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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, […]

Part 2: Fun Facts About the In-Camp Activities at The Taylor Statten Camps

Another day in the life of a TSC camper… Along with canoe trip, swimming, horseback riding and the good old boxing days that we talked about last week, TSC campers have some other incredible in-camp activities to look forward to each summer. Thanks to fires of friendship: Eighty years of the Taylor Statten Camps and […]

In-Camp Activities at the Taylor Statten Camps

Every day on Canoe Lake… amidst the loon calls, misty mornings and paddle strokes, we are filled with a full schedule of a wide range of traditional summer camp activities.  As we return each summer, we arrive excited to experience them all over again. While some of the activity options are newer to camp, such […]

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 – […]

An Assistant Director’s ode to the CITs

In the summer of 2017, I had the wonderful privilege of being one of the two Assistant Directors at Camp Wapomeo (shout out to the amazing Kate O!!). At the beginning of July, CIT SD Meryl was given the task of guiding one of our Kipawas. She was totally game, and did a fabulous job […]

In the Spotlight: the Biscotasing Region

Last week, we shed a spotlight on the beautiful regions of Algonquin Provincial Park and Temagami. Both these areas are held near and dear to the heart of TSC campers and staff. This week, we take a look at the incredible Biscotasing region traveled each summer by our Ishpatina (36 days), Bisco (42 days) and 50 Day trips. […]

how summer camp can help support an active lifestyle

We are so lucky to live in a world with access to parks, organized sports, gyms and more. Even still, sometimes doing exercise is the last thing on our mind and instead we prefer to sit on the couch with a snack while watching our favourite show on Netflix. It is in these moments that we must remember […]

5 Things we miss about camp

It has been almost 2 months since camp ended and we are already looking forward to next season! We have had some time to reflect on our experiences this past summer and can proudly say it was one of our best summers yet. We loved having each and every one of you on Canoe Lake […]

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 […]

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 […]