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10
Oct

Thanksgiving Should Be More Than A Weekend

This past weekend we celebrated Thanksgiving in Canada. It is often about family and friends getting together. It’s the one day or weekend we pause long enough to remember all the things we are thankful for. It seems obvious that we should be thankful more than just one day...
29
Aug

38 Days – A Moose Update

As most of you know, I (Moose) have been on sick leave this summer from camp as a result of health issues (dizziness that had become debilitating over the spring months). As of today, I am 38 days without dizziness. This hasn’t happened since in probably two years. However,...
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...
13
Jul

Camp Pastors 2017

Every summer at Widjiitiwin we have an excellent group of summer camp pastors who each give a week of their time to be at camp to teach the Bible to campers and staff. We highly value the time these men invest into teaching God’s Word, the staff and campers. Our camp pastors for...
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...
27
Jun

Tut’s Guest Blog

My camp name is Tut, and will forever be Tut. Camp has changed me into the little TNT camper I was, to the leader I am today. From being here as a camper, to SALTer, staff, and now leadership, camp is now my home. One summer, waaayy back in the day, I told my parents I wanted to...
13
Jun

Where I Belong

Guest Blog by Courtleigh Reimer, SALT Director 2017 Who has a degree in Bio-Resource Management, a year of administrative experience, student loan and car payments to make, and still chooses to work at camp? This girl. camp was that place your parents shipped you off to when you...