YMCA Camp Elkwater (Year-Round Accommodations)

YMCA Camp Elkwater (Year-Round Accommodations)

Location: Elkwater, Alberta (Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park)

All Ages

From corporate events and family reunions to specialized team building experiences and weddings, let our discreet, tucked away property provide your group with a unique opportunity to come together and explore new ideas.

Private functions and event rentals are available from all year and offer comfortable accomodation and an environment that encourages reflection and active team-building. Ditch the traffic and noise of the city and dive into the lush nature of YMCA Camp Elkwater for your next private function or event.

To learn more, check availability or to book a complimentary tour or information session, contact Jill Ross: jill.ross@medicinehatymca.ca or 403-527-4426 ext 119.

Pricing:

Group Rental Rates – minimum rental rate = $200 (per person rates apply after minimum is reached)

$20/person each night | $5/person daily rate

School Rental Rates:

$250/night per group | $1250/week per group

Greer Cabin:

$200.00/night for up to 9 people.

Facilities

* Main Lodge (capacity 26)
* Full shower amenity

YMCA Camp Elkwater's Main Lodge

Main Lodge

* Triplex (capacity 22)
* Single shower
* Wood Cabin (capacity 8)
* Late spring-early fall use
* Washroom amenity
* Summer Cabins (capacity 32)
* Greer Cabin (capacity 8)*
* Full kitchen (fridge, stove, dishwasher and all utensils)
* Full bathroom
* Furnished
* Large outdoor deck with BBQ access

*Please note: separate pricing for the Greer Cabin

YMCA Camp Elkwater's Greer Cabin is fully winterized for four season usage

Greer Cabin

Camp Amenities

* Fully winterized
* Full Kitchen with gas range,
* Walk-in cooler,
* Large pantry with full utensils
* Washer & Dryer
* High Ropes Challenge Course

Programming

High Ropes Courses will be run on the following 2017 dates:

July 15th

July 22nd

August 5th

August 12th

All of the above will be run from 10:00am – 3:00pm! 

Cost: $35/person per half hour climb

The High Ropes Course at YMCA Camp Elkwater

High Ropes Challenge Course

Join us at the YMCA Camp Elkwater, and experience a broad range of adventure, environmental, leadership and team building programs for school, corporate and community groups.

Located in the wonder of the Inter-Provincial Park of Cypress Hills, in Elkwater. Here you can leave the busyness of the city behind you and explore yourself within the enchanting surroundings of the Cypress Hills.

Whether you are joining us for a full camp experience or renting our facility for your private use the YMCA Camp Elkwater is here to assist you with your needs. We offer a trained and knowledgeable team who can create customized programming to help your team or organization discover their full potential.  Whether it’s risk taking and teambuilding on our High Ropes Challenge Course; learning a new skill with archery or canoeing; or learning to relax and de-stress with yoga or other fitness programs, all of our programming is designed to meet your specific group needs.

 

FAQ:

DO I HAVE TO BRING PILLOW AND BLANKETS?

Yes, there is no bedding supplied.

DO WE HAVE TO CLEAN FACILITY AFTER USING IT?

Yes, it is the users responsibility to ensure that the facility is left in the same or better condition than when you arrived.

CAN I BRING PETS?

Yes. However they must be on a leash at all times and they are only allowed in the wood cabin.

CAN WE SMOKE AND SERVE ALCOHOL?

You can smoke but you must do so only by the firepit, butts must be placed in the fire pit. Alcohol may be served, however you will need to obtain ‘Special Event Insurance.’ (i.e. PAL insurance in Edmonton). To sell alcohol you would need to obtain a liquor license.