Six Pillars of Leadership Development

Rich Birch Blog

Our mission at Camp Mini-Yo-We is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. Our approach to leadership is not just about honing skills or personal growth; crucially, it’s about growing closer to Jesus Christ, the most influential leader who ever lived. When we talk about “leaders,” we aren’t referring to an abstract concept but to a set …

Adventure Awaits: Why a School Trip to Camp Mini-Yo-We in Muskoka is a Must!

Rich Birch Blog

At Camp Mini-Yo-We in Muskoka, we believe that school trips can be a transformative experience for students, providing an opportunity to develop important life skills and grow as leaders. Our mission is to offer life-changing adventures in God’s creation, where students can challenge themselves and have fun in a safe and welcoming environment. For teachers, planning a school trip can …

Why Parents Love When Teachers Take Their Kids on Overnight Trips

Rich Birch Blog

As a teacher, are you looking for ways to make your lessons more engaging and memorable for your students? Do you believe that students who are exposed to a variety of experiences are more successful in school and beyond? Have you considered the benefits of overnight trips and how they can impact your student’s academic and personal growth? Are you …

Ultimate Summer Adventure for Your Kids – Mini-Yo-We Guarantees Fun!

Rich Birch News

Introducing the Mini-Yo-We First-Time Camper Guarantee – if your child doesn’t have the time of their life, we’ll give you a full refund! How can we be so confident? Our summer staff team is simply the best, and our track record speaks for itself! Learn more about it!

Join the Celebration: 2023 Friends of Mini-Yo-We Fundraising Dinner

Rich Birch News

Are you looking for a joy-filled and meaningful way to reconnect with friends and support an admirable and just cause? Do you wish to be an integral element of an event celebrating almost 80 years’ worth of impactful ministry?  Are you interested in learning more about the future of Camp Mini-Yo-We and how you can support it?  If so, then …

Being an Activity Leader at Mini-Yo-We Is the Perfect Summer Job for You!

Hannah Hanson Summer Staff

Imagine what it would be like to be outdoors in Muskoka, leading one of your favourite activities on an incredible summer day. (Ahhh … doesn’t that sound amazing?) It would be so exciting to see a Mini-Yo-We camper try something new and conquer a new challenge! Camp Mini-Yo-We’s mission is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. …

Serving Behind the Scenes at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Spencer Tamming Summer Staff

Through my time at Camp Mini-Yo-We I have loved working behind the scenes doing my small part to make Camp tick. Back when I joined Camp in 2007, that meant waking up early to clean the lodge before parents arrived or picking up garbage on my walk over to Sunday chapel. During Spring Crew it was often larger projects like …

5 Ways I’ve Seen My Own Kids Develop Being Staff at Camp

Mike Reimer Summer Staff

I’ve attended, worked at, and been a part of various camps for over 43 years. All that time I have heard and said to parents how good it was for teenagers to spend their summers at camp, as opposed to getting another job in the city. Parents have asked many times: is it worth going to camp and giving up …

How to Get Hired at Camp Mini-Yo-We for Summer 2023

Hannah Hanson Summer Staff

Are you interested in a summer job that is designed to help you grow in your faith, leadership and character? My name is Hannah Hanson and I oversee our summer hiring here at Camp Mini-Yo-We. I’d love to walk you through the process all the way from “Should I apply?” to “Welcome aboard!” Let’s dive in! How the Hiring Process …