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Camp after camp: friendship value at overnight camp

Some time after summer camp fun is done and all the best stories are recollected, your camper becomes melancholy without a reason.

overnight summer campsSound familiar? No worries, because your adventurer is actually going through camp homesickness – otherwise known as missing camp as one might miss home. Is it bad? Not really – it’s a sign that your adventurer has enjoyed camp life and had the time of their life with fellow adventurer , and after a few days of recovery will spread the benefits of camp to other aspects of their life: school, friends, and family. Positivity, willingness to explore and try new things, independence (and even the initiative to fold own clothes!) – such joy should be accepted, shared, and returned back to the adventurer for best results.

How to maintain and encourage the spirit of adventure? We heard so many times that campers meet up in Toronto right after camp and throughout the year – watch camp videos, look through photos, laugh together, and remember fond memories. Every year lots of DiscoveryLand Camp’s buddies reconnect to sign up for the same session. Camp veterans know that living in overnight summer camps and doing a lot of common activities together for 2 plus weeks allows you to form close friendships that will last for many years.

Moreover, we, DiscoveryLand Camp staff, have reunions twice after camp ends – to discuss the best moments, favorite activities, find areas for improvement for the next season… and sing favorite camp songs and just to enjoy our awesome counselors’ team.

overnight summer camps ontarioDiscoveryLand Camp is called a truly leadership camp, and one of the goals we have is to develop the very valuable network for young people – a network based on challenges that they have to overcome and the moments of victory and happiness they had. If that sounds interesting, greatly recommend the completion of Leadership In Action – a unique course full of character building and self-improvement moments.

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New Leadership Camp Activity: Mock Trials

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Perhaps you are considering a career in law?

Maybe you want to build your self-confidence and strengthen your ability to communicate your ideas and opinions to others?

Or do you just love brain exercises?

If any of these are true, you should consider participating in the DLC Mock Trials!

We offer campers the opportunity to gain new insights and skills in the fun, focused workshops. It’s a new addition to our summer camp Summer camp Toronto program newsprogram that was introduced in 2017 by a group of enthusiastic counsellors and immediately gained popularity.

Skills to Improve:

  • Public speaking
  • Analytical skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Research skills
  • Organization skills

Consider more benefits:

  • Strengthen your detective abilities
  • Polish debate skills in a comfortable environment
  • Learn how to cross-examine witnesses
  • Improve your ability to focus despite obstacles

Participants will organize and brainstorm ideas, gather evidence, and prepare speeches in preparation for the defence of their case. They will argue against their opponents by cross-examining witnesses, finding faults with their evidence and arguments, and speaking eloquently in their own defence.

Looking forward to seeing you in debates!


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With DiscoveryLand Camp you get the 5i experience- 5 Improvements in: Leadership, Health, Sport, Confidence, Creative Thinking. Having fun with us in overnight kids camp near Toronto, Ontario, Canada!
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Enhance Your Presentation Skills

DiscoveryLand Camp: "Dragons

DiscoveryLand Camp: “Dragons’ Den” Financial Competition


We spent a loе of last summer discussing the best ways of self-presenting and how to make a great first impression during Leadership in Action Workshops.

Read about A summer camp that teaches youth about entrepreneurship and success




Here is a visual tip on what to keep in mind while preparing for your school presentation:

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Looking for leadership camp, not far from Toronto? Summer camp with life lasting benefits? DiscoveryLand Camp: 50+ activities to help your child become a successful and positive leader.
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Make your life easier with a positive attitude

I regret that I have no shoes until I saw a man without a feet.
Appreciate what you have, rather than feeling sorry for yourself.


Leadership Camp TorontoWe are going to discuss many distinctive characteristics of successful leaders at the leadership course in DiscoveryLand Camp this year. Appreciation of what you already have is known as one of the keys to success. Indeed, life is a lot easier and more enjoyable with a positive attitude.

Robin Sharma- the author of The Leader Who Had No Title- in his recent video suggested that “Writing in a journal is a great way to record gratitude“. By doing that, you highlight and focus on your blessings, the good things in your life, in your mindset. In simple words…

Most of us have food on our table. Most of us have fresh drinking water. Most of us can breathe fresh oxygen. Most of us have people we love. Most of that us have work that matters. Most of us have all these incredible blessings that most people would never imagine having.

And yet we curse the fact that theres too much traffic. We get upset about a difficult conversation with a hard customer. We stumble as we move towards closer our goals or our mission, and we get frustrated. And to make little things into big things and we start developing this mindset where little problems become problems. And as you know, a problem is only a problem if you choose to see it as a problem.

And what Im suggesting to you is recording gratitude in your journal. Shift your mindset so you start to see things you didnt notice around you. And everything becomes a miracle. And even this day becomes a blessing.

~Robin Sharma, How to Keep a Journal

Have a good day everyone! See you soon at DiscoveryLand Camp!

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