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04
Aug

Guest Blog by Julie “Ribbit” Brown

My story begins in a south-eastern city at the border of Quebec/Maine (St-George de Beauce, Que.), where my father was the pastor of the local Baptist church. In the late 70’s, my family would vacation at MBC and this is how I first heard of Camp Widjiitiwin. I already had...
16
Jun

Widji turns 51 & 90 in 2020

Whether you spell it Widji or Widjii, did you know that Camp Widjiitiwin turns both 51 and 90 this year? Our history goes back to Muskoka Baptist Camp (now Muskoka Bible Centre) that was created in 1930 so that youth and young adults would have a place to hear the Word of God...
13
May

Widjiitiwin 2020 Onsite Summer Camp Cancelled

May 5, 2020 Dear Campers, Parents and Staff, It is the 90th year since the founding of Camp Widjiitiwin, at the current site of the Muskoka Bible Centre (originally Muskoka Baptist Camp) for youth and young adults. This was to be a landmark year for camp, and it is proving to be...
18
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Thursday, June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Most of you know that Widjiitiwin means fellowship in the Ojibwa language, part of the #Anishinaabe (pronounced: uh-NISH-ih-NAH-bay) first nation, the original inhabitants of the area where Widji is located.  It is...
15
Jun

Seven Grandfathers’ Teachings

I’ve been looking for a new and creative way to convey to the campers how to get along well at camp. Then I discovered this story native about seven grandfathers who teach a great lesson. Here it is: The Ojibway story of the seven grandfathers’ teachings was passed down...