Posts made in February, 2016

The God of Flesh and Blood

Posted on Feb 15, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Encountering God in my humanity Last weekend I went to Camp DeWolfe for the Listening to God Retreat. Pulling up to Benson House was like a homecoming. Two years ago, I served as the Christian Formation director and spent the summer tucked away in the houses’ warm red wood planks. In-between sessions, I would do lesson plans as kids played in the pool outside my window. Sometimes I would prop up on the back porch, only to discover kids straggling by on rouge scavenger hunts. This weekend was slightly different in nature. A small group of us gathered to be led by Fr. Joe, a Catholic Priest...

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Looking for a summer camp?

Posted on Feb 11, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Camp DeWolfe offers both a summer day camp and sleep-away camp program, for all youth ages 7-17 years old, in addition to Fall Camp and Winter Camp programming. Camp DeWolfe has 1/4 mile beach front property and a 12-mile view of Connecticut. Camp DeWolfe is a place where, for generations, thousands have come seeking to enjoy the beauty of the Long Island Sound, and experience the love of God through the power of nature and community. Interested? The best thing is to book a tour or visit our Annual Camp Open Day on Sunday 15th May 12pm. Call us on 631-929-4325 or email...

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Why Camp?

Posted on Feb 4, 2016 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Transformed lives At camp, young people have the mental room to consider some of the most important issues of life. This break from the craziness of their regular routine allows campers to think about their future, to evaluate unhealthy patterns, and to discover the truth that God loves them and has an amazing plan for their lives. Adult mentors According to researchers, kids spend on average less than 40 minutes in meaningful conversation with their parents each week. At camp, caring adults, counselors and mentors come alongside campers, helping them think through decisions and experiences...

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