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 […]

Celebrating God’s Green Earth

Posted on: August 25th, 2010 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

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.

What’s Silver Lake All About?

Posted on: August 20th, 2010 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

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 […]