Encounter Camp

Encounter Camp

Encounter is for anyone who wants to spend more time in the great outdoors; from the savvy wilderness veteran, to someone who is new to camping. Encounter is your chance to get close to nature and see God from a different perspective. Located in a semi-remote wilderness setting on the Gardom Lake property, Encounter goes back to basics camping with tents and authentic cooking over fires. Experience old camp favorites such as the beach and archery as well as Encounter exclusives like survival skills and shelter building. Depending on the week experience out trips to local treasures such as the Enderby Cliffs and Natural Waterslides.

About Camp

Encounter camps are themed to give you the experience that fits your interest, from H20 water week to our Aim paintball week, and even our Wilderness Survival weeks, there is an Encounter camp for you. If you love the outdoors, find that you connect with God through nature, or want to try something outside of your comfort zone; Encounter is waiting for you
  • TEEN PAINTBALL - Ages 12-15 – July 2-7

    Paintball games, tournaments and re-ball all included. If you like paintball then this is the camp for you! Campers can expect to spend the majority of their days based around playing paintball and/or re-ball. Other camp activities like pellet guns, archery, and bmx are included as well as an off site out-trip adventure.
  • PRE-TEEN SURVIVAL – Ages 12-14- July 9-14

    Wilderness survival and rescue skills, shelter building, out-trips, various camp activities and paintball (option 20.00)
  • TEEN X-PLORE – Ages 13-16 – July 16-21

    Perfect for the encounter first timer or seasoned veteran, try a bit of everything Encounter has to offer in this action packed week! Paintball (20.00)
  • BOYS SURVIVAL#1 – Ages 10-11 – July 23-26

    Boys allowed to be boys, connect with the out doors and learn wilderness survival skills like fire building and shelter building, jam packed with games and camp activities as well as with possible out trips.
  • BOYS SURVIVAL#2 – Ages 11-12 – July 30-August 4

    Boys allowed to be boys, connect with the out doors and learn wilderness survival skills like fire building and shelter building, jam packed with games and camp activities as well as with possible out trips.
  • GIRLS ADVENTURE – Ages 11 – 15 – August 6-11

    This is a time for the girls to get together and connect through outdoor adventures such as horse back riding, beach time, out trips, zipline outdoor cooking and connection with a female mentor. Let us know what else you would like to see. This week is going to be a blast!
  • TEEN H2O – Ages 13-16 – August 13-18

    Water, water water! White water rafting, river floats, natural water slides, tons of beach time and lots of other games and activities all included in this adventurous week.
  • GIRLS ADVENTURE – Ages 11 – 15 – August 20-25

    This is a time for the girls to get together and connect through outdoor adventures such as horse back riding, beach time, out trips, zipline outdoor cooking and connection with a female mentor. Let us know what else you would like to see. This week is going to be a blast!

In case you miss any information or just want to give us feedback, please feel free to contact us.

Brochure, Registration, and Waiver Forms


To register by mail, download a Brochure and Registration form from below.

Main Camp Brochure

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Main Camp Registration

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Paintball Waiver

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White Water Rafting Waiver

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Encounter

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Dates & Rates


Gardom Lake Bible Camp 2017 Dates and Rates

Info for Campers


Camp registration runs from 4:00 till 4:30pm Sunday. Camp ends 6:30 pm Friday with a short closing program. We encourage campers, parents and guardians to join us for the closing program to experience highlights from the week of camp.
Please do not arrive more than 30 min prior to registration. There is no advantage to arriving early, as all the staff will be in a meeting making last minute preparations. Campers need to be accompanied by a parent or another adult as they register.

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag & pillow
  • Bible (if you have one)
  • Clothing for rain & sun
  • Toiletries & P.J.’s
  • Bathing suit & towel
  • Rainwear
  • 2 pairs of running shoes (You NEED shoes not just sandals or crocs)
  • Sandals or crocs
  • Bug repellent, sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Water bottle!

Dress up clothes for Theme Meals

BE CREATIVE, HAVE FUN!!!
  • Camps 1, 2, 4, and 6: Tacky Tourist, Lumber Jack/Adventurer-Explorer, and Medieval
  • Camps 3, 5, 7, and 8: Tacky Tourist, Lumber Jack/Adventurer-Explorer, and Formal

What not to bring

  • Electronic games
  • Cell phones, mp3 players and iPods, iThis or iThat
  • Gum or sunflower seeds
  • Food (except for medical reasons)
  • Pocket knives
  • Bikinis

Our Camp Store will be open at registration time and after the closing program. We have your camp souvenirs and cool camp clothing with items from $2 and up, get a wristband, t-shirt, hoodie and more.
Note about White Water Rafting: If you have signed up for White Water Rafting you will need to download a waiver form that must be signed by the participant’s parent or guardian and mailed back to the camp or submitted at the time of camp. Without this waiver with the proper signatures the camper will not be able to participate.
Note about Paintball: If you have signed up for this activity you will need to download a waiver form that must be signed by the participant and participant’s parent or guardian and mailed back to the camp or submitted at the time of camp. Without this waiver with the proper signatures the camper will not be able to participate. If you are paintballing you must be 12 years of age at the time of camp to participate.
Gardom Lake Bible Camp | 651 Glenmary Rd Enderby, B.C. V0E 1V3

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