Stayner Painting Projects Winter 2020

The renovation project for the Stayner kitchen was a huge undertaking, that started Dec. 28th, 2018 and continued right through to February 2019. Every weekend and during the week as well, there were volunteers on site keeping the project on track.  Enough cannot be said about our volunteers who gave up their weekends, drove for… Read more »

Supporting Life Changing Camp Ministry

#GivingTuesday is here! From the GivingTuesday website: “Giving Tuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The ‘Opening day of the giving season,’ it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that retailers take part in… Read more »

Moving Forward With New Vision & Mission

Our ECM Camps board has spent the last year in a time of reflection and seeking as we sought to develop a Vision and Mission Statement for our camps.  Through prayer, workshops, discussion, sharing of stories, and a survey sent out to campers, we have been privileged to be reminded of the heritage of camping… Read more »

A fantastic evening at the ECM Annual Banquet

We were thrilled to have nearly 150 campers, staff, volunteers, and supporters join us for our annual fundraising banquet on November 2nd.  It was a great evening of connection, sharing stories of God’s work at camp, and celebrating the 2019 season. Thank you to all who attended both the AMM and Banquet, those who donated… Read more »

New Defibrillator Units Purchased

Portable defibrillator units have been purchased for both Stayner and Mishewah for this coming camping season, in order to keep our campers and guests safe in the event that someone has a cardiac arrest.  Units such as these are becoming more common in high traffic public areas.  As the number of our campers grows, we… Read more »

New Front Entrance Sign

It’s here, a new sign at our front entrance to greet our campers and guests!  A long overdue update from our old dark, rotting sign, to a brighter and more modern look to catch the attention of those going by.  A slight change in our name from “Conference Grounds” to “Christian Retreat Centre” to clearly… Read more »

Stayner Kitchen Renovations

The renovation project for our kitchen has been a huge undertaking, that started Dec. 28th and continued right through to February. Every weekend and during the week as well, there has been a flurry of activity to get everything done and to keep on schedule. The initial demolition went well, however more of the floor… Read more »