Stilson Canoe Race – Ahmek – July & August
The Stilson is a race around Canoe Lake that includes both paddling and portaging. It is recognized as Ahmek’s most coveted prize. The participants leave from the canoe docks and follow the long and arduous route. The Junior Stilsons are suited to the age of the participants and are held near the end of each session.
The Boule Canoe Race – Wapomeo – July & August
The Boule is a canoe race composed of a lengthy paddle. It is recognized as Wapomeo’s most intense and respected race. Participants leave from the sailing dock on Wapomeo Island and follow a long and arduous route around neighbouring islands. The Boule is adapted to cater to all age groups with a staff race as the last race of the day. These races are held towards the end of each session.
The Dewy Run
Every Thursday morning the Dewey Run is held at Camp Ahmek. The route is just under one mile long, it winds through various sections of camp, and ends in front of the Ahmek Dining Hall.
Ahmek & Wapomeo Intercamps
Inter-camps are an opportunity for both Ahmek and Wapomeo campers and staff to get together and share a fun day full of activities, games, challenges and a camp wide barbeque. Inter-camps typically have a theme and are organized by both camps Section Directors.
For avid riders at Ahmek and Wapomeo, the Gymkhana is a day of games and fun on horseback. Novice and experienced riders compete together on teams for the honour of winning the “Jimmy Khana Cup.”
The Big Event (August Only)
A theme-based inter-camp event for the three youngest camper sections. An energetic, fun-filled day that ends with a shared BBQ. Past themes have included Medieval Times, Olympics, and Harry Potter.