Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre

A Place Where You Belong

About Us

 

 

Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre is a non-profit Christian camp owned and operated by the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Summer camp programs run June to August and include: blind camp, junior camp, horsemanship, watersports, adventure camp, teen camp, and more. Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre is also a year-round retreat centre offering plenty of camp sites and lodge rooms to accommodate groups of many sizes. To register for a summer camp or to book your next group event at Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre, we're just a click away.

Located just 15 minutes west of Bowden, Alberta, Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre is a place where you can unplug from the rigors of life and enjoy the beauty of God's creation. Take a hike, enjoy our vegetarian cuisine, go for a mountain bike ride, or sit by the river. We have everything you need for a relaxing, great time.  

Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre operates year around and offers everything from:

  • Lodge-style Rooms to Rustic Cabins
  • Elegant Banquets to Outdoor Cookouts 
  • Cozy Seminar Rooms to Spacious Meeting Facilities 
  • Leisurely Horseback Rides to adrenaline-filled Zip Lining 
  •  And so much more! 

It's the perfect venue for:     

  • Christian Events    
  • Outdoor Camping  
  • Weddings 
  • Women's Retreats
  • Youth Groups
  • Men's Retreats
  • Pathfinder Outings
  • Church Retreats
  • Winter Camping

Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre maintains high standards of healthful living. Our kitchen staff prepare tasty, nutritious vegetarian meals and we do not serve caffeinated beverages. Foothills Camp and Retreat Centre is also a tobacco free, drug free, and alcohol free zone!

With our overnight housing, meeting rooms, meal service, and plenty of outdoor space, you are sure to leave feeling restored and refreshed! Book your visit today.

 

DIRECTIONS TO FOOTHILLS CAMP AND RETREAT CENTRE

From the North: From Hwy 2, turn West (left) on to Hwy 587 (Just
past the Bowden oil refinery). Travel 16 km. Go South (left) on Range
Road 23. Turn West (right) on Township Road 342. Foothills Camp is at the end of the road on the right.

From the South: From Hwy 2, turn West (right) on to Hwy 27. Go 10
km past Olds. Turn North (right) on Range Road 23 and go 13 km.
Turn West (left) on to Township Road 342, go 5 km. Foothills Camp is
at the end of the road on the right.