The year 2019 marks the sixtieth anniversary of Killdevil Camp and
Conference Centre, situated in the scenic Bonne Bay area of Lomond,
Newfoundland and Labrador, in Gros Morne National Park.
The twofold purpose of this
book is to tell when and how the site was acquired in 1959 by the Diocese of
Newfoundland and developed over those sixty years, and to share the first-hand
experiences of people, particularly campers and staff, who have spent time at
Killdevil. More than thirty people have contributed stories of their
experiences. Some of them pay tribute to volunteers who gave many years of
service directing the church camps and to making Killdevil what it is today.
Everyone who passes through
the gate at Killdevil is a visitor to Gros Morne National Park, an important
site to Parks Canada. This book shows through personal anecdotes, historical
narrative, and photos the Killdevil Lodge experience from its beginnings to