Dates to save for 2018 camping at Covenant Acres

The dates for 2018 events have been set and we are excited for next year’s camping season.

Mark your calendars and save these dates in 2018!

  • Spring cleanup workday: May 5th
  • Open House: May 19th
  • Father and child weekend:  June 15th-16th
  • Fishing Derby: June 16th
  • Summer Camp Staff Training: July 12th-14th
  • Summer Youth Camp: July 15th-20th
  • Summer Teen Camp: July 22nd-27th
  • Adventure/survival camp: Aug 2nd-4th (after Kingdom bound)
  • Family Camp: Aug 15th-19th
  • Winter cleanup workday: Oct 20th

Hope to see you at camp in 2018.

Cedar and Tamarack are open all year long and are available this winter for a winter retreat.  We have many open weekends. Contact the office to check on availability and pricing. 

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Fall work weekend at Covenant Acres

Fall work weekend at covenant acres is fast approaching and we have a lot to be done this year.  If you can help us in any of the following please consider joining us at camp October 21st at 9am.

  • All of the picnic tables and canoes have to be move into the pavilion.
  • Firewood is nearly gone and we would like to cut, split and stand at least a couple cord of firewood.
  • The pump for the water slide has to come out and be stored for winter.
  • In preparation for snow plowing (yea its coming) the driveway stakes need to be put up.
  • If time allows, the cabins and bucks and does all need to be winterized.

Lunch will be served for those who come to work. Please consider coming to camp on the 21 and join in the fun.

Please send an email to me at rmerriam@nullcovenantacres.org if you can join use for the work weekend.

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Family Camp

Thank you to all who made it to Family Camp this year! Our conversations and fellowship during meals, activities, campfires and free time were wonderful. For those of you who were unable to attend this year, you were missed. We hope you will consider camping with us next year for Family Camp and during the year with your churches and families.

Our speaker this year was Pastor Jonathan Bratt. His message series was enlightening and challenged us to think within the context of the Word and outside our typically mindsets. How can we as Christians interact, bless and encourage those who are not following Christ? Let us follow Christ’s example of love and kindness, accepting those who may not normally be accepted and leading them to the Father.

Pastor Russ Peters and Charlie lead us into an atmosphere of Worship and Praise to our Lord. He also sang a few songs he had written about different times in his life where God spoke to him and lead him to a place of fully trusting in Him.

Some beautiful mornings

 

 

 

 

 

Great picnics

And fun at the Water Slide

God bless and we hope to see you next year August 15 to the 19, 2018

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The Battle of Endor

Come Play Paintball At Covenant Acres!

The Battle of Endor Paintball Event has been rescheduled for September 10th 2pm-7pm. For more information and to register visit our paintball page and fill out the form. Put “Battle of Endor” in the comment section.

This event is open to everyone over the age of 14. Waivers are required from all participants and can be found here. The cost of the event is $20 which will include the field fee, CO2 refills, and dinner.

Register Your Team Today!

Some rental equipment (Markers, tanks, and masks) is available and is first come first serve based on time of registration. The cost of rental gear is $10 per set. If you have you own equipment you are encouraged to use it. Paint will not be available for purchase the day of the event. Covenant Acres can purchase paint for you if you register prior to September 2nd. Enter how much paint you would like in the comment section. The price is $40 for 2000 rounds or $25 for 1000. You can buy your own paint and bring it the day of the event. Paintballs are usually available for purchase at Dick’s Sporting Goods (must be 18+ with ID) or online at amazon.com

Email clandon@nullcovenantacres.org with any further questions.

We hope to see you in the woods as we answer the questions, will the rebellion succeed? And what have the Ewoks been up to?

If you are planning to play, please fill out our release form and bring it with you.

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Camp Openhouse

Covenant Acres is hosting an open house May 13, 2017 9:00 am – 2:00 pm lunch provided.  Please come out and visit Covenant Acres, get a tour and have a great day fishing or hiking.  There will be two (2) door prizes given out after lunch (two gift certificates for 1 week of summer camp 2017).

RSVP requested but not required to help us prepare for lunch properly.

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Calling all adults with a passion for summer camp!

Do you have a passion for sharing the word of God, rustic camping and kids? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you. Covenant Acres is in need of adults that are willing to volunteer a week or two of their time this July to staff Covenant Acres for summer camp. We have positions open for Counselors, Kitchen Staff, Water Front Staff, and Craft/Games Staff.

Staff training will be held from July 6 to the 8th. With Summer Camp July 9th-14th and July 16th-21st

If you feel called and are willing to volunteer some of your time this summer please use the “Contact us” form to send us your name and phone number .

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Upcoming Events at Covenant Acres Camp and Retreat Center!

It is time to register for the Fishing Derby and Summer Camp.

This year we are featuring on-line registration. Use the links above or visit covenantacres.org for more details.

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Please pray for Covenant Acres

2016 Reflections of Fall foliage

As you reflect on 2016, the executive board would like you to consider Covenant Acres camp in your yearend giving.  We still have bills to pay during the winter months and need your support.   As we look forward to next year, the board has an exciting new project planned for 2017.  We pray that we can count out your time and financial support but most importantly please pray for the camp and the executive board.

We wish you a Jesus filled Christmas.

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Fall News Letter

Get the fall news letter here.

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Eagles Nest at Tamarack Lodge

Covenant Acres is pleased to announce the opening of the “Eagles Nest”.

We have reserved the master bedroom in Tamarack Lodge for some very special people.  We offer this facility as a free resource to the clergy of upstate New York.  Come take a few days off to relax at covenant acres and see God beautiful creation in a nice lodge nestled on Wiscoy Lake.  When the facility is not in use Clergy and pastors, from our local churches may use Tamarack Lodge free of charge.

Just contact the camp office, at 585-493-2220, to reserve the facility.

If you know a very special person please pass on the offer.

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