We bring in great ‘camp’ people who are school teachers, university instructors,
freelance musicians, nationally and internationally known conductors, performers and private studio teachers.

Some of our faculty have been working here for twenty years or more. More than half a dozen were staff and campers. Come meet our faculty!

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Bruce Nashman

Director

Bruce has grown up at Camp Wahanowin and has been the Camp Director of both Wahanowin and NMC for over 30 years. He received a B.A from York University and...

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Larry Shields

Asst. Music Director & Jazz Coordinator

Larry began his musical training in the Salvation Army York Temple, and played bass trombone in the Weston Silver Band until 1992. He is an Honours graduate of Humber College...

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Mike Ferguson

Music Director

Mike has been the Music Director of NMC since 2002, having served on violin faculty for more than 20 years. A graduate of the University of Toronto, he has spent 35...

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Patti Nashman

Camp Director

Patti brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to camp from her career as a social worker and counselor. She obtained a B.A. and a B.S.W. from York University, a...

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Pete Thistlethwaite

Camp Director

Pete has been connected with Wahanowin and NMC since 1987 and a member of our fulltime team since 2000. He taught high school for ten years and is very experienced...

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Tan Robertson

Assistant Camp Director

Tan joined the Wahanowin/NMC team in 1991 after her second year at the University of Western Ontario. She is responsible for office administration, purchasing supplies and program support as well...

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