the salvation army

Ontario Camping Ministries

A fun place to belong, grow, and experience Jesus.

Important Dates

Monday, January 29

Camper Registration Opens

monday July 1

Staff Orientation

Sunday July 7

First Day of Camp

Camp Countdown








Health & Safety

Ontario Camping Ministries is operating at 100% capacity. Vaccinations are not required to work at or attend camp, and masks and physical distancing are now optional. New for summer 2022, air purifiers are being installed in every cabin. Please be assured that we continue to uphold thorough cleaning and sanitization protocols according to our local public health unit guidelines, and that our staff will do their very best to make camp a safe and healthy environment for all.

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Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.

Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

About Us

The Salvation Army Ontario Camping Ministries operates Christian Summer Camps for children and youth as well as a year round Retreat Centre for group rentals.  Jacksons Point Camp and Retreat Centre is located on the shores of Lake Simcoe 1 hour north of Toronto. Newport Adventure Camp in located in the heart of Muskoka on beautiful Skeleton Lake.

Our facility rentals are available for day use or overnight events. We can house from 30-200 people, and offer catering for groups over 30 and cooking facilities for groups under 30 people.  Our meeting rooms can accommodate from 50 to 300 people in our 5 meeting spaces all with full A/V setup.  We even have 2 fireside lodges that hold 120 people each.

Ontario Camping Ministries seeks to ensure campers, staff, and volunteers feel a sense of belonging within this safe and fun community, that they are encouraged to grow in a variety of areas through camp opportunities, and that they experience and learn more about Jesus and His amazing love for them. 

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25 Salvation Army Rd. Jackson’s Point, ON, L0E 1L0


 M-F: 8am – 4pm

Phone & Email

905 722 5751

OCM Directors

Mark and Jodi Dunstan

Divisional Children & Youth Secretaries, The Salvation Army Ontario Youth Department