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Our Fundraising Program Gets a Makeover!

Our Fundraising Program has gotten a makeover! Don’t you love watching make-over episodes on TV? Whether it be for people, houses, landscapes or even pets – the most fun is seeing the big reveal; the after to the shabby before. Our Fundraising Program was never really all that shabby, but now it’s a knock-out! We […]

My Son’s Camper Achievement Award

My 12 year-old son is in his element when he’s at camp. Running around, getting muddy, hiking, swimming, skipping stones and catching frogs with a bunch of kids is pretty much a dream come true for him. He always comes home with stories about the adventures they’ve had and new camp songs he’s learned. His […]

How to Light up your Backyard Party

Every year, we host a big Victoria Day fireworks party. For my American friends – this means that yes, we celebrate the birthday of a long dead English Queen, but we’ll take our holidays where we can get them. This past Victoria Day we hosted one hundred of our closest friends and neighbours (an annual […]

Cycling into June

Just like that and May is over! Here at the Mabelhood we celebrated May the 4th, Allergy Awareness month, Mother’s day & Victoria Day. The Community Relations Committee food drive was a great success. We collected over 500 items! The winning team was our Marketing department with a total of 123 items. The close runners […]

Making the Cut: Children Dealing with Disappointment

With such a big family, I’ve always told my kids that they can’t be on travelling sports teams. When my children have asked to try out for such teams, my response has consistently been, “There are enough kids in your own city that are good enough to play with you.” But, I have this one […]

Fundraiser Spotlight: Autism Service Dogs

Over the years we’ve had a variety of organizations host a fundraiser with us to assist in generating funds for their cause. Like people, every fundraiser is different and we felt it was time to shine the spotlight on some of the people and organizations running a Mabel’s Labels Fundraiser. In October 2013, Cayleb received […]

The gift that keeps on giving

This guest blog post comes from Kim Graydon of Glen Bernard Camp. As a parent, wouldn’t you just love to find that ONE gift for your child they would continue to love their whole life through?  Ready?  It IS out there….it is the gift of summer camp.   But what exactly are the benefits of summer […]

A Camp Counselor’s Perspective: get their gear home!

Summer is soon approaching and if you’re like me, you remember your days at summer camp. There’s something so nostalgic about seeing a canoe paddle and hearing campfire songs like “Great Big Moose.” However, for me, summer camp didn’t end when I was a kid; I loved it so much that I worked as a […]