Does Attendance at Religious summer camp Strengthen the Faith of Teenagers?

Does Attendance at Religious summer camp Strengthen the Faith of Teenagers?

Research does reveal a simple correlation between attending religious summer camps and the strength of teenagers’ religious faith. Nearly 40 percent of U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 have been a camper at least once at a summer camp run by a religious organization with religious teachings or songs in...

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10 Ways for Young People to Stay Spiritually Engaged During Summer

10 Ways for Young People to Stay Spiritually Engaged During Summer

We all know it can be hard to do stay spiritually engaged with our faith when we just want to be outside enjoying the sun and relaxing. However, as your parish priest probably tells you every summer, God never takes a vacation. Here are 10 easy ways for young people...

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Camp Good Shepherd 2016: 1 Camp in 3 Locations

Camp Good Shepherd 2016: 1 Camp in 3 Locations

Westfield, New Jersey –CAMP GOOD SHEPHERD (CGS), the official summer camp of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey, with the blessings and enthusiastic support of His Eminence, Metropolitan EVANGELOS of New Jersey, will be in full session during the month of July throughout our Holy Metropolis. For the first...

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Making a Rule to Forgive

Making a Rule to Forgive

If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. (Matthew 18:15)   Good morning Prayer Team! Where there are rules, there is freedom. There is a rule/law/commandment which says that people can’t steal stuff that doesn’t belong to them. Without this rule,...

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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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What’s Your Summer Camp Super Power?

What’s Your Summer Camp Super Power?

Orthodox Summer Camp was a changing factor in my life story. This is where I should add a legal disclaimer that not all camp experiences are the same and that results vary. It’s just that for me, I realized that I had a calling to serve the church in youth...

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All Saints Summer Camp

All Saints Summer Camp

All Saints Summer Camp is an OCA regional camp sponsored by the Dallas Deanery and the Mississippi River Deanery of the Diocese of the South. The camp was founded by Archbishop Dmitri of blessed memory and is open to all youth ages 8 to 18. This year the camp had...

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