Silver Lake's Year-in-Review

There is always something going on at Silver Lake!

Here are some of the highlights from this past year.

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Read the 2021 Newsletter

 

June 2020

  1. Silver Lake At Home registration opens. 
  2. We Stand With You: Silver Lake's Response to Racial Injustice. 
  3. Annual Newsletter mailed to the Silver Lake community. Read the individual articles here
  4. The online store is set up and operational. 

 

July 2020  

  1. Day Visits begin and the Silver Lake staff continue planning for the next phases of reopening. 
  2. Silver Lake At Home programs run July 6-31. 
    • At Home Boxes, Online Cabin Groups, Virtual JuST Camp, Virtual Reel to Real, virtual one-time add-on activities, weekly campfires, parent/guardian resources, Chaplain's messages - fun for the entire family! 

 

August 2020

  1. August 1, 2020 - Super Mega Jumbo Praise Saturday End of Summer Celebration Campfire
  2. Hurricane Isaias - No major consequences, but a learning experience. 
  3. Silver Lake At Home 2020: A Reflection. 

 

September 2020

  1. 14th Annual Silver Lake Golf Tournament 
 

 

October-November 2020

  1. Adventure Days - a fun and safe way for folks to be on site, playing outside with others, and enjoying the high and low ropes courses.
  2. Overnight Family Retreats - Learn more and book your retreat today!
  3. Planning for Summer 2021

 

December 2020

  1. Christmas at the Lake
    • In-person family days
    • 12 Days of Christmas At Home Box 
  2. Early registration open for summer camp 2021
  3. Summer 2021 staff applications open

 

January-February 2021

  1. Summer camp registration opens
  2. Family Retreats
  3. Site visit with Rev. Darrell Goodwin, Executive Conference Minister of the Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ
  4. Donor Appreciation Celebration

 

March 2021

  1. Silver Lake Sunday Worship Videos Available
  2. Family Retreats
  3. Maple Sugaring Family Days
  4. Connecting with 2021 Silver Lake Summer Staff
  5. Silver Lake Welcomes a New Retreat and Finance Manger
  6. Stop Asian Hate: Silver Lake's response to racialized violence

 

April 2021

  1. April 1, 2021 - Camp Day of Action for Trans* Justice
  2. Registration opens for the Silver Lake Award Celebration - Sunday, October 3, 2021
  3. Site visit with Rev. Dr. Audrey Price, Executive Minister for Strategic Operations of the Southern New England Conference, United Church of Christ
  4. Registration opens for the 15th Annual Silver Lake Golf Tournament - Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  5. Spring Program Day - Silver Lake Sampler

 

May 2021

  1. Spring Program Days - Waterways, pond exploration; Love Creation, garden day; Silver Lake Field Day
  2. Saturday, May 8 - work group from First Church Suffield, CT
  3. Saturday, May 15 - Women's Yoga and Spirit Retreat
  4. Halos & Hammers work group from United Church of Christ, Southbury, CT
  5. Sunday, May 16 - In-person Open House with advance registration, assigned tour times, and small tour groups.
  6. Springtime at Silver Lake - blog post from Silver Lake Board Chair, Jonathan Russell
  7. Silver Lake newsletter mailed out. Read the full newsletter here
  8. Work group from First United Church of Christ in Milford, CT
  9.  Don't Miss Out! Join Summer Staff Now! - blog post from Program Director, Jenn Kronholm Clark

 

June 2021

  1. Work group from Saugatuck Congregational Church, Westport, CT
  2. Summer coordinator staff arrive
  3. Summer staff arrive
  4. Sunday, June 27 - Session 1 begins & campers arrive!

 

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Silver Lake Conference Center

Silver Lake Conference Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
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