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22
Aug

Oh Bother

What’s the word or phrase that you say SO often that people notice and comment about? My wife pointed out recently that I’m saying “oh bother” a lot recently. I don’t mean to be quoting Winnie the Pooh, it just comes out. I don’t really know...
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....
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...
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...
06
Jun

When I Predicted the Future

Every summer for over 35 years I have been privileged to work with teens and young adults. In fact, it is my life’s mission. I get to see SALTers and staff when they are young and help lead them to be the next generation of Christian leaders. Very often I see great...
30
May

Is This is the Moment?

“Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created…” Esther 4:14 Aloha! My name is Kyra, and I am excited to begin my first season at Camp Widjiitiwin as the Camp Admin for the summer and “intern” for the following eight months, whatever that means to Moose! I, like many...
07
Jun

Who Influenced You?

The Widji summer leaders recently worked through an exercise to help them discover who they are as leaders. The first part was to remember the events in your life that helped shape the leader you are. The other part was to recall the people who influenced each person. As we...
15
Jan

My Mission

My mission is to develop students to become the next generation of Christian leaders. While I have been living out this statement for years, it has never been SO clear to me as it came together a few weeks ago.Having this statement in great clarity is very helpful and liberating....