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.

School Kits from Missions Program donated to MCCO

Posted on: November 21st, 2011 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

On Friday November 18th, a group of 35 Silver Lakers delivered, donated and packed the approximately 500 school kits assembled during the summer Missions program. Mini campers right up to CILTs had a tour of the MCCO Material Resources Warehouse, packed school kits into shipping boxes and enjoyed a pizza lunch! Thanks to our friends […]

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 […]