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31
Mar

Is Prayer Your Steering Wheel or Your Spare Tire?

Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire? This quote from Corrie Ten Boom was the opening question at one of our small group meetings (thanks Lisa). We all paused! And in the quiet we had time to think and reflect. My hesitant answer was yes?!. It sounded a little...
19
Mar

What are we doing about COVID-19?

People are concerned about Coronavirus, (COVID-19), and so are we. We take the safety and health of our campers and staff into account as we plan the summer season and beyond, knowing that campers are entrusted to us for a short time. By now you will be aware that the COVID-19...
17
Mar

You Are Here for a Purpose!

What on earth am I here for? Rick Warren inside the dust cover of The Purpose Driven Life says, “You are not an accident. Even before the universe was created , God had you in mind and he planned you for His purposes. These purposes will extend far beyond the few years you...
10
Mar

Spiritual Fathers

If you grew up in a Christian family and your dad was a good spiritual father/mentor to you; please don’t take that for granted. Not all of us had that opportunity/privilege. Sometimes we have to reach, seek and find those men to be our spiritual fathers.  Before I move on,...
04
Mar

Give Them An Anchor

Guest Blog by John Friesen Today is February 29th. Many times we tend to feel or even dare whisper something like – ‘if only I had more time, I would get to do some of the things I’ve always wanted to’. Well, today is an ”extra day’ so what are (or did) you do...
25
Feb

The Fun Doesn’t Stop after 5:00 pm!

Of course, the fun doesn’t stop after 5:00 pm! Dinner is at 5:30 and it is often a themed meal like Twin Night, funny dress up, one utensil, and Friday is NOPA! Then we have chapel, Tuck Shop and evening programs.  Let’s start with dinner. We are revamping the menu this...
19
Feb

Road Show 2020

We’re on the road to many camp fairs and promotional events this season and invite you to come see us. You can get your 2020 Camp Widjiitiwin  & MBC brochures and meet our staff! Here’s where you can find us… January 16 – Heritage College, Career Fair,...
11
Feb

Everyday Heroes of Camp

We call them summer staff, but to our campers, they are the… Heroes of Camp!! The world needs more heroes and we’re busy assembling a team of  everyday heroes who will serve as role models for the hundreds of campers coming to Camp Widjiitiwin this summer.  By definition a...
04
Feb

What is OCA Accreditation & Why Does It Matter?

Camp Widjiitiwin is a member of the Ontario Camps Association and has been since 1997. The OCA is the standards organization of Ontario summer camps. The essence of the OCA is to bring camps together to continuously improve camping in Ontario. Use of the OCA logo demonstrates the...
28
Jan

Camp Jobs: Better Than an Internship

There are 100’s of thousand of camp staff across Canada every summer. At Widjiitiwin we hire 50 summer staff and at MBC we hire 110 summer staff. Lots of college/university staff start in the spring.  Now, you might think, “Why should I pursue a camp job over ...