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  • Pleased to meet you, won’t you guess my name

    Posted by Andrew Makowski on April 4, 2022 at 3:43 pm

    Hi All, My name is Andy and I live in Stouffville, ON. I have been canoe tripping ever since I was a kid. I was lucky enough to learn a lot at YMCA Camp Beausoleil (no longer there) and graduated to staff. I retired (for the first time) in 2015 and now have the time to increase the quality and quantity of my trips. I have a special love for far north trips and have been lucky enough to do a several of them. While I am a strong intermediate-level paddler, I like to slow things down and connect with nature.

    Andrew Makowski replied 2 years ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • Voyageur Tripper (Admin)

    April 4, 2022 at 4:39 pm

    Hey Andy! Nice to meet you!

    Was YMCA Camp Beausoleil on Beausoleil Island in Georgian Bay? I went to CQE which is also on the island!

  • Andrew Makowski

    April 12, 2022 at 7:42 am

    Yes it was on the west side of Beausoleil Island. It was run by the Toronto YMCA and was shut down in 1981. Both of my kids went to Kitchi. I am very familiar with Queen Elizabeth. It is on a very nice spot on the north of the island.