Honesty Matters: What to do if You’ve Been Less Than

Honesty matters. At Moorelands Kids, we believe that one of the most important leadership qualities is trustworthiness, which helps us achieve our goals together. This is why we’ve compiled the following list to explain why honesty matters and what to do if you’ve been less than. Why Honesty Matters You may ask, why does honesty […]

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Taking Care of Yourself on International Self-Care Day

Did you know that July 24th is International Self-Care Day? That means it is an entire day to focus on taking care of YOU! Sometimes it’s important to put ourselves first. After all, in order to be happy, productive and to care for others, we first need to make sure that our own needs are […]

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Meet Danny Timmins, Board President

“I’m excited about the opportunity to lead this incredible organization. Moorelands Kids’ purpose resonates with me on many levels. Most important to me, it is built on the foundation that every child, regardless of their economic circumstances, has the right to succeed in life. Being able to play a part in helping kids build confidence, […]

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What a Week at Camp Taught Me

“Project!DIVE at Moorelands Camp was a different experience for me with more leadership opportunities. I really liked how we got more choices especially for campout. It excited me that we got the choice to go on a canoe trip. I’ve never been canoeing before so I was super excited when we got lessons before campout. […]

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What does it mean to be a Good Citizen?

At Moorelands, all year round, we strive to be good citizens in our community. There are many definitions of a citizen but to narrow it down, it means, that you belong and identify with a community. However, the question remains, what makes someone a good citizen? In Moorelands’ dictionary, citizenship means accepting and respecting others. […]

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No Self-Doubts! How to Overcome a Negative Self-Image

A negative self-image can be a barrier to accessing opportunities and thriving in your health and wellness. That is why Moorelands wants to help you say no to self-doubts and learn how to overcome a negative self-image. WHAT IS SELF-DOUBT? Having self-doubt and a negative self-image can be a mental habit that contorts your perception […]

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Executive Director’s Report 2021

OVERCOMING: To deal with successfully; to prevail over – that’s been our buzzword at Moorelands Kids for all of 2021. Watching our staff, kids and community come together last year was a timely reminder that there is much to be grateful for. Your support of Moorelands Kids helped kids to overcome the 2021 challenges of […]

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The Ins and Outs of Apologizing

Let’s be honest. It can be difficult to accept when we’re wrong. But nobody is perfect and being wrong sometimes is part of being human. When we make a mistake, it’s important to accept it and apologize. When we don’t apologize for our negative actions, other people can feel hurt, disappointed or upset. That doesn’t […]

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How Nature Impacts Mental Health

Sometimes life gets us down. It’s normal. Our daily routines can take over—wake up, brush teeth, go to school, come home, and then do it all over again the next day. We face challenges in life that can make us nervous, anxious and stressed out. These challenges can take a mental toll. And COVID-19 multiplies […]

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The Great “Ice Out” SAK Fundraiser

As the weather warms and winter turns to spring, there is always one resounding question among cottagers on Kawagama Lake—when is all this ice going to melt?  For Karin Ibscher, a longtime supporter of Moorelands Kids, the melting lake ice not only signaled the exciting change of seasons and the promise of summer, but it […]

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Moorelands LED Receives Kiwanis Grant

“Kids Need Kiwanis” is more than a tag line for Kiwanis Toronto Chapter and long-time supporter of Moorelands Kids. The Cocktail Royale Grants Ceremony, held June 1st at the Balmy Beach Club, and their first in-person meeting in two years, was a celebration of community, service and giving back.  Moorelands Kids was thrilled to be included among the 19 grants recipients, […]

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Kathleen’s KawagaMonster Lakefest!

Kathleen has been a neighbour to Moorelands Camp for 21 years, ever since her own kids were little. With her cottage located right next door, she gets to see the excitement and joy that Moorelands Camp brings to kids every summer. “They’re really great kids, happy kids. I see them hiking together, singing, chanting and […]

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10 Reasons Why Kids Need Camp

There are many reasons why kids need camp. With lots of activities to do, adventures to have and friendships to start, there is no doubt that camp is loads of fun. But having fun is only the beginning of reasons to be there. From increased social connection to school life adjustment, here are 10 reasons […]

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Ace your next exam with these studying tips

Exams are, without a doubt, one of the most stressful parts about being in school. They are a part of our journey through school, be it University, high school, or elementary school. Instead of cramming last minute, try these studying tips and ace your next test! According to KidsHealth, good studying: 1). Starts in class […]

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