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February 18, 2020

The snow blankets Salem Acres, as we draw to the end of February. I love this time of year. The hoarfrost covering the trees, the muted sounds of nature, the quiet peacefulness when I step outside our front door. We have lived at Salem Acres for nearly six years, and I...

July 20, 2019

Jr. Girls Camp was a blast! Our theme for the week was "Met Gala". The girls were given puzzles each day to find their memory verses! Every night the girls attended a Gala with its own unique theme! These themes included a magic garden, 70’s flower-power rally, a spa n...

July 13, 2019

Kids Camp 1 was a wild ride! Our theme for the week was "Treasure Seekers". Cabins were transformed into Spaceships whose faulty mechanics transported campers and staff back and forth in time! Each day campers were maneuvered in and out of fantasy; we visited Pirate-in...

July 6, 2019

July is finally here, meaning that camp has officially started! This week we completed our first ever Teen Camp 1 as well as the beginning to the LEAD program. We had a relatively tight-knit group this week with 11 campers, and this meant that we were able to connect r...

January 1, 2019

During this season we talk and think a lot about gifts. Gifts for each other and from each other, gifts to charities in our hometowns and around the world, and of course, the greatest gift, Jesus arrived to Earth as an act of grace. However, I’d like to pause here to c...

December 1, 2018

Every once in a while, we all need to be rejuvenated.  

This past week has been a time of learning and growth for the entire Salem Acres team at Everlasting 2018, the Christian Camping International Canada conference in Banff.  Since this is my very first time in y...

October 3, 2018

Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. For just as the wind carries thousands of winged seeds, so each moment brings with it germs of spiritual vitality that come to rest imperceptibly in the minds and wills of men. Most...

July 20, 2018

Once again Brandon, our media coordinator, sat down with one of our staff and got to know them a little better. Enjoy getting to know Simone one of our cabin leaders this summer.


Brandon: All right. So second staff interview of the year. Hi Simone.

Simone: Hi Brandon.

B:...