Posts made in January, 2016

Winter Camp Message

Posted on Jan 27, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Good morning winter campers! I wish I could be with you, but shoveling since 5:00 has not brought me much closer to getting loose here. I should have planned last night the way Mr. Fredericksen did the night before he was going to have to leave the home he and Ellie had shared all their lives, and flown this rectory UP from Lynbrook to Camp DeWolfe! Mr. Fredericksen made a decision that we all might make if we were able. Given the choice between UP and DOWN, most of us would choose UP. I would rather be feeling up than down. I would rather be looking up than down. The snow comes down from the...

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Meet the Summer Staff 2016 – Part 8

Posted on Jan 21, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? Hi, my name is Amoy McKenzie. 2. Where are you from? I am from London which is in England. 3. What university/school do you attend? What major? I studied at the University of Greenwich, and graduated in October 2015. Gained a degree in Youth and Community Work. 4. What’s your favourite Country/state? My favourite country is Jamaica because that is where I was born and I love travelling there. 5. What’s your favourite camp activity and why? My favourite camp activity is anything that involves being physical such as rock climbing, swimming. 6. What are you most...

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Souper Bowl of Caring

Posted on Jan 18, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

This NFL season, Camp DeWolfe campers, retreat guests and staff are participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring! The Souper Bowl of Caring’s mission statement is: “Using the energy of the Super Bowl to mobilize youth in a united national effort to care for people in their local communities who are hungry and those in need.” Their vision statement is to: “Transform the time around the Super Bowl into the nation’s largest celebration of giving and serving.” (www.souperbowl.org) Camp DeWolfe’s chosen local charity will be Island Harvest – the...

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Meet the Summer Staff 2016 – Part 7

Posted on Jan 15, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

What’s your name? Hello, my name is Amy! Where are you from? I am from a county called Northamptonshire in England. What university/ school do you attend? What major? I go to the University of Worcester in England and study Human Geography. What is your favourite country/state? My favourite country is France because the streets are so pretty and the weather is hot (which is rarely the case in England in summer!) What’s your favourite camp activity and why? I love swimming and any activity involving water so activities like kayaking and paddle boarding would have to be my favourite! What...

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Only 6 months until summer!

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

My summer here at Camp DeWolfe has definitely been one of the biggest learning experiences of my life. As soon as I arrived at camp, I instantly felt part of the camp family. The bonds and friendships I have made here have been so strong – I am confident I have made amazing friends for life. Camp DeWolfe will always have a special place in my heart, as here I developed my faith in God and have been involved in such a strong community of friends who genuinely care about each other. Natural setting is my favourite core value at camp. It has been a really eye opening experience for me to be...

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