2009

C1 – Wednesday

The sun was bright and cheerful today at the mid-way point of week one, and the campers, CIT’s, counselors and staff couldn’t have been happier! This morning in chapel, Fr. Vasken Kouzouian, Camp Director and pastor at Holy Trinity in Cambridge, MA, spoke today about our fears and how our faith

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B1 – Wednesday

It was a beautiful day here at SVC! The campers enjoyed a full fun day of classes. Maestro Khoren lead another class with Armenian songs, which the children loved. We were happy to welcome Fr. Mardiros Chevian, Dean of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, as he joined us on campus today.

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A2 – Saturday

Our camp family is heading home with another year of memories swirling in their hearts! We had the hard task of saying goodbye to each other this morning. After one last meal together, we gathered for the closing ceremony and relived all the activities of our week. Awards were given

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A2 – Sunday

After celebrating Badarak in the morning, our camp family welcomed six new campers today! Many of our campers, CITs, and staff served on the altar, and our Head Female Counselor Lulu Dayian supplied us with piano accompaniment for the sharagans. We continued our Olympic competitions with several relay races. Red, Blue,

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A1 – Saturday

We had the hard task of saying goodbye to six of our dear campers this morning. Before sending them off with hugs, we sang camp songs, watched a slideshow of the week’s photos, and recapped the week’s classes. After closing program, we set up our Red, Blue, and Orange teams

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A1 – Friday

We are amazed that Friday is here already! In the bright sunshine, both juniors and teens played dodgeball while cheering on their teammates. During Religion class, campers discussed how to trust and rely on God during storms and struggles. In Culture & Heritage, campers learned several Armenian dances, including the beloved Michigan

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A1 – Thursday

We are almost through our first full week! Campers had nothing but high energy in the bright sun. We had the pleasure of having Fr. Stepanos Doudoukjian, of St. Peter Armenian Church in Watervliet, NY, visit and teach in Religion this morning. Throughout the day, campers enjoyed the beloved craft

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A1 – Wednesday

We took full advantage of the sun today! Jennifer Morris, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, began our day with a message in chapel that inspired us to let our faith be stronger than our fears. Making the most of the gorgeous weather, campers ran laps and motivated each

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A1 – Tuesday

This morning, our Camp Director Der Khachatur rallied our spirits with an encouragement to lend a helping hand wherever we see a need. We took full advantage of the morning sun and soaked up our sessions of sports and swim in the beautiful weather. Campers cheered each other on as they

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Saturday B1

This morning we said goodbye to nine campers, but we will be welcoming seven new campers and one CIT tomorrow. We had our closing program and handed out our first batch of Camper of the Week awards. Juniors and teens each had some swim time in the afternoon. We had

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