Mission Statement

New York Elks Camp Bristol, Inc. (NY Elks Camp Bristol) seeks to provide a patriotic, non-denominational camping experience for children and young adults. Groups are invited to camp, run their own programs, and conduct activities which develop strong personal and team skills.  NY Elks Camp Bristol will also provide a hosted experience for groups of all ages, supporting a diverse number of Elks Programs.  NY Elks Camp Bristolís purpose is to educate youth groups in a spirit of patriotism, benevolence, and charity. Camps
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To establish a NYS Elks Association home base that serves as a:


Camp for Kids
Site for state soccer finals
Site for Drug Quiz Show
Vacation area for Elks and Guests who camp or hike
Meeting site for Lodge, District and State Elks (business/pleasure)
Camping/Hiking area for other organizations (handicapped children, veterans, community etc.)
Location for storage of Elk files/memorabilia
Means to help increase membership
Way to improve our public image


We are continuing to explore the development of alternative Elk Programs to maximize the utilization of our camp property outside of the dedicated summer youth season.