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Sep

Leadership is like Ripples on Water

The effect of our leadership continues to go out like ripples on water through the people we have impacted. A ripple moves out from the center and the ripple effect is so much greater than the original impact formed.  As a leader, every word you say, every email you write, your...
04
Sep

Reflections on Widji Summer 2018

Here are some of the great things to celebrate as we have been blessed at Widji this past summer. 42 decisions for Christ 84 Bibles given out Full leadership team with age & maturity (8+ staff over 20) During Royal City’s week alone, 27 bibles were given out This summer...
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...
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May

Spring 2018 Compass Article: Widji News

Widjiitiwin continues to build meaningful relationships with our partners in the Ignite program, and we will again be welcoming groups for 5 of our summer weeks. This means that campers coming to our open enrollment weeks help to make it possible for these groups to bring campers...
26
Mar

Are You a Safe Harbour?

I recently discovered the country music group, Renegade Station, and their song Safe Harbour (words below). At Widjiitiwin, we consider safety in our community to be of paramount importance. The relationships between staff and campers and amongst the staff can make or break a...
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Feb

Warning! Moose in a China Shop…

I’ve often wondered where the saying “a bull in a china shop” came from. How does a bull get into a china shop? More on that in a minute. Can you imagine Moose or Bear or Buster or Boomer or Sherlock or Heyoo in a china shop? It has to be arms down, eyes...
16
Jan

2018 Summer Theme: Star Wars

    On the far side of the universe on the third planet from the sun is an event becoming known for training Jedi and battling the empire. This event takes us from the beginning of the Star Wars universe right through the Last Jedi and eagerly awaits the Hans Solo...
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Dec

What Do You Want For Christmas?

by Julie Leis For Noah, Caitlin and Gabriel My children ask each year the same question. After thinking about it, I decided I’d give them my real answer: What do I want for Christmas? I want you. I want you to keep coming around, I want you to bring your kids around (when...
21
Nov

A Few Faithful Friends

Everyone needs a few good friends! Really good friends. Faithful friends. Friends you can count on. I have some people, besides my family, that I would go out and help at the drop of a hat or a text or phone call more likely.  Peter heals a lame beggar in Acts 3 One day Peter and...
24
Oct

Things I Never Said

Things I never said, but I should have! A good man passed away in our church, everyone said what a great guy he was. I thought so too. Eldon, I looked up to you, consider you an example, even a mentor of what it looks like in this day to be godly, but never told you, I meant to...
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