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08
Aug

Questions to Ask Your Child on the Way Home from Widji

After an amazing week at Widjiitiwin, it’s likely that your camper will be bursting to the seams with fun stories, great songs, and wishes to return to camp ASAP.  The drive home from camp can be a perfect time to reconnect with your child after a week apart. If your child...
29
Jul

Cooking With Moose: Taco Salad

Recipes we use at camp and some from Moose’s family cookbook, “That Tastes Like Home”. Today’s recipe: Taco Salad, this one tastes like summer! Thanks to Melissa for this one. Ingredients 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped 2 bunches green onions, chopped 1...
22
Jul

What Would You Say to Your Grade 9 Self?

Now that my high school, Lester B. Pearson in Burlington, has closed, I’ve been wondering what I would tell myself going into grade 9. Here is the list I came up with.  Don’t compare yourself to others. Remember that weight is just a number on a scale and it in no way...
15
Jul

It’s a Camp Thing by Shooby

It’s a Camp Thing by Shooby I had always heard people talking about camp, and the things that had happen, and they always ended with “it’s a camp thing”. I never got it, I never knew what “it’s a camp thing” meant. Staying up till all hours of the night with homesick campers,...
09
Jul

10 Things To Do When Your Child Is At Widji

So you’re arrived home after the drive home from Camp Widjiitiwin. You left your son or daughter with us for the week. By now they have done their swim test, met their cabin leaders and all the other campers in their cabin, had dinner (Sub Sunday) and are out on the field...
03
Jul

Cooking with Moose: Broccoli Salad

Recipes we use at camp and some from Moose’s family cookbook, “That Tastes Like Home“. Today’s recipe: Broccoli Salad, originally from our friend Annie. Ingredients 2 heads broccoli, raw, cut up small 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 small red onion,...
29
Jun

Happy Canada Day!!!

Happy Canada Day!! We’re 151 this year. In 1867 the Dominion of Canada came into being as an act of British Parliament and with royal assent from Her Majesty, Queen Victoria. Our Canadian motto, a mari usque ad mare, as seen on the coat of arms, is the Latin rendering of a...
25
Jun

Staying Focused – Leah’s Guest Blog

Guest Blog by Leah Shadbolt, Widji Assistant Director Growing up as a camper, my favourite part of camp was always the surprise of who my cabin leader was going to be. I could hardly wait to find out! Every year, for as long as I can remember, I looked up to my leaders as if they...
18
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Most of you know that Widjiitiwin means fellowship in the Ojibwa language, part of the #Anishinaabe (pronounced: uh-NISH-ih-NAH-bay) first nation, the original inhabitants of the area where Widji is located.  It is...
12
Jun

Good Works that God Made in Advance for Us to Do

Good works. They won’t get you into heaven, but God has planned them for you to do. You have a purpose! He used the apostles and prophets for the foundation. Now he’s using you, fitting you in brick by brick, stone by stone, with Christ Jesus as the cornerstone that holds...