Metropolis of Atlanta Announces Registration Open for St. Stephen's Summer Camp 2010

St. Stephen's Camp registration is now open!

Please find Camper registration packets and staff application packets available on the website at

TO: All Atlanta Metropolis Priests, Parents, Youth, Youth Workers and Youth Advisors

FROM: Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis-Camp Co-Director, Fr. Matthew Carter-Camp Co-Director, Ethel Gjerde –Assistant Camp-Director, Pres. Mari Mars-Metropolis Youth Coordinator

WHO: For students ENTERING 6th – 12th Grades in the FALL 2010

WHEN: Four Sessions:

Session 1: Sunday, July 11-17, 2010
Session 2: Sunday, July 18-24, 2010
Session 3: Sunday, July 25-31, 2010
Session 4: Sunday, August 1-7, 2010

Camp check-in is from 2:00–4:00 pm and concludes at 10:00 am the following Saturday.

WHERE: Diakonia Center – 455 Quail Ridge Road, Salem, SC 29676.


PROGRAMMING: Our dedicated Orthodox staff consisting of priest and counselors will provide morning and evening Chapel services, Orthodox Life, music, arts and crafts, Greek dance campfires and much more. Each group will be assigned their own Priest and experience counselor. Certified lifeguards will supervise the swimming and canoeing programs.

Do not let your children miss this opportunity to enrich their lives, see old friends, make new ones and strengthen their Orthodox Faith. Campers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. REGISTER EARLY! All forms may be down loaded from:

FEES: Includes all meals, lodging, programs and activities. The fee amount depends on when all payment is received. Space is reserved upon receipt of all fees and all necessary forms.There is a $25.00 discount on an additional child.

$350.00 – if received by March 31, 2010
$375.00 – if received by April 30, 2010
$400.00 – if received by May 31, 2010

CANCELLATIONS: There will be a cancellation fee of $75.00 if cancelled before May 31st, 2010. After that date the cancellation fee will be half of the amount that was paid.

Please make flight arrangements to Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina Airport on Sunday. Departure time from that airport should be no earlier than 1:30 pm. If you are planning to fly, you must contact Ether Gjerde with flight information to coordinate transportation to and from camp: 404-271-8951 or WILL BE NO SATURDAY ARRIVALS AT CAMP

Send all paperwork to:

Metropolis of Atlanta Youth Office
St. Stephens Camp 2010
2480 Clairmont Road NE
Atlanta, Ga 30329
Office: 404-634-9345 ext. 21

In Christ's Service,

Presbytera Marilisse I. Mars, Youth Coordinator
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Of America
Metropolis of Atlanta
Phone: 404.634.9345 ext. 19
Fax: 404.634.2471

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