Bike to camp

Friday, July 28, 2017

Camp Evergreen’s Reaching Higher fundraising program has been in place since 2012, gathering support and finances for expansion. Andrew Baerg is biking4evergreen.

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Rich in good deeds

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Churches are known for generously donating funds to mission projects, but some share an even more precious resource – their volunteers – with another church, camp or school, building God’s Kingdom together through good deeds.

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Camp Evergreen meet up

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

To the current generation, both young and old, who have been positively impacted in some way by the ministry of Camp Evergreen Camp Evergreen was founded in 1963…

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Evergreen launches campaign for green

Monday, November 16, 2015
Camp Evergreen

“Camp is better than Disneyland!” One girl’s assessment of her week is not an uncommon sentiment for Camp Evergreen staff to hear. Each week of summer camp is full of crazy wide games, ziplines, horseback riding and more wide games. Include the most amazing food (apart from Mom’s cooking) and unforgettable staff members, and summer camp ranks as, in the words of a camp, “The best week of my life.”

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Camp Evergreen AGM

Saturday, June 27, 2015

OPEN HOUSE Everyone welcome. AGM for all society members and anyone interested in camp ministry. Childcare will be available during meetings. Friday night accommodation is available with breakfast…

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Camp Evergreen Story Night

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hear testimonies from campers and staff from Camp Evergreen Get updates on what is happening at Camp Evergreen Enjoy coffee and the dessert auction   Email or call…

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Camps proclaim the gospel message

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Early in 2014, Ron Toews, CCMBC director of leadership development, invited recently retired Merv Boschman to a quarter-time 10-month contract as camping ministries coach…

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2014 Summer camp photo gallery

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Faces and fun from MB summer camps across Canada

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Snapshots of Camp Evergreen

Saturday, June 1, 2013

In 1953, I returned from college to find I’d been elected to the Alberta MB Conference’s (ABMB) youth and music committee. We decided that instead of holding our annual youth rally in a church, why not rent a camp?

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March Transitions 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013

Lee Kosa began as lead pastor at Cedar Park (MB) Church, Delta, B.C., Jan. 14, 2013. He holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MDiv…

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Trail horses and canoes carry members at first AGM

Sunday, July 1, 2012

May 12 dawned warm and sunny at Camp Evergreen, Sundre, Alta. – one of the first beautiful days of the year. Leaves were silently unfurling, horses munching new grass, the waters of Fallen Timber Creek gurgling gaily between its banks, when suddenly the peace was broken by a child’s terrified-but-excited shriek and the whirring of trolley wheels against a steel cable: the morning’s first zipline ride kicked off Camp Evergreen Mennonite Brethren Ministries’ first annual general meeting.

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Resurrecting the good news each summer

Sunday, April 1, 2012

An interview with camp directors The notion of summer camp is more than 100 years old. With so many other opportunities available to children and youth, is camp…

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Finding joy in cutlery buckets and grungy mop water

Friday, July 1, 2011

A few summers ago at Camp Evergreen, among our many volunteers, three 15-year-old boys served together, as support staff, for a week and a half.

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Alberta convention 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011

“Staying on TRAC (trajectory, replenishment, awareness, choices)” was the theme for the March 18–19 gathering of Alberta MB congregational representatives at Sunrise Community Church, Edmonton. Yet the theme might have very well been “A new normal.”

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Camp reports: More than Kumbaya and s’mores

Friday, October 1, 2010

One of my favourite things about camping ministry is watching kids grow up into adults who love God intentionally. Michael is one such person. A camper at Evergreen since he was in elementary school, Michael was one of our assistant program directors this summer.

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