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Perfect facilities
for a successful camp

Rural surroundings -
a lot of space to romp

Location

A 15 minute drive from Bø sentrum, Norway:
A perfect distance from town.

Vatnar Camp (leirsted in Norwegian) is suitable for groups of 10 – 100 participants. The camp is perfectly located between Bø and Notodden, in the heart of the picturesque county of Telemark. It is lined with a river that offers opportunity for swimming. The Camp can be used as a starting point for adventures in the nature, or as a gathering place for groups in need of cheap facilities in a peaceful environment. See map here

Vatnar Camp (leirsted in Norwegian) is suitable for groups of 10 – 100 participants. The camp is perfectly located between Bø and Notodden, in the heart of the picturesque county of Telemark. It is lined with a river that offers opportunity for swimming. The Camp can be used as a starting point for adventures in the nature, or as a gathering place for groups in need of cheap facilities in a peaceful environment. See map here



Main building

Bedroom in the left wing, fellowship room in the middle, dining hall and kitchen to the right



Sweet dreams

We have altogether 90 beds, in 29 rooms, in two buildings.
We also have mattresses and areas for tents and campers/caravans.



The beds are equipped with comforters and pillows.
Bring your own bedding.

Sanitary

There are restrooms and showers in the bed buildings





Food for the multitudes

Airy furnishing with space for both eaters and waiters

Well equipped

China and cutlery for 120 people



The Chef's dream

With good equipment you can effectively cook large amounts of food

Oven

Many gratins can be cooked at the same time

Stove

Room for four large pots.
There is a also a standard stove.

Fridge room

A lot of shelves at your disposal

Bread cutter

Save time and energy

Freezer

A lot of space for frozen goods

Industrial dishwasher

Does the job in few minutes

Coffee and tea

Kettle, coffee brewer and thermoses

Meeting hall for all kinds of gatherings

Equipped with microphones, sound mixer and projector screen.
Projector can be borrowed.

Sound room

Microphones, cables and sound mixer

Restrooms in the meeting hall

Clean and simple



Attractive fellowship room

Room for humor and well being. Possibilities for projector/projector screen. Wi-Fi access.



Soccer on the field

For some life is at its best when they get to kick a ball in a goal.
The area has to grass fields at your disposal.

Outdoor fellowship

Barbecue with room to sit and the possibility of a large tent

Chess

Here you can play big!

Bonfire

This is the place for s'mores to be grilled
and great stories to be told

Swimming area

A dip in the river for those aren't too picky

Beaver

You might get a glimpse of it!

Kiosk

The camp won't be the same without sweets.
You are responsible of contents and service.



Fun for the youngsters

Slide, swings and a teeter



Big parking lot

It's easy for a bus to turn around



The area

Lifjell is nearby with possibilities for hiking in the summer time and skiing in the winter time. Nice prepared lighted tracks at Grønkjær ski center, and a ski resort at Lifjell. See lifjell.no and g-skisenter.no. Bø Sommarland is only three kilometres away. See sommerland.no.




Overview of the camp

Left: Main building (bedroom wing, fellowship room, dining hall and kitchen).
Far back: Meeting hall. Right: Bedroom, next picture…

…boiler house/tool shed, grass field, beautiful river



Fellowship room

Aesthetic facade



Left wing

14 bedrooms, restroom and shower in the main building



Meeting hall

Clean facade



Room for more

Building with 15 bedrooms, restrooms and showers



Boiler room/tool shed

Garage, workshop, restrooms, showers, washing machine and store house

Vatnar Camp is owned by Vatnar Christian Fellowship and is used for our camps and events and for rental. It has a rather simple standard - but it's clean, cozy and functional. The place has everything needed for groups of children and youth to be active and social together. A trip to Vatnar Camp with good leaders may give the participants good memories for life


 
 

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Our rental rates


Minimum price: 4800 NOK per day (for groups of up to 40 people in the main building)
Addition per person: 120 NOK per day.
Meeting hall: 1500 NOK per day

November-April: An additional 1000 NOK per day for electricity expenses.
The prices require that the renter cleans before they leave.
We can offer cleaning after rental for 4500 NOK.





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…or contact us directly

Vatnar Leirsted · Reshjemveien 711 · 3800 Bø
Erik Pavels Pettersen:
erik.pavels@gmail.com
Trond Olstad: (+47) 959 69 752 |
trond.olstad@oefas.no
Kristin Olstad: (+47) 901 63 841
Trond Eivind Kristiansen: (+47) 905 55 688