Update #11: 2 June 2020

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. ~ Joshua 1:9 The impact of Covid-19 has been profound, even here at Crow. Starting way back on 16...

Update #10: 26 May 2020

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ~ Philippians 1:2 Every week, I come to the blog to spell out what I think is happening, what I think will happen, and what we should do next. This week, friends, the shoe is well...

Update #9: 19 May 2020

Most weeks, there isn’t a lot to report, but this week, News! Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. ~ Isaiah 43:19 Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp has...

Update #8: 12 May 2020

And he said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14 I like writing these weekly updates, but often I find myself without very much to report. And this week is no different - the plan remains roughly the same as it was...

Update #7: 5 May 2020

A special treat this week, folks - to this point, we have been very Lake-Site-Centric... but this week, by special request: a view from the Mountainous Site, by our own Mountainous Site Director and Mountainous Man - Andrew Legg! Please do keep us...

Update #6: 28 April 2020

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. ~ Romans 12:12 As Covid-19 began, and even when the Crow staff began to realize that a global pandemic was going to have an impact even within the “Camp Bubble”, we still talked in...

Update #5: 21 April 2020

As usual, we begin with a passage from scripture: Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. ~ 1 Peter 5:7 Special this week, because it seems timely, a quote from Dr. Deena Hinshaw : The weather is improving and I encourage you to get...

How COLTS can operate in 2020

As discussed in our blog, everything at Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp has been cancelled ( read more here ) - including all of our own programming, as well as our rental programs and training sessions. We continue to cancel all activities on a three...

Update #4: 14 April 2020

In times of uncertainty, it is easy to think that the work is ours. It is easy - for me at least - to think that if I work harder, if I am more careful, if I read more deeply, that will lead to success for my plans. And so I remind myself, and I...

Good News #8: Easter Sunday

It has been nearly three weeks since the first of these ‘Good News’ posts was… posted. The project began because I wanted to encourage you: there’s so much bad news - overwhelming bad news - it feels like a siege, and I wanted to give a regular...

Good News #7: Good Friday

While we were yet sinners Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 Good Friday. It’s a beautiful day. Like many other beautiful days, it is also hard. The grief is heavy. Because today is a culmination; the day Christ dies. We can’t skip over this part. We...

Good News #6 Playground

Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people! Psalm 66:5 In 2018 camp put out a wishlist ; a funny little cross between a “To Do List” and a “Vision Board”. It was kind of an imagination exercise about what camp...

Covid-19 Update: 7 April 2020

This evening, Premier Kenney addressed the province, and gave a thorough Coronavirus update. It was an informative address, filled with ranges of numbers, as we have come to expect. After sharing the probable model, and the elevated model, I...

Good News #5: Spiritual Disciplines

“Today is the day that the Lord has made, I will rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24 Thaw Hello everyone! It’s your favourite blogger (Bronwyn)! Here to share some more good news. In this edition I’m going to share some of the spiritual...

Good News #4: Bronwyn & Josh's New House

Brondwyn's House.jpg My people will abide in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places. ~ Isaiah 32:18 The Schulz’s are homeowners! I, Bronwyn, am sitting in my new dining room as I write. I am drinking coffee. My...

Partnership Announcement: SouthWest Alberta Bible Camp

Re: Acquisition of Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp EMBARGOED: FOR RELEASE - APRIL FOOLS DAY 2020 SouthWestern-Alberta-Bible-Camp (1) (1).jpg SouthWestern Alberta Bible Camp, (Formerly known as “Crow”) Acquired by Southern Alberta Bible Camp Successful...

Covid-19 Update: 31 March 2020

"Which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? …. Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble." Matthew 6:27, 34 It has now been two weeks...

Good News 3: Something is Growing at Camp

Something is Growing at Camp… A Green Grassy Playing Field! I probably should have known… but this isn’t a small job. I was naive and thought we could just roll out some sod, give ‘er six weeks and some sunshine… we’d all be laying on our backs,...

Registration Process: Changes at Crow

Register Here: Click Here to Register The time has come for Crow to redesign our registration process. In fact, we’ve already started. We want to be sure that everybody has a chance to come to camp. Right now, getting registered at Crowsnest Lake...

Good News: A Blog Series from Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp

It snowed again last night. The Crowsnest Pass is even more still; even more quiet than it usually is. Spring began just a few days ago, on Thursday, but everything is shuttered and frozen, as if Winter couldn’t read the calendar, and kept hanging...

Rachel's Good News

Once I (Bronwyn) won 10 dollars. It was overwhelming, and I cried. So I cannot imagine how Rachel Brouwer felt when she was handed one of those oversized novelty cheques with $45,000 written in the dollar box. It’s so much money that I feel I need...

Covid-19 Update: 24 March 2020

We’ve successfully completed one week of fairly intense social distancing here at the Graham house: you know there might be a hint of cabin fever when a (solo) trip to WalMart in Pincher Creek is the undisputed highlight of the social calendar. I...

Meet Koa James Vanderpyl

Meet Koa James Vanderpyl, Daniel and Danika’s first child, who was born on March 14! Koa is already thriving and working to live up to his name (“Koa” means “Brave”); with adventurous parents like Daniel and Danika, how could he not! They have taken...

Coronavirus, Covid-19 and Crow

Crow in WInter.jpg We're going to keep our original post from 16 March 2020 in it's original form below, and add brief weekly updates to keep interested readers up-to-date. If you have any questions, please contact david@crowcamp.ca Update #1: 24...

Tasmania Exchange Program

I am going to tell a story that is a little bit confusing to me, but I am a little like Winnie the Pooh, inasmuch as we are both "bears of very little brain..." but... now, where was I? Oh yes! It is confusing to me, but Crowsnest Lake Bible Camp...

Keenagers Registration Upcoming

Calling all Keens! Registration Day (18 March 2020) for Keenagers is fast approaching! Tell your friends! Keenagers is always the first camp of the summer season; come on out and help us kick the Summer of 2020 off right! Keenagers Brochures and...

Job Posting: Office Administrator **Closed**

During the summer of 2020, Daniel Vanderpyl plans to take a Sabbatical, and that's great... but does leave a gap. But good news! In Daniel's absence, Stephanie Brouwer will serve as Director of Outdoor Programs - which is great... but it does leave...

2019 Annual Report

Well folks: here it is! The Annual General Report! We'd love for you to flip through, take a look at the pics, and leave a comment. We're doing well out here at Crow. Camp Works. Pre-authorized Debit Form