SummerCamps 2021 - Forest Cliff Camp

    May 18, 2021

    Dear Camper Family,

    Since last year, we have been diligently preparing for camp to re-open so we can once again host children and youth for an unforgettable, life changing week of day camp or overnight camp. 

    During that time we have hired dozens of staff, invested in new camp activities and had over 2000 campers reserve their spot for this coming summer.

    Throughout our planning, camper and staff safety has remained the top priority. Our second priority has been to provide the same great Forest Cliff Camp experience that campers love and parents trust. 

    As the summer season approaches, we have become increasingly concerned about the short time frame to implement the long awaited guidelines from public health authorities and the remaining uncertainties in operating overnight camp. Despite our best efforts to re-open overnight camp this summer, we have some disappointing news to share.

    After careful consideration of the recently released draft guidelines and their impact on our overnight camp programs, we have decided to cancel overnight camps at Forest Cliff Camps in 2021.

    You can read our entire statement HERE

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    Forest Cliff Summer Camp is located at our overnight location on Lake Huron in Lambton Shores, ON. High adventure activities and programming take place on the 17 beautiful acres of lakefront property with camp weeks running from Sunday to Friday. Over 70 hired Summer Camp staff and 100+ volunteers make it their weekly mission to ensure an unforgettable week for each camper. From horseback riding to high ropes, from arts and crafts to archery, from kayaking to campfire, Forest Cliff is a fun, safe and welcoming experience!

    Please click or scroll down to get started:


    JUNIOR CAMP (completed grade 1-3)
    KIDS CAMP (completed grade 1-6)
    JR. HIGH CAMP (completed grade 5-8)
    SALT (completed grade 7-9)
    LITE (completed grade 8-9)


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    We have packed all the fun of Forest Cliff into 3 days to create the perfect introduction to overnight camp for kids who have completed grade 1 to completed grade 3.

    Specially Designed for your Younger Child

    Junior camp is a great way to start your Forest Cliff journey! Each experience is customized to create a structured environment to fit children that are growing into greater independence and a sense of discovery.

    Junior campers:

    • enjoy a half week at camp (Sunday to Tuesday or Wednesday to Friday)
    • live in a comfortable cabin with specially trained counsellors
    • get to try out ALL the high-energy camp activities like tornado tubing and the high ropes course as well as camp favourites like horseback riding, archery and kayaking
    • participate in camp wide games, sing songs at campfire and get lots of hangout time at our sandy beach

    If you want more info about Junior Camp, make sure to check out the photos and links below!

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    Our Kids Camps are jam-packed full of fun, friends and meaningful moments for kids that have completed grade 1 to completed grade 6.

    Campers will get to know their cabin mates and counsellors in a safe, highly relational environment. Programs are intentionally sequenced with cabin time, activities, swimming and large group games that will engage each camper at their level. Their confidence and self-esteem will grow as they share new experiences and grow strong friendships.


    • Enjoy an exciting week of camp (Sunday-Friday)
    • Live in a comfortable cabin with enthusiastic and caring counsellors
    • Get to try out all the high-adventure camp activities with their cabin
    • Participate in camp wide games, sing songs at campfire and get lots of time playing and swimming at the beach

    If you want more info about Kids Camp, make sure to check out the photos and links below!

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    Jr. High Camp is all about high-energy, relevant and exciting experiences while encouraging personal discovery through new friendships in a close community where everyone feels like they belong.

    More ENERGY, more FUN and more EVERYTHING that makes Forest Cliff Amazing!

    Jr. High Campers:

    • Enjoy an exciting, unforgettable week of camp (Sunday-Friday)
    • Live in a comfortable cabin with relational, enthusiastic counsellors
    • Get to try out all the high-adventure camp activities with their cabin
    • Participate in camp wide games and challenges, laugh it up at campfire, hang with friends at the beach and enjoy exciting night events!

    Jr. High Week is for campers who have completed grade 6 to completed grade 8
    Girls Week is for female campers who have competed grade 5 to completed grade 8

    Please click below to see more info about both Jr. High Camp Experiences!

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    SALT (Service and Leadership Training) is a totally different kind of camp experience for young people who have completed grade 7 to completed grade 9. The SALT Team lives and learns in a close community, serves in many key areas around camp while earning service hours and participates in Forest Cliff activities that make camp unforgettable AND they get to come back for an AWESOME Leadership Camp at the end of the summer!


    • Enjoy a week of camp (Sunday-Friday), filled with fun and service and leadership experiences with the option of participating in Leadership Camp - a week of fun and leadership learning at the end of the summer
    • Live in the SALT Lodge with their mature, fun and energetic SALT Counsellors
    • Get to participate in exciting camp activities like tornado tubing, high ropes and archery.  SALTeens create their own iconic and unique Forest Cliff Tie-dye shirts!
    • Spend valuable time in small groups with university-aged mentors, talking through real life issues, growing deeper relationships with God and their peers and developing a servant's heart
    • Enjoy participating in leadership sessions and service opportunities around camp, such as serving at meals and cleaning in the kitchen
    • Participate in camp wide games and campfire and hang with the SALT Team at the beach
    If you want more info about SALT, make sure to check out the photos and links below!
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    LiTE (Leader in Training Experience) is an immersive discipleship training opportunity that will develop the skills and growth of participants. It is a more grown up camp experience for youth that have completed grade 8 and completed grade 9 which features an exciting, and challenging wilderness out-trip to Ontario’s north! Selected applicants go deeper with what they learned about themselves and God in our SALT experience in a really unique way.

    LiTE participants:

    • Enjoy an 8 night leadership experience beyond Forest Cliff which includes a 7 day camping and canoe trip in Northern Ontario with our partner, Coldwater Canada
    • Participate in community based mentoring and discipleship with only 7 campers on each trip
    • Interact with and learn from Forest Cliff & Coldwater Canada staff, who are highly trained in leadership development
    • Challenge one another and themselves in physical, emotional, mental and spiritual growth throughout the trip while learning important leadership skills
    For more info and to apply, please click on the link below!
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