2018 Masonic Youth Camp was AWWWWWSOME

2018 MYLC group web

Another successful Masonic Youth Leadership Camp was wrapped up on Aug 3 with a graduation ceremony and the official closing by the Deputy Grand Master R.W. Bro. Rob Montague.

The camp started on Sunday with the registration of 47 campers: 27 new campers and 20 returnees. This included two happy campers from Spain.

Presentations included:

  • “Basic Leadership Principles,
  • ”Personality Profile in Colours,”
  • ”Financial Basics,”
  • “Dealing with Failure Effectively in High School,”
  • “Leadership skills for Emergency Teams,”
  • “Critical Thinking,”
  • “Healthy Relationships,”
  • “Beyond the Hurt,”
  • “Car Maintenance,”
  • “Social Capital,”
  • “Preparing for Job interviews”,
  • “Career Choices”, as well as
  • leadership games and activities.

Other activities throughout the week included camp rules slow pitch, volleyball, slip and slide, water fights, swimming, and culminating with fireworks, dance, and pizza on Thursday evening.

A big thank you to Head Counselor Chris Beebe along with counselors Kjerstin Cooper, Martina Larson, Josh Homister, Scott Sherstobitoff, Daniel Stokalko, and our activity coordinator, Chris Howe.

Thank you to our fantastic cooks Thea Howe and Kathy Gordon, who treated us to great food and snacks throughout the week.

Thank you to all the night supervisors who traveled from various places in the province.

This camp could not exist without the support of the Lodges and Brethren in the province. To them I give many thanks.

I would like give special thanks to Gail Todd, our camp administer, and the rest of the Camp Committee comprised of Darren McDonald, our social media guru, Chris Howe, Chris Beebe, Dean Elliott, and Rob Montague.

See you next year!

Dan Olmsted
Masonic Youth Leadership 2018 Coordinator