Posts made in February, 2015

Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 12

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? Affie Otunla 2. What’s your age? 18 3. Where are you from? London, England 4. What university/school do you attend? What major? Currently on a gap year, starting at the University of Oxford to study medicine in October. 5. What’s your favorite Country/state? New York State 6. What’s your favorite camp activity and why? Any and all team sports, they’re a great way to keep fit, let off some steam and most importantly have fun! 7. What are you most looking forward to about next summer and why? It’s hard to narrow it down to just one thing so I’m going to cheat...

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Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 11

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? My Name is Shamila Dixon 2. What’s your age? I am 22 years old. 3. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Cambria Heights, NY 4. What university/school do you attend? I attend Xavier University of Louisiana 5. What’s your favorite Country/state? My favorite country is Jamaica because it is where my mother and father were born. Visiting for the first time it was emotional because I was able to see where they came from and how far they came. 6. What’s your favorite camp activity and why? My favorite camp activity is arts and crafts because I like to make new...

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Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 10

Posted on Feb 13, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? Tina DeGolyer 2. How long have you worked at Camp DeWolfe? Going into my 10th year 3. Where are you from? I grew up in Wading River NY, went away to college in New Rochelle NY. I got married…then moved to Seaford NY. Returned to my roots in 2003 in the lovely town of Shoreham NY (one town over from Wading River). 4. What is your favorite meal time during camp session? My favorite meal is lunch time. I get to see the children, all excited about their morning programs…and talking about how excited they are for their afternoon activities. 5. What is your favorite part...

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Reflections from Winter Camp 2015

Posted on Feb 8, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

This season, this winter season, is one of my joys. I think it comes from being raised in Wisconsin, and from a military father who had been stationed in Alaska, and who took the attitude that one simply learned to survive where one was put. So the cold never bothered me. Anyway, winter camp at Camp DeWolfe was a beautiful chance to embrace this enjoyment of winter, and have the opportunity to share with others, especially as we explored the love portrayed in the blockbuster movie, Frozen! I know, I know, you’re thinking, “why would a Christian camp latch on to this mainstream movie about...

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Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 9

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? Dan Bell 2. What’s your age? 28 (turning 29 on June 3rd!) 3. Where are you from? Port Jefferson, NY 4. What university/school do you attend? What major? Gordon College (B.A., History) Yale Divinity School (M.A. in Religion, M.Div.) 5. What’s your favorite Country/state? Though I’ll always be a New Yorker at heart, I’m enjoying being a New Englander and Bostonian right now! 6. What’s your favorite camp activity and why? Apart from Christian Formation, I’d probably say Arts and Crafts. I don’t get many opportunities to be creative and work...

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