Instructions: Unlock New Adventures at Mini-Yo-We This Summer!

Eryn MarchinetzBlog

Our Summer Program Development Coordinator, Eryn Marchinetz, is hard at work preparing for this upcoming camp season! We asked her to share about something exciting campers can look forward to in 2024. As I peer outside my window here in Muskoka, I once again see a blanket of snow covering my backyard. But, despite my chilly toes and runny nose, …

40 Day New Testament Reading Challenge: How to Conquer It!

Ben UllmanBlog

Ben Ullman will be our Site Director of Program & Administration at Junior Camp this summer. He’s majoring in Psychology at Queen’s University and is known around Mini-Yo-We for having meaningful conversations with all of the staff and giving excellent book and podcast recommendations. He is also a great musician! We asked him to post about the 40-Day New Testament …

Coming Soon: March Break Home Adventures!

Camp MYWNews

What is one of the most difficult parts of being a camper? Waiting a whole year between summers at Mini-Yo-We! Well, we have great news for all of the kids dreaming of Camp: we’re shortening the wait this winter. Campers are invited to join us online every day from March 11 to 15 for some awesome March Break Adventures! Sneak …

Top 5 Reasons To Join Mini-Yo-We’s Sunday Crew

Becca SjongerBlog

  We love our Sunday Crew! On opening days, these friends of Mini-Yo-We pitch in with the BBQ lunch and help our staff team welcome campers and their families. With the support of these adult volunteers, we provide a high-quality experience as we kick off each week of the summer. But what motivates them to serve at Camp in this …

Family Day from Our “Intern Family”

Glendon McGowanBlog

Glendon McGowan joined Camp Mini-Yo-We’s staff team in October as our Operations Assistant. A MYW alumni, he came back to Camp after serving with Torchbearers in Europe over the past two years, most recently at Capernwray Hall in England. What did you do for Family Day this year? Nine families joined us at Camp Mini-Yo-We this Family Day weekend and …

Celebrating Love & Leadership: Navigating Romantic Relationships at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich BirchBlog

Valentine’s Day Special Greetings, Camp Mini-Yo-We community! This Valentine’s Day, we’re addressing a unique aspect of the camp experience—navigating romantic relationships among our summer staff. At Mini-Yo-We, our mission is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. Our primary workforce is aged 17 to 25, so a significant part of this journey involves managing the natural tension …

Retiring Camp Mini-Yo-We Board Chair Reflections

Andy MontgomeryBlog

Andy Montgomery recently retired as chair of Mini-Yo-We’s board of directors. Andy and his son, Connor, raised over $100,000 for camper sponsorships last summer on their Brent Run — a 162-km canoe trip through Algonquin Provincial Park! A Rocky Start I was introduced to Mini-Yo-We as a camper at the very first session of Junior Camp. It was the summer …