Miriam is a true Wahanowin Veteran having spent a total of 18 years at Wahanowin as a camper, a counselor, a Unit Head and Head Counselor.
BBs (1993) - Swimming in the Lake Couchiching deep end for the first time and passing my swim test.
Bears (1994) - Spending the last 4 days of camp in the Health Center with a fever and being accompanied by my new best friends, the Nurses, to watch my brother play guitar in "Tommy."
Eagles (1995) - Cabin 11's pet spider who made beautiful webs using my lap desk and bed posts.
Seniors (1996) - Playing "Nukem Ball" everyday with my unit on the Volley Ball court in front of the Tuck Shop.
Grads (1997) - The bat story. (Must be told in person.)
PeeGees (1998) - Playing short stop on the 16 and under girls baseball team.
Alumni (1999) - Blue Color War Captain and WINNING.
LTP (2000) - Going out on the Waha Princess with my cabin and finding ourselves at the dock of a cottage where Mr. and Mrs. Vanderwall were quietly celebrating their 70th Wedding Anniversary. They were lovely people!
Eagle Counselor (2002) - The entire experience of being a counselor. And Spelly Jellies in the Tuck Shop.
Grad Counselor (2003) - Living and working with my best friends in cabin 27.
LTP Counselor (2004) - The LTP hiking trip.
Grad Counselor Again (2007) - Being Waha Olympiad captain and WINNING.
PG Unit Head (2008) - The PG canoe trip and breaking out into an impromptu jam session using anything we could find on the site as an instrument.
PG Unit Head (2009) - After the Grad/PG Show, Mamma Mia, when our units pranked Bruce during his post-play speech by breaking into a parody of "The Winner Takes It All" called "Chocolate Milk at Brunch." (Now we have chocolate milk at brunch).
PG Unit Head (2010) - When the PG Staff dressed up as Tour Guides and led the PG Unit on a Wahanowin Sightseeing Tour.
Head Counselor (2013) - Tornado Day. Obviously.
Director of Special Programs (2014) - Singing in the Disney Medley at our 60th Anniversary Reunion
Director of Special Programs (2015) TBA
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