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The beauty of Canoe Lake

Of all the fish, trout need the coldest, clearest water, the most pristine habitat. When you have trouble in the environment, trout are the first to go. But when trout are where they ought to be, all is right with the world.  Algonquin Park  has rivers filled with colourful speckled trout and Canoe Lake itself [...] continue reading >


Beauty is Sincerity

There was an amazing quote I once heard that says “beauty is sincerity”. To me, being who you truly are is the most beautiful thing you can be. Being a beautiful person does not consist of perfect hair, skin, eyes or physique, but rather of kindness, compassion and sincerity. For there is no one in [...] continue reading >


TSCAA Annual Meeting Minutes-January 2015

Present: David Jefferies; David Snell; John Gilles; Julie Girvan; Julia Summers; Delphine White; Tike Statten (Chair) 1. Mandate to support a) TSC Alumni b)TSC  c) TSC Bursary Fund was reaffirmed 2. Activities and Events in 2014 that supported this mandate: a) Facebook and Twitter – Alumni, Bursary Fund and TSC Information    b) Reunion in Ottawa – Alumni event         [...] continue reading >


Taking New Risks

Below is a morning meditation that our Wapomeo CIT Director, Becca Last, gave this past August on the importance of taking risks. “Today, I encourage everyone to take one safe risk and go outside of their comfort zone. I am going to share with you a poem that inspired me to take a risk.” To [...] continue reading >


The Timelessness of Canoe Trip

Below is a morning meditation that was given by Maddie Harper this past summer on the sense of timelessness you experience on canoe trip. “At camp time always seems to fly by. No matter how many summers you’ve spent here at Wapomeo it always feels like you’ve never left. Time is a strange concept. We [...] continue reading >



Sharpening Your Axe

Below is a morning meditaion that our Ahmek Director, Greg Albisser, gave this past summer on the importance of taking time to recharge ourselves or “sharpen our axes”. The first part of the meditation is a passge from Stephen Covey’s book “7 Habits of Highly Successful People”, the second half of the meditation was Greg’s [...] continue reading >


Friendship

Every Sunday morning at Wapomeo a section of campers leads the camp in Chapel. Chapel is a time for Wapomeo campers and staff to take a break from their daily routine and reflect on an important aspect of camp life. Below is a Chapel that our Kiowa campers (aged 7 – 9) led on what [...] continue reading >