That’s a Wrap: Reflections on 2022

Spencer Tamming Blog

Warning: December 31 is Coming! Before we jump into some reflections on this year, there are three things I don’t want you to miss before December 31st. Check it out:  Help volunteers through a year-end gift // We’re right in the middle of a campaign to dramatically improve both our accommodations and bathroom facilities as a thank you for our …

3 Reasons December 31 is a Big Deal at Camp Mini-Yo-We!

Spencer Tamming Blog

What a Year! As we look back on 2022 it feels like a pivotal year in our ministry. After two summers of uncertainty and “pivoting” we were able to launch back into overnight kids camp and it was awesome. We had ups and downs but through it all was the sustaining joy of seeing campers back on property after two …

The Truth About Volunteering

Spencer Tamming Blog

Volunteers Make Camp Happen! What makes Camp Mini-Yo-We so special? Of course, there is Mary Lake, the beautiful sunsets, the outdoor activities and the tasty food, but people are what make camp feel like home. For almost 80 years there is one particular group of people that our campers are particularly indebted to—our adult volunteers. At the very heart of …

4 Case Studies of School Trips at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Jez Bell Blog

Every year dozens of schools chose Camp Mini-Yo-We for their overnight trips. They tap into the exceptional opportunities for their students from September to June. These customized experiences are designed to meet your goals whether they be outdoor education, team development or simply outdoor fun! Each year we welcome thousands of guests to experience the benefits of a trip up …

An Important Update About Camp Mini-Yo-We’s 75th Summer! 

Rich Birch Blog

An Important Update About Summer 2021 At Camp Mini-Yo-We Camp Mini-Yo-We is looking forward to its 75th summer! We have decided to transition the core of our programming for Summer 2021 to family programming in light of the fact that we don’t have approved guidance or the go-ahead from the Ontario Government for overnight children’s camps. We’ve come to this …

Camp Mini-Yo-We For Teens

Spencer Tamming Blog

A life changing adventure at Camp Mini-Yo-We is just what your teenager needs this summer! We know that you value the experiences that only summer camp can provide for your kids. Check out your options below and then book a call back or get started by registering today! Two popular programs for youth are Teens Camp and the Northwoods Canoe Trip. These …

The Three Cs of the Summer of 2021 at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich Birch Blog

This will be our 75th summer hosting campers. For over seven decades, we have been serving tens of thousands of campers who have enjoyed being a part of Camp Mini-Yo-We. Here are three things we’re working on for Summer 2021!

How is Mini-Yo-We Improving Activities in 2021?

Rich Birch Blog

We would like to bring you up to speed on a number of changes made at Camp Mini-Yo-We around how we will carry out our activities and instructions this coming summer. These changes, we believe, will improve our activities.

What Employers Say About Young People Who Work at Mini-Yo-We!

Camp MYW Blog

Are you considering serving at Camp Mini-Yo-We this summer? Or are you perhaps a parent contemplating whether it is “worth” allowing your young person to work at Mini-Yo-We this summer?  Camp Mini-Yo-We’s mission is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. At the heart of this mission are young leaders who have chosen to be a part …