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How Muskoka Woods Summer Camp Can Help Your Child Develop Confidence

How Muskoka Woods Summer Camp Can Help Your Child Develop Confidence

You’re a 12-year-old girl. Your parents signed you up for a week at Muskoka Woods and you don’t know anyone. You’ve just walked into your cabin for the first time and you’re staring at all new faces as you meet your cabin mates. You’re a nine-year-old boy. Sure,...

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When no one believes in you, there’s Muskoka Woods

When no one believes in you, there’s Muskoka Woods

If you’ve experienced Summer Camp at Muskoka Woods, you know the significant impact it can have on you. Now take that same experience and give it to students who the system has all but given up on. Rob Conroy is a high school gym teacher. Several years ago the board...

Meet a Muskoka Woods Staff Member: Max Lippa

Meet a Muskoka Woods Staff Member: Max Lippa

Max Lippa was the Venture Section Head for summer 2020 at Muskoka Woods. He is currently in the last semester of a biodiversity and conservation biology degree at the University of Toronto, and also serves as a youth leader at The Meeting House in Toronto. Max plans...

The benefits of not being afraid of being critical with Bob Fukomoto

The benefits of not being afraid of being critical with Bob Fukomoto

Bob Fukomoto and his wife have been a big part of Muskoka Woods for many years. He and his family have influenced the camp and they have been influenced by it as well. Today he discusses how his journey has taught him not to fear criticism. [advanced_iframe...

Why Working at Muskoka Woods Looks Great on a College Resume

Why Working at Muskoka Woods Looks Great on a College Resume

You might think camp is just about fun and games (which it is) but the experience can also give guests a leg up on future employment. Even if you didn’t work at a camp, but maybe spent a week or two there over the summer, it says something about your personality and...

3 Lifetime Lessons Your Child Will Learn from Muskoka Woods Summer Camp

3 Lifetime Lessons Your Child Will Learn from Muskoka Woods Summer Camp

Muskoka Woods summer camp is more than just a fun experience. The camp’s mission is to not only give your children the best summer of their life, but to encourage your children to reflect on what they have accomplished at camp and shape them into confident, inspiring...

When no one believes in you, there’s Muskoka Woods

When no one believes in you, there’s Muskoka Woods

If you’ve experienced Summer Camp at Muskoka Woods, you know the significant impact it can have on you. Now take that same experience and give it to students who the system has all but given up on. Rob Conroy is a high school gym teacher. Several years ago the board...

Meet a Muskoka Woods Staff Member: Max Lippa

Meet a Muskoka Woods Staff Member: Max Lippa

Max Lippa was the Venture Section Head for summer 2020 at Muskoka Woods. He is currently in the last semester of a biodiversity and conservation biology degree at the University of Toronto, and also serves as a youth leader at The Meeting House in Toronto. Max plans...

When no one believes in you, there’s Muskoka Woods

The benefits of not being afraid of being critical with Bob Fukomoto

Bob Fukomoto and his wife have been a big part of Muskoka Woods for many years. He and his family have influenced the camp and they have been influenced by it as well. Today he discusses how his journey has taught him not to fear criticism. [advanced_iframe...

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Muskoka Woods and Middle School Friendships

Do you remember your middle school years? If they were anything like mine, they were full of awkwardness, anxiety and bad hair. Today, I can look back at my 12-year-old self and laugh about my fashion sense (harem pants and slouch socks anyone?), my hair (why didn’t...

Making a career shift with Meredith White

You're in school but you realize the program you're in is the wrong one. Meredith White, Muskoka Woods alumni, was in that exact situation. She switched and is now an...

Paul Cade’s Family Pizza Bake-off

https://youtu.be/aQT27_KDuww Paul Cade and his family, in celebration of National Pizza Day, make some great pizzas with pineapple and other interesting ingredients.

How Muskoka Woods Summer Camp Builds Self-Esteem

Muskoka Woods wants guests to have fun — more fun than you can imagine! But developing the self-esteem of young campers is also pretty important, too.  “Lucas grew so much in the week he was at Muskoka Woods; I can't even begin to put it into words,” said Margaret,...

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