TEMAGAMI YOUTH CAMPS

     

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                                                                                                                                                UPDATED: 05.04.16

Camp

Years

Island No.

P

R

O

G

G

E

N

D

Founder

Camper

Capacity

Earlier camps on same site

Canadian Adventure

1975-

1104 (N Arm)

MW

C

Skip Connett

150

original

Cayuga

1925-32

1940-67

1088 (NW Arm)

NA

C

B

G

Frank Wood

Henry & Marjorie Woodman

50

12-23

original

Keewaydin

1902-03

1904-

No site

1147 (N Arm)

C

B

B,G

Gregg Clarke

30-140

original

Langskib

1972- 

1222

C

B

David Knudsen

50-75

Windshift

Litchfield YMCA

1986-89

709, 710 (former Goodyear's Camp Pinto lodge)

M

C

YMCA of Greater Cleveland

20-35

original

Lorien

1969-84

1088 

C

C

Don & Jeri Moore

35-155

Cayuga

Metagami

1959-70

938, 939 (S Arm, former Camp Acouchiching lodge) C G Douglas Gardner 65 original

Northwaters

1985-

1088

C

C

David Knudsen

50-60

Lorien, Cayuga

Northwoods

1937-72

352, 353, 355, 356 

(SW Arm)

TM

B

YMCA  of Greater Cleveland

(Karl Kist, Robert Mills)

80-120

original

Pays d'en Haut

1979-98

583

TM

AY

Gord Deeks,

Jim Tatman

70

Wigwasati

Project C.A.N.O.E.

1999-2013 

Northeast Arm (former Briggs Junior Ranger Camp)

C

C

Herb Batt

22

original, still operating out of Toronto but closed Temagami base camp

Temagami

1903-58

1959-72

757, 758, 762 (South Arm)

M

C

B

B

A.L.Cochrane

Douglas Gardner

150

150

original

Temagami

(formerly Temagami Clearwater)

1999- 

583

TM

AY

Tatman,  et al

70

Wigwasati, Pays d'en Haut

Wabikon

1944-61

1963

1970-80

1981

1982-

Temagami Is. (former Wabi-Kon Camp lodge)

M

M

MT

M

M

C

C

C

C

C

Irwin Haladner

Lester Kurschner

Gordon Wolfe

Frank Saul

Margaret & Marcello Bernardo

125

na

150

30

150-200

original

Wabun

1933-

981 (Garden Is.)

C

B,G

Lewis et al

70-90

original

Wanapitei

1931-39

1956-70

 

1971-

Sandy Inlet

M

M

 

MT

B

B,G

 

B,G

Ed Archibald

Stanley & Laura Belle Hodgins

Bruce Hodgins et al 

50

50

 

60-85

original

White Bear

1961-75

1976

488, 472*

352**

*former Camp White Bear lodge, SW Arm

** former Camp Northwoods, SW Arm

M

B,G

Ron & Mickey Johnstone

80

original

Wigwasati

1930-65

1967-78

583 (SW Arm)

C

C

B

B

Homer Grafton

Powell Wrightson,

Bud Harvison

50

50-60

original

Windshift

1949-71

1222 (Sharp Rock Inlet)

C

B

Oliver "Ollie" Quickmire

12-20

original

Wishbone

1973-78 1219 (Sharp Rock Inlet) C B Oliver "Ollie" Quickmire 6-15 original

NOTEWORTHY 

 

           

Headwaters

(not a youth camp, but similar canoe-trip program to camps)

1974-76

1977-83

665 (Chimo), 762, 583 

Anima-Nipissing Lake

C

C

A

A

Hugh & Carin Stewart, Richard Grant

Hugh & Carin Stewart

40

40

 

SOURCES:  The Keewaydin Way by Brian Back, The Temagami Experience by Bruce Hodgins and Jamie Benidickson, Temagami Lakes Association (TLA) Archives, Marcello Bernardo, Janet Butler, Skip Connett, Susan Crofut, Carol Cochrane, Bert Danson, Graham Donald, John Eberhard, Ann Gardner, Jack Goodman, Tom Haladner, Arthur Haladner, Fred Haiblen, Bruce Hodgins, Mickey Johnstone, Dave Jones, David Knudsen, Ted Kuss, Kristine Lee, Richard Lewis III,  Ron Ries, Robert Sovey, Hugh Stewart, Jim Tatman, Susan Walker, Gordon Wolfe, Clay Woodman, Marjorie Woodman, Tara McGee, Jeri Moore, National Archives, Sydney Collins, 1929 T&NO Temagami promotional brochure, Powell Wrightson, Robert A. Mills, Glenn Paine, Graham Hall, Alan Hyde, Neil McDonald, Temagami Centennial Booklet, Mark Wagner, Tom Quickmire.

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