Posts made in April, 2013

Meet the Summer Staff – Part 11

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

10 Things you don’t know about me: What’s your name? Peter Greenlaw What’s your age? 21 What’s your hometown? Reading, England What college/university do you attend? What major? I am studying Criminology and Sociology at Cardiff University What’s your favorite food? I love all food equally, apart from pickles, I don’t like pickles… What’s your favorite camp activity and why? It’s a close battle between high ropes and Sailing… Sailing in the Sun! What are you most looking forward to about summer 2013 and why? I am looking forward to the Camp Spirit! The community, the...

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Camp DeWolfe offers Heal the Children camp scholarships

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Camp DeWolfe is now listed as a registered summer camp through the American Camp Association, offering camperships to families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. See below for the following press release for more information… Dear ACA, NY and NJ Members, I wanted to share with you that we announced the Heal the Children camp scholarship program to the media yesterday and have gotten an amazing response.  For those who aren’t aware of the program, we are asking accredited camps to donate camperships to families impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The goal is to give children a great summer...

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Faith Formation Day – You’re invited!

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Do you serve and invest in youth in your church, parish, youth group, school or organization? Are you keen to connect with other youth ministers and leaders? Are you interested in gaining more ideas, concepts, strategies, games and fresh plans for your youth ministry?  – You are invited to a Faith Formation Day at Mercer School in Garden City New York on Saturday 18th May 2013 10am –...

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National Volunteer Week

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Camp DeWolfe is thankful for it’s many volunteers who dedicate their time, energy and talents to this camp ministry! Today, a team of volunteers from Target Central Islip Store took time to serve at Camp DeWolfe! The team prepared a new volleyball court for the summer camp program, repaired the exit road from the Sandy storm and winter storms, worked on furniture in the Meeting Hall rooms and laid some more of our Leave A Legacy bricks in the Meeting Hall patio. We are so thankful for the community service projects that the Target team does across Long Island! If you are interested in...

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New Camp Activity: Ga-Ga

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

This week, the Youth Group from St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Rhode Island completed the new Ga-Ga court at Camp DeWolfe, ready for summer 2013! They tried and tested the court and played after they completed the project! Ga-ga is played in a large octagon called the Ga-ga pit. Ga-ga begins with someone throwing the gaga ball up into the air. When it bounces the players say “Ga” each bounce for the first two bounces. Your back should stay on the wall until the three bounces are done. After three bounces the ball is in play and the game starts. Players “hit” the...

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