Softcover history available now

Keewaydin links:

Keewaydin Temagami

Keewaydin Foundation

Ojibway Lodge

Other Keewaydin- related Links


Jordy Tanz passes away

One of our great staffmen, Jordy Tanz, died in British Columbia, Mar 20, 2006 of complications from a previous heart bypass. He has been returning to staff, off and on, since his first year in 1976. He is survived by his wife Petra and children Jeff and Katie, both members of the trip staff. He was uncle to former campers Marlon and Jared Rosenbaum.

Bruce Ingersoll new director

Former camper and trip staff will become director June 1.

Trip photo galleries 

2005: Bourdelais

A broad collection from across the sections. Compiled and hosted by Doc Bourdelais.

2004: Bourdelais

A broad collection from across the sections. Compiled and hosted by Doc Bourdelais.

2004: Tanz

Photos from sections A, Outpost F, Waubeno Z, Algonquin 3, Song 1, and Song Kokomis. Hosted by Jeff Tanz.

Keewaydin Way wins award

The Society of Camp Directors Writing Award was awarded to Brian Back for the The Keewaydin Way. The book is now available at all the camps over the summer, or can be ordered at any time from the office.  Photos of signing    Order now

Warren Beh deceased

Devoted alumnus Warren Beh died August 28 of a heart attack near his home in Wilmington, Delaware. Keewaydin was lucky to call him an alumnus and friend. He is survived by his wife Chrissie.

Fire at Sharp Rock

Thanks to the quick action of Doug Mosle, the Stavrakys and others, June's Sharp Rock wildfire never got legs. See Photo of the Month

Video: Waubeno Y '03

A video of Waubeno Y's summer. Produced by guide Garrett Kephart. Garrett's website

Long Trip Itineraries - 2004

What's ahead for this summer.

Gigitowin & Bay forums open

Ottertooth has opened online forums on the Far North and a Gigitowin forum. Gigitowin members can register for the latter by e-mailing moderator Garrett Kephart at

Keewaydin featured in Paddler magazine 

Check July/August 2003 issue of Paddler magazine for a story on Keewaydin or online. The print version has all the photos. It was written by Paddler's then-managing editor Frederick Reimers.


Devil's Shadow 

Here's a draft map of the area around Devil's Island.

Gigitowin opposes new logging

Reunion '03 photos

First trip-staff nuptial

Reunion '93 photos

Adventures of Y in 2002

Song 1 in Temagami and at Outpost

Section A's abandoned '98 wannigans found near Rupert River

End of Season - 2002 

Winter on Devil's Island

Big Storms Remembered

Director's album - 2002

One dock to rule them all 

Post office 1932-46

Ambroid Glue

Doug Mosle becomes director

Keewaydin Canada's Oldest Camp

Keewaydin Gets New Owner

Matt Ridgway's Last Summer

History in Brief

Cemetery of the Guides

Mystery of 1903 Base Camp

Oldest Canoe Trip Operator

Rod Cox Passes on at 89  

The Other Keewaydin

Songadeewin Flagship

Last Route Opened

Is Keewaydin Walking Lightly on the Planet?

Keewaydin Cook Book

The Early Songs

Keewaydin's Traditional Fireplace

Interiors of Devil's Island

Forest fire of 1977

Is Keewaydin the Oldest Camp?

Songadeewin: First Three Years


What's It All About:

This Web Page

New Book

Original Book




"Dear Camper: I promise to let you catch the biggest fish, next time."

Anonymous staffman


Photos: Garrett Kephart (Long Trip, Outpost), Keewaydin (Staff & Guide), Bill Miller (Canoes)

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