Campfire!'s scenic 165 acre property on the Rocky Saugeen River near Markdale, Ontario is a great place to be any season of the year. With its gently rolling hills, forests, trails, marsh, open fields and ponds (one fringed by a sandy beach), it offers many opportunities for relaxation and recreation. The diversity of landscape as well as the animal life that frequent it showcase the wonders of God's Creation.
Our facilities include a lodge with large meeting hall, fireplaces, bedrooms, washrooms, games room, fully equipped kitchen and more. The property also boasts heated cabins, a comfort station, an outdoor covered pavilion and a fire pit with benches. There is overnight accommodation for approximately 140 people, and the main lodge is equipped with a sound system and internet connections.
Rentals are available in the camp's off-season from Labour Day to mid June.
Overnight accommodation for 17 people.
5 bedrooms with 2 queen beds, 1 single bed & 7 bunk beds.
Dining: approx. 100 in main hall & 20- 30 in lower-level room.
The lodge has a large modern kitchen equipped with dishwasher, stoves, convection oven, grill, walk-in fridge, pantry and freezers. Basic dishes and cutlery and all standard kitchen equipment are provided. A servery off the kitchen opens to the main room. All food to be provided by the group renting or a catering service if so arranged (contact us for more info).
The lodge main hall offers round tables and chairs with comfortable seating for approx. 100 and to a maximum of 192 people. Available WiFi is free to use responsibly and Audio Visual equipment is available for and extra charge. A large fireplace surrounded by a few couches forms a cozy corner. Washrooms including an accessible washroom and a small bedroom are also available on this level.
The lower level has four bedrooms, each of which sleeps three, as well as large washrooms with showers. A good-sized games room on the lower level has a second fireplace, couches and chairs and offers games such as pool and ping-pong. If needed, this room could also accommodate tables and chairs for meetings or dining for approximately 20 – 30 people. A wheel chair life is available for access to the main floor. Laundry facilities are available.
Accommodation for 128 people
2 cabins with 3 queens equaling 6 sleeping spaces each
1 cabin with 2 queens and 2 bunks equaling 8 sleeping spaces
1 cabin with 1 queen and 6 bunks equaling 14 sleeping spaces
2 cabins with 8 bunks allowing 15 sleeping spaces each (due to fire regulations due to size of cabin)
4 cabins with 8 bunks equaling 16 sleeping spaces
The cabins are designed with three adjoining rooms, the outer rooms holding three sets of bunkbeds each, the middle room having two sets. There are no washroom facilities in the cabins, but the Comfort Station is only 50 m away.
With Campfire!'s scenic 165 acre property, you will find plenty to explore and keep you entertained.
There are a host of outdoor activities to enjoy on our property. Play a game of basketball on the court outside or use the fields for an impromptu game of soccer or another sports event. Experience walking or skiing on the property's trails that hook up to snowmobiling routes in the area. Enjoy tubing down the hills in the winter or just relax by the outdoor fire at the amphitheatre. Let the quietness refresh you.
A state of the art Comfort Station is located conveniently close to the Rustic Cabins. This heated building provides showers and washroom facilities for the camper cabins nearby.
Our beautiful walk in – beach style pool also includes a splash pad on one end with heaps of fun for the kids! Also there is a poolside accessible lift. The pool is available for rent as an extra charge and weather permitting is generally available for the end of June until Labour Day.
The beautiful outdoor pavilion with picnic tables is the perfect place to hold chapels and meetings of all kinds from Spring to Fall, weather permitting. Meals can also be served here.
A natural amphitheatre near the lodge allows groups of all sizes to sit on benches under the night sky and enjoy camp fires, singsongs, etc around a large firepit.
Two ponds fringed by trees grace the property and are a short trail walk from the lodge. They are a great place to catch frogs or have a relaxing paddle in a canoe.
An outdoor basketball court is available, weather permitting. You will need to bring your own basketballs (and any other sporting equipment you’ll need while you’re here).
No accommodation; full use of all facilities
Full use of facilities, full use of Campfire inventory including tables, chairs, dishes etc., preparation meetings with the Property Manager, decorating one day prior to event and cleaning one day after event - $200 extra fee if Property Manager sets up tables and chairs - $200 extra fee if Property Manager takes down tables and chairs - $26/pp/night option for guests to sleep over before and after wedding
Minimum of 2 hours; maximum 4 hours; use of Lodge only
Friday - Sunday
Monday - Thursday
Includes all stat holidays
Guest joining a overnight group
Pool safety is the responsibility of the rental group
Large screen, DVD player, overhead projector, wireless mic, and an audio/video Apple TV box
*Additional fees may apply. Kids 3 and under are free. Lodging includes use of all facilities; cabins will be allotted according to the size of the group; any extra cabins used will require a $50/night/cabin surcharge. Please contact us for full details.
For more information, or to make a reservation, please contact Henriette VanHof at: [email protected]
See the calendar below for availability.
Please be aware that camp is only available to rentals in the off-season from Labour Day to mid June.