5 ½ Myths About Sending Your Kids to Camp for the First Time

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Are you ready to send your child to Mini-Yo-We this summer for the first time, but you’re not sure what they’ll experience? Have you wanted to give your kids the life long gift of a summer at Camp but are hesitating because you wonder if they will enjoy it? Are you worried that your child might not love Camp right …

Other Kids Are Coming to Camp Mini-Yo-We for FREE! Do You Know the Secret?

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There is only one thing better than going to Camp Mini-Yo-We for a week in the summer and that’s going for a second week for FREE! Here’s the secret… We revamped our camper referral program for the summer of 2019 to make it easier than ever for your kids to come to Mini-Yo-We for free. We’ve released this program to …

Why Is Now the Perfect Time to Register for Summer 2019?

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Summer is right around the corner! As we come to the end of February, it can be easy to believe that summer is a long way off.But it isn’t! Before you know it your kids will be out of school and looking for something to do. Your kids have a limited number of summers in their childhood, and you’ll be …

Why Parents Love Camp Mini-Yo-We!

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We thought it would be fun to take a break this Valentine’s Day to celebrate what parents love about Camp Mini-Yo-We! As we look through the feedback from parents, we see a common theme time and again. Take a look at the following quotes and see if you can find it: Blitz, Sully, Blackhawk, and Atomic were fantastic with my …

The Snow is Deep but the Summer is Already Filling Up

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Wowsers! Winter has definitely arrived at Camp Mini-Yo-We! The snow is piling up all over our property and we’re experiencing that cold Muskoka winter that we’ve come to love! For campers who know what Mini-Yo-We looks like in the summertime, here are some examples of how high the snow is at Camp: It’s so high on the suspension bridge at …

5 Ways to Invite Friends to Summer 2019!

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You love Camp Mini-Yo-We, right? You’re excited that your kids are coming to Mini-Yo-We this summer, right? So why not share it with a friend! We’ve said it before that Camp is better with friends, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to share the camp experience! We want to reward you for inviting friends to Camp! Get a FREE …

Three Ways We are Improving Camp Mini-Yo-We’s Leaders in Training Program for 2019

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Our mission at Camp Mini-Yo-We is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. At the core of this mission are our Leadership Development Pathway Programs. This four-step process turns campers into leaders at Mini-Yo-We and then ultimately launches them into roles as lifelong leaders who are transforming communities all over the world. These pathway programs include: Enterprise …

4 Reasons Why October 15th is a Big Deal at Camp Mini-Yo-We

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Our mission at Camp Mini-Yo-We is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life changing adventures in God’s creation. These programs are at the very heart of what we do at Camp, which is to work with young leaders to see them develop and grow.

The Funniest Question We Hear from Our Summer Camp Parents

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Another summer season has come to a close! It was an amazing summer at Camp Mini-Yo-We, and we hosted more individual campers than ever before. We love the families who make the pilgrimage to Mary Lake every summer to send their kids to Mini-Yo-We! It is an honour that so many families trust us to care for their children during …

Why would I register for Summer 2019 at Camp Mini-Yo-We in June 2018?

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Did you hear the news? Camp Mini-Yo-We is already taking registrations for the summer of 2019, and it’s still only June 2018! What?! That is so strange! Why would any parent want to register for next summer before their kid has even experienced Camp this summer? We know that there are a number of families who love to plan in …