Leave No Trace

The Leave No Trace Style of Canoe Tripping A canoe tripping is an experience of a lifetime and the first canoe trip is usually not the last. The adventure and lasting memories that are discovered while on canoe trip are just some of the many reasons why there is such a deep love for it. […]

Preparing New Campers

The season is officially upon us. It is time to start preparing for summer camp. Woohoo! Preparing for summer camp, especially for first time campers involves more than just packing! Being excited for the experience is a great way to mentally prepare your first time camper for a successful, fun and memorable summer. The first […]

Celebrating 100 Years – Survey

In July 2021, it will be 100 years since Taylor Statten opened Camp Ahmek. Taylor Statten’s camping vision was completed with the opening of Camp Wapomeo under Ethel Statten in 1924.  And 2020 will be the 100th season of the Taylor Statten Camps. The Taylor Statten Camps are starting to think about how to celebrate this remarkable […]

Children Are Great Role Models

When we think of role models, we picture people we admire and individuals we look up to. Summer camp is full of inspiring and resilient people with so many extraordinary qualities. There is no wonder as to if you will find a role model each summer; rather to how many you will find! Wapomeo and […]

Summer Camp Packing Tips

Hey TSC, it’s packing time! Here we are, quickly approaching the best time of the year! With only 58 days till camp there is no doubt you are in the stages of packing. For new families, packing for the first summer at camp may be overwhelming. For returning families, a few helpful tips are a great […]

Here is to Camp Friendships

With only 72 days till camp… Here is to camp friendships!              There is something special about the TSC community and the friendships that are created here. Camp friendships are different than friendships formed elsewhere. When asking around we were unable to truly put a finger on one reason as to […]

September Camp 2018

A Taylor Statten Camps summer is not complete without a September Camp session.  This past Monday, the application for September Camp for 2018 went live and we are so happy to see multiple families already registered! September Camp offers Ahmek and Wapomeo alumni the opportunity to relive their summer camp experience and reunite with family […]

#TSCCountdown2018

Summer is almost here! With summer approaching, we are imagining everyone is reminiscing about canoe trip, summer days on Canoe Lake and memories of the moments spent with your camp friends. If this is your first time to experience a summer with the Taylor Statten Camps on Canoe Lake, get ready for adventure, new friends, […]

The Importance of Outdoor Play

  Outdoor play is among the greatest gifts we can give our children, and healthy adventurous curious children are among the greatest gifts we can give to our community – Gary Erikson & Kit Crawford: Cliff Bars and Company Whether you like cliff bars or not, the essence of the founder’s thoughts on outdoor play […]

The Benefits of the 15 and 12 Day Program

Whether you are trying camp out for the first time or have been at it for years, being away from home for any length of time can be daunting, especially if you haven’t done so before. At Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo, we offer sessions varying in length from 4 days to 2 months – […]