Big changes at the camp office. Welcome new Assistant Director Andy! Andy comes to us with 17 years of camp experience from various camps and youth serving organizations. While at camp you can usually find her in a canoe or sitting around a campfire. She is very excited to join the Awakening team as our new Assistant Director and is … Continue reading →
It’s been a year of change. Thank you and farewell to Interim Director Manpal who looked after everything while Executive Director Tracy was on maternity leave. He did an awesome job and we wish him all the best on his next adventure! Manpal ended his tenure at Awakening last month when Tracy returned to the office. We also bid a … Continue reading →
Camp Awakening is thrilled to welcome Manpal to the team! He has 6 years of summer camp experience, as well as teaching overseas. He’s passionate about summer camp, outdoor recreation, sports, physical activity, inclusion, you name it. Manpal looks forward to meeting members of our community over the coming year.
Camp Awakening is looking for a dynamic university or college student to be responsible for the onsite management of the Boys Summer Camp Program. Learn more by reading the 2017 Program Director Posting.
Last week, veteran Toronto Star photojournalist Jim Rankin had the opportunity to tag along on a joint canoe trip between the boys & girls Camp Awakening summer camp programs during their 3-days in Algonquin Provincial Park. Check out the article & photos HERE.
Camp Awakening is very fortunate to receive financial support from the Toronto Star’s Fresh Air Fund initiative to help send campers from the Greater Toronto Area to camp each summer. Each week, campers and staff from Fresh Air Fund camps are sharing their memories. Allie MacLachlan was a semi-counsellor, counsellor and Program Director at Camp Awakening for 6 summers and … Continue reading →
Thank you to everyone who voted in the national Goodlife Kids Foundation’s #Win4Kids contest. The results were revealed on Saturday, March 5th and we are thrilled to announce that Camp Awakening was awarded a $5,000 to help our campers lead healthier, more active lives.
Camp Awakening is thrilled to have been selected as the charity beneficiary of the March 23rd to March 27th One Of A Kind Show & Sale at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto. Twice a year, One of a Kind partners with a charitable organization through their Give Local Program. You can make a direct donation to Camp Awakening online: http://oneofakindshow.com/toronto/givelocal.php or make … Continue reading →
Camp Awakening has been selected as 1 of 10 national finalists in the Goodlife Kids Foundation’s #Win4Kids contest. As part of the contest Goodlife Kids Foundation is giving away a total of $100,000 to programs across Canada that are helping kids get active. “Only 26% of Canadian kids with physical disabilities are physically active.” says Tracy Morley, Executive Director, Camp … Continue reading →