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 […]

Sharpening Your Axe

Below is a morning meditaion that our Ahmek Director, Greg Albisser, gave this past summer on the importance of taking time to recharge ourselves or “sharpen our axes”. The first part of the meditation is a passge from Stephen Covey’s book “7 Habits of Highly Successful People”, the second half of the meditation was Greg’s […]


Every Sunday morning at Wapomeo a section of campers leads the camp in Chapel. Chapel is a time for Wapomeo campers and staff to take a break from their daily routine and reflect on an important aspect of camp life. Below is a Chapel that our Kiowa campers (aged 7 – 9) led on what […]

The Power of being yourself – Monday Meditation

#MondayMeditation, a beautiful morning med that Sarah Stilling, Kiowa SD, gave this past Summer There is a power in being yourself. Authenticity attracts support, faith and love from others. Its attractiveness comes from the people’s ability to trust and relate to you on a deep level because nothing is hidden. Many of us put on […]

Mastering The Art of Appreciation

I’m a third year office staff at the Taylor Statten Camps. I must admit, I was anxious coming up here in the beginning of June and staying until the end of September. I could’ve looked at four months away from the city as a negative thing or use these months as a positive filled with […]