• Summer 2021 Announcement

    This past year has felt like a game of tetherball at camp with the many changes and challenges that the pandemic has brought, but we have some news to share with you.

  • We are Hiring for Summer 2021!

    We sure missed seeing all our campers and staff this past summer. But we have some exciting news! We're Hiring! We are working hard at preparing for another great summer on the shores of Koshlong this year. Check it out here.
  • Fall 2020 Koshlong Current Now Available

    Buddy Benches, Alumni Association News, Notes from camp and more. All in the Fall edition of the Koshlong Current here. 
  • Winter 2021 Programs Cancelled

    We have now turned our attention to our Winter programming. With on-going unknowns about the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have chosen to cancel our programs for the winter season. This includes family programs, our winter women's weekend, and any school/user groups we would normally welcome during our Winter Outdoor Centre season. During this time we are continuing to plan and coordinate how to best and safely re-open in the future, and are following directions from the government and our local health unit. 
  • Pre-Registration on Hold

    Our October Pre-Registration period is on hold. 

  • How we're responding to COVID-19

    At YMCA Wanakita, the health, safety and well-being of our campers, families, staff and volunteers is always our top priority. We've made the difficult decision to cancel all YMCA Wanakita programs for Summer 2020.
  • Branching Out With Forest School

    Wanakita is opening a seasonal Forest School program for the local Haliburton community - Starting with this March Break (March 16-21, 2020)!
  • To Silver Peak and Beyond

    The Fall edition of The Koshlong Current includes one our most popular articles ever, if social media is any indication. Eight women recount a their trip to Silver Peak. It's a timeless story of perseverance, growth, teamwork and the life lessons they learned along the way. Read it in the Fall 2018 edition of the Koshlong Current.

  • New Second Year Option for Student Counsellors

    Second Year Student Counsellors (SCs) now have two great options to choose from for Summer 2019:  the ever-popular SC2 program or SC2T for those who enjoy tripping.

  • New Challenge Course for YMCA Wanakita Campers

    First came the dream, then the concept drawings and finally the back hoes and the cranes.  Today YMCA Wanakita campers have a spectacular new challenge course.