Posts made in October, 2017

Fun and Responsibility

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

I have learned a lot from being a counselor this year. I have learned how to be more responsible with my life and the lives of others. It has been really fun working at Camp DeWolfe. Some of my favorite memories from camp are singing songs, having fun at cabin night, and getting to know my fellow counselors. Ryan Gilbert Jr. Counselor Summer 2017

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More than a Job

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Being a counselor at Camp DeWolfe is more than just a job, ti is an experience for the body, mind, and spirit. I have learned so much from the campers. I expected to be the teacher but instead I became the student. I remember one morning during Christian formation we were asked to read a passage in the Bible and teach it to other campers. The passage my group received was about loving your enemies. When ti was our turn to present one of the campers said that for the people who we dislike or even marginalize, we still have to pray for them because they need it as much as we do. Hearing that...

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All God’s Children

Posted on Oct 12, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Well what can I say? Being at Camp DeWolfe for the summer has shown me very much about my faith, American culture, and living in a close-knit community. I will cherish my memories from camp forever. Camp DeWolfe was an environment of sharing God’s word openly to further campers’ and staffs’ understanding. Specifically, I learnt to treat each person at camp as one of God’s children. This meant being patient and udnerstanding in order to fulfill tasks but, more importantly, to strive for each camper to have the best possible time. Peace, Emma Cledwyn-Davies Summer Camp...

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A New Point of View

Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in Camp Blog, Searchable

Working at Camp DeWolfe changed my whole view on life. I no know that i could do anything I set my mind too. I also know that God is everywhere; in the people we meet, the nature around us, and the air we breathe. I loved encouraging kids to do the best they can on the bike trails. This summer has made me feel like a kid again and I want to thank the campers, the staff, Camp DeWolfe, and the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. Alex Pond Summer Camp Counselor...

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