT.  Emily is…

What’s Happening in the Office Right… Now!

We, along with most of our colleagues at other camps, are often asked what exactly it is that we do outside of the summer months. To help answer that question, as well as share some awesome things going on at Wanapitei right now, I give you: this blog post. Hiring for summer is in full…

What’s Happening in Our Office: Summer is HERE!

I feel like the best way to describe the preparation for camp is to compare it to a long distance race.  Fall and winter are an even, steady pace.  We reflect on the summer that has passed, and begin to shape the upcoming year.  Then comes spring – the finish line is approaching, and you…

Summer 2014: Look Who’s Back! (Volume 5)

This summer we have not one… not two… not even three… but FOUR of our amazing staff taking on the role of Trip Director.  We are grateful to each of them for taking a couple of weeks out of their busy schedules to ensure we have all eight weeks of the summer covered. In July,…

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,…

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…

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…

Camp Promotes Positive Change & Scientific Research Can Prove It

Research Alert!  The Immersive Experience of Summer Camp has Scientifically Proven Results! We are happy to report that scientific research recently published supports what many parents and camp staff members have known intuitively for years.  Camp helps kids and youth to grow in obvious ways – now measurable – not just intuitively known by those…