Countryside Camp's 46th Fun Fair Online Auction

Countryside Camp and Conference Centre Association
September 2023
01:00 AM EDT
September 2023
09:04 PM EDT
GOAL $5,000.00
85.7% To Goal

About Our Auction

Countryside Camp and Conference Centre is a non-profit charitable organization offering exciting Christian summer camp experiences to children and teens as well as adults with special needs throughout Ontario. We are the summer home of "Camp Shalom"!

Thank you and Welcome to Countryside Camp's 46th Annual Fun Fair Online Auction. These items will not be available for bidding at the in-person Fun Fair on September 16th, 2023 from 10am to 3pm.

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Auction Items will be available for pickup at the In-Person Fun Fair
at Countryside Camp, 1985 Beke Rd., Cambridge on Saturday, September 16 from 10am-4pm. Just stop in at the Fair Information Booth.

For more information contact Tim at 519-623-4860.

All proceeds will be used to support the year round ministries of Countryside Camp and Conference Centre.

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Thank you and enjoy this online auction!

About Countryside Camp and Conference Centre Association

Our Passion at Countryside Camp and Conference Centre, the summer home of "Camp Shalom", is to point and empower people to Jesus Christ! Founded in 1969 and located in Cambridge, Ontario, the facilities serve as a Christian Retreat Centre year round to over 80 different churches and organizations. During the summer months, we operate a Christ-centred program ministry, "Camp Shalom." "Camp Shalom" serves over 350 Adventure, Munchkin, and Quest campers each summer, 250 individuals with "Special Needs", and 600 Day Campers

What do we do at "Camp Shalom"? For our campers and guests, we create experiences by integrating activities, relationships, and environments where we can "speak the truth of the gospel" into their lives. We live out and nurture the traditions that are uniquely "Camp Shalom" and instill an attitude of service to others. 

For our staff and those participating in our discipleship programs, we develop leaders. Let me clarify the type of leader we develop: the term leader is only found 6 times in the KJV of the Bible, while the term servant is mentioned more than 900 times. That fact highlights a distinction between two main types of leaders: those that are self-serving and those who are servant leaders. We develop servant leaders, young men and women who seek the respect of those who have entrusted them with a season of influence and responsibility.

And what makes our ministry stand out among so many? Let me highlight 3 areas.1-Hiring: Our staff is hired based first upon their Christian testimony and experience, then upon their skill sets. Once the team of 30 plus seasonal staff is hired, we have them attend a two week orientation before the summer campers and guests arrive not only to learn our policies and procedures, behavioral and counseling training, WHMIS and all the safety requirement, but more importantly to comprehend WHO they are in Christ. We have each staff member take a number of assessments including: DISC profiling, Spiritual Gifts, Love Languages; and Sacred Pathways. These assessments help the individual have a better understanding of who they are in Christ  and then they can better apply the Christian Servant-Leadership model we implement in all our programs.

2-Mentoring: Our team of adult leaders and year round staff live out the Christian core values of Countryside Camp as believers and followers of Jesus Christ, seeking to live by the teachings and guidance from God's Word; willing to share the Gospel to bring people into relationship with Him; and being intentional about developing disciples.

3-Spiritual Development: Each year our program director develops the biblical theme, scriptural memory verse, curriculum, chaplain packets, and cabin Bible studies used for each season. 15 hours of spiritual training have been intentionally designed into each weekly program session at "Camp Shalom".

This is who we are ... and we also use instruction in canoeing, kayaking, crafts, archery, pedal cars, dance and many more fun activities to instill character.

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