Gale Presbyterian


For information on this year’s Gale Fellowship Retreat, scroll past the VBS details.


Monday August 16 to Friday August 20
9:00am until 12:00pm

Outdoor program only, weather permitting

$40 per child (payment will be made closer to camp week in case we are unable to proceed)

Children must have completed JK to participate in the week.  Spots are very limited this year to follow COVID protocols. 

Camper Registration Form

Online registrationclick here

Printable Formclick here

Payment Options

Cheque (payable to “Gale Presbyterian Church”, earmarked “VBS”)
E-transfer Send e-transfer to (use VBS as the password, if required)



If you have any questions regarding this year’s Summer Camp,

please contact Melanie Dow (


We are doing things a little differently due to extra precautions for COVID-19.
Instead of providing snacks, we are looking for donations to make an activity supply kit for each child since we can’t share items between kids this year. 

We are needing donations to make 32 kits.
One kit includes:

  • 1 bottle of white glue
  • 1 glue stick
  • 1 pack of 24 crayons
  • 1 pack of pencil crayons (please include a sharpener)
  • I pack of markers
  • I pair of scissors

See picture below of items required (all items were purchased from Dollarama) and they do not need to be brand names!
NOTE: For the packages of glue that contain more than one item, we will not need 32 packages (just a total of 32 glue bottles/sticks).

If you would like to donate items or money, please click here to sign up for items.
Or contact Melanie (

Please drop off your donations at Gale by Tuesday, August 10th.

Office hours are:
Mondays (closed)
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday – 9am to 4 pm (there will be a drop off bin outside the doors when Janice is gone for lunch)
Friday – 9am to 12:30 pm



Gale Fellowship Retreat:  A time of reflection, fun, water activities, singing, crafts, delicious meals, and an outdoor Sunday morning service highlight the annual Gale Family Camp, held at Camp Kintail on the shores of Lake Huron.

Join us this year:  Friday, August 27 – Sunday, August 29, 2021

Cost:  Children: $45 and Adults: $200
This includes your accommodation, meals and activities. 

Please return your registration form and payment to Melanie Dow by Sunday, August 1st.

If you would like to come just for the day:
click here for online registration

click here for the printable form

To register for the entire weekend:

click here for the online registration

click here for the printable form


Click here for important information about the weekend.


r and r on the deck over looking lake Huron
Gale’s Family Retreat – a view from the deck over looking lake Huron

Camp Kintail is owned by the Presbyterian Church and is the site of summer camp for many youth. It offers heated and unheated cabins as well as some lodging in the main lodge, heated hall where a full kitchen easily accommodates the 40 to 50 who attend each year.  

Camp Kintail and Camp Cairn both provide summer camp experiences for youth. Children of church members are sponsored for 60% of their camp fees at these two camps:




Camp Kintail
Camp Cairn

Many members have fond memories of camp experiences and credit the camp, the counsellors and the friendships made with fellow campers as having a significant positive influence in their lives.

There’s more than one happy couple at Gale who met each other at camp!


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