5 Ways to Invite Friends to Summer 2020

Spencer Tamming Blog

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 are on a mission to make is as easy as possible for you to share the Camp experience! We also want to reward …

Did you know you can donate stocks to Camp Mini-Yo-We?

Rich Birch Blog

There are a number of friends in our donor community that donate stocks and securities to Camp Mini-Yo-We as part of their way to support our mission. An article in the Globe & Mail last month explained the process, and it got us thinking that some members of our community might be unaware of this method of giving to Camp. …

6 Benefits of Working at a Summer Camp in 2020

Spencer Tamming Blog

You have a lot of options when it comes to summer jobs. You could work at a burger joint flipping burgers, deep frying fries, and sweating it out with impatient customers. You could buy a trailer and try to start a grass cutting business and have to wonder every week whether the grass will grow enough by next week to …

5 Examples of School Trip Fundraising Ideas

Rich Birch Blog

Every year at Camp Mini-Yo-We we host school groups for various types of class trips. These experiences add incredible value to the lives of students as they get a chance to be away from the typical pattern of school life and enhance their learning with some outdoors experience. Here some examples of the types of school trips that we host …

7 Ways We Keep Things Safe at Camp Mini-Yo-We Every Summer

Rich Birch Blog

It takes a lot of trust to send your child away for a week, and we don’t take the responsibility lightly! At Mini-Yo-We, our first organizational priority is the safety of our campers. A safe environment is the foundation for a fun summer camp experience. We have a great team that works hard year-round to ensure the safety of the …

5 Reasons Grandparents Love Sending Their Grandkids to Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich Birch Blog

We love Mini-Yo-We families! For a large segment of our camper community, Camp is more than just something they do during the summer; rather, it has become a way of life for the entire family. Families eagerly await the time when the next generation will make the pilgrimage to Mary Lake to become part of the family tradition of coming …

Essential Ingredients of Next Generation Leadership Development

Rich Birch Blog

Camp Mini-Yo-We’s mission is to develop tomorrow’s leaders through life-changing adventures in God’s creation. Our unique purpose is to help young leaders step into their areas of influence and figure out how to leverage their gifts and abilities to make the world a better place. On a deep level, Mini-Yo-We is a youth leadership organization that runs a kids camp …

6 Ways to Welcome Your Kids Home After a Summer at Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich Birch Blog

It’s the end of your kids’ time at Camp. You’ve made the drive north and are excited to hear about what happened during their time at Mini-Yo-We. You go through our check-out process and get some big hugs from your kids. You pile everyone into the car and are ready to make the drive back home. Now what? This past …

Winter is The Perfect Time to Visit Camp Mini-Yo-We

Rich Birch Blog

Can you feel it? Winter is on the way! As summer gives way to a wonderful Muskoka fall, our team has started preparing for another magical winter at Camp Mini-Yo-We. For many people, winter is the best season in Muskoka! It’s during this time of year that we welcome all kinds of groups who rent our year-round facility. Some of …

The Amazing Race Canada at Camp Mini-Yo-We!

Mini-Yo-We Blog

This year, the seventh season of The Amazing Race Canada finished at Camp Mini-Yo-We. The producers of the show were looking for the quintessential Muskoka kids camp, and they chose us! It was our joy to host the final Pit Stop of this popular reality TV show, but part of our arrangement with the show was that we couldn’t tell …