Mike Stewart

Camp CoordinatorMike Stewart Ryerson Summer Day CampsMike has over 25 years of summer camp experience and provides day-to-day leadership to the Day Camp program. Mike is a graduate of the University of Toronto (Bachelor of Education) and Trent University (Bachelor of Arts). For six years, he served as Co-Director at Camp Wenonah (Muskoka, ON) where he provided leadership to both the summer camp and outdoor education programs. He also worked as a leadership director, counsellor, and one-on-one support worker for children with special needs at Camp Couchiching (Orillia, ON). More recently, Mike was Program Manager with Amici Camping Charity, an organization that helps send underprivileged children to summer camp. Mike has presented on camp program, leadership, team building, and marketing at various conference across Ontario, and also at the 8th International Camping Congress. Mike sits on the Executive of the Board of the Canadian Camping Association, and is a former Director on the Board of the Ontario Camps Association. In recognition of his volunteer work and professional experience in the field of children’s camping, he has received the Jack Pearse Award of Honour from the Canadian Camping Association, the Ron & Mickey Johnstone Youth Leadership Award (OCA), Volunteer Recognition Award (CCA), and Award of Merit (International Camping Fellowship).

You can reach Mike by email at mike.stewart@ryerson.ca.

Chris Wilhelm

Seasonal Camp CoordinatorMike Stewart Ryerson Summer Day CampsChris is a graduate of McGill University, where he earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Education and Music. He has spent two years working as an elementary music teacher at three different schools in the Montreal area. This will be Chris’ fourth summer working for Ryerson Summer Day Camps, and his second summer in the position of Seasonal Camp Coordinator. Additionally, Chris has four summers’ worth of experience working as a counselor at McGill Sports Camp in Montreal and Camp Valaqua in Water Valley, AB, and has spent two seasons working as an Outdoor Educator at YMCA Cedar Glen in Schomberg, ON.

You can reach Chris by email at christopher.wilhelm@ryerson.ca.

 

 

Katherine Follis

Sport Program LeadMike Stewart Ryerson Summer Day CampsKatherine is a five-year veteran Day Camp staff members at Ryerson. She has also been involved in camps for the past 15 years as a camper, volunteer, Leader-in-Training and staff member respectively. Katherine is completing her fourth year at Ryerson, where she is studying RTA Sport Media and is on the Ryerson Rams women’s varsity basketball team. Growing up, she was a multi sport athlete competing in track and field, basketball, volleyball (beach and indoor), dance, badminton, and many more sports. Katherine has completed 65+ community volunteer hours over her three years at Ryerson. She also works with Rising Rams, participating in weekly visits to local elementary schools, and Rams in Training, which provides after school sports camp programs for high school students in Toronto. Katherine has organized many community events, including a Syrian family fun day, and has raised over $4,000 for the Rams breast cancer Think Pink basketball game. On the basketball court, Katherine helped her team to a Ontario University Athletics silver medal in 2015, an OUA gold medal in 2016, and a second place finish at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport national tournament.

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Ryerson Summer Day Camps
c/o Ryerson University
Department of Athletics
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

Phone:
Camp Office – (416) 979-5000 ext. 3258
Recreation & Athletic Centre – (416) 979-5096
Camp Coordinator - (416) 979-5000 ext. 3334

Email:
camps@ryerson.ca