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August 18, 2021

Coming Together

Camp is going to sleep tonight exhausted and elated after 2 intense days of Colour War. The weather was perfect today for the Land and Sea game – a full camp extravaganza involving campers on land hunting for treasure (painted blocks) that they passed to their team mates in a plethora of watercraft to sail, […]

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August 17, 2021

Pirates of Tepee Lake

There were many amazing moments on this first day of Colour War, from the classic tug of war battle to the blue team Inter Boy who was carried into the Main Lodge on his team mates’ shoulders for finding to top-scoring director (yours truly) hiding in a drainage culvert during the counsellor hunt. But I’ve […]

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A Day to Remember

Energy is running high as we enter the last week of camp. Cheering resounds from all corners of camp as campers achieve high class awards – the traditional way of telling campers if they passed their test is by pushing them in the lake and all their friends jump in to celebrate with them, so […]

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August 15, 2021

Tutus and Tea Parties

As we enter the final week of the summer, campers and staff are really seizing each day. Creativity, spirit, and goofiness are through the roof and I am constantly amazed by the wild and wonderful ways people are finding to learn and play. From entire canoe lessons sung opera-style to silly dress-up theme nights to […]

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August 14, 2021

The Small Moments

During pre-camp, we teach the value of getting your MBWA (management by walking around) – the concept that the more present we are as staff and supervisors, the more accountable we’ll hold those we’re responsible for, and the more little things we’ll observe and give feedback on (both the good and the bad). At first […]

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August 13, 2021

Sing for Joy

Yesterday the Ministry of Health released the wonderful news that after 14 days of Covid-free cohorts being established we can now open up without masking between cohorts indoors, which means that camp is finally back to normal! If feels strange and liberating… and really makes camp feel like a community now that we can see […]

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August 11, 2021

SECOND SESSION 2021 – SENIOR GIRLS CABIN PHOTOS

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SECOND SESSION 2021 – SENIOR BOYS CABIN PHOTOS

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SECOND SESSION 2021 – INTER GIRLS CABIN PHOTOS

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SECOND SESSION 2021 – INTER BOYS CABIN PHOTOS

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