2016 Adult Resort Camp at Saint Nicholas Ranch

2016 Adult Resort Camp at Saint Nicholas Ranch

Have you aged out of summer camp? Maybe you are too old to be a camper. Or perhaps you hit that age where you need more than 4 hours of sleep and a single mattress to sleep on, so you can’t be a counselor. We may have found a solution!...

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Finding Strength at Camp

Finding Strength at Camp

​This year, I went to camp for the first time. Knowing I was going to be in a cabin with girls my age and a little older made me a bit nervous, especially because all of my friends from our church were in a different cabin. Being nervous was probably...

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Change Your Life: Go to Camp!

Change Your Life: Go to Camp!

I didn’t really know what to expect when I arrived for my first time at the Diakonia Center in rural South Carolina. I had heard from friends at church how amazing camp was, but I was nervous about meeting new people and facing a week away from my family and the comforts of...

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St. Tikhon’s Summer Camp

St. Tikhon’s Summer Camp

St. Tikhon’s Summer Camp celebrated its 44th season from July 5-11!  The camp, under the auspices of the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania, has been held at St. Tikhon’s Seminary and Monastery since 1971.  Over 100 campers, plus counselors and staff spent the week in fellowship, education, activities, and celebrating daily...

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Greek American Camp Program on Greek TV

Greek American Camp Program on Greek TV

Recently we interviewed Fr. Elias Villis on the benefits of an Orthodox summer camp program and his experience as the director of Camp Saint Paul, the ​Greek ​Archdiocesan camp program. New Greek TV was just there to interview His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios and the children on their experience. Although the...

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St. Argyre the Patron Saint of Marriage

St. Argyre the Patron Saint of Marriage

Have you ever been to a summer place that you think about all year long? We’ve invited Fr. Elias Villis, the priest of Christ Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church in Rye, NY and the Director for Camp Saint Paul, the camp ministry for the Archdiocese District, to be with us...

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The Diakonia Center Changes Lives

The Diakonia Center Changes Lives

The Orthodox Christian Network’s headquarters are at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Every year, we watch as kids from the parish visit the Diakonia Center, a camp and retreat facility in South Carolina, and come back to us renewed, energized, and engaged in their Orthodox Christian...

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