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 […]

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 […]

Long Trip – What’s it all about!?

What does it mean to complete a long trip? Camp Ahmek and Camp Wapomeo are two of the few camps in Canada that offer kids from around the world canoe trip adventures ranging from 1 night to 50 days. The Taylor Statten Camp’s long trip program is extremely unique and coveted within the TSC community. […]

Life After Camp – Daniel Dubuc

We recently saw a post on Facebook about 2 Wapomeo alumnae who have had huge success with their fashion line, Beaufille, and it had us wanting to know more about what life after camp has brought to others. We reached out on the Alumni Facebook Group to learn more and have received quite a few responses. […]

Why working at summer camp is the best job ever!

The summer is fast approaching and we are very much looking forward to another unforgettable summer on Canoe Lake.  We are happy to report that almost all our summer positions are filled and there are only a few roles that remain open. As you begin to think about your summer plans, whether you are just […]