Session C

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,┬áspoke today about our fears and how our faith

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C2-Tuesday

What a busy day we’ve had! We were blessed with a visit from our Primate, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, who met with us and urged campers and staff to start thinking about different ways that they can contribute to the life of the Armenian Church, whether it be within their parishes

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C2-Monday

We were blessed with another beautiful day to start off our last week here at SVC. We were excited to welcome two clergymen who will be staying with us all week: Fr. Daniel Karadjian, from Syracuse, NY who is teaching religion classes and Fr. Shnork Souin, of Livingston, NJ, who

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C1 – Weekend

Weekends at SVC are a time to relax and enjoy a more laid back schedule. This weekend was no different. On Saturday we slept in, played sports, went swimming, and shared smores and stories at the campfire. On Sunday morning we celebrated Badarak together before enjoying a delicious brunch and

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C1-Friday

We ended our first week of Session C with an SVC tradition: the Friday night dance. We were worried that the dance would get rained out but the stormy weather gave way to a clear summer night Guys and girls dressed in their finest and danced away to Armenian and

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C1-Thursday

Thursdays are Talent Show night at SVC so after a full day of swimming, sports and classes the whole camp got together to share our talents and gifts of song, dance, and comedy. Counselors Connor, Chris, and the always funny John Oundjian hosted the evening. Another highlight today was a

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C1-Wednesday

A bit of rain didn’t stop the fun today as we continued on with Session C1. In sports, it was “boot camp Wednesday,” and we got in a great workout doing exercises like push ups and sit ups to strengthen our bodies and minds. In religion class, we talked about

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C1-Tuesday

It was another hot and sunny day here in Greenville, so we really enjoyed swimming in the pool, playing kickball in the field, and having burgers and hotdogs out on the picnic tables for dinner. We also welcomed new visitors: Der Vasken, Yn. Arpi, and Alina Kouzouian, of Holy Trinity

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C1-Monday

Our first full day of Session C was filled with good times. During the day we started our regular schedule of classes, sports, and swim. In religion, we talked with Der Krikor, the camp director, about what it means to live a Christian life here and at back at home.

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C1-Sunday

What an exciting first day of Session C at St. Vartan Camp! The sun was shining and Armenian music filled the air as new campers arrived this afternoon. The day was busy with orientation, getting to know each other in our counselor groups, a quick swim in the pool and

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