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 […]

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 […]

Life After Camp – Finn O’Hara

Summer camp is all about the outdoors and this can have a major impact on a child’s future career. Take photographer extraordinaire and Camp Ahmek alum Finn O’Hara, for example. Finn attended Ahmek from 1989 to 1994, working as a CIT, Bantam Counsellor, Pioneer Counsellor, Senior Counsellor, Quetico Counsellor, and Senior Section Director. TSC is […]

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. […]

5 very important skills you can put on your resume after being a camp counsellor

Being a camp counsellor may sound like it is all fun and games which is a big part but in reality, it is also a 24/7 job that requires hard work and dedication. The skills you learn in the counsellor role are crucial to your success as you enter the adult world of job hunting […]

Important Info for Registration 2017

Hello TSC! We are happy to announce that we are nearing a very exciting time of the year – it’s time to register for camp! In only 10 days, the summer 2017 application will go live and families are welcomed to start applying for the summer of a lifetime. This year we have a BRAND […]

What’s new with TSC?

Hey TSC! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that it was filled with good food, loved ones and outdoor activities. Although the summer has come to an end, you can be rest assured that we are already preparing for our 2017 season, both here in the Toronto office and up North, in Algonquin […]

Only 24 days until Camp!!!

Wow! Time flies when you are excited. It still surprises us every year how quickly the summer arrives but we love it! The Toronto office has been busy confirming canoe trips, organizing program supplies and confirming camper registrations while up in Algonquin, the work crew has been working hard to ensure camp is ready for […]