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
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
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
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
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.
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
Today was our first full day of session B and it was a beautiful sunny day. The campers enjoyed the good weather and sunshine during their sports and swim time. Today’s religion class was taught by the camp director, Fr. Krikor. In the evening the entire camp gathered for an