Posts made in December, 2011

Visiting St Mark’s Westhampton Beach

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 in Camp Blog, Searchable, Uncategorized

On Sunday 18th December, Camp DeWolfe staff had the privilege of visiting St Mark’s Church in Westhampton Beach. The community were welcoming and the youth pad-gent was a joy! The youth at St Mark’s Church made and presented a parish banner for the Camp’s Dining Hall and also a donation for the operating fund. Camp DeWolfe staff were able to meet with parents and parishioners in the coffee hour and share information and news about camp programs and retreat opportunities. We pray for the parish of St Mark’s as they search and discern for a new rector, and also hold in...

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Partnering with Vaughan Park in New Zealand

Posted on Dec 19, 2011 in Camp Blog, Searchable, Uncategorized

Camp DeWolfe has recently connected with Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre, in the Diocese of Auckland, New Zealand. Retreat centers aim to serve the church and build the church worldwide. Camps and retreat centers are para-church ministries that offer a space for renewal, reflection, peace and grace in natural settings. Retreat centers are to offer hospitality to all guests and are often a place where groups or individuals can take time from the busy modern lifestyles, to pause, breath, think and pray. Camp DeWolfe is pleased to share a new partnership across the Pacific and is pleased to...

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Boy Scout Troop 300 Service Day

Posted on Dec 10, 2011 in Camp Blog, Searchable, Uncategorized

On Saturday 10th December, the Boy Scout Troop 300 from St George’s Episcopal Church in Hempstead served at Camp DeWolfe. Steve Lindo and the troop gave their Saturday to do a couple of essential projects in the crisp yet sunny winter weather. The troop distributed over 50 new tempur-pedic mattresses to all the heated cabins and returned old mattresses to the dining hall for donation. Then the troop did some brush clearing in front of St Luke’s Chapel. This work now means the chapel can be seen from view upon entrance. The eagle scouts led the other scouts and the group served...

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New beds at Camp!

Posted on Dec 9, 2011 in Camp Blog, Searchable, Uncategorized

Today, 150 new tempur-pedic mattresses arrived at Camp DeWolfe! $150,000 worth of mattresses from a charitable donation from Tempur-pedic based in Kentucky! Camp DeWolfe only had to cover shipping and admin fees for this offer, through Good360.org – a non-profit organization that connects businesses with charities and non-profits. A fantastic team from St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Islip; St Mark’s Episcopal Church, Westhampton Beach; the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, and the Bennett family helped unload them then distribute them in cabins, lodges and houses...

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