May 14, 2019

One of the things that have always bugged me has been how so many kids refuse to get outside and just live. I remember being a child and loving to be outside, going to the park, getting to play soccer. I remember I would beg my parents to let me outside and just take i...

November 20, 2017

A question that I've gotten a lot in the 8 months that I've worked here, is "what in the world does Canteen Destiny mean?". Well, if you've ever asked that question, you've come to the right place, because I'm going to tell you a little bit about the vision and history...

November 14, 2017

Welcome to our newest edition of Life Skills! Today's post endeavours to help guide you through the large, confusing maze that is the modern grocery store. 

Some tips for a healthy and cost effective shopping trip!

1. Make a list. It will help you be more organized,...

November 9, 2017

That's what the girls in our Grandma's Attic Girl's club asked when they saw the spread of ingredients awaiting them on the counter at our last meeting. They were noticeably skeptical of how these would taste, especially once a bunch of the fruits and veggies had been...

October 17, 2017

For many people, camping is exclusively a summer activity. However, fall can be a beautiful time to get away and spend time in the great outdoors too! In fact, I prefer the fall over the summer because I love the cool mornings and evenings. If you're thinking about try...

September 29, 2017

Hello faithful readers, and first time readers alike! So glad to have you both.

Now, I know summer camp probably seems but a distant memory at this point, but as we open up registration for our PA day camps (check it out, they're gonna be fun!), I thought I'd share some...

September 20, 2017

Whether you want to relax with friends and roast a marshmallow, cook some food while camping, or build a fire in an emergency situation, it's a handy skill to possess! It may seem like a very easy task, but for any of you who have tried, and failed, you know it can be...

September 8, 2017

Welcome to the second installment in our focus on food series! This time we'll be looking at zingiber officinale, or as it's more commonly known, Ginger.

I had a lot of fun writing this article; in my last semester of university I took a medicinal botany course, so I sp...

August 29, 2017

Welcome to the first blog in our "Life Skills" series! Yet another random invention from the mind of Alanah you might say - but wait, is it random? Part of Canteen Destiny's vision is to "equip teens and launch them into the world to fulfill their destiny" (that's the...