Chippewa Point

Chippewa Point

Site Minimum: 10 people

Site Maximum: 30 people

Description:  A large campsite to spread out the tents, with lots of space for gathering place around fire-pit.  Fairly level ground with open forest cover.

Exposure:  North-West -- sun doesn't appear on the site until after noon. Prevailing N-Westerlies keep bugs down.

Travel Time (by canoe)
>> to Hub  = 20 - 30 min.
>> to Main End / Parking =  30 - 45  min.

Campsite Name Meaning: Named by the “Senior” Scout Troop of the 73rd Toronto group under the leadership of Mr. Howard “Beans” Harpur. 

From the Ojibwe People's Dictionary: "Ojibwe has been called by many names including Anishinaabemowin, Ojibwe, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Southwestern Chippewa, and Chippewa. It is a Central Algonquian language spoken by the Anishinaabe people throughout much of Canada from Ontario to Manitoba and US border states from Michigan to Montana. It is centered around the Great Lakes homeland of the Ojibwe people."

Etymology of "ojibwe" or "ojibway": This word has two variations, one French (Ojibwa) and the other English (Chippewa). Although many variations exist in the literature, Chippewa is more common in the United States, and Ojibway predominates in Canada, but both terms are used in each country. In many Ojibwe communities throughout Canada and the U.S. since the late 20th century, more members have been using the generalized name Anishinaabe(-g).

The meaning of the name Ojibwe is not known; the most common explanations for the name's origin are:

Aerial view of Chippewa Point

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