Camp Lambec

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Template:Infobox campground Camp Lambec is a Christian camp located on Lake Erie in East Springfield, Pennsylvania. It is a 92 acre camp operated by the Camping Association of the Presbyteries of Northwestern Pennsylvania (CAPNWP), a 501c3 charitable non-profit based in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.[1][2][3] Camp Lambec was founded in 1952. Westminster Highlands, a larger sized camp also operated by CAPNWP, was founded later.[4]


Founded in 1947 by six presbyteries[5] of the Presbyterian Church as outreach an mission serving people in the northwestern Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and northwestern New York region.[6] 'Lambec' is an acronym of the presbyteries' first initials.[7] Camp Lambec offers summer camp programs from late June through early August. The camp is open three seasons of the year from March 1 through early November. One week each summer the camp offers a music camp.[8] Lake Lambec was a small stream that flowed to Lake Erie, but when the camp water from Lake Erie was not suitable, the small stream was dammed up and a pond was created. The pond is suitable for fishing, boating and nature walks. There is a wetland on the camp property.[9]


  1. Carter, Charles Henry (1987). "Living with the Lake Erie shore". Duke University Press. 
  2. Minutes of the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, Part 2. Office of the General Assembly. 1960. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  3. Guidestar
  5. Erie County Park Plan, Erie County, Pennsylvania. Erie County Metropolitan Planning Commission. 1970. p. 7. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named capnp
  7. Name *. "CAMP LAMBEC | From Camp Business Magazine". Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  8. "About Us". Lambec Music Camp. 2013-12-31. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  9. Biological Services Program (U.S.), U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Office of Biological Services. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. 1981. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 

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