Do You Know How to Spot Fake News?

You may have heard the term “fake news” mentioned before, but what exactly is it? Fake news is when false information is deliberately spread, especially online, to mislead people. There are lots of reasons why people might create fake news, but sometimes the people who share it online don’t even realize they are spreading it. […]

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projectDIVE! 113 Campers DIVE into Deeper Leadership!

Camp 2019 SUCCESS made possible by YOU: 694 spaces filled at camp – 99% filled! 113 projectDIVE! campers deepened leadership learning. 30 hours of extra staff training + 72 more hours of trekking training = an outstanding staff group. This summer, thanks to YOU – our amazing community – 113 campers were able to return […]

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Congrats to Karin Ibscher on Her Triumphant Kawagama Lake Swim!

Thank you, Karin Huge congratulations and thanks to Karin Ibscher on completing her epic swim! Karin’s impact has been tremendous.  At the time of going to print, she has surpassed her goal of sending 20 kids to camp and raised $24,787 and introduced 137 new people to the life-changing magic of Moorelands Camp. But what’s […]

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TD Bank Group – Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

“Effective Leadership teaches accountability. Good decision-making skills take practice….” Marieke Vandekolk, TD Bank Group We asked some of our most successful corporate partners why leadership training in the younger years is so important. Here’s what Marieke Vandekolk, of TD Bank Group, told us. “Effective Leadership teaches accountability. Good decision-making skills take practice. Children can learn […]

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MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Pierre Lebel John Shelly Stephen Stobie Robert Webb INCREASING MOORELANDS IMPACT ON KIDS Simply stated, we empower kids to transform their lives. It’s our business and we are good at it. In our world of constant change and demand, being good is not good enough. To be great, we know that we can’t sit on […]

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How to Set Goals for Success In The New School Year

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” Pablo Picasso School is just around the corner. Do you feel ready? You might be excited to see all of your friends! Maybe you’re nervous […]

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What does it mean to be a good citizen?

At Moorelands Kids, we believe that if you provide children with the tools to make good decisions, treat people well, and respect themselves, they will be a part of the community as good citizens. We aren’t necessarily talking about your COUNTRY of citizenship. We’re thankful to live in Canada and to be a part of […]

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Staff Story

Thank you for your amazing work this summer! As you know, Moorelands Camp is a lot of FUN but it’s also a LOT of work because we offer something deeper and more important to the kids… As you know…we are on a mission! We intend that children will gain skills, experience personal growth, build confidence […]

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Tips for first-time campers (and parents!)

We know that sending your child to camp is a big deal for parents AND for kids. If it’s their first time away from home, we understand that there might be some nerves. Because we want every camper to have success at Moorelands Camp, we have some helpful tips that might help our first-time campers. […]

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Our Favourite Things About Camp!

As we look forward to the sun shining more brightly, the snow melting, and the blue skies reappearing, we thought it was time for us to remind you of some of the reasons WHY summer camp is SO AMAZING. Here are some of our VERY FAVOURITE things about Moorelands Camp! #1 “The Good Morning Song”! […]

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Teamwork Helps Kids Go Further

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever.” ― Amy Poehler BLAST – Budding Leaders After School Teams! The kids in our BLAST after-school program have been busy practicing some of the Moorelands Kids Habits and Qualities in their […]

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Matching Weeks Challenge Success!

THANK YOU! Matching Weeks Challenge Goal Exceeded – $195,000 Raised! We’d like to extend a special THANK YOU to the Ross Family for generously matching gifts to the challenge. Together, you’ve made two weeks at camp a reality for 55 kids in 2019 through project DIVE. This new program will give campers the chance to […]

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Baby Bundles: A Transformative Gift of Hope and Care

What’s the impact of a Moorelands Kids’ baby bundle? That’s the very question we put to Natalie Di Quattro of Native Child and Family Services, who have partnered with us for more than 12 years. “The impact of a Baby Bundle goes beyond the physical items,” explains Nancy. “It really helps moms that are struggling; […]

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