Kappa Sigma Fraternity of SUNY Cortland Puts Forth Tremendous Effort for Saint Andrew’s Camp!

A hardworking group 11 young men visited Saint Andrew’s Camp on the weekend of May 8-9 to kick off the official start of opening the camp grounds for the summer! In the first clean-up weekend of the 2010 season, so much was accomplished thanks to these gentlemen, despite the unpredictable and violent weather (which included rain, wind, snow, and sun) that afflicted Lake Oneida
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What to Pack? Wisdom for your suitcase.

The camping season is just around the corner (the first week of camp starts on July 11!), and it may be time to start considering what you should be bringing along with you in your suitcase. If one was to poll campers, counselors, visiting clergy, and volunteers about what on earth you need to pack, it is likely that there will be a resounding
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Saint John the Baptist Walk-A-Thon!

On Pentecost Sunday, parishioners of Saint John the Baptist Church in Rochester, New York, along with the parish rector, Fr. Ken Stavrevsky, participated in a walk-a-thon to raise money for a “kids-to-camp” fund.  The wonderfully successful event allowed for the raising of $1,725, which will be used for scholarships for children of the parish to attend Saint Andrew’s Camp this summer.  What a great
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Meet Our Team 2010: Father Eric Tosi!

Name: Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, Secretary of the Orthodox Church in America Place of Residence: Oyster Bay, NY Home Parishes: My home parish was Holy Ressurection in Wayne, NJ. I have been a parish priest at St. Nicholas of South Canaan in Billings, Montana (and started St. Anthony the Great Mission in Bozeman, MT and St. Moses the Strong Mission in Helena MT) and
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Axios! Bishop Michael Consecrated to the Episcopacy

His Grace, Bishop Michael, at the Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection, New York, NY where he was installed on Sunday, May 9th, pictured here with the chancellor of the Diocese and Saint Andrew’s Camp Board Member, Fr Joseph Lickwar Saint Andrew’s Camp proclaims Axios! on the occasion of His Grace, Bishop Michael’s, consecration and enthronement as the Bishop of the Diocese of New
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Meet our Team: Camp Director John Kozak!

Name: John Kozak Nickname: Johnny Place of Residence: New York Church Ministries: Tenor singer in the choir, numerous volunteer efforts and various parishes, churches, and church programs Home Parish: Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, South River, NJ Career: John is a retired United States Army Veteran.  He served our country for many years, spending time in Europe and in the Caribbean.  He brings
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Meet our Team: Volunteer Natasha Federinko!

Name: Tasha (Natasha) Malinchoc-Federinko Nickname: Tash, Nat-tail-ya Place of Residence: Hickory Corners, Michigan Church Ministries: I was a youth group leader, and sing in my church choir. I also do volunteer work with individuals with disabilities and with Hospice Grief Recovery programs Home Parish: St. Elias Orthodox Church, Battle Creek, Michigan Career: I have two main careers: I am a therapist/counselor who works in
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Camping Season 2010: Dates & Themes!

Camp will be welcoming staff for preparation on the week of July 4th, and officially opening the season on Sunday, July 11th. The themes for the weeks are as follows: July 11 – July 17: Ecology and Camping Skills July 17 – July 25: Music Week July 25 – July 31: Horse Lover’s Week August 2 – August 9: Teen Week Campers ages 7
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Meet Our Team: Volunteer Tatiana Hoff (aka Tanya Lapchuk)!

Name:  Tatiana Lapchuk Hoff Nicknames:  Tanya, Tati Place of Residence:  New York, New York Home Parish:  OCA Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection, New York, NY, and formerly Saints Peter and Paul, South River, NJ Church Ministries: My husband and I are both friends of Saint Andrew’s Camp, and visit during the camping season. We are co-webmasters and photographers of the Saints Peter and
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Meet Our Team: Program Director Dianne Chamberlain!

Name:  Dianne Chamberlain Role: Program Director Place of Residence:  Fairport, New York Your home parish:  Holy Spirit Greek Orthodox Church, Rochester, NY Career:  Teacher of Effective Reading, Fundamentals of Writing, and College Success Skills at both Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, NY and Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY Your role at Saint Andrew’s:  This is my second year at St. Andrew’s as the Program
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