2017 Summer Camp Registration is ready!
Check out the camp options on our 'Camp' page.
Welcome to 2017
The past year can be summarized with one word- busy! The volunteers, staff and board members of Bar Harbour Camp were involved in many projects this past season, ranging from planning summer camps to improving the facilities at camp. A new group of community members started to form- calling themselves the Friends of Bar Harbour Camp- and took on planning our first ever 50's themed Dine & Dance Fundraiser & Car Show last year at the Stettler Community Hall. The evening brought together close to 350 community members, former campers, and volunteers from all ages, raising close to $30,000. This money was directed used on our main building addition project, the addition of washrooms, showers, laundry facilities onto the main building as well as a second storey addition for summer camp purposes and staff residences. Phase 1 was completed which included an upgraded electrical service, foundation, framing, and roof of the addition. Phase 2, completing the inside of the building, is planned to start this spring and be operational for this year's rental and camping season.
Bar Harbour Camp has been working hard on planning for 2017. The board, volunteers, and guests met for a strategic planning session at Bar Harbour Camp in November. Topics including long term and three year strategic and capital planning, an analysis of all aspects of operations, and planning for this coming year. The work continues, which has led to a short delay in getting camp dates and registrations out for next year, as the group continues to study programming and new activity options. Dates and registration should be available later in January, thank you for your patience.
Keep an eye out for new and improved summer camps, new and improved facilities including outdoor ropes and activity centres, and even more involvement with the community as we begin 2017.
SAVE THE DATES!
Bar Harbour Camp Society Annual General Meeting
Date: Monday, February 6th, 2017, 7:00pm
Location: Stettler Recreation Centre, 6202-44 Ave. Stettler (upstairs meeting rooms, across from Library)
Join us for the annual general meeting for an opportunity to learn about the organization, plans for 2017, and the election of board directors. All are welcome, however only those persons with a current 2017 membership are permitted to vote during the AGM. Memberships will be available for purchase at a nominal fee prior to the meeting.
Annual Spring Clean-up
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017 10:00am
Location: Bar Harbour Camp, 40526 RR 20-2 County of Stettler
Join us for our annual spring clean up and maintenance day at the camp. Coffee, refreshments, and lunch are provided. Everyone is welcome as we get the campsite organized, cleaned, and prepped for the upcoming season. More info and specific project to follow.
60's Dine and Dance Fundraiser & Car Show
Date: Saturday, May 6th, 2017, time tba
Location: Stettler Community Hall, 5101-46th Avenue, Stettler
We had so much fun at this years fundraiser and so many people have been asking for more so...we're going to have a 60's party ! Come dressed in your favourite outfit from the 60's and be prepared for great food, and lots of fun. More details will be available as the planning committee releases them. Last year's event sold out with close to 350 guests in attendance.
Mission Statement: "Bar Harbour Camp provides a safe environment for all to enjoy an outdoor experience and sense of community."
Vision: "Bar Harbour Camp, open to all, will provide quality programming in an accredited, outdoor environment, encompassing the values of leadership and community, while offering an opportunity to enjoy a well maintained natural setting."