Posts made in March, 2012

SPRING RETREATS

Posted on Mar 24, 2012 in Camp Blog, Homepage Content, Searchable

On Friday 23rd March – Sunday 25th March, Camp DeWolfe hosted retreats in the new meeting spaces and newly refurbished accommodations. The Diocese of Rockville Centre held their annual retreat for their campus ministry groups from Hofstra, Adelphi, StonyBrook, and CW Post (LIU) for a weekend to join in community, enjoy God’s creation and natural setting on the Long Island Sound and learn about forgiveness, as their retreat theme. This retreat group of 60 students and leaders across these NY colleges shared fellowship in the newly renovated Meeting Hall/Conference Rooms and enjoyed...

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NEW MEETING SPACE!

Posted on Mar 20, 2012 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Finishing touches are being made this week in the Meeting Hall, ready for this weekends retreats. The Meeting Hall has new lighting, new floors, new HC bathrooms, new ceiling insulation, new divider, new windows, new doors (coming tomorrow!), new cabinetry, and fresh coats of paint!…. Book your conference or meeting...

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BOY SCOUT WEEKEND

Posted on Mar 20, 2012 in Camp Blog, Searchable

On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March, Boy Scout Troop 300 from St George’s Church in Hempstead spent their weekend together, camping at Camp DeWolfe! The troop of about 20 young men completed 6 hours of community service projects with John, the Property Manager, and cleared brush, moved branches, removed bushes, raked and enjoyed time at the beach too! The troop set up their own tents, made their own meals over a campfire and watched the stars at night! We are thankful for their faithful leader Steven Lindo and the team that invest in young people every week! If you are interested in...

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TIPS TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER CAMP

Posted on Mar 17, 2012 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Summer is coming, and for many kids, that means a trip to camp. If this is your child’s first trip to camp, you may both be nervous about how things will go. A little advance preparation can make everyone feel more comfortable.   Get ready — choose the right camp! Your preparation begins with choosing the right camp. You want a camp that is your child will enjoy, especially as a first camping experience. Talk to your child about what kind of camp sounds fun. Some questions to consider include  -Day camp or overnight -Type of camp – religious, sports, academic, Scouts, etc. -Length of...

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR SUMMER CAMP?

Posted on Mar 17, 2012 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Sun and s’mores may seem like all you need to have fun at summer camp… But going away for a residential camp session takes a lot of planning and prepping, so here are some tips to make packing easier for you and your youth! What to wear? Dust off the suitcase or bag and start packing a couple weeks in advance. That way, you’ll avoid any last-minute shopping trips to frantically buy yourself a new swimsuit to replace the old one that’s now two sizes too small! Pack plenty of T-shirts and shorts, but bring some warm clothes too, like jeans and sweatshirts, as it can get...

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