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June 30, 2018

First Session 2018 – Inter Boys Cabin Photos


First Session 2018 – Senior Girls Cabin Photos


First Session 2018 – Senior Boys Cabin Photos


First Session 2018 – LIT Cabin Photo

June 27, 2018

June 28 Bus Lists

Here are the June 28 Bus Lists!

June 26, 2018

A Summer Camp Lesson: Good-bye, and Go Away, Thank You Very Much

Dropping a kid off for camp can test a parent’s resolve. But standing back to let a child develop autonomy is one of the most important things a parent can do. by JESSICA LAHEY in The Atlantic Three years ago, when he was eleven, my son Ben set down a very specific parental code of […]

June 23, 2018

Notes from PreCamp 2018

All our staff are here and it’s been a fabulous PreCamp training thus far… One nugget: In a session with our full staff last night (about 165 staff) I asked them to go to one side of the room if they put their own needs first, and to the other side if they look first […]

June 15, 2018

We know it seems early, but here are the 2019 camp dates

2019 Camp Dates: Camp starts June 27 1st session ends July 23 2nd session starts July 25 6 week session ends August 7 Camp ends August 19 1st session Junior Camp is June 27 – July 10 2nd session Junior Camp is July 25 – August 7 Mini Camp is Saturday August 10 – Sunday […]

June 4, 2018

Parties at the Cottage? They have issues….

‘Tis the season. Of cocktails on the dock and long leisurely swims, of a good book, a Muskoka chair and a lazy afternoon, of the sun setting over the lake, of good friends loving the north country together. Such is cottage life. Until you introduce the factor of the older teenager/young (not-so-adult) adult who knows […]

May 31, 2018

About Camp Counsellors, in Our Kids by Joanne Kates

Age4 & under56789101112131415161718+ When I was a camp counsellor, my father, the camp director, used to say that counsellors were like elastic bands: You take a young person, who at home can’t remember to feed the cat, and you give them 10 children to look after. Suddenly – as if by magic – young people […]