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 […]

Life After Camp – Daniel Dubuc

We recently saw a post on Facebook about 2 Wapomeo alumnae who have had huge success with their fashion line, Beaufille, and it had us wanting to know more about what life after camp has brought to others. We reached out on the Alumni Facebook Group to learn more and have received quite a few responses. […]

Why working at summer camp is the best job ever!

The summer is fast approaching and we are very much looking forward to another unforgettable summer on Canoe Lake.  We are happy to report that almost all our summer positions are filled and there are only a few roles that remain open. As you begin to think about your summer plans, whether you are just […]

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 […]

Season’s Greetings from TSC!

We hope that everyone is enjoying their holidays and taking this time to appreciate the year that has passed.  Here at camp we are thankful to have had such a successful summer, which we owe to our staff, campers and their families.  We want to take this opportunity to share some of the significant moments […]

Wapomeo Director Announcement!

Happy Friday, TSC!! We hope everyone had a great week and that it involved checking out our new camp video sneak peaks on Facebook and Instagram :). Today is an exciting day for many reasons. Firstly, we are only 3 days away from registration opening for summer 2017 – applications go live at 12:00am on […]

Canoe Lake Update

Another great session here at TSC has come and gone. We said goodbye to our August 15 day and ATOC1 campers this past weekend and hello to our August 12 day and ATOC2 campers! The weather was extremely beautiful with hot and sunny days. We had our first really big down pour of rain this […]

Camp is in full swing!

After weeks of preparation and anticipation, it feels so good to have campers bring the Taylor Statten Camps back to life! On Canoe Lake we’ve been so lucky to kick of the summer with blue skies and endless sunshine. Here’s what has been going on since the campers have arrived: The swim-dump test went swimmingly! […]

It’s the final countdown… 10 days to go!

ONLY 10 MORE DAYS TO GO! Below are 10 things that your TSC staff have been up to this week… Setting up cabins  Planning long trip routes Setting up activity areas Testing out camp food Wilderness Advanced First Aid training for long trip staff Testing out the water slide Cleaning up the camp and general […]