Hye Camp Blog

2023 Diocesan Summer Camp Dates Are Announced!

The Diocesan Camp Leadership is happy to announce our camp dates for the 2023 camp season at Hye Camp and St. Vartan Camp! Online registration will begin in February. The dates for the 2023 Diocesan Summer Camps season are listed below!   St. Vartan Camp is housed at the Ararat Center,

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Hye Camp Wish List Fundraising Initiative

We are so excited to be returning to Camp Hickory the Home of Hye Camp for our CIT and Staff Training that begins in one week. The campers will be arriving in ten days on August 6 for our one-week program. The Hye Camp Board has put together a Wish

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2022 Diocesan Summer Camp Dates Are Announced!

We are so very excited to announce that after two years of virtual camp, we are returning to in-person camp! Online registration will be available beginning 02/02/22. The dates for the 2022 Diocesan Summer Camps season are listed below!  St. Vartan Camp is housed at the Ararat Center, Greenville, NY

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2021 Diocesan Summer Camps Announcement

Our Camp Leadership team has made the incredibly difficult decision to not have in-person camp this summer. However, we are looking forward to bringing camp right into your homes for a second summer! Please join us for the 2021 Virtual Camp season the week of Saturday, July 18 – Sunday,

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2019 Diocesan Summer Camp Dates are Announced!

We are pleased to announce the dates for the 2019 Diocesan Summer Camps season! Online registration will be available beginning January 15, 2019! St. Vartan Camp housed at the Ararat Center, Greenville, NY Staff Training: June 26 – June 29 Session A: June 30 – July 13 Session B: July

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Week 2 – Friday

It is hard to believe we have made it to the end of our Hye Camp run! The rain kept us inside all day, but it didn’t keep us from making the most of our last day together. Campers kept themselves engaged with their last hours of classes by learning the Tamzara,

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Week 2 – Thursday

We are almost at the close of our final week here at Hye Camp, but that hasn’t stopped our fun! We made the most of the day by throwing all of our energy into our daily activities. Campers boldly tie-dyed pillow cases in Arts & Crafts, tested their knowledge in

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Week 2 – Wednesday

Oh, what a day we’ve had! We started our day with an inspiring message from V. Rev. Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan of Holy Virgin Mary and Shoghagat Armenian Church in Belleville, IL. In the morning, the campers discussed the Kiss of Peace and the urgency for harmony in Religion class. They also continued

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Week 2 – Tuesday

We kicked off another day here at Hye Camp with plenty of energy for the day ahead of us! In morning classes, we discussed the significance of our Church’s sacraments in Religion, practiced conversational Armenian in Language, and compiled treasure boxes in Arts & Crafts. We continued our Olympic challenges with

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Week 2 – Monday

We started off the week with high spirits! Hye Camp began its regular weekly schedule, which included three classes in the morning. Campers discussed the meaning and value of prayer with Fr. Hratch in Religion, let their creativity flow with Maria Panthier in Arts & Crafts, and learned how to

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