The Van-Es Camp and Conference Centre offers a number of services to
make your event a success. The following is a short list of the services
we regularly offer to our clients.
offer professional catering for up to 175 diners. There are a range
of menus and options for you to choose from for breakfast, lunch and
dinner, snacks and banquet options as well. Please take a look at our
downloadable menu options below. The pricing is listed on each menu.
Please note that there is a discount rate for those ordering breakfast,
lunch and dinner: $35 pp/day.
cook is Lois Derkson. When asked about what she enjoys most about being
the cook at Van-Es Camp and Conference Centre she doesn't hesitate:
"The kitchen is the heart of the home and also of Camp Van-Es.
We have good people there and they need good food."
At the top of Lois' business card it says "Called to Serve."
And at the bottom it reads "Catering with Love." These two
phrases perfectly describe Lois' ministry at Van-Es Camp and Conference
We offer a number of audio and visual technology to make your presentations
work. We have HDMI compatible projector, 8' x 8' screens for the Harmony
Centre auditorium and the Chapel. We have a wireless microphone system
and powered speakers. We offer free Wi-Fi Internet connection in our
Harmony Auditorium and Unity Lodge. And we have a electronic keyboard
for rent. The board room in the Unity Lodge has a built in projector
and sound system, with a full wall of Whitey Board for use with dry
pool and hot tub are available for rent all year round. We charge by
the hour, but we do not provide towels or life guards. The pool
and hot tub are excellent events to have on your next family reunion
or weekend retreat. The pool area is 1,386 sq ft and the pool is 1.5m
at the deep end and .5m at the shallow.
Van-Es Camp & Conference Center offers a wealth of outdoor activities.
Other than swimming, we also offer outdoor sports like: basketball,
volleyball, soccer, archery, snow shoeing, and horseshoes.
We provide firewood for use in our fireplaces on request. We have fireplaces
in both the Morning Star Hall and the Chapel.
Although we do not provide septic hookups (gray or black), we do have
electrical hookups for trailers and motor homes
20 years Rupert Neuman has been the caretaker / host / ambassador extraordinaire
for Camp Van-Es & Conference Centre. When asked what he likes best
about working at Van-Es, Rupert will say "everything". Rupert
loves people and he lives that out every day. To the kids he is "Grandpa,"
to the Van-Es Board he is a lifesaver, to guests he is the go-to person
and a welcoming host.