Arowhon

Camper headquarters

Who are your staff

this summer?

Check them out here

We know you can't wait to find out what staff will be doing what this summer. We'll keep you up to date as we hire new staff. Keep checking back for updates.

Meet the Head Counsellors

Meet the Counsellors

Meet the Program Directors

Meet the Head Instructors

Meet the Assistant Instructors

Meet the Trippers

Meet the Medical Staff

Meet the Office Staff

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Camper & Staff

Address book

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Stay in touch

We know you want to stay in touch with camp friends throughout the year so we've compiled an address book with mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and birth dates of each camper and staff who were at camp this past summer.

Address Book

Camp

Slideshow

Want to see all the fun that happened this July and August?
Here are the slideshows for you to smile along with.
First Sesssion 2016
Second Session 2016

Camper

FAQ

  • If I get homesick what will my counsellors do to make it better?

    Your counsellors will stay with you and cheer you up. If it’s at night they’ll sit on your bed and comfort you till you fall asleep. If it’s during the day, they’ll hang out with you and help you make a new friend, and take you to fun activity and help you focus on that. Before you know it you’ll be having so much fun you’ll barely remember you were homesick.

  • Do I have to go swimming? How do you place me in a swim class?

    Every camper has to do swim class every two days – it’s an important skill! We teach Red Cross swim levels and kids are placed in a swim class by the skills in these levels.

  • Do you have “nice” counsellors and do they live in the cabin?

    They’re super nice! They love being camp counsellors and hanging out with kids… and they live right in the cabin with the kids.

  • How many campers and counsellors are in a cabin? Can I be with my friends?

    There are usually 10 campers and two or three counsellors in a cabin. If you request to be with your friends, we will do our best to make that happen.

  • How long are the canoe trips? Do I have to go?

    We’re lucky to be in the heart of the Algonquin Park wilderness and canoe trips leave right from our dock, so everyone except our two-week Junior Campers goes on a canoe trip. Trips are three or four days for Juniors, four days for Inters and five days for Seniors…. And longer if you want

  • I love to ride horses. Can I ride three times every day?

    Maybe not three times, but everyone gets to do their favourite activities every day if they want.

Becoming a

Leader for life

Our LIT program is a leadership training program for 16-year-olds. You get:

Placements at activities and in cabins, where the instructors and the counsellors will teach you how to teach, lead and support kids

Canoe trips to learn and practice wilderness leadership skills

Seminars on different leadership styles, counselling techniques like discipline (when, how to), homesickness, role modelling, attention deficit disorder, bullying, managing campers' behaviour, and conflict mediation.

Training on how to teach camp activities to children from 7 to 15

Bronze Cross course, so you can get a job at a camp or a pool next summer

The option of achieving an Ontario Secondary School Grade 11 course credit in Outdoor Leadership

LIT Application Form

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