New Initiatives are being installed today!

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

As part of our 50th anniversary capital campaign, we are revitalizing the initiatives area (Family Camp area for old timers!) by adding 6 new team building elements. We have also opened up the circle area around the timber-frame shelter to create open space for co-operative games and other fun activities. The elements are being built […]

Drywall is up in dining hall addition

Posted on: November 10th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

The windows are in, the siding is on and the drywall is up and has a few coats of mud. The addition looks great! Still aiming for a mid December occupancy date.

50th Celebrations draw to a close

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

It has been a wonderful year of celebrating Silver Lake’s first 50 years but we also took time to dream about the future. Having three celebrations, all very different, all at different times of the year, made it possible for many more  “Friends of Silver Lake” to attend at least one of them. The 50th […]

Another Update on Dining Hall Addition

Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Thanks to John Dyck and his keen helpers, the electrical is just about complete! Here are a few photos and the electrical work and the new roof and shingles.

Raising the Roof!

Posted on: September 29th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

The rooms are partitioned, the roof is just about ready for shingles and the contractor says we are on schedule! Here are some pictures from this week.

Walls are up!

Posted on: September 22nd, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Things are really moving along well. The basement floor is now poured and they have completed framing the outside walls and are now working on the inside walls. Roof trusses come Monday so the roof will go on next week and John Dyck (our Ace electrician) is driving up to re connect the electrical – […]

Dining Hall Addition Underway

Posted on: September 16th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

The foundation is now poured and framing begins next week! Lots of excited projects going on this fall so be sure to mark October 28, 29 & 30 into your calendars for Fall Work Weekend.

Silver Lake Lip Dub!

Posted on: August 20th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

This past Thursday during Camp 5 our program team put an unbelievable amount of energy into coordinating a one-take video involving every camper and staff member lip-syncing and dancing to Twist and Shout by The Beatles.  Sound crazy?  It was!  If you’re new to the lip-dub phenomenon it’s something that has recently gained youtube popularity, […]

New Washstands

Posted on: July 10th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

It’s been on the capital planning list for a long time. Finally, thanks to the generosity and talent from within our constituency, we have new washstands! Check them out!!

Fire in the Dininghall

Posted on: February 9th, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

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 […]