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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...
19
Feb

Not My Vision

I can truly tell you that the Ignite partnerships are Not My Vision! I could not have imagined what one week with 30 campers 10 years ago could become. Back in 2008 I was just looking to fill a few more beds at camp when Bob Johnston, from SU Sportz, put Mark Gray (Toronto...
30
Oct

Unearthed

Guest blog by Shelagh Raymer, Women of Grace, Director, MBC Written for our WOG Unearthed retreat which took place on October 12-14, 2018.  For a while now the idea of doing something different for one of the Women of Grace retreat has been percolating in my mind.  Things women...
02
Oct

Thanksgiving 2018

This coming weekend we have Thanksgiving in Canada. 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 a year. And we are. We give thank for meals, we thank...
22
Aug

Why Widjiitiwin?

Why Widji is a great question. Why not? Or why not another place or job? I’ve always said whatever job I had needed to have a greater purpose. Maybe you’re like that too. Widji does!!  In some ways we all have our own reason for coming to camp. Some grew up here a...
08
Aug

Questions to Ask Your Child on the Way Home from Widji

After an amazing week at Widjiitiwin, it’s likely that your camper will be bursting to the seams with fun stories, great songs, and wishes to return to camp ASAP.  The drive home from camp can be a perfect time to reconnect with your child after a week apart. If your child...
15
Jul

It’s a Camp Thing by Shooby

It’s a Camp Thing by Shooby I had always heard people talking about camp, and the things that had happen, and they always ended with “it’s a camp thing”. I never got it, I never knew what “it’s a camp thing” meant. Staying up till all hours of the night with homesick campers,...
29
Jun

Happy Canada Day!!!

Happy Canada Day!! We’re 151 this year. In 1867 the Dominion of Canada came into being as an act of British Parliament and with royal assent from Her Majesty, Queen Victoria. Our Canadian motto, a mari usque ad mare, as seen on the coat of arms, is the Latin rendering of a...
22
May

And The Winner Is…

The winner of our 2018 FREE week of camp from our camp fairs and promotions is…  Congratulations Sara Ambrose from Mono, ON!! Watch your email for details on how to get a free week at camp!! Your prize includes a full week of camp, activities, chapel, cabin time, Fruit...
01
May

Spring 2018 Compass Article: Widji News

Widjiitiwin continues to build meaningful relationships with our partners in the Ignite program, and we will again be welcoming groups for 5 of our summer weeks. This means that campers coming to our open enrollment weeks help to make it possible for these groups to bring campers...