Posts made in June, 2017

Thoughts on Staff Training

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

“Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.” (Psalm 62:5) I don’t know how other past counselors have felt (and I am sure they agree), but staff training has been terribly tiring. While the 2017 summer staff has been trained on camp safety and policies, learned new games to play and lead, taken extremely heavy water equipment down the long beach trail, taken part in Christian Formation, and a plethora of other tasks, all last week, the staff were split into two groups and either trained in the Adventure Course or lifeguarding; this week includes more intense training as...

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2017 Summer Staff Bio – Lawrence Williamson

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Name Lawrence Williamson From? Los Angeles or Santa Rosa, California School Attending? Santa Rosa Junior College Position on Staff? Health Center Director/ Camp Nurse Most Excited About for this Summer? Absence of drama Favorite Camp Core Value and Why? Natural Setting – Take photos and leave footprints. Let the flora and fauna be. Favorite Camp Activity and Why? Socializing and Keeping Others out of harm’s way Best way to spend a Sunday afternoon? Reflect

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My Reflections on Camp DeWolfe – Nate Alleyne

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

The following is the reflection of Nate Alleyne shared at our June 3rd 70th Anniversary Celebration. Nate has been a camper for a number of years and is very active in his home parish of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Brooklyn. I can relate to John 13:34 which reads “A new command I give you: Love one another.  As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” This is a simple enough commandment and needs no translation. I often liken it to my school motto – “to Whom Much is Given, Much is Required” since Jesus is telling his disciples and all of us by extension that...

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“Camp DeWolfe Changed my Life” – Chris Cassonetto

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Chris Cassonetto has been a Camp DeWolfe camper for years. The following is the testimony he shared at our 70th Anniversary Celebration on June 3rd. Camp DeWolfe changed my life in so many ways its indescribable. They truly are my second family. The counselors really act like older brothers and sisters to the campers. Camp DeWolfe allowed me to connect with God in a way I never knew I could. I often find myself teaching my family some of the prayers and songs. When I go to Camp DeWolfe in the summer I never want to leave. Camp DeWolfe has really changed my life for the better. I would like to...

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2017 Summer Staff Bio – Peter Vang

Posted on Jun 1, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Name Peter Vang From? Icard, North Carolina School attending? Alliance Theological Seminary (Nyack College) Position on staff? Christian Formation Director Most excited about for this summer? To see God move in the lives of campers – also, bonfires! Favorite Camp Core Value and why? Purposeful Community because I simply love people Favorite Camp activity and why? Bonfires – that’s when the best conversations come up Favorite parable? Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard (Matt. 20:1-16) Best way to spend a Sunday afternoon? A big ol’ meal with friends and a nice, long nap to finish...

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