In May of 1968, fire destroyed the original Silver Lake dininghall and this past Monday (February 7), 47 years later, a fire has caused significant damage to the same building. At this point it looks like the cause of the fire was related to the embers from the large stone fireplace. Essentially, the embers found […]
Staff and counsellors recently led some sessions for 13 to 16-year-old campers that were designed to be fun but also raise awareness of good environmental stewardship. One group huddled around a big steel bowl heaped with locally-grown ingredients to make a granola snack.
Ask anyone who’s ever been a camper or counselor this question and it likely takes them several minutes to translate the variety of emotions that Silver Lake Mennonite Camp can produce. Last week we tried to capture this sentiment in a few videos that we filmed up here at camp. Below is a little glimpse […]