Location: Alberta, Canada. At the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Lakes and mountains and 2 million square meters of forestm ─ in the middle of this beautiful landscape lies the camp Frontier Lodge.
Project: Frontier Lodge is a Christian wilderness and adventure camp in the eastern part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The camp strives to bring people closer to Jesus in the beauty and roughness of the mountains. As a summer and winter camp, they offer multiple outdoor activities like climbing, mountain biking, and rafting in the summer and also skiing and ice-climbing in the winter.
Tasks: You would mostly help with the practical areas of the camp- caretaker duties, cooking, cleaning, ecc.
Activities: Climbing, hiking, trips with Canadians, discover Canada.
Team: Canadian team with 16 regular members of staff plus sesonal staff members including other short-termers.
Churches: In Alberta there are lots of big and small churches of all denominations!
Challenges: Canadian winter is very cold (-25°C usually), isolation, different culture.
Particular benefits: Nature, great community, get to know the locals, lots of sporting opportunities, encouragement to use your own talents, grow through new challenges, Canadian openness and generosity, you can see lots of the country.
Free time: Joint activities with other short-termers, trips to Edmonton or Calgary, cinema, Rocky Mountains, outdoor activities – hiking, climbing, mountain biking, ecc.
Previous volunteers are ready to give more details:
Philipp Schuster: email@example.com
Mininum 6 months