What I did this summer…June 29-July 12!

August 17, 2011

St. Tikhon’s that’s the place to be joy and fun are here for you and me!

Well joy and fun eventually but first several days of back breaking labor and wicked late nights (like the 5am night my co-director pulled…).  This year was the first year Kim, Nick and I directed the entire camp, in addition to the Teen Program. The intense amount of stress involved was crazy, but it was well worth it! Here are a few pictures of the week,  I just wish I took more!

Camp started on July 3rd and we were all greeted with crazy storms that caused a Noah like flood through the pavilion, where I just happened to be set up for registration. It was fantastic… not really…Lucky for me the rest of the week was great and I’m pretty sure the kids had a great time too! We will have some great photos and information posted on our website so check it out!www.sttikhonscamp.org

Hard at work during Counselor Orientation!

 

Counselors and Teens playing vollyball. These games get pretty intense!

 

Teens taking a boat ride on the lake.

Face painting and more at our Independence Day Party!!!

 

Workshop with the teens.

 

Delicious Afternoon Tea!!!

 

The little blue shirts (7 and 8 year olds) having fun at the pool!

 

Everyday we had morning and evening prayers. All of the campers and counselors made up one large choir!

 

All work and no play makes Alex a dull boy...

 

Some of the teens worked in the cemetery planting flowers on some of the graves.

 

Hard at work planting a cross as a new grave marker.

 

Enjoying our Thursday night cookout with Bishop Tikhon!

 

Friday night we wrapped things up with a Talent show....

 

...Russian dancing in the parking lot...

 

...and a bonfire for roasting marshmellows!

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