Volunteer at Festi-Fall 2019

Moorelands Kids’ Festi-Fall 2019 will take place on Saturday, October 19th! Come join the fun and volunteer at Festi-Fall 2019! Take a look at some of the fun from last year… It’s a chance for us to connect with our families and remind kids of all their great learnings from summer camp – especially the […]

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Sandra Brown’s Moorelands Story

“At camp, I saw a different way of interacting – a different way to deal with problems. It gave me access to peace and tranquility; access to role models who I could trust.” Sandra Brown, nee Woodgate, recently got back in touch with Moorelands for the first time since her last year as a camper […]

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Mike Kim Shares His Moorelands Story

“I grew up in a loving family. For many kids it’s not like that. Moorelands taught me to be aware of more than just what’s in front of you.” Mike “Squeak” Kim started working at Moorelands Camp in 2004 and went on to be a Section Head and then the Assistant Manager of our City […]

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Moorelands’ Camper, Lee, Gives Back

“Growing up, sometimes the only gifts we got came from the people supporting Moorelands.” Meet Lee, a hardworking and determined young woman working in the city of Toronto at the popular Broadview restaurant, Eastbound Brewing Co. Lee first came to Moorelands at the age of 9, when a friend from her St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood […]

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Kayak the Humber

We had such an amazing time at our Kayak the Humber event last week! Thank you so much to everyone who came out. It was so great to catch up with some Moorelands peeps right here in Toronto…and what a beautiful evening it was for a paddle! Check out the pics.

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Christine and Carol Share Their Story

“It was like a dream come true to go to Moorelands Camp and escape from the traffic noise, pollution and congestion…” At Alumni Day 2017 (July 15th) we got the chance to catch up with two campers from the 1960s, sisters Christine and Carol. Here, Christine tells their story: “Moorelands Camp at Beaverton first came […]

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Sandy Allin’s Moorelands Story

“My love affair with Moorelands began at age six and continues to this day – 60 years later – amazing!” It was 1956 at the end of the polio scare when Sandy Allin was whisked out of the city with her grandmother to attend Moorelands Camp for the first time. “There was a push to […]

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Jane Rowan’s story

“You just have to do something, make an impact; I always wanted to leave a mark!” At St. James Cathedral, The York Group’s Baby Shower for Moorelands Baby Bundles program, we had the good fortune to run into Jane Rowan. Jane is not only the Secretary of the York Group, with a long history of […]

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Victoria Swindell shares her story

“Moorelands creates SO MANY opportunities… for development, for growth, for fun… I have a huge debt of gratitude. Gratitude. Gratitude. Gratitude!” Victoria Swindell joined Moorelands as Swim Staff in 1979 and since then has been unwavering in her support of Moorelands Wilderness Camp. She remembers her first experience of camp with great enthusiasm: “My sister […]

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Alumni Day at Camp

Saturday July 15th, 2017 is Alumni Day at Camp! Reunite with your old camp buddies and enjoy a nostalgic adventure at Moorelands Camp! **IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT GETTING TO ALUMNI DAY!** If you have bought tickets, please check your email for additional instructions about the bus and parking in Dorset. Here’s a summary. For the bus: We […]

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Sarah Le Bar Shares Her Moorelands Story

“Moorelands’ camp is so much more than canoeing & kayaking. It’s learning how to express yourself…to persevere until you get to where you want to be!” When Sarah Le Bar’s mother first suggested that she go to Moorelands’ camp, Sarah, aged 9, was seriously unimpressed. “I’d been to another camp the year before and it […]

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After school programs leadership training

Moorelands’ after school programs leadership training: “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it,  for the greatness is there already” John Buchan At Moorelands we believe in our program staff; they are an integral part of Moorelands’ after school programs. Over multiple training sessions in September, our staff […]

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Being a superhero on a shoestring budget: Fresh Air Fund

By GEOFF MORRISON Special to the Star Mon., July 4, 2016 Fresh Air Fund Story As featured in the Toronto Star, July 4, 2016  Each week during the campaign, campers and staff from Fresh Air Fund camps will share their memories in their own words. Geoff Morrison was a counsellor at Moorelands Wilderness Camp in 1986. […]

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Visitors’ Day 2016

Please join us for Visitors’ Day 2016 at Moorelands Wilderness Camp on Friday, July 15th. Visit beautiful  Kawagama Lake (near Dorset) and come see our programs in action. Lunch will be provided and we encourage you to meet our children and take part in a day at camp. Please note, our camp is boat accessible only. Visitors’ […]

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Getting together with our community and seeing our leaders grow

Hey Moorelands! On April 14, 2016, the Moorelands community came together to enjoy our Annual General Meeting. It was great to see so many community members – donors, staff, volunteers, alumni and participants – out in force to look back on our successes in 2015 and learn about how our community will continue to grow stronger in 2016. […]

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