Check out the Camp Garden!

Posted on: June 26th, 2014 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Leanne and the pre-camp crew have been hard at it in the garden. The school groups have “enjoyed” spinach and radishes (actually they really did enjoy them) and there’s plenty more to come – strawberries, raspberries, lettuce of all sorts, beans, tomatos, garlic, carrots, ground cherries and more!  

New Cabin!

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Thanks to the generousity of the Bergen Family, we are in the process of building a new insulated cabin in place of Aspens. The piers are poured, the site is graded and Brubacher Contractors will work throughout the winter to have the cabin ready for Spring 2014. The new Aspens cabin will follow the same […]

Welcome Melanie Cameron, Summer Camp Director

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

I am pleased, actually thrilled, to welcome Melanie Cameron to our leadership team. Many of you will know Melanie through her role as teacher at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate and/or mother of Brandon, Laika, Matthew and Rukhsana. Melanie is married to Mark Morton and lives in Kitchener where they attend Stirling Ave Mennonite Church. Melanie brings […]

FULL – Women’s Retreat, February 28 – March 2, 2014

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Back by popular demand, this Women’s only weekend is the perfect retreat for those looking to relax, reconnect and renew! Skating on the lake, relaxing in the sauna, enjoying a massage, snowshoeing through the woods, stargazing on a horse drawn sleigh ride and savouring exceptional food are just a few of the highlights on the […]

Photos from Fathers & Kids Retreat, January 2014

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

What a great weekend! The weather was perfect, lots of snow and moderate temperatures – perfect for getting outside! Highlights from the Kids Perspective: Owl Prowl (we actually called in an owl!), skating on the lake, mini sticks in the dining hall, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing Highlights from the Fathers Perspective: Saturday morning Globe and […]

We are Pilgrims on a Journey………..

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

The following article was written by Clare Schellenberg who has been on staff at Silver Lake for 5 years and is a student at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg where she’s majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies and Theological Studies.  A shorter version of this article is printed in the Fall Edition of the Woodbox […]

2013 Men’s Meat Retreat Photos

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Silver Lake Mennonite Camp

Our first, soon to be annual, Men’s Meat Retreat was a great success.  Spiritual Director Chip Bender explored issues around Male Identity & Calling with a multi-generational group of twenty men, while Chef and Wine Master David Lobe treated guests to a carnivorously-rich tour de force.