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APPLEBY'S S. BRUCE McLAUGHLIN NORTHERN CAMPUS IN TEMAGAMI, ONTARIO

For 50 years, Appleby College has encouraged our students to step outside of their comfort zone at the S. Bruce McLaughlin Northern Campus on Rabbitnose Island in Temagami. Whether it’s learning how to paddle a canoe or constructing a Quinzhee for shelter, vital life skills such as self-confidence, collaboration, and resilience have been developed while gaining an understanding of the role we all play as stewards of the environment.


 

ANONYMOUS EXCERPTS FROM THE 1975 ARGUS YEARBOOK

“As I was walking to the boathouse to go to bed tonight, I looked out into the blackness of the woods, across the lake, and I wondered what it would be like the next night out there all alone. Tonight I tried to appreciate my bed as best as I could.”
“This morning our group is on duty and we had to do dishes. We started at 8:30 and finished at 10:15. I am so sick of dishes I count them in my sleep.”
“I realized something today: when you get hungry on a canoe trip, any food tastes good. For lunch today I had three pieces of brown bread with a small chunk of hard butter, a half-inch slice of cheese, a quarter-inch layer of peanut butter, and a quarter-inch layer of jam. It was fabulous.”
“I saw weather today like none other I have seen in my life. The wind must have been 40 miles per hour and gusting. The waves were all of five feet out on the lake. We awoke to the sound of wind whistling through cracks, and running footsteps on the rock. The Albacore had broken loose from its moorings and was being beaten against the rocks.”

 

TEMAGAMI REFLECTIONS

The introduction of the S. Bruce McLaughlin Northern Campus on Rabbitnose Island in Temagami is a great example of the school’s long-standing belief in challenge, independence and experiential education. Click on the various profiles below from to read their story.


 

PHOTO GALLERY: 50 YEARS OF TEMAGAMI


 

VIDEO REFLECTIONS


ELIZABETH SMART '96 TEMAGAMI REFLETIONS


SOPHIE MILLER '14 TEMAGAMI REFLETIONS


MELISSA BAILEY '94 TEMAGAMI REFLETIONS


PHILIP LIWEI TEMAGAMI REFLETIONS


 

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