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12
May

Tips For Talking To Your Kids About Cancelled Summer Camp

Each summer when you pick up your campers from Widjiitiwin, they are busy getting their t-shirts signed by staff, saying goodbye to cabin leaders and new friends. There is an element of grief for what they are losing when they go home. Many are crying because they don’t...
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...
14
Aug

Guest Blog by Oi

Oi’s Camp Widjiitiwin Testimony Camp came into my life in a time that I was really struggling. When I moved from Australia I was very angry and bitter towards my father and towards God. The friendship group that I was involved in was unhealthy and left me lonely. I was that...
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...
04
Sep

Reflections on Widji Summer 2018

Here are some of the great things to celebrate as we have been blessed at Widji this past summer. 42 decisions for Christ 84 Bibles given out Full leadership team with age & maturity (8+ staff over 20) During Royal City’s week alone, 27 bibles were given out This summer...
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,...
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...
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...