Pine Lake Camp Welcomes Kids from All Walks of Life

Posted on 24th August 2017, by Alberta
Pine Lake Camp Welcomes Kids from All Walks of Life
The Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp is a special place. Aside from the abundant natural beauty, there is a feeling of community that draws campers back year after year. Kids aged 7-16 come from all over the province to spend a week at camp to┬ávisit old friends and make new ones,┬áchoose and enjoy activities that  […]

15th Annual Golf Classic Raises Over $233,000 for Camp

Posted on 12th June 2017, by Alberta
15th Annual Supreme Group Salvation Army Golf Classic
It’s hard to believe 15 years have passed since the first Supreme Group Salvation Army Golf Classic was held in Edmonton. Those first few event years were lean, but with hard work and our very dedicated sponsors and committee members, the tournament regularly brings in over $200,000 a year. In total, the golf tournament has  […]

Summer Camp Forges Bonds For Counsellors Too

Posted on 8th August 2016, by Alberta
When we write about The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp, we usually talk about the campers. They are the kids who come from all over the Division to experience nature, outdoor activities, and God in a new way and whose lives are often impacted in immeasurable ways through the adventure. This year is no different,  […]

New Programs At Pine Lake Camp Bring Smiles

Posted on 9th July 2016, by Alberta
Pine Lake Camp
The craft area at The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp is covered in partially constructed wooden birdhouses in various stages of gluing and nailing. Small, intent little faces are concentrating hard on making them just right. Josh, a first-time camper, just finished making his first birdhouse. "This is my birdhouse. I made it," he says  […]

Soul Food at Moms & Tots Camp

Posted on 13th August 2015, by Alberta
Fifteen Alberta mothers and their combined 28 children were at The Salvation Army's Pine Lake Camp last week for this year's edition of Moms & Tots Camp, themed Soul Food: nutrition for the body, mind, and spirit. "This week gives families, who may not otherwise get a vacation, time to step away from the rigors  […]

A Day at Pine Lake Camp

Posted on 4th August 2015, by Alberta
Pine Lake Camp, wall climbers
It's 7:45 am, rise and shine campers! Okay, so those of us on the PR team were not at Pine Lake Camp that early but we did arrive just as bible study was finishing up and “options” was starting. Options happens twice a day as the kids are divided into groups to participate in climbing, low  […]

Thrift Store Customers Donate $11K to Pine Lake Camp

Posted on 20th July 2015, by Alberta
During the month of May, Thrift Store customers across Alberta donated over $11K to help send kids to The Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp. For families struggling to make ends meet, the cost of summer camps is something they just can’t afford. Donations like this make camp a reality for many children who would not otherwise  […]

Generous Donors Give Kids the Gift of Camp

Posted on 20th August 2014, by Alberta
Climbing Wall 2014
Thanks to your generosity, many children and teens from across the Division were able to experience awesome adventures this summer at our beautiful Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp. Located just southeast of Red Deer, the camp offers a time of fun, relaxation, and learning in a safe environment. Our camp is accessible to children and  […]