Camp Mini-Yo-We

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Camp Mini-Yo-We

Camp Mini-Yo-We is on beautiful Mary Lake in Muskoka and operates 4 campsites: South Camp (Girls Camp), Chemawa (Discovery Camp), Edgewoods (Boys Camp) and Northwoods (Youth Camp). In total, Camp can accommodate up to 365 campers per week during the summer and over 120 guests at a time during the fall, winter and spring at the Mini-Yo-We Outdoor Centre.

Camp Mini-Yo-We has 270 acres of prime Muskoka property with 1.3 kilometres of sandy waterfront and rocky shoreline, along with our private island, "Dead Mans Island". Our 4 separate camps have with their own kitchens, dining lodges, waterfronts, docks and campfire areas. 2 or more qualified medical staff are on-site each week of Summer Camp. We have 14 full-time staff with over 220 years of combined camp leadership experience and 170 well-trained Summer staff, representing better than a 3:1 camper to program staff ratio.

Through excellence in Christian camping since 1946, Mini-Yo-We is recognized as one of the finest Christian summer camps in Ontario.

Program Highlights

Discovery Camp: Co-ed, Ages 5-9
Girls Camp: Ages 10-15
Boys Camp: Ages 10-15 
Youth Camps: Co-ed, Ages 14-18
Leaders in Training Program (LIT) (16-17 years old)
About Activities (some variations by camps)
At the beginning of the week you will sign up for two sports/arts instructions that you will take every day. Our instructors will help you develop your skills in:
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
  • Guitar
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Windsurfing
  • Archery
  • Skateboarding/Inline Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • High Ropes Course
  • Wilderness Survival
  • and more

There is also a variety of specialty instructions to choose from.

  • Crafts 
  • Horsemanship
  • Photography
  • Voyageur Canoe Trip
  • Wakeboarding
  • Theatre Arts
  • and more
Then in the afternoons, there is plenty of great stuff for you to do, such as:
  • Free Swim
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skate Park
  • "The Plunge" Water Slide
  • Zip-line
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Tubing
  • Water Soccer
  • Hiking
  • Wide Games
  • Basketball
  • Soccer


*Please contact the camp or visit its website for further details (schedules, fees, registrations, etc) or the latest updates.