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Introducing our new Executive Director

Dear Cherith Family                                                                                                                            July 10, 2018 In December of 2017 we announced the upcoming retirement of our faithful and devoted Executive Director and Camp Director, Keith and Shawn Hadigate.  This likewise marked the opening of the competition for the position of our next Executive Director who would carry forth the vision of Camp Cherith – Ontario as an outdoor, …

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Registration Now Open For 2018

Register for 2018 by December 15, 2017 Save $50 off the following program. (Adventure Camp Only)                                                      2018 Fee                    Early Bird Fee  Adventure Camps        …

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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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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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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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     Biblical Characters Sent Home From Summer Camp

10. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego – for disregarding fire safety rules; 9. Peter – for trying to walk on water without a personal floatation device; 8. Noah – for going a bit overboard on the boat construction badge; 7. Adam and Eve – for failing to wear shirts into the dining hall; 6. Samuel – for waking up his counselor …

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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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