Play. Learn. Work. Connect.

Mindcamp is a conference where you can take seminars and classes which teach creativity, innovation and leadership skills.

It’s a five-day micro-university for personal, professional, and organizational creativity — a feast of concurrent sessions presented by the best creativity leaders in North America and world-wide.

Mindcamp exposes more than 200 creative people to a wide range of perspectives on the research and practice of deliberate creativity and structured thinking. And on top of our scheduled programs, there are evening salons, dialog sessions, music, dancing, campfires, and just plain fun.

Mindcamp is run by volunteers and priced to break even.

August 17-21, 2016

YMCA Geneva Park, Orillia, ON, Canada

“I can’t thank you enough for organizing such a totally awesome collection of seminars, creative people and utter FUN…. Mindcamp was one of the best and most rewarding experiences I have ever participated in my entire professional career…. I really felt like an integral part of the community while I was there and take away an entire community of like minded people as close friends when I left — PRICELESS!”Lee Kitchen, Walt Disney World, Florida
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    50+ Sessions

    Mindcamp offers 50+ sessions on personal and professional creativity….

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    50+ Presenters

    …presented by amazing leaders from all over North America and world wide…

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    Great Venue

    …at YMCA Geneva Park, on a peninsula surrounded by forests, trails, and beautiful Lake Couchiching

  • Graphic Recording Bootcamp
    Tanya Gerber
  • Kaleidoscope Groups
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  • Make It Real
    Jim Ridge
  • We at KC
    Leonardo Muñoz
  • Collaborative Listening
    Ian Poinsenet, Emad Jelouali
  • Discover PREZI
    Carole Rudzinski
  • Art of Appreciation
    Steven Shama
  • Connected Nature
    Ginny Santos, Alexandre Eisenchteter
  • Creative Thinking Primer
    Dan Bigonesse
  • (What If)*
    Bill Brooks
  • Innovating the NGO
    Yoel Kluk
  • Writing Freely
    Cynthia Reyes
  • What Hill?
    Stanley Young
  • Raising Adults
    Ismet Mamnoon
  • From Story to Stage
    Michel Neray
  • Stepping into Coherence
    Francois Coetzee
  • Yoga Snack
    Brad Wong
  • Bounce!
    Greg Zlevor
  • The Possible Dream
    Clara Kluk, Sylvain Rouillard
  • U Lead
    Manuel Soto
  • Diving into Poetry
    Michelle Tokarczyk, Lee Dunne
  • (IoT)*
    James McAnanama
  • Family Dreaming
    Nathalie Doré, Michel Delage
  • Gamification
    Sylvain Rouillard, Guillemette Goglio
  • Tracking Wonder
    Jeffrey Davis
  • Going Wireless
    Guilherme Sarkis
  • Taming Judgment
    Jeanne Chatigny, Franca Leeson
  • First Night Freewrite
    Cynthia Reyes
  • Hello 2046 Me
    Ginny Santos
  • Warp Speed Creativity
    Tim Hurson
  • Breaking It Open
    Missy Carvin, Beth Slazak
  • Building Creative Tension
    Karen Lynch
  • Night Flights
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  • Art of Deferring Judgment
    Matteo Catullo, Max Hurson
  • Third Way Leadership
    Gina Paigen
  • Metaphor and Creativity
    René Bernèche
  • Creative Leadership
    Tim & Laura Switalski
  • Undoing the Splits
    Alina Isaac
  • Wake Up Singing
    Toto Berriel, Mario Allende
  • Mental Time Travel
    Jay Aquilanti
  • ImageStreaming
    Win Wenger
  • Painting Your Life
    Russell Thomas
  • Between the Beats
    Mario Allende, Toto Berriel
  • Are You Here Yet?
    Kate Ashby
  • Navigating Cultural Differences
    Hamlin Grange
  • Theory U and YoU
    John Frederick, Joette Field
  • Opening Night Improv
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  • FOMO to JOMO
    Karen BK Chan
  • The Thinkubator
    Terri Segal, Ian Rosenfeldt
  • Law Dogs and War Chiefs
    Nicole Dobinson
  • Shower Thinking
    Clare Dus, Liz Monroe-Cook, Kristen Peterson
  • Space-Making
    Mary Ellyn Vicksta
  • Boost Your Bliss!
    Laila Ghattas
  • Gift of Courageous Feedback
    Deborah Jann
  • Fantastic Voyage
    Co Doesburg
  • Chakras and Creativity
    Zachary Towne-Smith, Jessi Luna
  • Failure Wake
    Janeen Halliwell, Jennifer Keilty-Friesen
  • Mirror, Mirror
    John Sedgwick, Ian Rosenfeldt
  • Morning Yoga
    Brad Wong
  • Design Thinking
    Cecilia Yau
  • Creative Team Dynamics
    Marc Hurwitz, Samantha Hurwitz
  • Celebrating Complexity
    Katie Tagye, Dan Bigonesse
“The past few weeks has probably been the most creative time in my life! I got very inspired as the result of Mindcamp and since I returned back to Calgary, I’ve been playing with and experimenting with different ideas for my business.”Julia Zarina, Businesswoman, Alberta