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Happy Canada Day!

June 30, 2014


Just a reminder to all parents and staff, there will be no camp on July 1st.   Justine Davies, Camp Coordinator  


Summer Science Highlights

June 26, 2014


This week I travelled between the classrooms of all three age groups. I have been blown away on several occasions by the creative activities going on and the campers’ newfound scientific knowledge. Our campers in grades 1-6 have been tracking their experiments in their personalized science journals which they have been carrying around with pride. […]


Coming Soon “The Great Outdoors”

June 23, 2014


The theme for our fifth week of camp is The Great Outdoors, which is my favourite theme! The best way to describe this week would be like an overnight outdoors camp without the overnight aspect. The girls will set up tents, go on nature hikes, and learn survival skills. We will also be having a […]


Counsellor Spotlight – Janan Lewars

June 19, 2014


Nickname: “JJ” , Jay Education: Currently at the University of Toronto  – Double Major in Political Science and African Studies with a Minor in French as a Second Language, Elmwood School – Class of 2013 A Little Bit About Janan:  It  has been awesome being back in Ottawa for the summer! In my free time I […]


Counsellor Spotlight – Julia E

June 13, 2014


Education: B. Sc Honours in Integrated Science at Carleton University. Attending Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine in August.

A Little Bit About Julia: I went to Elmwood when I was a young girl for eight years (starting when I was 5 years old!).


Coming Soon: “Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice”

June 11, 2014


Campers, get your aprons on! The theme for our fourth week of camp is Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice. This week will be devoted to baking and learning about the art of cooking. Although cooking and baking are not directly listed under the Ontario Elementary Curriculum, they can still be very educational. Campers […]


Counsellor Spotlight – Courtney Johnson

June 9, 2014


Education: Bachelor of General Arts from the University of Guelph, and Bachelor of Education (Primary/Junior) from the University of Ottawa.

Words from Courtney (Miss Johnson):

“I am extremely excited to be continuing my time at Elmwood School as a summer camp counsellor…


Coming Soon: “Art Attack – All Things Messy”

June 6, 2014

Art Attack – All Things Messy

This week our Camp Counsellors have been busy at work planning our camp activities. The theme for our third week of camp is “Art Attack – All Things Messy.” The girls will create art using paint and watercolours, and will be encouraged to think outside the box by creating an abstract masterpiece. This week is sure to be a messy one!


Counsellor Spotlight – Sarah Clarke

June 4, 2014


Nickname: Sparky

Education: Elmwood Class of 2013, currently a 1st year Child Studies student at Carleton University.

A Little Bit About Sarah: You’ll find me in the Junior School working in classrooms with Grades 1–3 or at the 3:26 Club! I love to play sports in my free time.