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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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Meet the 2014 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.

My first year at camp was in 2011. I enjoyed lifeguarding and teaching canoeing as Waterfront Staff in the spring of, 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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Meet The 2013 Unit Heads

Every year our Head Staff team is carefully selected and groomed to be ready for their important role at camp.

Together this group forms a dynamic team and makes our camp a special place for our campers to spend their summer!

We are thrilled to introduce you to the 2013 Unit Head lineup.

BB/Bears : Hannah Albrechtsons
Eagles: Jessica Goodman
Seniors : Ashley Maalouf
Grads : Joanne Glowinsky
PGs : Jenn Maalouf
Alumni : Danny Krikler
LTP : Orlee Benson
CIT : Mark Balsom Continue reading »

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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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