Our camp Lodge is an original camp building with douglas fir interior and field stone fireplace. It serves as the dining hall and meeting area for the camp, with an adjoining activity room. Attached to the Lodge is our fully equipped commercial kitchen, supported by the Mi-A-Kon-Da kitchen staff. The kitchen is the activity center for the preparation and delivery of delicious meals for the campers and staff.
Camp Mi-A-Kon-Da has two types of living accommodations available to campers depending on what sessions they attend.
The primary type of accommodation is our tent-cabins. Campers sleep in platform tents that each house 4-5 campers of similar age. The tents have a wooden frame with a canvas exterior and waterproof fly. Each camper sleeps on a cot with a mattress and have their own storage unit under their bed. Laundry lines outside can be used to hang wet bathing suits and towels. Campers can leave their tent flaps open during the day to get sunlight and airflow in the tent, and close their tent at night to stay snug. The tent-cabin sections, known as Driftwood, Centre and Senior, are age-specific and have counsellors sleeping in cabins nearby.
We also have cabin accommodations available during our Stepping Stones and Women’s Wellness Weekends. These cabins have pine-sided interiors, large windows to provide natural light and airflow as well as propane lights to brighten the cabin at nighttime.
Mi-A-Kon-Da boasts an impressive list of activity facilities including:
- 30-foot Rock climbing wall with 6+ routes
- Low ropes course
- Archery range
- Mountain biking and hiking trails (off-site)
- Extensive swim area complete with 25 metre swim lanes, diving platform and water slide
- Three sandy beaches which support activities such as kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, beach volleyball and rowing
- Sailing dock and equipment
- Fitness room with weights, stationary bike and indoor rowing machines
- 6 Campfire pits for night time marshmallow roasting
- Nature Centre
- Craft and Recreation Hall
Our centrally located Main Wash House provides all campers and staff with sinks, hot water showers and environmentally friendly composting toilets. A second wash house facility with hot showers and composting toilets is located in Senior Section. Additional composting toilets and outhouses are located around the island.
Preserving our environment and instilling respect for nature in our campers is an important part of Camp Mi-A-Kon-Da’s philosophy. We have environmental initiatives in the areas of:
- Education and Ecology
- Solar energy
- Tree planting
- Electricity-free environment
- No-trace camping
- No automobiles or roads onsite