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Serving kids in the Okanagan Since 1947

MacKenzie Camp is a summer kids’ camp on beautiful Mabel Lake, 35 km east of Enderby, B.C. Since 1947, we have been sharing our love of Creation and hope for the future with thousands of children and youth from the Shuswap, the Okanagan Valley, and around the world. Adults too! Our awesome staff, chaplains, and volunteers make it a welcoming and wondrous place, regardless of denomination. MacKenzie is a camp and retreat centre of the United Church of Canada.

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Our 2022 Camping Program is ready!

We’re planning for a full slate of summer camps in 2022. COVID-19 regulations permitting, there will be 8 camps for kids and youth aged 8 through 17:

  • Mackenzie Camp Staff SelfieJune 27-July 1: Leadership Training Camp (14-17 years)
  • July 4-8: Intermediate Camp 1 (10-13 years)
  • July 11-15: Junior-Intermediate Camp 1 (7-13 years)
  • July 11-15: Science Camp (10-13 years)
  • July 18-22: Intermediate Camp 2 (10-13 years)
  • July 25-28: Junior Camp (7-10 years)
  • August 2-5: Junior-Intermediate Camp 2 (7-13 years)
  • August 2-5: Art Camp (10-13 years)
  • August 8-12: Teen Camp (13-16 years)

Go here for details, or click here for our brochure.

Wondering about a Christmas present for a favourite youngster? How about something to last a lifetime – a Gift Certificate to MacKenzie Camp! Download the Christmas Campership Gift  form, complete it, and mail it back to us at MacKenzie Camp, PO Box 133, Armstrong, BC V0E 1B0. We’ll supply you with a colourful certificate to tuck under that someone’s Christmas Tree.

Don’t have anyone special in mind? We’ll put your donation in the MacKenzie Campership Fund, find a camper candidate this summer, and send you a receipt for your charitable donation.

“BC Come, BC Go” a Big Success

Lindsay Lundquist and her cast put on a great show at St. Andrew’s United on October 1, 2, and 3. All sorts of downright peculiar folks bussed their way around the province, from Nanaimo to Barkerville, taking in the sights and belting out the sounds. A big thank you to all our generous guests and other donors! Thanks also to Jette Russell, who took these photos of the performance. Want to watch the performance from home? Click this link to YouTube. Please make a donation, too!





Take A Tour Of Mackenzie Camp!

animated map of the camp property

 Click on the map to see a video of our property!


A week at Mackenzie Camp includes using the climbing wall, low ropes course, and our new and improved archery range for a variety of activities. We go swimming at our lake front every afternoon and we even go out on the canoes and kayaks once a week. In addition, our craft hall is used for arts and crafts, tie dye, and our week-end dance where campers and staff get to dress up in silly costumes to celebrate their week of camp.

Every day the campers eat the most delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and 2 snacks provided by our amazing camp cook. As the day comes to an end, we play a wide game with all of the campers together, then sit at the campfire singing crazy songs. We end off the days activities in the vespers circle where we reflect on the day, then it’s off to bed in our beautiful rustic cabins. (most of them even have newly installed lights!) 

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