BE A Send a Kid To Camp SUPERHERO

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot send kids to camp on Kawagama Lake. Instead, this summer we will Send Camp to Kids through our new virtual programs. Moorelands Kids is responding to the huge increase in kid’s anxiety and to the distress caused by physical distancing with nimble speed. We are constantly generating engaging and supportive […]

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What Might Virtual Camp Look Like for Kids?

In a Virtual Camp world, campers will tune in online to meet their Moorelands Camp team! They’ll receive a daily online camp schedule filled with fun, engaging challenges and videos spread throughout the day to mimic moving between camp activities. Campers will simply have to click a link to be virtually transported to Kawagama Lake! […]

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Let’s Send Camp To Kids! – ED’s Report Summer 2020

Like many of our children, Kaiya is going through a difficult time as the Covid-19 pandemic continues. The need to social distance can be particularly cruel now as we face major life events without the ability to come together. To know that memories of camp are keeping Kaiya strong and resilient, I am filled with […]

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SHARING OUR STRENGTHS BUILDS OPPORTUNITIES

According to research from the Search Institute, young people who benefit from strong developmental relationships across different parts of their lives are more likely to have: Increased academic motivation; Increased social-emotional growth and learning; Increased sense of personal responsibility; and Reduced engagement in a variety of high-risk behaviors. For Amanda, one of our camper parents, […]

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Tala’s Story

For many families in our city, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting need for physical distancing, is difficult and challenging. For Tala — a child of 8, watching her parents leave the house every morning — it is terrifying. Tala is a newcomer to Toronto. She’s loved her time at Moorelands Kids’ BLAST and was […]

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Kaiya’s Story

Until recently, Kaiya and her mom were living with her mom’s boyfriend. But when her mom lost her job, things got horrible at home and they had to move into a shelter. The shelters were dorm style, but at least they had some toys and there were other kids. Enter Covid-19; they were moved again […]

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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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Moorelands Camp 2019 project DIVE! Gallery

project DIVE!, a Moorelands Camp 2019 pilot, is an advanced leadership program for campers who demonstrated strong potential to be positive leaders during their previous Moorelands Camp experience.  Being a great leader isn’t easy, but our camp staff trusted that by giving these kids greater responsibility and challenges, they would rise to the occasion… and […]

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Moorelands Camp 2019 Session 5 Photos

Flashback to Session 5 at Moorelands Camp 2019! Check out the pics below to relive all the fun and see our campers exploring new skills and activities! But before you do…don’t forget to register for the Festi-fall on October 19th! Plus, campers! Share your favourite memory from camp and what you learned and be in a chance to […]

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Moorelands Camp 2019 Session 4 Photos

Session 4 at Moorelands Camp 2019 was SO MUCH FUN!!! Check out the pics below to relive all the fun wilderness adventures and supercharged learning moments. But before you do…don’t forget to register for the Festi-fall on October 19th! Plus, campers! Share your favourite memory from camp and what you learned and be in a chance to win […]

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Why Summer Camp Changes Lives

When children attend summer camp we have a lot of hopes for them. We hope that they are safe. We hope that they have fun. We hope that they make memories. We hope that they learn something important about themselves and others. We hope for all these things for our kids, but we work to […]

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Moorelands Camp 2019 Session 3 Photos

Session 3 at Moorelands Camp 2019 was AMAZING!!! Check out the pics below to relive all the fun wilderness adventures and supercharged learning moments. But before you do…don’t forget to register for the Festi-fall on October 19th! Plus, campers! Share your favourite memory from camp and what you learned and be in a chance to win cool prizes […]

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Moorelands Camp 2019 Session 2

Session 2 at Moorelands Camp 2019 was AMAZING!!! Check out the pics below to relive all the fun pirate memories, amazing wilderness adventures and supercharged learning moments. But before you do…don’t forget to register for the Festi-fall on October 19th! Plus, campers! Share your favourite memory from camp and what you learned and be in a […]

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Moorelands Camp Visitors’ Day 2019

Please join us for Visitors’ Day 2019 at Moorelands Camp on Friday, July 12th. See our camp in action and discover what makes Moorelands Camp a unique and empowering experience! Park your car at Old Mill Marina (near Dorset) and take the boat across beautiful Kawagama Lake to see our programs in action. The marina is […]

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