Q&A with CHILDHOOD UNPLUGGED author ahead of SLMC book launch

Posted on: September 26th, 2023 by SLMC Media

Silver Lake aims to be a place where people feel free to disconnect from devices and be present with nature and community. As an environment that practices digital minimalism, SLMC is looking forward to hosting a book launch for CHILDHOOD UNPLUGGED by Katherine Johnson Martinko on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. Join us in the […]

SLMC to host book launch of CHILDHOOD UNPLUGGED

Posted on: September 13th, 2023 by SLMC Media

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp is excited to host the book launch of CHILDHOOD UNPLUGGED by Katherine Johnson Martinko on Oct. 1. This book offers advice on how to encourage kids to decrease their screentime and spend more time outdoors. It is described as a “lifeline for parents, caregivers, educators, and anyone who questions the role […]

Deck done, CILT cabins completed

Posted on: July 3rd, 2023 by SLMC Media

Two of Silver Lake’s bigger construction projects from this past spring are finished, just in time for the start of summer camp. The Pines has a brand-new deck, thanks to the hard work of Hamilton Mennonite Church and their incredible group of volunteers. Campers will get to use this fresh deck to make crafts, perform […]

Grand Paddle and Hike 2023 raises highest total in fundraiser history

Posted on: June 16th, 2023 by SLMC Media

Amazing things happen when the Silver Lake community comes together. Camp surpassed its $60,000 goal for this year’s Grand Paddle and Hike fundraiser with $65,030, marking the highest amount in the event’s 14-year history. Silver Lake extends a big THANK YOU to the 42 teams and 110 participants, many donors, and sponsors: Kindred Credit Union, […]

Cabins, decks and volleyball nets! Upgrades at camp

Posted on: June 8th, 2023 by SLMC Media

Silver Lake Mennonite Camp is seeing exciting new changes around the camp property this spring. Check it out: Pines Deck Wonderful volunteers of Hamilton Mennonite Church have been hard at work rebuilding the deck in front of the Pines. CILT Cabins Construction for the new CILT cabins is also underway. They’re due to be completed […]

Summer 2023 Schedule & Camp Info!

Posted on: June 7th, 2023 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Click here to find all the information you need to plan a great Silver Lake experience!

Brand new lightweight canoes ready for summer

Posted on: May 31st, 2023 by SLMC Media

Silver Lake has welcomed two new lightweight canoes to the waterfront. The Nova Crafts were made possible by a donation from Kathleen Richter, a former Silver Lake camper and mother of a former camper and counsellor. She has fond memories of canoeing on Hidden Lake at SLMC. Made in Canada, the new canoes will make […]

Meet the Team!

Posted on: May 27th, 2023 by Karen Cornies

Summer is coming!!  Meet Silver Lake’s new Program Director, the Assistant Directors and Head Cooks! Program Director:  Karen Buschert I am a Silver Lake alumni (summer 86) and have many fond memories of camp and of being outdoors in general. My experience at Silver Lake inspired me to pursue a career teaching people about nature […]

Register for Winter & Spring Retreats!

Posted on: December 29th, 2022 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Registration for 2023 Winter & Spring Retreats is now open! Click here for more information and to register…

Now Hiring! Come work with Silver Lake!

Posted on: November 3rd, 2022 by Karen Cornies

The Maintenance Coordinator is a 50% FTE position year round based in Sauble Beach.  Click here to learn more! The Assistant Director Day Camps is fulltime May 1-August 31 with additional hours available between now and May 1. Must be able to be present in Kitchener Waterloo in July and August.  Click here to learn […]