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Joan & Brookes
Joan & Brookes
Brookes 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.

WilsonWilson 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.

JimJim 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.

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Camp Northway for girls (ages 7-16) offers a traditional program based on our wilderness setting, of swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, and dramatics.Camp Wendigo for boys (ages 12-16) is essentially a canoe-tripping outpost, offering supervised canoe trips throughout Algonquin Park's 3000 square miles of protected wilderness.ANNUAL POST CAMP FOR FAMILIES & ADULTS