Camp after the Summer

Camp after the summer is definitely quieter, but that does not mean that it completely shuts down! Some of you may not know, but there are staff who stay up at camp until Thanksgiving and beyond! It is chilly, requiring bundling up in warm scarves, toques and jackets but all worth it. The colours of the leaves turn from […]

Toronto School Group at Camp

Toronto School Group at Camp Ahmek This past weekend was one for the books! We had every type of weather you can imagine – warm sun, warm rain, cold rain, cold wind and general grey cloudiness. The group of Toronto students who made the trip to Canoe Lake this weekend, experienced an authentic Canadian Summer camp […]

September Camp 2015

September Camp is our family camp that runs from the end of regular camp to Labour Day. New families and alumni come from all over to enjoy the nostalgia of summer camp, meeting new people and reuniting with familiar faces. Often, September Camp is an annual meeting point for groups of friends who grew up […]

Canoeing and Canoe Trips

Canoeing and Canoe Trips An important contribution to life at Ahmek and Wapomeo came in the form of canoeing instruction. Most of the distinctive style can be traced to Bill Stoqua of the Golden Lake First Nation. Stoqua’s prize pupils at Ahmek were the Hayhurst brothers, Bill, George and Tom; the Perry brothers, Karl and […]

Taking New Risks

Below is a morning meditation that our Wapomeo CIT Director, Becca Last, gave this past August on the importance of taking risks. “Today, I encourage everyone to take one safe risk and go outside of their comfort zone. I am going to share with you a poem that inspired me to take a risk.” To […]