What You'll Need:
Please bring the following items and ensure they are all labeled with the camper's name:
Clothing for warm days and cool nights, including long pants for evenings around the campfire
1 complete change of clothes that can get wet & dirty during games
Shower towel, toothbrush, and other personal toiletries
Sunscreen and insect repellent
Proper footwear for hiking and sports
Shoes to wear in the river (must be a pair that cannot fall off i.e. runners)
Sleeping bag and pillow
Notebook and pen
Medications (ex: Epipen, etc. Please see our Medical Page for more info)
Clothing for theme nights (email will be sent with more info)
Life jacket (Salem Acres provides life jackets for all campers who need them)
Dress or nice clothes for banquet night
Flashlight & spare batteries
Camera (you will NOT be allowed to have your phone to use as a camera), musical instrument, etc.
We ask that all campers and staff dress modestly and appropriately while at Salem Acres Bible Camp, so please pack accordingly.
DO NOT BRING:
Personal electronic devices (iPods, Video Games, cellphones, etc), pets, tobacco products, alcohol, drugs, junk food or extra snacks (unless on a restricted diet), money or other valuables, short shorts/skirts, halter tops or bikinis
How to get Here
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
Salem Acres Bible Camp
21442, Highway 590
near Elnora, AB
We are located on the north side of Highway 590, 70 kilometres east of Highway 2 at Innisfail.
From Calgary: We are about 19kms east of the stop sign at Highway 21 on the left at the top of the Red Deer River hill. If you end up at the river you have gone too far, turn around and take your second right. Travel time is approximately 2 hours.
From Red Deer and Edmonton: We are about 19kms east of the stop sign at Highway 21 on the left at the top of the Red Deer River hill. If you end up at the river you have gone too far, turn around and take your second right. Travel time is 1 hour from Red Deer and 2.5 hours from Edmonton.
From the East of the Red Deer River: take Highway 56 (South from Stettler or North from Drumheller). Turn West onto Highway 590. Cross the river at the McKenzie Crossing and take the second driveway on your right.
From the West of the Red Deer River: Take Highway 21 and turn east onto Highway 590. The driveway will be on your left at the top of the hill going down to the McKenzie Crossing. If you go down the hill and cross the river, you've gone too far.
Scheduled Medication Form
This form should be filled out and brought with you on Registration Day if you are sending medication that needs to be taken on a regular basis.
ALL MEDICATION IS TO BE IN THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING, AND PLACED IN A RE-SEALABLE BAG WITH THIS FORM AND GIVEN TO THE CAMP FIRST-AIDER.
Medication of any kind is NOT permitted to stay with a participant while they are at Salem Acres. ALL MEDICATION IS TO BE PICKED UP FROM THE FIRST-AIDER by the participant (or a parent/guardian if the participant is a minor) on the last day of camp.
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION: If any prescription medication is taken on a regular or semi-regular basis, the parent/guardian is responsible for ensuring that it is sent in the original prescription packaging in a re-sealable bag.
OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATION: We do not stock over-the-counter medication for minors. Please provide any medications (including Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Antihistamines etc) for the participant that you anticipate they may need while at camp in a re-sealable bag with this form.
If such medical attention is required, every effort will be made to notify the parent/guardian (if the participant(s) is a minor) or another emergency contact person as indicated in the registration form.
We are able to accommodate most food allergies at camp. When you register or fill out the volunteer form please fill out in detail what food allergies or sensitivities you have.
When you arrive please come to the kitchen and introduce yourself to the kitchen staff and confirm that they know your allergies/sensitivities before the start of camp.
Everyone who is coming to camp is required to fill out an Informed Consent Form.
If your planning on bringing medication that you take regularly you'll need to fill out a Scheduled Medication Form