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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...
16
May

MBC Compass Spring 2017: Widji News

Transformed youth! This is the desired result of our mission to be ambassadors for Christ to children and youth. What does that look like? Christian youth (summer staff, campers & SALTers) who have their own faith, godly character, actively participating in these disciplines:...
09
May

Ignite – The Widji Partnership Program

We also have a name now for the partnership ministry – IGNITE.  We needed something to build a brand around so we can clearly express the objectives of the program to potential partners and donors.  The campers will typically just know Camp Widjiitiwin. Ignite a desire to...
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...
24
Aug

What Camp Widjiitiwin Has Meant to Me

A guest blog by Rhino I have been part of Camp Widjiitiwin for almost nine years, and it will likely continue to be the place having the most influence on my life. As my fourth summer on staff comes to an end, I have been reflecting more on what this camp has meant to me. Camp...
13
Jul

The Rest of the Story

On Sunday I received a donation cheque for Camp Widjiitiwin. That’s not very out of the ordinary. The cheque was for $150. That’s not too out of the ordinary. It was to help sponsor kids come to Widji. That’s normal too. What you need to hear is the rest of the...
05
Jul

40 Years with Jesus

My truck went over 240,000 kms this week. That seemed like a milestone as all the 9’s became 0’s. The sensation didn’t last very long as the next “1” quickly showed up and the moment was lost. I don’t want to lose the next moment.  This summer...
28
Jun

Shag came to pray for Widji

Sometimes you learn things that are very cool. I always like it when someone comes up and says they have been praying for me. This story is like that. Shag (his camp name) has come every spring since he worked at Widji to pray for Camp Widjiitiwin. Usually he sneaks into camp and...