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BB/Bear & LTP Service: Friends 4 Ever

Once again, we gathered in the P.W. Theatre on friday night for our weekly Service. This week the LTPs joined with their BB/Bear buddies to present the theme of friends 4 Ever. Please enjoy these excerpts from the service. Continue reading »

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The Buddy Program

The BB/Bear and LTP Buddy Program is a Camp Wahanowin tradition. Each BB/Bear is paired up with an LTP camper to form long lasting friendships. The buddies will play games, hangout and have a shabbat meal together. When you bring the youngest and oldest campers together, something truly special can happen. Continue reading »

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BB/Bear & Eagle Unit: Seussical The Musical

On Saturday night the BB/Bears & Eagles of 2013 took to the stage and presented a stunning renditions of Seussical: The Musical! The word around camp is that this is one of the best productions by the BB/Bears & Eagles to date! So sit back and enjoy some excerpts from the amazing show! Continue reading »

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BB/Bear & LTP Service: Friendship

Once again, we gathered in the P.W. Theatre on friday night for our weekly Service. This week the LTPs joined with their BB/Bear buddies to present the theme of friendship. Please enjoy these excerpts from the service.

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Meet the 2013 Unit Heads: Hannah

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Hannah Albrechtsons – BB-Bear UH

Hi everyone!

As I write this I have a huge smile on my face—how can you not be happy when you think about Wahanowin?!

I first came to the shores of Lake Couchiching when I was in high school for National Music Camp. I was truly amazed by the spirit of the camp and the kind camp staff. After my first year of university I applied to be Core Staff and was so delighted when Pete offered me a job! I was born in Calgary, Alberta, but grew up in St. John’s, Newfoundland—and although Wahanowin is a 3-½ hour plane ride away, it quickly began to feel like home.

I enjoyed lifeguarding and teaching canoeing as Waterfront Staff in the spring, but nothing could top the joy and privilege of being a BB-Bear counselor for the beautiful girls of Cabin 6. It was an incredible summer, and when it had to end (with lots of tears!) I was already counting down the minutes until next summer on the plane ride home. Continue reading »

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BB/Bears & Eagles Present: CATS!

On Saturday night after a long day, the camp entered the theatre not knowing what to expect. The BB/Bears & Eagles of 2012 presented CATS! The word around camp is that this is one of the best productions by the BB/Bears & Eagles to date! So sit back and enjoy some excerpts from CATS!

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LTP & BB/Bear Service: Heroes

This week’s service was put on by the LTP & BB/Bear Units. These units have joined together for the Buddy Program yet again this summer. All of the LTP campers have the chance to be role models for their ‘buddies’ in the BB/Bear unit. It was fitting that the theme of this service this week was ‘Heroes’.

Song: “Wind Beneath My Wings” performed by the BB/Bear & LTP Units of 2012 Continue reading »

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