The mission of Camp Koolaree is
to provide a camp experience in a safe, sustainable and natural setting
and to foster a deeper individual connection
to Community, Creation and the Creator among campers and staff.
How do you say that?
Is it Koo-LAY-ree, Koo-LAH-ree,
Koo-la-REE or KOOL-a-ree?
The name KOOLAREE is an acronym that came from
KOOtenay LAke REligious Education
so there is some debate over the correct pronunciation.
Founders in old home movie footage can be heard calling it “Koo-LAH-ree”, but when set to music in favourite campfire songs, the name is sung more like “KOO- la-REE”. Over the years, the spoken pronunciation has changed to match the songs, with the emphasis on KOOL.
Let’s face it, camp is cool!
Camp Koolaree Annual General Meeting
Saturday, Nov. 26th
at Castlegar United Church.
There will be a potluck lunch at 12 p.m., followed by the AGM at 1 p.m.
Please show your support of this important ministry by attending.
Also, please consider whether you are called to serve as a Board member,
or to serve on one of the other committees:
Boats & Facility Maintenance,
Program & Operations,
or Staffing & Hiring.
For more info you can visit www.campkoolaree.ca
Google Maps has a virtual tour of our campsite…
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Donate to the
to support campers who otherwise could not afford to go to camp
by subsidizing their camp fee.
Your tax deductible donation can be made online through the PayPal link or
by cheque payable to “Camp Koolaree”
and delivered to Camp Koolaree,
1300 Pine Ave, Trail BC V1R 4E6,
or your local United Church.
Tax receipts will be provided for all donations over $25.00.