Holiday Bible Weeks Overview: Capernwray Bible School and Conference Centre
Holiday Bible Weeks: "Ministry to Body, Soul, and Spirit"
Introduction and FAQ
Registration begins January 17, 2018!
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During the months of July and August, Capernwray Harbour offers six week-long conferences designed to provide an opportunity for each one to come to be refreshed in body, soul & spirit by the Lord Jesus Christ through solid, practical Bible teaching amidst a holiday setting.
          
Come and experience an unforgettable, Christ-centred holiday at Capernwray Harbour this summer!

Guests will enjoy a holiday like no other as they experience Christ-centered devotionals & teaching from guest & resident lecturers, a myriad of recreational activity options & special events, a palate-pleasing menu as well as comfortable accommodations & excellently maintained property facilities & grounds. The Capernwray Harbour Staff aims to impart a quality of service in which all guests will come to know Jesus Christ as Lord & Life.

Parents can be assured that their children will be well cared for, both physically & spiritually by competent and caring Capernwray Harbour Staff, as they participate in the teen & children ministry programmes offered each week. Each age group will receive age-appropriate Bible teaching along with stimulating games, music, crafts & outdoor adventures while the adults are in session during the mornings and evenings.

Capernwray Harbour Holiday Bible Weeks: a summer Vacation Bible School for recreation and Bible study

Holiday Bible Week afternoons, for both adults and youth alike, are filled with outdoor pursuit options such as waterskiing, surfing, ocean kayaking, the climbing tower, beach volleyball and island boat tours. Guests may choose to take time to reflect on the beauty of God's Creation with an afternoon stroll through the forest trails, returning to cool off in the shade of our ocean view patios with a refreshing treat from the snack shop.

The Holiday Bible Weeks have become an annual highlight for so many, with families & individuals returning year after year. Join us!

Holiday Bible Weeks Frequently Asked Questions

Capernwray Harbour Holiday Bible Weeks conference guests enjoy food!

When does the conference start and finish?

Check in will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday. Guest are welcome to arrive on any of the afternoon ferry sailings from Chemainus to Thetis Island in time for a 6:00 pm supper. The conference concludes on Friday in time for guests to board a 1:10 pm or 2:50 pm ferry sailing from Thetis Island back to Chemainus.

What do I need to bring with me for the conference?
Please remember to pack:
a. towels (full bed linen provided)
b. Bible & notebook
c. Clothing for rain or shine
d. Personal Toiletries
e. Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Afterbite
f. Flashlight
g. Portable play pen or crib (for infant use in accommodations)

How far is Capernwray Harbour from the ferry dock on Thetis Island?

Capernwray Harbour is situated immediately north (left) of the BC Ferries dock on Thetis Island. Parking is available on the Capernwray Harbour property. Please plan your travels in advance as July & August is peak season for BC Ferries. Additional travel information will be sent with your confirmation of registration.

 

Where will I stay during the conference?

There are several different types of accommodation on the property where guests can stay. There are 15 fully-winterized cottages which sleep 4 - 8 persons depending on the cottage size with attached washrooms.

 

The view from Capernwray Harbour on Thetis Island, British Columbia

Preedy Lodge is another accommodation on the property which is a dormitory-style accommodation with rooms sleeping 4 - 6 persons. Preedy Lodge has multiple washroom/shower facilities and a comfortable lounge for guest use as well as an outdoor ocean view patio.


The third option for accommodation is one of our 5 Guest Suites located in our Main Hall building. These suites sleep 2-3 persons and have their own ensuite or shared bathroom. Each room provides a range of amenities including coffee maker and towels. Please note there is an additional cost to the conference fee to stay in a Guest Suite.

Can I make an accommodation request?

We will do our utmost to fufill your accommodation requests where possible. Accommodation is pre-assigned prior to arrival by the Conference Registrar taking into consideration the number of persons per family unit, the ages & number of children and any medical, physical or other needs present.

Capernwray Harbour Holiday Bible Weeks classes

How can I register?

Registrations will be accepted on and after the posted registration start date. Registrations can be mailed in accommpanied with the specified deposit in the form of a cheque, money order or credit card number with expiry date. Telephone or fax registrations are accepted with a credit card to be used as the method of payment for the deposit. Capernwray Harbour accepts VISA, VISA Debit, Mastercard, and Amex. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable should a cancellation occur.

Are pets allowed at Capernwray Harbour?

To ensure the comfort and safety of all guests of Capernwray Harbour, we do not permit guest pets on the property or in any of the accommodations or facilities. We are happy to recommend a canine bed & breakfast & kennel service in the town of Chemainus to you.

 

What type of programmes will there be for my children?

Parents can be assured that their children will be well cared for, both physically & spiritually by competent and caring Capernwray Harbour Staff, as they participate in the teen & children ministry programmes offered each week. Each age group will receive age-appropriate Bible teaching along with stimulating games, music, crafts & outdoor adventures while the adults are in session during the mornings and evenings. *Please see the sample Holiday Bible Week schedule for the structure and timings of the week.

 

Fun for All Ages at Capernwray Harbour: the exclusive climbing wall
HOLIDAY BIBLE
WEEKS  2018

WEEK 1 JULY 2 — 6
FOR GROWNUPS
Capernwray lecturer Matthew McLean
JUDGES
Matthew
McLean

In Judges are stories of God in the midst of His people.Their rebellion angered God yet He maintained compassionate mercy to raise up liberators to save them.

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WEEK 2 JULY 8 — 13
Capernwray lecturer Tom Marcus
PHILIP-
PIANS
Tom
Marcus

Paul sends a joyfully clear message to the church at Philippi. A "thank-you" letter and an update on his life... Paul points his readers to the source of his joy: Christ!

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WEEK 3 JULY 15 — 20
Capernwray lecturer Dan Thomas
1 & 2 PETER
Dan
Thomas

In 1st and 2nd Peter, we have the opportunity to hear from a man who was one of the first to recognize Christ as the Son of God...

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WEEK 4 JUL 22 — 27
Capernwray lecturers Charles and Hilary Price
ROMANS, ELIJAH
Charles &
Hilary Price

Contrasting the despair of Elijah, with the affirmations of Romans, we explore the tensions in authentic Christian living, which can ultimately lead to growth.

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WEEK 5 JULY 29 — AUG 3
Capernwray lecturer Bruce Campbell
GALATIANS
Bruce
Campbell

Galatians, one of the first letters to the Church, explains the preeminence of Christ, the position of Grace and the freedom for the Believer to know both!

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WEEK 6 AUGUST 12 — 17
Capernwray Harbour lecturers Jacques and
Sharon Gabizon
NUMBERS
Jacques &
Sharon Gabizon

The book of Numbers shows us living truths of Him Who is the needed power for living those truths in our own daily lives now!

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WEEK 7 AUGUST 19 — 24
Capernwray Harbour lecturer Charlie
McCall
CORINTHI-
ANS
Charlie
McCall

Poverty, persecution, and problems galore mean something is wrong spiritually, right? That's what people actually thought regarding Paul...

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