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Ruth Choate Is New Administrator at Silver Lake

By Jennifer Kronholm Clark SHARON – Silver Lake Conference Center is excited to welcome Ruth Choate to the year-round staff as Administrator. Say hi to Ruth Choate, the new Administrator at Silver Lake, when you call or come to camp. If you were at camp in summer ...

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Silver Lake Hosts Campers from China

Silver Lake Conference Center hosted a group of 31 college students from China during week 5 of the summer season. The experience of two convening cultures had an impact on both the Chinese students and the American campers and staff.

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A Weekend at Winter Camp

Our outdoor ministry site at Silver Lake is more than a summer camp and Friday, March 1, was the beginning of a typical ‘off season’ weekend. Youth and adults came from CT, MA, and RI to deepen their faith, create beloved community, learn leadership skills, and ...

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'Incredible' Growth at Silver Lake

With the support of the Connecticut Conference staff and the guidance of Kaleidoscope consultants, The Rev. Ryan Gackenheimer oversaw an outreach initiative that resulted in an increase of 110 campers in 2017. Silver Lake kept the momentum going in 2018, adding another ...

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Silver Lake Welcomes Guy Gnerre as Administrator

Guy Gnerre When you call into Silver Lake, you will be greeted by a new voice. Guy Gnerre started work as Administrator on March 22 and has begun learning the ropes. “Everyone I’ve met has been so friendly and welcoming,” Gnerre said. His first weekend at camp ...

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Silver Lake 60th Celebration Draws Over 300

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.

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Silver Lake 60th Celebration Approaching

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 ...

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SLCC Summer Begins With Pre-Camp

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 ...

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2017 Summer Deans Gather for Deans Retreat

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...

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Silver Lake Launches New Promotional Effort

The January Bulletin Insert The Silver Lake Conference Center has launched an ambitious plan to add 100 new campers to the summer program in 2017, and has developed new promotional materials - including bulletin inserts for church use - to help reach that goal. "...

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Silver Lake Registration Open Jan. 15

SHARON -- "I love this time of year!" said Jennifer Kronholm Clark, Administrator at Silver Lake Conference Center. "For me, this is the beginning of the summer. Registration opens on Sunday!"   Though it might seem early to plan for summer camp, online registration for...

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Silver Lake 2017 Summer Brochure Released

SHARON -- The Silver Lake Conference Center announced the release of the 2017 Summer Conferences Brochure yesterday. The brochure is currently downloadable on the Silver Lake website at www.silverlakect.org. Online registration for all conferences will open January 15. ...

Silver Lake Lodge Dedicated

More than 70 alumni, clergy, youth, and donors gathered at Silver Lake Conference Center on Sunday to dedicate the newly renovated building known as "The Lodge." The dedication marks the end of a year-long project to rebuild the site's oldest building using some of the ...

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Transforming Minds: 3rd Annual EJ4All Retreat

On Friday, May 20th, eleven youth and three counselors joined me for the 3rd Annual Environmental Justice For All! Retreat at Silver Lake Conference Center. A signature program of the UCC Northeast Environmental Justice Center, this EJ4A! Retreat delivered another ...

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