“Working at Moorelands Camp has been one of the biggest positive influences in my life”PennyLane, Moorelands Camp staff.
PennyLane has worked at Moorelands Camp for the past four years and is excited to join us again as camp staff on Kawagama Lake this summer. Here she shares her experiences of working at Moorelands Camp and describes the positive impact it makes, not only in the lives of the
“When I first came to Moorelands Camp, I was 17. The camp I spent my childhood
“Working at Moorelands Camp has been one of the biggest positive influences in my life.”
“The things I learned and the friends I made have stayed with me, and I believe will stay a part of my life forever. I study Environmental Geography at the University of Guelph. While I’m passionate about it, my studies are eye-opening.
“Sitting in class, I hear about the issues with food sustainability, and how too many people live in food insecure homes. I study how climate change is already displacing people around the world, and how those who are currently the most negatively affected, are those who live in poverty.
“I learn about how much our current system disadvantages the many, because of the unequal distribution of wealth. To put it simply, it makes me sad and then overwhelmed, because I want to find a way to solve all of these problems and obviously that’s a lot more than I can chew.”
“This may sound corny but Moorelands is
a lightamongst a lot that is troubling in the world.”
“Kids are the future”
“Kids are the future, being a kid is tough, and every child deserves the chance for
“In an ideal world, the whole world would operate with the same sense of community that Moorelands emphasizes, but I know that is a dreamy thought. Moorelands Kids is a charity, however small in the grand scheme of things, that is helping solve those overwhelming problems, and I am so grateful to be a part of it!
“Grateful to have grown immensely from my experience, and still apply everything I learned to
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