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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...
23
May

Tips for Preparing for Camp

It is important to prepare your child for their camp experience. What should you do/know before coming to camp? In the month or so leading up to your child’s time at Widjiitiwin. Offer reassurance, upbeat words of encouragement. Never discuss how much your child will be...
02
May

Everyone Needs a Treasure Chest!

Treasure chest aren’t just for pirates! We all need one!! On my 50th birthday, 4 years ago now, I received a treasure chest of cherished memories (pictured right, organized by Carolyn). It is filled with letters and notes from family, friends (newer and older), camp staff...
11
Apr

A Day in the Life of a Widji Camper

Ever wondered what it’s like to be at Widji for a day? Here’s our daily schedule.  7:00 – Staff prayer 7:30 – Wake up and get ready for the day 8:00 – Morning Monkeys 8:15 – Breakfast (includes daily devo by our camp pastor) 8:45 – Cabin...
22
Mar

They Call Me Moose

I have been called Moose since I was 16 and was first on summer staff at Camp Ambassador, outside Owen Sound, now the site of Word of Life Camp.  Many camps have a tradition of assigning staff camp names. That summer each new staff was named for an Archie comics character. Yes, I...
29
Feb

Scripture Cake

I recently inherited my grandmother’s recipe box. It includes 100’s of recipes, some from people I remember hearing about in my childhood. I went through it eagerly to discover something new. I pulled out 33 to try and passed on the box to my daughter Nicole, who is...
16
Feb

Why we do themes at Widji!

Camp themes add to the magic of the camp experience! Themes make Camp Widjiitiwin special – themes encourage camp spirit, generate excitement, themes are engaging and entertaining, and offer campers something to look forward to. Camp themes should create an ambiance and a...
21
Dec

2016 Widji Themes

Our 2016 themes are Disney: Frozen to Neverland, Atlantis and Olympics! Disney: Frozen to Neverland Join Peter Pan, the Lost Boys and Wendy as you fly past the second star to the right and straight on til you see Avondale and the princesses Aunna & Elsa! Join the girls for a...
27
Jul

Jesus had a “porch”

By Dr. Taylor Williams My front porch. It’s nothing particularly special. It will never win any decor awards. If truth be told it has enough foundational cracks that I am sure we will have to replace it if we ever move. You might look at it and see an old porch full of problems...
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