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June 29, 2017

A Letter from your Kid’s Counsellor

Dear Parents, In less than 24 hours many of you will be doing the scariest thing you have ever done: sending your most precious possessions into the middle of the woods to be cared for by a bunch of  people you’ve never even met. There are a couple of things we want you to know. […]

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June 15, 2017

The Mission of Camp

Our management team arrived at camp this week and hit the ground running to get camp ready for another amazing summer. We spent all day yesterday with a professional facilitator doing team building and goal setting exercises. Here’s what our amazing Head Counsellors came up with as their summer mission: “We want to provide all the […]

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January 17, 2017

Why Camp?

Over the years we’ve shared dozens of articles with our community espousing the value of summer camp for kids, staff, and even sometimes parents. We’re thrilled that so much research is being done proving what we already knew, but we’re probably starting to sound like a broken record (and preaching to the choir) when we […]

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October 12, 2016

Why We Don’t Post Pictures of Kids During the Summer

We’ve been reading the post-camp feedback from parents and are so pleased that for the most part our hard work paid off to create a safe and positive experience for all of our campers and their families. One of the few complaints we are getting, however, is that many parents wish we would post pictures […]

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August 22, 2016

AUGUST 23 BUS LISTS

Click HERE for the August 23 bus lists!

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July 27, 2016

July 28 Bus Lists

Click HERE for the July 28 bus lists!

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July 17, 2016

CIRCUS DAY!!!!

Did we fool you parents too? We really pulled one over on the kids by “cancelling” Circus Day due to the rain on Friday… Best “fakeout” ever, right? It was a way better excuse than “there’s not enough cups in the ML” and it came as a huge surprise when we brought everyone together for […]

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July 11, 2016

15 years at Arowhon, by Jonathan Newman, Program Director

Two nights ago, at the first campfire of 2016, where the entire camp gathered to sing songs and listen to each other perform songs and skits both soulful and funny, Jonathan Newman was honoured with the gift of a half an Arowhon canoe made into a bookshelf. He made a speech about his 15 years […]

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July 2, 2016

First Session 2016 – Junior Boys Cabin Photos

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First Session 2016 – Junior Girls Cabin Photos

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