Activity Leaders & Cabin Leaders: The Heroes of Camp Mini-Yo-We!

Eryn MarchinetzSummer Staff

Eryn Marchinetz followed Camp Mini-Yo-We’s leadership pathway all the way from camper to Site Director. She recently joined our year-round staff team as the Summer Program Development Coordinator. When I think of Camp Mini-Yo-We as a camper, I remember how cool and welcoming my Cabin Leaders were, as well as how awe-inspiring and talented my archery Activity Leaders were! Even …

Why I’m at Camp for Summer 2024

Anna TempleSummer Staff

Anna Temple joined Camp Mini-Yo-We’s year-round staff as our Team Development Coordinator at the end of Summer 2023. During the year, she connects with potential summer staff members to form the best possible team! I could write a whole post about why I keep returning to work at Camp. Like me, our staff members have plenty of reasons for choosing …

Supporting Those Who Serve: Your Staff Care Team Is Here to Help!

Julia Silvestri WongBlog

Julia Silvestri Wong is the mom of three campers and an adult volunteer at Camp Mini-Yo-We. She offered to share about her experiences and give you an insider’s view of how we care for our hard-working summer staff team! I have a confession to make: I love camp! I’m a full-fledged, card-carrying adult with a family, a job, and a …

Summer Staff: How to Get Hired for 2024!

Becca SjongerSummer Staff

Want a summer job that develops your leadership, character and faith? Join Camp Mini-Yo-We’s team! Jane, a returning staff member, confirms: “Working at Camp will connect you with a community of friends, deepen your relationship with Jesus and totally transform your life.” Follow the steps below to get hired and spend your summer at Mini-Yo-We on Mary Lake in Muskoka! …

2023 Christmas Campaign Recap: Your Gift, Their Adventure

Rich BirchChristmas Campaign

As the snow blankets Camp Mini-Yo-We, creating a serene winter wonderland, our hearts are warmed by thinking ahead to 2024. It’s that time of the year again: our Christmas Campaign is underway and we’re excited about the possibilities that your generosity can unlock! This year, you have an opportunity to give towards the goal of $110,000 before December 31. Our …

Investing in Leaders: The Transformative Impact of Supporting Cabin Leaders & Activity Leaders at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich BirchChristmas Campaign

Camp Mini-Yo-We’s Cabin Leaders and Activity Leaders are the heart and soul of the camp experience. They are more than just staff members – they are the mentors of tomorrow. Their impact resonates far beyond the fleeting summer months. Their legacy is etched in the hearts and minds of every camper they inspire. The Pivotal Roles of Cabin Leaders & …

Navigating New Horizons: The Revitalization of Canoe Tripping at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich BirchChristmas Campaign

Imagine gliding through the serene waters of Mary Lake, the paddle slicing through the reflection of a golden sunrise. This is more than a picturesque scene at Camp Mini-Yo-We: it’s a cherished tradition. Canoe tripping has been a core Mini-Yo-We adventure for generations, embodying the spirit of exploration and camaraderie. Mini-Yo-We’s Current Tripping Adventures The Voyageur Canoe Trip, tailored for …

2023 Leaders In Training Reunion Recap

Eryn MarchinetzBlog

This past weekend at Camp Mini-Yo-We, in the crisp November air, our 2023 Leaders In Training gathered back together. Reuniting after weeks of school, everyone returned to reconnect, reminisce, and reignite the sparks of leadership and community that were kindled during their past summer at Camp. Nestled in the towering pines and beside beautiful Mary Lake, Mini-Yo-We served as the …

Camp Mini-Yo-We’s 2023-24 Interns: Off to a Great Start!

Jez BellBlog

In the last week of August, as most people at Camp Mini-Yo-We were packing up after two months of summer camp, the 2023-24 interns were gearing up for a busy fall season! Leadership Experience Our eight-month internship program is aimed at gap-year students aged 17 to 23. We focus on leadership skills, personal development and spiritual growth in an encouraging …