Posts made in September, 2013

Through the Eyes of a Camp Counselor – Part 6

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Working as a counselor here at Camp DeWolfe has been a truly unforgettable experience. I loved  the opportunity to experience  the American way of life and to explore the culture. Any slight difference between the cultures always amazed me! I have met so many new people and made new friends from all over the world, from as far away as Australia and from as close as the UK. During the five weeks of camp there have been uncountable highlights but I have particularly enjoyed watching the campers grow and build friendships with one another. Many of them come to camp feeling shy and...

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A Faithful and Dedicated Staff

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

This month at Camp DeWolfe, our Summer Unit Leaders, Mike and Megan Tuleja chose to stay on and serve into the early fall retreat season, before they begin their new roles in a residential care ministry in Texas. This hard-working and dedicated couple have given their all to serving campers and staff in the summer camp season, and also have served faithfully in giving Camp DeWolfe a fall make-over! The Tuleja’s have painted the Davis Dining Hall, the Arts and Crafts Room, the Female Cabins, the Male Cabins, and a variety of other facilities and locations across Camp! They have...

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Through the eyes of a camp counselor – Part 5

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

  It’s the first day of school, 31 children in my class and lots of shy faces. Throughout the day I asked them, “How was your summer? What did you do?” I can only imagine how our campers will respond to this question.             Our campers had so many opportunities to bond with each other and bond with God through the pure beauty found on the grounds of Camp DeWolfe. Each day at camp I woke feeling fresh. I knew each day was a new day to bring smiles and happiness to the campers and my co counselors.  I was known at camp for my singing (which isn’t good, at all, in...

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Fall Service Saturdays begin!

Posted on Sep 14, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

The Fall Season began at Camp DeWolfe this weekend with the first of several Service Saturdays.  Volunteers from Christ Church Oyster Bay and St John’s Church joined Camp DeWolfe’s fabulous Unit Leaders Megan and Mike Tuleja, in painting the Davis Dining Hall and the Cabins! What a wonderful fresh new look for meal times for the summer camp season and the retreat season! Also, our regular volunteer and professional carpenter Scott Evans joined us this weekend and worked on various carpentry projects across Camp! We thank God for each volunteer and dedicated staff, who give many...

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Through the eyes of a camp counselor – Part 4

Posted on Sep 11, 2013 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Hello! I’m Peter and I have flown all the way from London to be at Camp DeWolfe this year! The last 8 weeks have been packed with new challenges, new friends and lots of fun! From the very beginning of Camp I have been amazed by the beautiful and unique surroundings of Camp, from the woods of the challenge course to the glorious ocean views. I have sailed into the sunset, traversed a 40ft high ropes course and hit many a bulls-eye at Camp – what more could you want as a counsellor? Although the highlight for me has to be the colour wars at Adventure Camp: a weekend of intense...

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