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,...

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Tech for Tots to Teens: The Benefits of Digital Devices and Your Kids

Tech for Tots to Teens: The Benefits of Digital Devices and Your Kids

You’ve probably been reading a lot about the perils of introducing technology to kids, specifically portable devices with Internet connectivity. Heck, you may have even read something about it on the Muskoka Woods blog. But not all technology is inherently “bad” for...

Come Get it! The Remarkable Meals of Muskoka Woods — Plus Bonus Recipes

Come Get it! The Remarkable Meals of Muskoka Woods — Plus Bonus Recipes

When you think of food at summer camp, what comes to mind? Sloppy Joe’s? Hamburgers and hot dogs? Perhaps something similar to Jake and Eddie’s “Eggs Erroneous” in this clip from Ernest Goes to Camp?  Sure, camp food has received a bad rap over the years, but Muskoka...

Overnight Summer Camp Sport Activities at Muskoka Woods

Overnight Summer Camp Sport Activities at Muskoka Woods

[photo] Dan Noble, program director for Muskoka Woods' Athletic Performance Institute (Right) and Toronto Maple Leafs forward, Mitch Marner (middle) look on as a Muskoka Woods guest trains during one of their activity choices. The physical, mental and social benefits...

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing A Summer Camp

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing A Summer Camp

Are you planning on sending your child to summer camp this year? Plan on starting early. The best camps tend to fill up fast and you don’t want your online shopping cart to be left empty come deadline day. There are more day camps to choose from today than ever...

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,...

Tech for Tots to Teens: The Benefits of Digital Devices and Your Kids

Tech for Tots to Teens: The Benefits of Digital Devices and Your Kids

You’ve probably been reading a lot about the perils of introducing technology to kids, specifically portable devices with Internet connectivity. Heck, you may have even read something about it on the Muskoka Woods blog. But not all technology is inherently “bad” for...

Come Get it! The Remarkable Meals of Muskoka Woods — Plus Bonus Recipes

Come Get it! The Remarkable Meals of Muskoka Woods — Plus Bonus Recipes

When you think of food at summer camp, what comes to mind? Sloppy Joe’s? Hamburgers and hot dogs? Perhaps something similar to Jake and Eddie’s “Eggs Erroneous” in this clip from Ernest Goes to Camp?  Sure, camp food has received a bad rap over the years, but Muskoka...

Overnight Summer Camp Sport Activities at Muskoka Woods

Overnight Summer Camp Sport Activities at Muskoka Woods

[photo] Dan Noble, program director for Muskoka Woods' Athletic Performance Institute (Right) and Toronto Maple Leafs forward, Mitch Marner (middle) look on as a Muskoka Woods guest trains during one of their activity choices. The physical, mental and social benefits...

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Tech for Tots to Teens: The Benefits of Digital Devices and Your Kids

You’ve probably been reading a lot about the perils of introducing technology to kids, specifically portable devices with Internet connectivity. Heck, you may have even read something about it on the Muskoka Woods blog. But not all technology is inherently “bad” for...

Come Get it! The Remarkable Meals of Muskoka Woods — Plus Bonus Recipes

When you think of food at summer camp, what comes to mind? Sloppy Joe’s? Hamburgers and hot dogs? Perhaps something similar to Jake and Eddie’s “Eggs Erroneous” in this clip from Ernest Goes to Camp?  Sure, camp food has received a bad rap over the years, but Muskoka...

Overnight Summer Camp Sport Activities at Muskoka Woods

[photo] Dan Noble, program director for Muskoka Woods' Athletic Performance Institute (Right) and Toronto Maple Leafs forward, Mitch Marner (middle) look on as a Muskoka Woods guest trains during one of their activity choices. The physical, mental and social benefits...

Device Etiquette Tips: How Not to Be an Annoying Tech User

We’ve all been there. You’re out for dinner with friends or family and one by one the mobile devices are displayed on the table like cutlery. Maybe you follow suit, too. After all, what if you receive a text message during the appetizer? What if you’re one quick...

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing A Summer Camp

Are you planning on sending your child to summer camp this year? Plan on starting early. The best camps tend to fill up fast and you don’t want your online shopping cart to be left empty come deadline day. There are more day camps to choose from today than ever...

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