Silver Lake Update - October 15, 2021

October 15, 2021

Update From the Lake

A monthly email update from Silver Lake.

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Vaccine Requirement Announcement

Beginning this fall, Silver Lake will require all guests to our site to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Those who are not able to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or due to age may show proof of a negative PCR test taken not more than 3 days before the event. Read the full announcement.


Come be a Part of Our Ministry at Silver Lake!

Learn more about availability for volunteer (and paid!) opportunities.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunity: Fall Action Weekend
Adults (18+) only, Covid vaccination required.

Special thanks to Lee Collins, a member of the Congregational Church of Salisbury, who's been volunteering this fall to help get the garden ready for winter.

Additional thanks to all the participants, sponsors, donors, and volunteers of our successful fall fundraisers - The 15th Annual Golf Tournament and the Silver Lake Award Celebration. Read a recap of the events.


Camp Family 2022 Information Sessions
Camp Family is a beloved tradition at Silver Lake! Open to 16- and 17-year-olds, Camp Family is our leadership development program.

Thinking about applying for Camp Family for 2022? Come learn everything you need to know! Learn more about the online info sessions.


Join us for Pride Retreat - Nov. 5-7, 2021

9th-12th graders will join a community of peers for fun, laughter, connection, music, community, campfires, history, low ropes, arts and crafts, fashion shows, and discussion.

Weekend lodging is determined by age, not by gender.

Registration is available online; the cost is $140 per person; a complete health record and Covid-19 vaccination is required. 

Financial support is available.

Learn more and register now:


Support the Fund for Silver Lake

Read the full Annual Appeal Letter written by Sarah Barker - Silver Lake Board Member, Summer Nurse, Parent, and Alum.

Make a Gift Today


In case you missed it...

ORDER DEADLINE EXTENDED for the *limited edition* Silver Lake shirts. Last day to order is now Sunday, October 31.

Order your limited edition shirt now!


Upcoming Events
Pride Retreat
Nov. 5-7, grades 9-12

In-Person Celebration of Stephanie Pitman
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO RSVP - Friday, October 15
Sunday, Nov. 14, 2-5pm

Fall Action
Nov. 19-21, adults age 18+

Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, Nov. 30, all gifts support the Silver Lake Scholarship Fund.

Christmas at the Lake
Family Day - Dec. 4, 10am-4pm, all ages.
Youth Overnight - Dec. 10-12, grades 7-8.

Summer Camp Registration
Opens in January!

Maple Sugaring Youth Overnight
March 18-20, grades 6-8.

2022 Silver Lake Award Celebration Honoring Rev. David Peters
Sunday, April 24; Farmington Gardens, Farmington, CT


We are honored to be in ministry with you, striving to make disciples of Jesus, form covenant partnerships, make God’s love and justice real, and bring new life as agents of change. 

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Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
Click here to read our Mission Statement.

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