Walden is arranged as a cluster of villages. Each of our villages or units as they are called are equipped with a circle of cabins (some for boy, and some for girls), a Head Staff cabin for the supervisors of the unit, a firepit for evening campfires, and a shower house. The Walden Units form a circle. Some units are closer to the dining hall while others are closer to the waterfront. Each of our units has its own feeling, beauty, and terrain. Growing up at Walden means a transition through the five spaces at camp.
The Colour Unit is a special place for our youngest campers. The eight Cabins are named “Blue” or “Red” or “Green” etc. This unit space is protected. It’s just for them. “Colours Only in the Colour Unit!” Colour campers are lucky because they live right beside the dining hall and not too far from our beautiful waterfront. The Walden Jungle is the playground that is just steps outside of the Colour Unit. It’s a great place for our Colour campers to hang out with their friends or older siblings during down times. Our Colour campers sometimes attend an overnight to our crash site at least once during the month of July. Their field trip (Special Day) takes place also in July, and consists of going to see a moive in Renfrew and going to McDonalds.
Colour Wars was so much fun! During the afternoon we had a lot of challenges, good speeches and songs… and, to end this wonderful day, we had a dance competition between the four teams!