Mackenzie Camp ~ Home Page

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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Dinner Theatre – “My Magic Moments”

How’s about a trip back in time to the 1950s – sock hops, juke boxes, and cream soda!?! That’s the theme of “My Magic Moments,” another musical creation of Lindsay Lundquist and her talented friends.

  • Location: Saint Andrew’s United Church, 1110 Belvedere Street, Enderby
  • Dates: May 6, 7, 13, & 14 for Dinner Theatre – Dinner at 6 pm, Doors at 6:30, Show at 7 pm
    May 8 & 15 – Matinee (no food) – Doors at 1:30 pm, Show at 2 pm
  • Cost: Dinner Theatre $20, Matinee/Show Only $10Reservations required! Phone 250-306-9556.

All proceeds help kids go to MacKenzie Camp this summer!

MacKenzie Camp Clean-up & AGM

It’s a busy time, folks. We are buckling down for what we hope is a “normal” (meaning, wild, wonderful, smoke- & pandemic-free) summer. Camp Clean-Up is this Saturday, April 30. Please join us at the camp, 9:30 am to 3 pm, for spring cleaning in preparation for five busy months of programming. Lunch will be provided.

The MacKenzie Camp Society’s Annual General Meeting is Saturday, May 7, 4-5 pm in the basement of St. Andrew’s United Church, 1110 Belvedere St, Enderby, BC V0E 1V0. All members and friends of the camp are welcome to this assessment of last year, and nominations and elections for this one. Read MacKenzie Camp’s 2021 Annual Report.

For more information about either event, please email or phone 250-838-6293.

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Annual Golf Tournament ~ Saturday, June 4

Golfers, here’s a great way to put your swingin’ skills to work for MacKenzie Camp. Please sign up for a Pledge Kit, and gather pledges for 18 holes at the Salmon Arm Executive Golf Course on Saturday, June 4. Tee-off is at 3 pm. Join us for dinner and prizes at the Clubhouse at 6 pm. If you gather more than $500 in pledges, your dinner is on us! For Pledge Kits and more information, email

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Quilting Retreat September 15-18, 2022

Quilters! Now’s the time to register for another great retreat with Dianne Jansson. Click here for more information.

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MacKenzie Camp needs a Head Cook

Our 2022 staff team is complete except for the positions of Head Cook. Click here for details, including the job description, pay rate, period of employment, and application form. Deadline for applications is midnight, May 31, 2022.

Register for the 2022 Camping Program!

COVID-19 regulations permitting, there will be 9 camps for kids and youth aged 7 through 17:

  • June 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)

Please note: proof of vaccination is mandatory for all overnight campers, staff, and volunteers.

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




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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