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Our Approach To Homesickness

Everyone has days or times when they want to be somewhere else. Campers who are new to overnight camp or it’s their first time at Widjiitiwin, it can be a hard time. Even staff we go through homesickness or the desire to be at home more than at camp. Discover how we help...

Widji Packing List 2019

What to Bring to Camp Checklist The first day of camp is less than a month away and if you haven’t already made a packing list, we want to remind you about what you should bring to camp.  First a little fun. Check out this list for some crazy stuff kids have brought to...

8 More Reasons Why Every Kid Should Go To Camp

Why every kid should go to camp: 8 more reasons Camp helps with mental stimulation.  Camp builds resilience. This is a culmination of many of the above benefits. New friendships, confidence, independence, sense of belonging. All of these things contribute to the development of...

MBC Compass: Spring 2019: Widji News

Widjiitiwin continues to build meaningful relationships with our Ignite program partners, and we will again be welcoming groups for 5 of our summer weeks. In the ten years of the Ignite program we have hosted 1758 campers and it all started with 30 campers from Malvern! Summer at...

Cooking with Moose: Apple Fritters

Recipes we use at camp and some from Moose’s family cookbook, “That Tastes Like Home”. Today’s recipe: Apple Fritters Ingredients 1 egg 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons orange juice 1 cup apples, finely chopped, unpeeled 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups...

Who Do You Say That Jesus Is?

Jesus asked His disciples in Matthew 16 who do the people say that He was. Then He asked who do you say that I am? Matthew 16:13-20 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the...

So We Went to a Marriage Conference & We Need To Talk

On the first weekend of April my wife Elaine and I attended a marriage conference hosted by FamilyLife Canada at the Fairmont Mont-Tremblant. We drove 6 hours to get there and once we settled in to a great king sized room, we went exploring. The hotel was a little out of our...

Knowing is NOT Enough, We Must Apply

Lots of us do a lot of learning through reading, play, podcasts, books, online sources, webinars, sermons, etc. The problem is that if we don’t do something with our newfound knowledge we lose the value of what we have learned. It has been said that if we don’t make a...

7 Reasons for 7 Year Olds to Go to Camp

Some would say that 7 is too young to go to camp. Here are 7 reasons why we think 7 just the right age! They will develop independence & empowerment. At camp, children learn the responsibility of making their own decisions with the safety net of insightful camp staff in a...

Cooking with Moose: Southern Biscuits

Recipes we use at camp and some from Moose’s family cookbook, “That Tastes Like Home”. Today’s recipe: Southern Biscuits Ingredients 5 cups Flour ½ cups White sugar 3 tbsp. Baking powder 1½ cups Margarine 2 cups Milk (cold) 2 cups Cheese (cheddar shredded)...