Modernized amenities, same old camp feel

February 16, 2022 | Focus on Camps | Volume 26 Issue 4
Camp Elim
Lac Pelletier, Sask.
Camp Elim campers take a leisurely paddle around Lac Pelletier. (Camp Elim photo)

Everyone making behind-the-scenes plans for Camp Elim has all their fingers crossed that this year we will get back to running the summer camp programs that we love. After two years on hiatus, we are ready to rally an amazing staff and host campers for what we hope will be the best week of their summer.

Elim overlooks beautiful Lac Pelletier in the hills of southern Saskatchewan. We have a mix of modern and rustic cabins, a fully stocked boathouse for all the time we spend on the lake, a tabernacle that serves as the hub, a craft shack, archery range, and all the amazing natural space that we need to encourage our campers to enjoy the outdoors.

Our lakefront lodge is perhaps the best kept secret. When camp is not in session, we have three fully furnished, multi-bedroom suites that are available for rent. It’s like being at your own little cabin overlooking the lake.

Those who haven’t been to Elim in many years, will find that our buildings and equipment have been modernized, but the feeling of being somewhere special remains just the same. The wind continues through the leaves of our tall trees, the lake calms in the evening for a beautiful sunset, the air is clean, and we are together with wonderful people.

Elim traditions carry on as we teach campers to canoe and build a fire, and you’ll likely even find us singing some of the same songs from when you were young!

We are ready to continue the tradition of summer camp, which we believe will remain an important space for people of all ages to retreat to and have fun. To do this, we need to grow our team! Camp Elim has positions available for all seasonal staff for 2022, and we continue to search for a passionate and organized individual to fill our year-round executive director position.

Wishing you many days of happy camping! 

Camp Elim campers take a leisurely paddle around Lac Pelletier. (Camp Elim photo)

Running and jumping off the raft at Camp Elim is a popular pastime every year. (Camp Elim photo)

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