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Vast & Wild: Crossing the James Bay by Canoe

Vast & Wild: Crossing the James Bay by Canoe

At 3:30 am, we wake up. We are camped on the narrow bank of the Harricana River in northern Quebec, with the great opening of the ...

teenage canoe camp in temagami, ontario, canada

The Need to be Known in Adolescence

What is it about the experiences at Northwaters & Langskib (NWL) that inspire young people to write comments like these on program evaluations: “It’s ...

Navigating the Murky Waters of Adolescence

I am fortunate to have a view of both sides of the coin. I am both a mother and a camp professional. We play outside ...

The belief that simple living, hard work and risk changes lives.

A thousand or so days after the ball began to roll, CG and Jodi have now officially become the caretakers and owners of Northwaters and ...

Keeping It Simple

I was inspired recently by a lecture that I attended by Kim John Payne titled Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary power of Less to Raise ...

Winter Greetings

Well, it’s finally happened.  Winter is here, and my thoughts now begin to shift from rivers and giant pine trees to cross country skiing ...


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