Joan & BrookesBrookes Prewitt, Director: Camp Northway, Camp Wendigo
Brookes Prewitt came to Northway in 1951 when his mother became Director. He has been at camp every year since then. Before becoming the Owner and Director in 1976, Brookes was a Guide, and Head Guide for Northway’s canoe-tripping program. He has an L.L.B. and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and is a Barrister and Solicitor. Brookes’ mother, Ann Russe Prewitt, directed Northway for 26 years before him and developed the excellent programs in sailing, tripping and canoeing that we have today.
Joan Dodds Prewitt, Director: Camp Northway
Joan Prewitt first came to Algonquin Park in 1986 to work at Bartlett Lodge, where she was manager from 1990 to 1992. Joan has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph, specializing in Hotel and Food Administration, and a Bachelor of Education from Brock University. She has been Northway’s Business Manager since 1996.
Wilson Prewitt, Director: Camp Northway
Wilson Prewitt first visited Algonquin Park and the Northway site at the age of three months. He has been a Guide and Head Guide at Northway. Wilson is a graduate of Algonquin College’s Adventure Naturalist Outdoor Education Program. During the off-season, Wilson can be found in the mountains of Whistler, British Columbia, leading snowmobile tours.
Jim Spencer, Director: Camp Wendigo
Jim is a former Northway Guide and Assistant Director of Wendigo. He also guided canoe trips professionally in Algonquin Park for a number of years with Algonquin Outfitters. Jim has a B.A. and B.Ed. from the University of Western Ontario. Jim operates a business building and restoring wood canvas canoes. Jim’s beautiful canoes can be seen on the Northway canoe-dock.