August 4, 2020

Good morning everyone, 

This week I have been working on the grant reporting for 3 of our programs and as part of that reporting the funder asked us two questions. It's a bit of a different update but as I read these answers to Shut Eye this morning, she thought it woul...

July 13, 2020

So, I know because we have 13 weeks of camp this summer we are not actually half way through, but I figured we are close enough. And I thought that maybe at the halfway point some may wonder what camp in COVID-19 actually looks like. 

Let me start with wh...

July 13, 2020

Well, I am still a week behind on updates and so this will be the Week 5 Update and then I will send the Week 6 Update shortly. 

Week 5 was a special week for Hockey Mom and I as we celebrated our 19 wedding anniversary. However, the week ended a little rough for Hockey...

July 13, 2020

I would like to do the update for this week with just a story. 

One of our Helping All Campers Succeed children was having a really rough week. When she gets really stressed and upset she tends to use some, shall we say, "colourful language." I mean, she uses phrases th...

June 22, 2020

When a Tree Falls at Camp

Well, Week 2 was barely over and Week 3 had already started. On Friday night June 12, I received a phone call from my son that I needed to get back to the camp asap as Down Under was flooding. A number of staff and myself were out having dinner...

June 17, 2020

We are so thankful and blessed to have had the weather we have had for the first two weeks of Day Camp. Being able to have the campers outdoors all day is super helpful for us when running our programming under the COVID-19 Guidelines. While our numbers still remain a...

June 17, 2020

Hello from Camp Chestermere, 

Week 1

Well, we did it. We ran our first week of Day Camp under the new guidelines as it relates to COVID-19 and it was a successful week. We had lots of great feedback from parents, staff and most importantly campers. Success was had as chi...

May 25, 2020

Good afternoon everyone, 

I just wanted to send a quick update about some things that are happening at Camp Chestermere. 

Staffing Update

We are excited to announce that Assistant Director Collin Daws (Deuce), Office Administrator Natasha Karcz (Shut Eye) and Site Coordin...

May 7, 2020

Hello from Camp Chestermere,

Earlier this week, Camp Chestermere launched it's Keep Camp Alive Campaign. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on individuals, families, businesses, organizations, ministries and charities across the world. These hav...

April 26, 2020

Hello from Camp Chestermere,

Three questions:

  • Are you looking for a practical way to help a local not-for-profit organization?

  • Are looking for a way to get out of the house and do something outside?

  • Would you like to do something as a family?

If yes, then...

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