Outdoor Ministries

Ruth Tyrol Honored at Fancy Camp Fundraiser

11/22/2017

Southern New England's outdoor ministry glitterati were at their most sparkly on the evening of Nov 18 at Fancy Camp, a gala to benefit Silver Lake Conference Center.


Kronholm Clark Named Silver Lake Program Director

10/26/2017

Jennifer Kronholm Clark has been named the new Program Director at Silver Lake Conference Center, an expanded position from the Summer Staff Director position previously held by Alan Munshower.


Silver Lake Award: Ruth Tyrol to be Honored at Fancy Camp Gala

10/19/2017

The Silver Lake Board of Directors is pleased to announce Ruth Tyrol as the recipient of the inaugural Silver Lake Award. Her ministry will be celebrated at Fancy Camp, a Gala to Benefit Silver Lake Conference Center, on Nov. 18.


Silver Lake 60th Celebration Draws Over 300

8/28/2017

More than 300 people attended the 60th Anniversary Celebration at Silver Lake Conference Center on Saturday, August 26. Six generations of campers, staff, volunteers, and donors gathered together to honor the conference centers 60 years of outdoor history.


Silver Lake 60th Celebration Approaching

8/10/2017

Silver Lake Conference Center will celebrate 60 years of outdoor ministry on August 26 from 11am – 5pm. The celebration will feature a cookout, activities for children, music, worship, and a chance for people to visit the camp and see what has changed, what has remained, and what the future holds for the Connecticut Conference's outdoor ministry ...


New Video: Vantage Point #23 - SLCC Development Associate

7/26/2017

The Connecticut Conference released a new Vantage Point video today. In this edition of Vantage Point, guest host the Rev. Ryan Gackenheimer, Executive Director of Silver Lake Conference Center, speaks with Heather Dineen, the new Development Associate at SLCC about her work at the conference center.


Nominations Open for the Inaugural Silver Lake Award

7/10/2017

The Silver Lake Conference Center Board of Directors is excited to announce that nominations for the inaugural Silver Lake Award are open!


SLCC Summer Begins With Pre-Camp

6/26/2017

Silver Lake Conference Center's Summer Conference Season is up and running. The first two summer conferences of the 2017 season — Pioneer and JCT — ran during Pre-Camp Week, June 18 through June 24. The camp staff spent much of the week in training, preparing for the full 7-week camp season which started Sunday, June 25.


Looking Back: Silver Lake in 1957

4/26/2017

A look back at Silver Lake in its first year as a site of the CT Conference Summer Youth Programs.


2017 Summer Deans Gather for Deans Retreat

3/8/2017

SHARON – Summer begins in March at Silver Lake with the annual Deans Retreat weekend. The volunteer program leaders gathered March 3-4 at camp, along with chaplains, guest speakers, and Silver Lake staff, to begin to create the community that will welcome close to 1,000 young people over the seven weeks of summer conferences. “This is my favorite ...


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