Blue Lake Centre

Blue Lake Centre


Columbia Outdoor School operates the Blue Lake Camp - an outdoor education centre located 45 minutes south of Fairmont and an hour north of Cranbrook.  Education programming on recreation outdoor skill development, sustainability, environment and leadership is offered. The Centre provides overnight camping experiences and experiential programming to youth. Youth attending the camp gain confidence, independence, cirtical thinking skills and opportunities to explore the natural environment.

In addition, the Blue Lake Centre also provides rental opportunities to families, small and large groups.  The lodge overlooks Blue Lake and is slightly removed from the main camp facilities. The five bedroom lodge, 2.5 bathroom private lodge is the perfect base for your outdoor holiday in the Purcell Mountains.  The lodge sleeps 1-19 people and rates are dependent on the number in your group.

Activities include canoeing, hiking.  Facilities include a swimming area with docks, boat house, firepit, large outdoor gathering area.  Canoes and life jackets are available for use.  In the winter, guests have access to an ice rink and tracked cross-country ski trails. The area offers endless opportunities for hiking, fishing, tobogganing and snowshoeing too.

Camp programs:
Winter/spring and summer camps, Junior Outdoor Youth Leadership, Teen summer camps, Special Needs Inclusion Program, Camperships.

Contact Info

  • 1-250-426-3676
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  • Box 759, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 4J5