Away at the Lake

Away at the Lake

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Date: Thursday July 7 - Sunday July 10, 2022
Age: All ages!
Cost: $200/adult, $165/child, children age 4 and under are free.
Accommodations: $200/cabin, bring your own tent for no additional cost

Welcome to Away at the Lake, an all-inclusive summer retreat brought to you by the Cairn Family of Camps! After a great year of Away at the Lake in 2021, this camp-retreat program is back for two weekends in 2022!

Away at the Lake offers the opportunity for couples, families, groups, and individuals to enjoy a summer Muskoka getaway on the shores of Echo Lake. As well as overnight accommodations and full meal service, Away at the Lake offers provides guests the space to set their own pace for their stay. Guests will be able to choose from a variety of self-run and facilitated programs, hiking trails, and enjoy the open waterfront all day long. 


Program Information

The following schedule provides an overview of what a day at Away at the Lake could look like. Choose from a variety of staff-led or self run programs, ranging from high ropes, archery and guided nature walks, to time boating and swimming at the lake, to playing lawn games, slacklining or just enjoying a good book.

7:00-7:30 Early Riser's Breakfast Bar
7:30-8:00 Morning Paddle & Polar Dip
8:15-8:25 Morning Has Broken morning devotion
8:30-9:30 Breakfast
9:30-12:15

Morning Programs
Waterfront is Open

12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-5:15 Afternoon Programs
Waterfront is Open
5:30-6:30 Dinner
7:00-7:30 Evening Programs
Evening Snack at 7:30
7:30-8:15 Campfire

All guest groups will complete a Program Request form prior to their arrival on which they will indicate which programs they want scheduled during their stay. Additionally, an Program Information Package will be emailed to all registered participants prior to their stay, and is designed to help you prepare for what to expect at Away at the Lake.

For additional information, please view the 2022 Away at the Lake Information Package here.

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Financial Assistance

Please make use of financial support through Cairn's Campership Fund if that will make a difference for you - especially if it will make the difference between you being able to attend a program or not. We recognize that finances may be inflexible for a variety of reasons, and are committed to ensuring that financial barriers do not impact access for individuals and families to experience the rest, ease, and retreat offered by Cairn's programs. All applications will be handled in the strictest of confidence. To access financial support through Cairn, please click here to view the Campership Form, or contact the Cairn Office at admin@ilovecamp.org or by phone at 705-767-3300.

Camp Documents

Away at the Lake