Monthly Archives: January 2011

Northeast Y Camp Conference

By |2011-01-31T14:06:35-05:00January 31st, 2011|

Camp staff members Joe Elliott, Nick Homa, Ruben Castro, Dave Kaubin, and Brent Birchler attended the NE Y Camp Conference at the NYC Y Camps in Huguenot, NY last week. We look forward to this conference every January because it is a great chance to spend time with our colleagues from other Y Camps, attend cutting-edge workshops covering […]

Allen School’s Out Program

By |2011-01-28T05:40:30-05:00January 28th, 2011|

Happy New Year from Allen School! Over the holidays, we had so much fun making wooden toys, bead ornaments, paper chains, felt stockings and so much more! This week with the snow, we working on paper snowflakes, snowmen and winter themes. With pipe cleaners, Ruthie made a person with a fuzzy green belly button and also a unicorn :) We also made fruit loop necklaces.  Ruthie made a fruit loop halo! Check out the mini golf course we made! This simple project was so easy and SO much fun! Our "LOL" moments go to Emily, who said, "I don't like [...]

Today’s thought of the day from Camp Matollionequay…

By |2011-01-26T13:56:55-05:00January 26th, 2011|

DON’T QUIT When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest, if you must, but don’t you quit.

Talking about Camp

By |2011-01-24T14:16:53-05:00January 24th, 2011|

Have you ever wondered what goes on at Camp Ockanickon during the cold winter months? Well, each winter, our three amazing Camp directors; Brent Birchler (Boys Camp), Gab Ostroski (Girls Camp), and Maryann Birchler (Day Camp) spend countless hours working together to put an amazing summer camp program together.

Princeton Camp Fair

By |2011-01-22T06:01:05-05:00January 22nd, 2011|

Ocky Director, Brent Birchler, and Matolly Director, Gab Ostroski, will be at the Princeton Camp Fair at the Marketfair Mall at 3535 US RT. 1 South at Meadow Rd, Princeton from 12noon-4pm today. If you are in the area, please stop by and say hello!

The Digital Age

By |2011-01-17T10:42:32-05:00January 17th, 2011|

Each morning when I get to work one of my favorite things to do is check-out our Camp Ockanickon Facebook page. I always check to see who’s birthday is that day and I love getting a chance to wish every person who is a Camp Ockanickon friend on Facebook a big “Happy Birthday”.

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