Youth Camp at Possum Kingdom Lake June 29 to July 3

April 27, 2009

Orthodox youth are invited to the St. Peter the Aleut Orthodox Summer Camp, which since 1993 has served the OCA Diocese of the South, Southcentral Deanery and any other Orthodox youth and their friends who would like to attend. Camp will again be held at the YMCA Camp Grady Spruce at Possum Kingdom Lake, South of Weatherford, Texas (about 2 hours S. of Ft. Worth).

Dates: Monday, June 29th (after Lunchtime) – Friday, July 3th (after Breakfast). Note: Everyone will be home on Friday afternoon, before the 4th of July weekend.

Cost: $260.00 per person (per youth, junior or senior counselors or adult chaperones) PRIOR to JUNE 1st. After June 1st: $280.00 per person. In addition to younger campers, older youth, college students and adults or parents are needed as camp staff. Note: It is recommended that another $10.00 be sent per student, for meals while traveling to and from camp.

Camper Participant Ages: About 3rd Grade through 12th Grade (Ages 8 – 18) – Children need to be of an age and maturity capable of being away from home for overnights and of caring for their basic needs.

Camp Staff: Older Teens, College Students, Young Adults and Parents are needed to serve as Junior and Senior Camp Staff.

Space Limitations:
Camper Spaces are Limited, so Register SOON! You Must Register Prior to the Cut Off Date of June 22nd.

Registration Packets: Packets include: Items to Bring, Medical Information, Registration Form, Parent Release, etc. It is very important to complete and return these as soon as possible! All forms can be found online at:

Location: See for information and driving directions. Camp activities include swimming, canoeing, sailing, shooting, archery, horse back riding, crafts, fellowship, prayers, liturgical services, spiritual sessions and much, much more!

Information: For more information, send any email questions to Father Antonio Perdomo at or call Father John Anderson in Dallas at: 214-528-3741. Make payment checks out to St. Seraphim Cathedral, earmarked “Summer Camp” and mail payment along with registration packet forms to Fr. John Anderson, c/o St. Seraphim Orthodox Cathedral, 4112 Throckmorton, Dallas, TX  75219.

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