Session B

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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B2-Thursday

Thursday was another great day at SVC! Today we collected several of our projects that we created over the week from Arts and Crafts to take back to our rooms to keep safe until we go home on Saturday. In teh evening we enjoyed a night of laughs, singing, dancing,

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B2-Wednesday

After breakfast the 41 participants (1 counselor, 3 CITs and 37 campers) from St. Leon’s in Fair Lawn, NJ gathered with their pastor Fr. Diran Bohajian for a group photo. Throughout the day we were worried about whether or not the weather would hold out for us today for all

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B2-Tuesday

Today we welcomed back Maestro Khoren, Diocesan Director of Music Ministry just in time for our afternoon classes. Then at dinner we were pleased to welcome Fr. Diran Bohajian, Pastor of the St. Leon’s parish in Fair Lawn, NJ. He will be teaching our Armenian Language classes while he is

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B2 – Monday

We have been busy here at St. Vartan Camp. We had beautiful weather on Monday and enjoyed getting back to our daily schedule after a relaxing weekend. Every weekday we have 4, 30 minute classes of Armenian Language, Religion, Culture & Heritage and Arts & Crafts followed by some time

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B2-Sunday

This morning we got to sleep in a little longer than our usual 7:30 AM reveille. We all gathered in the chapel this morning for Divine Liturgy at 9 AM. After Badarak, we went under the pavillion for an antasdan since it was Transfiguration. We then headed to the flag

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B1-Saturday

This morning we said goodbye to 9 of our 88 campers during a closing program. At the closing program, one camper from each counselor group was awarded the honor of “Camper of the Week.” The campers enjoyed a slide show of all of the pictures highlighting the activities at camp

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B1-Friday

This morning while we were in the dining room, Fr. Vahan Hovanessian, pastor of Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Bayside, NY arrived for a fun-filled day at St. Vartan Camp. After breakfast, we said goodbye to Fr. Tateos and got ready for a day filled with classes, swim and sports.

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B1-Thursday

We knew the good weather couldn’t last forever up here in the Catskill Mountains. Today we had a mixed day of rain and sun, but our program continued as normal. This afternoon, Fr. Sahak Kaishian, Interim Pastor at Sts. Sahag and Mesrob in Providence, RI arrived at camp and will

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B1-Wednesday

Today our Athletics Director, Kiki, got us in shape during sports with “Boot Camp Wednesdays” and then enjoyed a dip in the pool to cool off. Later that evening we gathered as a camp to break up into Olympic teams. Once the camp was divided into red or blue, they

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