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15
Aug

What King Arthur can Teach us about Leadership!

What could we learn about virtue, honour and leadership if we looked to the founder of The Round Table as an example of practical and chivalrous action in the modern world? Arthurian literature is filled with rich metaphors regarding the nature of ethics, honour and humanity....
08
Aug

The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Devotions

Even I have to admit that the title of this blog is quite a claim. And that’s true. But hopefully it caught your attention enough to read further. I hope you will find some insight to help your walk with Jesus. So, here’s my list: Do them. It seems like a simple idea,...
04
Aug

Summer Leadership Team 2017

Every summer it is my pleasure to work with a summer leadership team of 18-25 year old staff. Summer camp is one of the very few industries where we entrust our operations to 18 to 20-something leaders and 15-17 year old staff. BUT, what a great time to be learning and practicing...
01
Aug

Good-bye, July

Guest Blog by Colgate By the time I came to the realization that camp had started, it was already half over. Four weeks of kids have come and gone, the fifth week in full swing. As I sit in my office and write this, I am beginning to understand that the cliche “time flies” holds...
27
Jul

The Leadership Chair

Sitting in the leadership chair is one thing. Accepting the responsibility that goes with the chair is something else.  It’s easy to think you’ve got all the answers when none of the ultimate responsibility lies with you. But sitting in this chair. Until you sit in...
13
Jul

Camp Pastors 2017

Every summer at Widjiitiwin we have an excellent group of summer camp pastors who each give a week of their time to be at camp to teach the Bible to campers and staff. We highly value the time these men invest into teaching God’s Word, the staff and campers. Our camp pastors for...
11
Jul

HOW did I get HERE?

Hello! I’m Maddy, but at camp I’m known as GiggZ. I got my name because I was and maybe still am known for my excessive amounts of laughter. This year I am the Program Director and that’s amazing but super strange. As I kid I was a camper at Widjiitiwin and looked up to staff and...
05
Jul

Why We Do Camp Names @ Widji

Why do we have camp names at Widjiitiwin? Because they’re magical! It adds to the magic of camp and creates a space not only for the campers but also for the staff to have the opportunity to be the people they can’t be outside of camp. There’s nothing like...
01
Jul

Canada – 150 Years in the Making

Happy Canada Day!! 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 motto, a mari usque ad mare, as seen on the coat of arms, is the Latin rendering of a line from Psalm 72:8: “from sea to...
27
Jun

Tut’s Guest Blog

My camp name is Tut, and will forever be Tut. Camp has changed me into the little TNT camper I was, to the leader I am today. From being here as a camper, to SALTer, staff, and now leadership, camp is now my home. One summer, waaayy back in the day, I told my parents I wanted to...