Church Camp

Singles, couples, families…all are welcome!  Join us for a fantastic extended weekend together August 9-12, 2018, at Manhattan Beach Retreat Centre.

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“A Time to . . . ” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)

We are excited this year to receive ministry from our very own Church of the Rock pastors! They will be bringing encouragement and insight for finding God’s purpose in whatever season you are in.

“We anticipate a great time together this summer. Camp provides a special opportunity to connect with God and with your church family as we get away from the everyday routines of life. Come and enjoy!.”  – Pastor Duane Masters

  • THURSDAY EVENING –  Danny McVeigh, Campus Pastor at Winnipeg West
  • FRIDAY EVENING – Graham Hunt, Campus Pastor at Bronx Park
  • SATURDAY EVENING – Tim Hamm, Online Pastor & Campus Pastor in Niverville
  • SUNDAY MORNING – Duane Masters, Associate Pastor at Winnipeg South



  • 1:00-7:00pm – Arrival/Check-in
  • 6:30-7:00 pm – Prayer
  • 7:00-9:00 pm – Evening Service (including children’s program and ministry time)
  • 9:00-11:00 pm Evening Activities

FRIDAY (Aug. 10)

  • 10:00 am – Children’s Program, Adult Coffee Time
  • 10:00 am – Youth Activities
  • 1:00-5:00 pm – Free Time/Group Activities
  • 6:30-7:00 pm – Prayer
  • 7:00-9:00 pm – Evening Service (including children’s program and ministry time)
  • 9:00-11:00 pm Evening Activities

SATURDAY (Aug. 11)

  • 10:00 am – Family Soccer (11 & under with parents),  Adult Coffee Time
  • 10:00 am – Youth in Youth Chapel,
  • 10:00 am – Adult Coffee & Board Games
  • 11:00 am – Adult Soccer Tournament (ages 12+)
  • 1:00-5:00 pm – Free Time/Group Activities, Water Baptism (time TBD)
  • 6:30-7:00 pm – Prayer
  • 7:00-9:00 pm – Evening Service (including children’s program and ministry time)
  • 9:00-11:00 pm Evening Activities

SUNDAY (Aug. 12)

  • 9:00-10:30 am – Cabin Clean-Up
  • 10:30-12:00 pm – Morning Service (including children’s program)
  • 12:30-1:00 pm – Check Out of Accomodations

Children’s Programs

(3 yrs – completed grade 5)

Age appropriate programs are offered for children in the mornings and during the message portion of the evening services. Children will have exciting times discovering God’s Word in fun and relevant ways! Get ready for a great adventure!

Threshold/High School (Youth)

(completed grades 6-12)

Each year youth come out to camp and have a great time growing closer to God and also participating in some crazy events! There is usually something happening for teens morning, noon and night, so make sure you grab the Threshold camp schedule.

General Activities – FREE!

When you arrive at camp you will receive a schedule of group activities including:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Volleyball and Family Soccer Tournaments
  • Bocce, Tchoukball, Ultimate Frisbee
  • Board Games, Scrabble Tournament
  • Mini-Golf Tournament
  • Bonfires, Late Night Swims, and more!

Bring your sports equipment, outdoor games, board games, kites, remote control airplanes & cars, inflatable rafts, baseball gloves, bikes & helmets, etc.


Manhattan Beach Retreat Centre is located on Pelican Lake in southwestern Manitoba, approximately two hours from Winnipeg.

Amenities include:

  • Dining Hall (see prices below)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Snack Shop


There are a limited number of motels/cabins for rent, which we reserve on a first-come, first-served basis. (see “Book Online“)


  • Motel Rooms $61-$74/night
  • Cabins $38-$83/night
  • Trailer Sites $33-$38/night
  • Tent Area $26/night per tent


  • non-refundable deposit equal to one night’s rental due when booking
  • payment due in full by July 16th
  • accommodations not booked through COTR are subject to a registration fee of $2 per person per night. Register at Camp Display.
  • no pets in Chapel Grove or Poolside motel.
  • some accommodations allow for your own meal preparation (see details in online booking system or ask for details at the Camp Display in the church foyer).

(Optional) Dining Hall Meals

Meals are available for purchase at the onsite dining hall on a pay-as-you-go basis.  (Children ages 3-9 eat for Half Price.)

  • Breakfast –  9-9:30 am, $6.50
  • Lunch – 12-12:30 pm, $9.50
  • Supper – 5-5:30 pm, $12.50
  • Sunday Lunch – 12-1 pm, $12.50
  • Evening Snack (after service) Cafeteria Style

Pre-Paid Meal Plans

Take a break from cooking this year – buy a plan and save. Meal plans will be available for purchase through online registration or at the church. July 31 is the final date to purchase pre-paid plans.

A. 3-night Plan – Thursday supper to Sunday lunch

  • Adults – 9 meals $73
  • Children (9 meals, half-price) $37

B. 2-night Plan – Friday supper to Sunday lunch

  • Adults – 6 meals $50
  • Children ( 6 meals, half price) $25

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Everyone needs to check in at the Camp Office upon arrival. Our Camp Office hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, Aug. 9th, 1-7 pm
  • Friday, Aug. 10th, 1-7 pm
  • Saturday, Aug. 11th, 1-7 pm

Check out from accommodations is 1:00 pm on Sunday. You can stay at the camp for the afternoon after checking out of your room.