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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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C2-Thursday

What a gorgeous day at SVC! Campers enjoyed a fun game of soccer during sports and cooled off in our beautiful pool. Unfortunately we said farewell to Rev. Fr. Diran Bohajian, who has spent the last two weeks teaching Religion class, giving sermons, and being part of different activities throughout

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C2- Wednesday

Today was another energetic day here at SVC where campers participated in Boot Camp Wednesday and a calming Yoga session led by our Athletic Directors Ani and Eric. During Special Programming we began our famous CIT Hunt where campers had to find and solve clues leading them to their hidden

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C2-Tuesday

Today was jam packed day as teens and juniors were able to choose from a variety of sports such as soccer, basketball and Newcomb. After lunch we celebrated Buddy Day where campers were paired up with buddies from different counselor groups and learned fun facts and even competed in a

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C2-Monday

Monday was rainy, but that didn’t stop the camp from having a great day! During Sports and Swim, everyone gathered in the Rec Hall for Musical Chairs, and a team building activity called Moon Landing, where they had to choose items to bring with them to survive on the moon.

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C2-Sunday

We started our day off with Badarak celebrated by Rev. Fr. Vasken Kouzouian. After brunch, campers and counselors played Scattegories in their counselor groups. As a special treat, campers enjoyed an Ice cream social where they were able to create their own ice cream bowls with a variety of flavors

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C1-Saturday

Today concluded the end of the first week as we watched a photo slideshow of our week’s memories and said goodbye to our 12 “C1” campers. After lunch, everyone gathered to kick off Olympics! Our campers were divided into two teams and took part in several activities. Teams competed in

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C1-Friday

What an ending to an exciting week here at SVC! To conclude his visit with us, Rev. Fr. Tateos Abdalian gave a sermon about the Great Commission, encouraging campers to take their faith with them wherever they go in life. Campers and counselors enjoyed a fun game of Dodgeball during

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C1 – Thursday

Today at SVC, we started our day off with a sermon from Rev. Fr. Kapriel Mouradjian, pastor of Holy Resurrection in New Britain, CT on the last day of his visit. He discussed the power of prayer and the many forms it may take in our lives. During sports, the teens

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