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Kids Need Nature

We step outdoors and into nature to get fresh air–to feel alive again. We want to feel the wind gently ruffle our hair, while we soak in the warmth of the hot sun. We appreciate the brilliant colors that nature has to offer and are overjoyed to touch and sample the ripe berries dangling from the vines in front of …

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Dining Hall Update

A new front has been added with large open windows. These will improve the ventilation significantly in the Dining Hall. A new deck, siding still to be added

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Dining Hall Renovations

Phase 1 (complete) The Dining Hall has been raised, a solid concrete foundation poured, new beams added and the building has been set back down on the new foundation. New housing hut for the HWT and new electrical room have been built. The walkway between the DH and trailer is complete. Now that the structure is stabilized and we know …

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One of the best things we did

One of the best things we did was to send our girls to Christian summer camp. It was at camp that they learned to spread their wings – and perhaps even first realized they had them. They absorbed faith deep into their beings. They were pulled, pushed and stretched into new experiences, both physical and spiritual. They have been built …

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Why Camp Cherith

There are so many options for your children out there. Summers can be full of summer classes, sports, vacation and so much more. So why is the investment in camp so important? Camp gives kids the chance to be themselves and find their purpose. At Camp Cherith, young boys and girls will be loved and mentored by great adult role …

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Describe your reasons for applying to serve at Camp Cherith again this summer.

Oh, there are so many!  I love camp.  It’s a place for fun, a place to learn, a place to hang out with kids, getting to teach them as they teach me.  It’s one of the only places where I get to act like a kid while teaching kids how to act.  It’s a place where I get to be …

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Can One Person Make A Difference?

Can one person make a difference? We believe the answer is “yes!” Camp Cherith is seeking to engage with the people who saw their life changed at Cherith and asking if they would consider giving back. All we looking for is as little as $10 a month The old expression “many hands make light work” can be applied to many …

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The History of Camp Cherith – Ontario

Ontario Camp Cherith was the first Pioneer Girls’ camp in Canada. It was begun by Phyllis Cunningham and others from Pioneer Girls’ headquarters in Wheaton, Illinois on a rented site. From 1954 until 1960 the camp used the facilities at Echo Bay and Fair Havens. Due to the growing interest and numbers of campers attending, it was decided that a …

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Dining Hall Renovations Update

The building has  been raised, a solid concrete foundation poured, new beams added and the building has been set back down on the new foundation. Now reconnecting of the hydro, water and propane begins. New housing hut for the HWT and new electrical room have been built. The new walkway between the DH and trailer is complete. Still a few …

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Dining Hall Renovations Underway

The existing Dining Hall was built in 1961 and is in need of renovations to bring it up to current codes as well as to bring it in line with the expectations of our clientele. In order to adequately renovate the building it needs to be set on a solid foundation. When built in 1961 it was placed on concrete …

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