Staff Lounge Dedicated in Memory of Laura Rourke

Posted on: May 12th, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

On Saturday May 5, 2012 the new staff lounge was dedicated in memory of Laura Rourke. Laura was involved with SLMC in a variety of ways over the coarse of her life; camper, CILT, staff, board member, volunteer and donor. Most people will remember Laura as camp cook, physically and spiritually nourishing the campers, staff […]

Staff Lounge project well underway!

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

This past weekend, Ed Enns and Andrew Rourke lead a crew of volunteers who braved the cold, wet weather to begin the 2 week building blitz for the staff lounge.

Camper Cabin Update

Posted on: March 27th, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

The metal roof is on, interior walls are framed, insulation is in (not yet complete) and the windows and doors are installed! The cabins are really taking shape!

New camper cabins are taking shape!

Posted on: March 10th, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Leanne and I were at camp yesterday to meet with the contractor responsible for building the two new camper cabins. They look great! Walls are framed and wrapped. Next steps include building the porch structure and installing the windows and doors.

Erna Unrau

Posted on: February 22nd, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Thinking of the Unrau Family as they grieve the death and celebrate the life of a great Wife, Mother, Oma, Sister, Aunt and Friend. Erna will be fondly remembered by many people in the Silver Lake community.

The Dining Hall Project from A-Z

Posted on: February 16th, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

It’s hard to believe the fire was one year ago! Here are some pictures to give you and idea of the amount of work involved in the restoration and enhancement of the heart of camp.

Checkout what’s new at Camp!

Posted on: January 27th, 2012 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Konrad Sauer and I drove to camp yesterday to checkout some of the new projects. The solar panel is installed, the dining hall addition (camper washrooms and health centre) is finished and the new camper cabin project starts on Monday!

New Camper Cabin Design!

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

Thanks to our volunteer architects (also parents of campers) Alex Jenkins and Graham Whiting (, we now have a draft of design plans for our new campers cabins. What do you think? Send us your comments.