The Stilson

  Some Stilson history… Originating in the summer of 1952, the Stilson race continues to be an exciting part of TSC summer traditions at Camp Ahmek. In 1952, the Ahmek C.I.T Director and his fellow camp friend were trying to come up with a way to give honor to those who were excellent paddlers and […]

Thank You!

A message from David Jefferies Thank you to all those who reached out to me in various ways with their kind words and congratulations as the incoming Ahmek Director and VP of Operations. We are really looking forward to the season ahead and keen to get going on all things TSC! Camper enrollment is steaming along […]

Canoe Lake Update

As we move towards the new year, we have a couple of announcements to share… Firstly, as some of you already know, this past summer marked the fifth year of Greg Albisser’s leadership as Director of Camp Ahmek. Having successfully completed his agreed five year term, Greg will be focusing on new challenges and will […]

A Day on Canoe Trip

What would a day on canoe trip be like? Well, it might go a little like this… The sun rises, the birds begin to chirp and you and your cabin mates wake up feeling well rested and ready to take on another day in the Canadian back-country. After eating a warm breakfast made on the fire, […]

50 Days Stronger

Each summer campers and staff from the Taylor Statten Camps have set out from Algonquin Park to explore even more remote locations in Ontario’s northern wilderness. Over 50 days, campers paddle and portage their way back to camp to Camp Wapomeo and Camp Ahmek, pushing themselves mentally and physically. During the summer of 2018, 4 […]

Canoe Lake Update

Since registration opened at the beginning of the month, exciting things are happening here at TSC. As we move closer to the new year and Summer 2019, we thought it was time for a Canoe Lake Update! If you have yet to register, start thinking about it because spots are filling up quickly! Click here […]

Looking Back on Canoe Trip

Looking Back on Canoe Trip Leo de Ruiter With registration open, special trip applications coming in, and all the thanksgiving posts taking over social media, I’ve been reminiscing on canoe trip quite a bit. So, when I was asked if I wanted to write something for the camp blog, I felt like this was good […]

Canoe Lake Memories 1927 – 1931

“Here Let the Northwoods’ Spirit Kindle Fires of Friendship” Over time things on Canoe Lake have changed.  Canoes get a fresh coat of paint, cabins get redone, new activities are added, but there is one thing that always stays the same: The spirit of TSC! The passing down of stories and traditions from one generation […]