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Happy Halloween – Here’s a treat for you!

Happy Halloween to all our favourite ghouls and goblins! Do the two trick or treaters remind you of anybody? Click on the colouring book page below for a printable PDF version and have fun Wishing all of our camp families, past and present, a fun and safe Halloween! Kristen P.S. We’d love to see your […] Read More

Halloween 2017 Round-Up: Stuff to do with the family in & near Lanark County

Happy Friday the 13th! Here’s what’s coming up in our area for Halloween: Candlelit Ghost Walks by Heritage House Museum ($) Thursday nights in October Haunted House @ Heritage House Museum ($) Last two weeks in October GROSSOLOGY 101 by The Mercantile & Cafe Whim ($) Friday Oct 13th, 4pm Pumpkin Party with Smiths Falls […] Read More

Thanksgiving Round-Up: Stuff to do with the family in & near Lanark County

Need to keep those kids busy with the extra day off school? Got family visiting from out of town? Here’s a family-friendly list of what’s going on this Thanksgiving weekend: Perth Studio Tour (free) Crown & Pumpkin Tour (free) Middleville Museum Closing Weekend ($) Pick Your Own Pumpkins @ Millers Bay Farm ($) Apple Picking […] Read More

Week 2 in Review

What a week full of surprises! Our Heartwood campers chose between MishMash Arts and Zombie Apocalypse Survival this week. While our MishMash campers created a canvas art piece as well as wooden art houses, our Zombie campers played a new game Ron created called “Blackout” and learned to do their own zombie makeup – complete […] Read More

Week 1 in Review

It’s the same every year: the countdown to camp always seems to take so long, and then all of a sudden the first week has already flown by. I am always proud of the quality of our staff but this year in particular they are just hitting it out of the park. I hear staff […] Read More

Meet the MKDC Staff: Rachel, Counsellor

Rachel was our very first interview of the season as well as our very first hire. (How can you not hire someone who brings you homemade salsa as their creative project?) Despite being one of our youngest staff members, Rachel is already very accomplished. She has her Junior Black Belt in Karate and has volunteered […] Read More

Meet The Staff: Emma, Programmer

I seem to have a disproportionate number of photos of this lady at camp, but it’s so easy to do when she’s always surrounded by smiling campers! Emma is a third year MKDC veteran and also holds the prestigious title of Beadmaster (we should really get her a hat). She’s our go-to programmer for anything […] Read More

Meet the MKDC Staff: Ron, Program Director

When you ask our returning campers whose programs are their favourite, more often than not the answer is, “Ron’s!” No one has more of a passion for original programming than this guy. From colour wars that resemble a real-life video game to completely original water sports, Ron is known for hardly ever doing the same […] Read More

6 reasons your pre-teen daughter needs camp

What are you doing to set your daughter up for success this summer? As teenage anxiety and depression becomes more and more prevalent, movements like “A Mighty Girl” and Amy Poehler’s “Smart Girls” are working to emphasize¬†the importance of raising strong, independent young women. The most important thing a girl can wear is her confidence. […] Read More

Boating comes to MKDC!

MKDC is thrilled to announce that Corcl boats are the newest addition to our program for summer 2017! These little beauties are safe, easy to transport, and will teach a slew of basic boating skills – not to mention letting our campers cool off in the lake! Want to see them in action? Check out […] Read More