SMILE CAMP – Day 3

On the last day of SMILE Camp the mentors were awake early preparing the fire for the sunrise ceremony. Students wrote personal intentions and put them in the fire through the sacred ceremony.

Mentors braving the cold to set up the fire
Mentors braving the cold to set up the fire
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Julie Fantino and Merle Gonzalvez host the closing cermonies
Student leaders present their plans for action
Student leaders present their plans for action
Action plans included: anti -bullying and better equipment for their schools
Action plans included: anti -bullying and better equipment for their schools
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Exciting Action Plans!
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Look at all the action plans!
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Bill McKee performs for the final time with his parody of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” the “Camp SMILE Way”
Michael Consul takes the students on the leadership roller coaster!
Students headed back to Toronto
Students headed back to Toronto

Here’s the SMILE Camp process:

1. Pre-Camp Leadership Training (1/2 day at the CEC) CHECK

2. Leadership Formation (3 days at Camp George) CHECK

3. School Action Plan & Presentation (addressing the needs of your community/student population) CHECK

4. Making our action plan come to life!!! THIS IS WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO NOW!

5. Reunion / Action Plan progress reporting CAN’T WAIT FOR THE REUNION!!!

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