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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...
21
Jun

“My reason for Camp” a Guest Blog by Slack

I’ve gone to camp every summer for as long as I can remember. I’ve been blessed to be able to see every side and hidden corner that embodies the wonder of camp life. Growing up a son of a preacher, I was introduced to camp when my family would drive up to Muskoka, Ontario to live...
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...
17
May

Twitter vs Telegram

Twitter is like today’s version of the telegram. Both are short and to the point. Actually, at 140 characters Twitter gives us double the amount of characters to communicate as a telegram did, which averaged 10-12 words or about 80 spaces around 1900.  As technology of the...
03
May

Widji News in the MBC Compass Spring 2016

Camp Widjiitiwin is pleased to announce our newest partnership with Ephraim’s Place Community Centre in the Jane/Sheppard neighbourhood of Toronto. We’ll be working closely with Kevin and Bill to bring 30 campers plus volunteers to Widjiitiwin the last week of the summer (August...