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 […]

It’s time to start packing for camp! Where to begin…

Camp is now only 71 days away and that means the time has come to start thinking about the [dreaded] task of PACKING. There are many aspects of camp that need to be taken into account when beginning the process of packing for camp. One must remember that you need clothes & gear for canoe tripping […]

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. […]

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 […]

Highlights from the OCA Conference

Every January, camps from all over Ontario gather together in Markham. This Ontario Camping Association conference provides a place for camp staff to come together to swap stories, share ideas, and learn from each other.  Each day is filled with workshops on hot topics in the camping world, such as waterfront safety, mental health support for […]

Season’s Greetings from TSC!

We hope that everyone is enjoying their holidays and taking this time to appreciate the year that has passed.  Here at camp we are thankful to have had such a successful summer, which we owe to our staff, campers and their families.  We want to take this opportunity to share some of the significant moments […]

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 […]

Camp is in full swing!

After weeks of preparation and anticipation, it feels so good to have campers bring the Taylor Statten Camps back to life! On Canoe Lake we’ve been so lucky to kick of the summer with blue skies and endless sunshine. Here’s what has been going on since the campers have arrived: The swim-dump test went swimmingly! […]

It’s the final countdown… 10 days to go!

ONLY 10 MORE DAYS TO GO! Below are 10 things that your TSC staff have been up to this week… Setting up cabins  Planning long trip routes Setting up activity areas Testing out camp food Wilderness Advanced First Aid training for long trip staff Testing out the water slide Cleaning up the camp and general […]