The launch of the TSC Alumni in Residence Program

We are excited to announce the launch of our Alumni in Residence program! As we work to ‘close the gap’ with some of our campers and staff, TSC is fortunate to have many of the most notable experts in the fields of outdoor education and summer camping willing to assist us. We are so appreciative […]

Le Grand Portage

Le Grand Portage is an ongoing effort designed to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research. TSC Alumnus and current camper parent Félix Jasmin launched the initiative after he was diagnosed with MS. His inspiration for the name came from his many summers canoe tripping at Camp Ahmek. TSC played a formative role in Felix’s early […]

Camp Chat!

Calling all Camp enthusiasts in Toronto, age 8- 12!  The Ontario Camps Association is looking to interview some incredible camp kids in Toronto f0r a news segment on the CBC! If your camper would be a great candidate for the interview, please read below: The OCA is planning a OCA Town Hall Event on Monday, […]

Carrots, Eggs, Coffee and 2020 Adversity

As our world continues to face many forms of adversity, this 2014 morning meditation by Greg Albisser needs to be shared. The Taylor Statten Camps have taught us many different ways to push through adversity through our canoe trips, team building exercises and in-camp programming. “Carrots, Eggs, Coffee and Adversity” a morning meditation that our […]


“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 […]

Important Update on the TSC Centennial Reunion  

Dear TSC Alumnus, We last wrote in fall 2019 to tell you about the TSC Centennial Reunion scheduled for September 25, 2021 at the Arcadian Court in Toronto.  Over the next few months, your Centennial Steering Committee fleshed out a first-class plan and program for the event, and set up three excellent subcommittees to help […]

Interview with Dave Standfield

This week we sat down with the one and only, Dave Standfield! Dave is our resident canoe builder here at the Taylor Statten Camps and after 43 years has a lot of interesting stories to share.  Dave has been responsible for the hand built Algonquin Special canoe since the 1990s. My name is Esme Cook […]

Canoe Trip Reflection

After having a summer to reflect while on a canoe trip, Nico de Ruiter, wrote this lovely passage surrounded by vast lakes and tall trees: “There is nothing like it. It’s something you can only feel – impossible to describe. It’s the sound of your paddle sinking into the water, surrounded only by what is […]