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Camp Cherith – Lanark is a non-profit Christian summer camp in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario, for boys and girls ages 8 to 17. Our summer camp sessions offer you tons of exciting activities, music, games, great food, and amazing friendships that will change your life! Join us for summer 2016!

What is camp to you? For these people it is FUN, FRIENDS and FAITH! Watch the video on YouTube!

Latest News:

Staff Spotlight: Whippoorwill

Staff Spotlight: Whippoorwill

Many of our staff have been dedicated to camp for a long time. They started as cabin leaders or activity staff and are now working as Directors. This staff spotlight focuses on Whippoorwill, a camp director who has been at camp for many, many years! How many years have you been coming to camp?  I have been coming to camp for 25 years! I started coming as a cabin leader, and I have had many different jobs at camp (including maintenance and even the kitchen!) Why did you choose your camp name? I chose...

 
This Christmas, Give the Gift of Camp

This Christmas, Give the Gift of Camp

This Christmas, give your child a gift that allows them to learn new skills, explore nature and grow in their walk with Christ. Give a gift that offers friendship and confidence building activities. This Christmas, give the Gift of Camp! Register for any 2016 Camp session registration and only pay 2015 prices! You will be able to print a certificate that you can present to your child on Christmas Day that will have them looking forward to camp all winter long. Our tried-and-true camp program is...

 
Camp Cherith’s C.I.L.T. Program

Camp Cherith’s C.I.L.T. Program

Our popular Camper in Leadership Training (CILT) program is ideal for older campers looking for a challenge! CILT is an intensive two-year program designed to teach leadership skills useful in any setting, with practical experience working with younger campers and leading camp activities. Many of the Camp Cherith staff have completed the CILT program. We have asked Sherbert (Jess Saunders) to share her experience in the CILT program. “Coming into the CILT program, I was not too sure about it...

 
Clean and Close – Winter 2015

Clean and Close – Winter 2015

At the end of the Camp season when the temperature drops and snow starts to fall, everything has to be put away and closed down. Thankfully, our dedicated camp staff and board members have been hard at work cleaning up, putting away equipment and closing down camp. All of our life jackets, canoes and kayaks are moved, shutters on the cabins are closed, water system shut down, and so much more! Of course sometimes creativity comes in to play when you are putting equipment away! Shadowfax and Sky found...

 
DIY Christmas Ornaments – Arts and Crafts

DIY Christmas Ornaments – Arts and Crafts

Author: Sky Christmas is only a few short weeks away! There are many arts and crafts activities that you can do to get in to the holiday spirit! Here is a great activity to make your very own Christmas Ornaments. Required Materials:  Clear plastic ornaments Paint Drying surface (newspaper, etc.) Instructions:  Remove the top of the ornament . Apply a small amount of paint inside the ornament Cover the opening firmly and shake the ornament to distribute the paint evenly. Add paint as required Once...

 
 

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