Tom Thomson: 100 Years Since

Did you know that Canoe Lake is home to one of Canada’s greatest mysteries? Canadian painter, Tom Thomson, was last seen alive on July 8th 1917 at Mowat Lodge on Canoe Lake. This July will mark the 100th anniversary of Thomson’s death and an anniversary that is being honoured throughout the country. Tom Thomson was […]

Life After Camp: A letter from a Lord

Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo are close to the hearts of those who attend, that goes without question. What is also amazing about our camp is that the experiences people have on Canoe Lake also impact the lives of the people within networks of family and friends. We were recently contacted by Robbie D. Sprules, Lord […]

How to Prepare your Child for their First Summer Camp Experience

A child’s first summer at camp is a new adventure not only for the camper, but for parents and guardians as well. It is important for everyone involved to remember that it is absolutely normal to feel nervous or anxious! It is common amongst all first time camp families, even returning families. Campers feel nervous […]

It’s time to start packing for camp! Where to begin…

Camp is now only 71 days away and that means the time has come to start thinking about the [dreaded] task of PACKING. There are many aspects of camp that need to be taken into account when beginning the process of packing for camp. One must remember that you need clothes & gear for canoe tripping […]

Long Trip – What’s it all about!?

What does it mean to complete a long trip? Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo are two of the few camps in Canada that offer kids from around the world canoe trip adventures ranging from 1 night to 50 days. The Taylor Statten Camp’s long trip program is extremely unique and coveted within the TSC community. […]

Life After Camp – Finn O’Hara

Summer camp is all about the outdoors and this can have a major impact on a child’s future career. Take photographer extraordinaire and Camp Ahmek alum Finn O’Hara, for example. Finn attended Ahmek from 1989 to 1994, working as a CIT, Bantam Counsellor, Pioneer Counsellor, Senior Counsellor, Quetico Counsellor, and Senior Section Director. TSC is […]

50 things we love about canoe trip

What makes Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo of the Taylor Statten Camps unique from other summer camps in Ontario is our amazing canoe tripping program. As we are lucky to be located in Algonquin Park, our campers embarking on park trips have the authentic Canadian wilderness at right at their finger tips. Throughout the summer, […]

Highlights from the OCA Conference

Every January, camps from all over Ontario gather together in Markham. This Ontario Camping Association conference provides a place for camp staff to come together to swap stories, share ideas, and learn from each other.  Each day is filled with workshops on hot topics in the camping world, such as waterfront safety, mental health support for […]

Important Info for Registration 2017

Hello TSC! We are happy to announce that we are nearing a very exciting time of the year – it’s time to register for camp! In only 10 days, the summer 2017 application will go live and families are welcomed to start applying for the summer of a lifetime. This year we have a BRAND […]

What’s new with TSC?

Hey TSC! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that it was filled with good food, loved ones and outdoor activities. Although the summer has come to an end, you can be rest assured that we are already preparing for our 2017 season, both here in the Toronto office and up North, in Algonquin […]