Posts made in November, 2014

The Past, Present and Future of Camp DeWolfe

Posted on Nov 23, 2014 in Camp Blog, Searchable

On Saturday 22nd November 2014, over 130 people from across the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island attended the Camp DeWolfe Annual Benefit Dinner in Wading River. The evening was a celebration of the past, present and future ministry of Camp DeWolfe, and a celebration of the life and ministry of Father Edward Nils Blatz, who received the Camp DeWolfe Lifetime Achievement Award from Bishop Provenzano and the Camp DeWolfe Board of Managers. Additionally, during the evening, people gave over $21,000 in support of newly formed Endowment, Scholarship and Annual Fund for the future ministry of Camp...

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Meet the 2015 Summer Staff – Part 1

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 in Camp Blog, Searchable

1. What’s your name? Hannah Donald 2. What’s your age? 21 3. Where are you from? Inverness, Scotland, UK 4. What university/school do you attend? What major? University of Edinburgh, music 5. What’s your favorite Country/state? I love my home, Scotland — there’s nowhere else like it! But I also love to travel and experience new places, so I don’t know if I have a favourite… 6. What’s your favorite camp activity and why? My favourite camp activity would have to be anything on the waterfront — always such amazing activities and games on such a stunning natural...

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Returning to Camp after 50 years!

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Descending the path to the waterfront last June before summer camp had started was the beginning of a wonderful trip down memory lane. Fifty years ago I was the Program Director at Camp DeWolfe and I was delighted when the current Program Director, Emma Tees, offered to give me a tour of today’s camp. Although much has changed in 50 years, a lot of things were still very familiar: the very long climb up and down “Heart Attack Hill” to the beach, St. Luke’s Chapel with its breath-taking view of the Sound, Benson House (before we knew it was a secret FBI counterintelligence site during...

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