FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is eligible to come to Canaan Land?
Full-time Christian workers of the Baptist Faith/Bible Churches, and your children still living in the home, your parents/ grandparents. Also retired Pastors and Missionaries.
(If you do not have a referral from a previous guest of Canaan Land, please provide us with the website of your ministry.)
What to Bring:
Linens, (for the size beds in your cabin) towels, all paper products, plastic garbage bags that tie, charcoal, flashlight, camera, food for your stay, and warm clothes for cool nights.
NEW PET POLICY...We no longer can allow pets. No exceptions.
What is supplied:
All kitchen appliances, coffee pot, microwave, bar-b-que grills, utensils, dishes, pillows and blankets, dish towels, laundry house, firewood.
Do we need to confirm our reservation?
Yes, please confirm your reservation one (1) week ahead by email.
Is there a check in and check out time?
Our reservation week is from Saturday to Saturday. You may arrive Saturday at noon and depart on Saturday by noon. We have a Sunday evening Orientation and Devotional at 7 PM. We ask all guests to attend.
Can we come for just a weekend?
We are set up for one week stays with a minimum recommended stay of five (5) nights.
May we have guests visit us during the week?
Yes, but please advise staff and no overnights stays.
What is the dress code?
Please dress in loose fitting clothes that come to the knee and cover the shoulders, chest, and back. Please abide by this dress code.
Is there any charge to come to Canaan Land?
No, Canaan Land has been offered to Baptist and Bible Church pastors, missionaries, and other full-time Christian workers at no cost for 35 years. If you feel led to leave a small gratuity, it would be appreciated but not required.
How is Canaan Land able to operate free of charge?
Canaan Land is a 501(c)3 organization operated underneath an Advisory Board. We are able to operate free of charge only with the help we receive each year from Volunteers and Church Mission groups. Also, Guests are asked to donate a morning or afternoon to help with a camp chore or project. Your "helpful hands" help to keep Canaan Land in operation at no charge.
May God bless you for your help.
Do you always need volunteer help?
Yes, Please Click "Volunteers" above for more information.
What local church do you recommend?
We recommend Bethany Baptist Church in Brevard, N.C.
Are RV campers welcome?
Yes, we have three (3) RV sites with 15 Amp hookups and two (2) with 30 Amp.
What about the weather?
The weather at our elevation is usually 10-15 degrees cooler than the weather reported in Asheville/Lake Toxaway.
Is Internet service available at Canaan Land?
We have limited Internet access in the chapel. We would ask that you sign on, check your email, and sign off as soon as possible to afford others to do the same.
Please no tobacoo products, alcohol, fireworks or firearms.