Uncle Steve’s Park and Cabins was founded in 2000 by owner/ operator Stephen Chisholm. It was always a dream of his to own a Tourist Resort and after viewing a few possibilities, he decided that the former Camp Bragmorewas the place he had been waiting for. This was a brave undertaking for Stephen, who was 23 at the time.
The first thing he did was to change the name. At the time, his oldest nephew Cole was crazy about his Uncle Steve, so the parks new alias seemed the perfect fit.Over the years, a lot has changed. The park has grown from a mere 13 seasonal campers to over 40. 6 new cabins have been built to replace the aging ones, and the remaining 3 were extensively renovated. A new shower house, pump house, residence, store, docks, and garbage shed were constructed. Stephen quickly learned that the work of a tourist operator is never done. With a minimal staff, Stephens’s parents Brock and Brenda have been, and continue to be a tremendous help.
Ironically, Stephen and Becky met when she brought her Volkswagon Beetle to a Classic Car event hosted by Uncle Steve himself. Over the past 5 years, Becky has taken over many of the office, cleaning, and marketing responsibilities. This has freed up more time for Stephen to focus on outdoor tasks such as landscaping and construction.
In 2011 Stephen and Becky welcomed their daughter Samantha. She has quickly adapted to life around the park. They were enganged in August 2014 and married in March 2016.
Aside from work at the camp, Becky works as an operates a house cleaning business. Stephen tinkers at odd jobs in the garage, plows driveways and seems to be constantly tackling a renovation project.
Stephen and Becky, and Samantha enjoy spending time in the outdoors. An avid vintage snowmobile collector, Stephen spends a great deal of the winter working on and driving his snowmobiles. Samantha has inherited her dad’s love of skidoos and already has started a little collection of her own.