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Chesley Lake Camp is located near Allenford, Ontario. Purchased by members of the Mennonite Conference of Ontario (Mennonite Church) in 1947, the site comprised 40 acres and had a chapel and cabins. Beginning in 1948 the camp had had a varied program of summer activities, including boys', girls', and young people's camps. These discontinued as other Mennonite camping programs in Ontario were established, and the camp focused more on recreational activity and provision of summer cottages.

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Address: 78 Camp Road, Allenford, Ontario

Phone: 519-934-2071

Website: Chesley Lake Camp

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Map:Chesley Lake Camp (Allenford, Ontario)

Author(s) Melvin Gingerich
Date Published 1953

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Gingerich, Melvin. "Chesley Lake Camp (Allenford, Ontario, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 29 Apr 2017.,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=140912.

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Gingerich, Melvin. (1953). Chesley Lake Camp (Allenford, Ontario, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 April 2017, from,_Ontario,_Canada)&oldid=140912.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 553. All rights reserved.

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