The Schürch Family Association of North America

Accommodation Options for Schürch Reunion

August 4-7, 2016

Conrad Grebel University College
Conrad Grebel can accommodate guests in either residence rooms or apartment rooms. We cannot promise all requests will be accommodated; rooms will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Residence Rooms: Conrad Grebel residence rooms (no air conditioning) have 2 single beds. There are 2 bathrooms with showers, dedicated “men’s” and “women’s”, in each residence hallway. The cost of staying here is $48.50 a night for a single room or $80 a night for a double room (2 people, 2 single beds). Apartments: Each air conditioned apartment has 4 single beds, a shared kitchen, shared bathroom, and shared living area. These are ideal for families or small groups of people wishing to book together. The cost is $161.50 per night. Register

St. Paul’s University College | 190 Westmount Rd. N. Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5; a 3-minute walk, next door to CGUC
Hotel-style rooms -$95/per night/room +13% HST, with private bath and free parking; 6 guest rooms with one double bed, and 1 guest room with 2 twin beds. Each of the guest rooms has private bath, a mini fridge, microwave, cable TV, WiFi, individually controlled air conditioning, and housekeeping service. Apts - several 2 and 3 bedroom suites available at $65.00 + 13% HST per bed per night. For details, please see These rooms will be held until July 4/16. For reservations, e-mail or call 1-519-885-1460 x25204. Request the room style you prefer, state you are with “Sherk Reunion”, give your personal contact information and credit card number. Payment on arrival.

Delta Waterloo | 110 Erb St. W. Waterloo, ON, N2L 0C6
Closest full service new hotel - 2 km, 5 min drive; a block of rooms is being held for Schürch Family Reunion until July 4, 2016. Single/double occupancy rates start at $149 + 13% HST/night; free WiFi in rooms; fitness centre/pool is included; may be a parking charge. Reserve online at or phone 519-514-0404 and mention Schürch Family Reunion

Holiday Inn Express & Suites | 14 Benjamin Rd., Waterloo, ON N2V 2G8 (Waterloo/St. Jacobs area)
New hotel - 7 km, 10 min drive; block of rooms being held for Schürch Family Reunion until Jun 22/16. $149-$159 + 13% HST/night, depending on type of bed and number of people (2-5) per room. Includes use of pool, hot buffet breakfast, free parking; across the road from the Outlet Mall, and St. Jacob’s Farmers Market (open Tues, Thurs. and Sat in summer); near Walmart. Call 519-772-9800 directly to make reservations and state you are with the Schürch Family Reunion Online use direct link: Schürch Family Reunion or go to: and book with group code “SFR”

Green Acre Park - RV/camping park | 580 Beaver Creek Rd. Waterloo, ON, N2J 3Z4 (5.6 km, 7 min drive) Book by April or May 1st for best sites and availability. We have not held any sites. “Lakeside” area is recommended. Phone 877-885-7275.

Schürch Family Reunion 2016 | Ties That Bind

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Reunion 2018 - Save the Date!
The next Schürch Reunion is being held in Lewisburg, PA - a location we have not used before.
The dates: July 27 - 29, 2018
NEW REUNION FORMAT - watch for details on Facebook and here.

Reunion Commemorative Issue on Sale

If you already receive the newsletter, then you should have received this special issue. If you do not have a subscription to the Schürch newsletter, then you can order a copy of this special issue, highlighting the reunion in 2016 in Waterloo, Ontario. Send your order to the correct treasurer and Cary, the editor, will send out a copy.

American Treasurer: Jack Sherick
49 Lovel Court, Apt C Nutley, NJ 07110

Canadian Treasurer: Laurine Mills
1750 Killaly St. E., Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V3

Newsletter Excerpts online
Go to the Newsletter menu.

Reunion 2016 is Over

Watch for photo updates on this site

Schürch Database is online!

The Schürch family database, in its most current form, is now online at two sites:
(This tree, at RootsWeb, is free for all to view.)
(For subscribers)

Updated Booklist on Site

An updated book list is on this site. In the menu across the top, look under Historical Committee, Research Resources, Books related to the Schürch Family

Schürch Photo Gallery is up and Running

For more information about this project go to Photo Gallery Project page in the menu.