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. […]

In the Spotlight: Algonquin Park & Temagami

The canoe tripping program at Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo is what makes TSC such a unique member of the summer camp community. From age 7, we have the option to trip through Algonquin Park and once 12, the park and beyond. Within these regions are unbelievable sights that are experienced by those who truly love […]

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 […]

9 thoughts every camper has on the first day of camp

Whether you are attending camp for the first time or have been gracing the shores of Canoe Lake for several years, the first day of camp can always be a bit intimidating. You have yet to meet you cabin mates, counsellors and section directors. You are separating from the comforts of home like your room, your […]

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 […]

Canoe Lake Update

Wow, did the summer ever fly by! We cannot believe that our time on Canoe Lake has come to an end. We want to extend a huge thank you to all our campers, staff and camper parents for making summer 2017 amazing! It was a bit of a rainy summer but did that stop any […]

Canoe Lake Update

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Summer camp on Canoe Lake is in full swing and we are just so happy to see Ahmek and Wapomeo filled with all the smiling faces of our campers. The place truly comes alive once they arrive. The waterfronts are packed with swimmers, the lake is sprinkled […]

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 […]

Life After Camp: A letter from a Lord

Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo are close to the hearts of those who attend, that goes without question. What is also amazing about our camp is that the experiences people have on Canoe Lake also impact the lives of the people within networks of family and friends. We were recently contacted by Robbie D. Sprules, Lord […]