Beyond the Woods podcast with John McAuley

Beyond the Woods podcast with John McAuley

What does a mayor, Cirque du Soleil performer and a hospital administrator have in common? All are Muskoka Woods alumni and today they are telling their stories of the lasting impact summer camp has on their lives.  In early 2019, Muskoka Woods President and CEO John...

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Tips for Coping with Anxiety While Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

Tips for Coping with Anxiety While Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

I remember when my son went away for the first time. Sure, he had gone for sleepovers at his best friend’s or at grandma’s or my sister’s, but this was his first time away away. It was a school trip and he was in an area I had never been, with people I didn’t know,...

Building a spaceship!

Building a spaceship!

What happens when you’re the children of life-long Muskoka Woods guests turned staff? You find yourself building a spaceship while you’re following the instructions of health officials and staying home. We present Muskoka Woods at home content. Now we aren’t...

The difference an investment in training makes

The difference an investment in training makes

I remember walking into the Muskoka Woods offices in Toronto the first time. I was the communications director for a Toronto-based nonprofit but I had heard of an opportunity to work with Muskoka Woods and I wanted to investigate if it was the right fit. I had been to...

Summer Camp Provides the Building Blocks for Life

Summer Camp Provides the Building Blocks for Life

When you think about the building blocks of life — the knowledge and skills we need to guide us through even the toughest moments — what do you think about? Social skills? Independence? Resilience? Having all of these abilities is paramount in achieving a happy,...

Beyond the Woods podcast with John McAuley

Beyond the Woods podcast with John McAuley

What does a mayor, Cirque du Soleil performer and a hospital administrator have in common? All are Muskoka Woods alumni and today they are telling their stories of the lasting impact summer camp has on their lives.  In early 2019, Muskoka Woods President and CEO John...

Tips for Coping with Anxiety While Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

Tips for Coping with Anxiety While Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

I remember when my son went away for the first time. Sure, he had gone for sleepovers at his best friend’s or at grandma’s or my sister’s, but this was his first time away away. It was a school trip and he was in an area I had never been, with people I didn’t know,...

Building a spaceship!

Building a spaceship!

What happens when you’re the children of life-long Muskoka Woods guests turned staff? You find yourself building a spaceship while you’re following the instructions of health officials and staying home. We present Muskoka Woods at home content. Now we aren’t...

The difference an investment in training makes

The difference an investment in training makes

I remember walking into the Muskoka Woods offices in Toronto the first time. I was the communications director for a Toronto-based nonprofit but I had heard of an opportunity to work with Muskoka Woods and I wanted to investigate if it was the right fit. I had been to...

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Beyond the Woods podcast with John McAuley

What does a mayor, Cirque du Soleil performer and a hospital administrator have in common? All are Muskoka Woods alumni and today they are telling their stories of the lasting impact summer camp has on their lives.  In early 2019, Muskoka Woods President and CEO John...

Tips for Coping with Anxiety While Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

I remember when my son went away for the first time. Sure, he had gone for sleepovers at his best friend’s or at grandma’s or my sister’s, but this was his first time away away. It was a school trip and he was in an area I had never been, with people I didn’t know,...

Building a spaceship!

What happens when you’re the children of life-long Muskoka Woods guests turned staff? You find yourself building a spaceship while you’re following the instructions of health officials and staying home. We present Muskoka Woods at home content. Now we aren’t...

The difference an investment in training makes

I remember walking into the Muskoka Woods offices in Toronto the first time. I was the communications director for a Toronto-based nonprofit but I had heard of an opportunity to work with Muskoka Woods and I wanted to investigate if it was the right fit. I had been to...

Summer Camp Provides the Building Blocks for Life

When you think about the building blocks of life — the knowledge and skills we need to guide us through even the toughest moments — what do you think about? Social skills? Independence? Resilience? Having all of these abilities is paramount in achieving a happy,...

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