SLMC News

The Barn, Fund-raising/Barn-raising Project - September 5th, 2017

The Barn 2

We’re building and need your help! This fall we plan to begin construction on a new building we’re calling “The Barn” near the initiatives area.  The Barn will replace the existing picnic shelter (no longer usable) and will provide much needed program space for rainy and really hot days in the summer and cool days […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Outdoor Education for Schools - September 4th, 2017

Team Building

Here’s an impressive statistic that speaks for itself. Since launching our Outdoor Education Program in 2014, every single group that has participated in the program has re-booked for multiple years! With 150 acres of mixed forests and fields, 2 large spring fed lakes, over $1 million of new facilities and equipment including new cabins, dining […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Fall Work Weekend, October 27-29, 2017 - September 3rd, 2017

Campfire Circle

Our annual Fall Work Weekend is set for Friday October 27 – Sunday October 29, 2017. Plan to arrive anytime on Friday (just let us know if you’ll be around for meals on Friday) and enjoy a great weekend of outside work, great food and great fellowship! Please RSVP to fun@slmc.ca (more information will be sent […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Men’s Meat Retreat, Sept 22-24, 2017 - June 1st, 2017

IMG_1634

One of our most popular retreats, participants will enjoy a carnivorously-rich menu that will leaving you begging for vegetables by the end of it. Meals are prepared by Foodie and Wine Master Dave Lobe while Chip Bender gives us something to chew on theologically.  This retreat has been full the past 4 years so be […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Why Choose Silver Lake? - March 20th, 2017

Mini Camp Camp 1 (3) 037

While we do like to be modest, we are confident when we say Silver Lake is one of the best camps in Ontario. Best Staff: All of our staff have graduated from our two year leadership program, CILTs. In addition, many of them grew up attending camp at Silver Lake and know first-hand the positive […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

New Juniper Cabin is Ready! - March 4th, 2017

Juniper 1

We’re happy to report the construction on the new Juniper cabin is now complete just in time for summer camp. Juniper is a hybrid of our two new cabin designs, with the brightness and airy feel of the treehouse cabins, coupled with the practicality of being low to the ground. Best of all……………..this cabin is […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Annual General Meeting: IMPORTANT UPDATE - March 3rd, 2017

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The rain that we endured in Southwestern Ontario has raised water levels to an unsafe level. In consultation with Grand River Conservation Authority and others, we have opted to change the plan for Saturday. Rather then paddling down the Grand River, we’ll walk/hike along the Millrace in St. Jacobs which is part of […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Spring Work Weekend – Thank you & Pictures - February 8th, 2017

ww5

Thank you to the 45 volunteers who braved very wet weather in an effort to get camp ready for summer campers. Despite the weather we accomplished an incredible amount of work: trenching new hydro lines, painting cabin floors, cutting danger trees, deep cleaning, getting out sailboats and canoes, splitting and distributing firewood, adding gravel and […]

Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Fathers & Kids Retreat – January 13-15, 2017 - November 9th, 2016

Fathers & Kids 2015 054 Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________

Women’s Retreat, February 24-26, 2017 - November 7th, 2016

DSCF3721 Read the rest of this entry » __________________________________________________________