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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 >




The Opposite of Loneliness

Below is a piece that Becca Hastings read this summer for a morning meditation at Wapomeo. The Opposite of Loneliness: We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful and thankful to have found at Yale, and what [...] continue reading >


Silver Days

In honour of the rainy day we are having in Toronto, below is the original “Silver Days” morning meditation given by Taylor Statten I on July 18, 1949. “This is a silver day. It is the sort of day that we were looking for in Florida last winter. In the southern part of Florida, from [...] continue reading >


Camp Friendships

Making friends is one of the most valuable factors of our camp life. Every summer campers meet people whom they never cease to like. Wherever we go we see evidence of this. In schools and colleges throughout the country, it is the usual rather than the exceptional thing to see two or more people who [...] continue reading >




Celebrating Camp Culture

This past weekend I was in Toronto for the wedding of a good friend of mine – Alex Plant. Alex went to Wap for a number of years as both a camper and staff. The wedding was a ton of fun because there were so many camp friends there, and the great Taylor Statten I [...] continue reading >