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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Happy Holidays from TSC!

As the year 2017 comes to an end, we take some time to reflect on the past year. Thank you to all our families and staff for their support – you are what makes the TSC community so wonderful and unique. Here are just a few of the countless exciting things from this past year:  […]

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 […]