On Sunday June 6, 2010, Camp Nazareth was the host of the annual Family Day celebration which marks the official beginning of the Summer Camping Season.
Photos (Courtesy of Fr. James Dutko & Eleanor Dussling) show scenes from the weekend's festivities
Fr. Stephen Loposky, Administrator of Camp Nazareth was the celebrant of Great Vespers on the Eve of Family Day.
Following Vespers, Fr. Stephen offers a short spiritual reflection in the camp dining hall.
His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas is greeted by Camp Administrator, Fr. Stephen Loposky at the beginning of Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.
Will Bennett is tonsured as a reader
The newly ordained readers read from the Book of Acts.
Reader WIll Bennett is ordained to the subdeaconate
The Subdeacons pray before the icon of our Lord after their ordination.
Washing of His Eminence's hands by the newly ordained subdeacons.
The New ordained Subdeacons Will and Peter with and Reader Nathaniel Choma
Those in attendance for Divine Liturgy paused to take a group photo with His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas.
Flowers were presented to His Eminence by the children.
His Eminence poses with Sally Ellis and Subdeacon WIll Bennett.
Subdeacon Will Bennett with his mother and sister.
Members of St. Michael's Church of Binghamton, NY pause for a photo.
A delicious lunch was enjoyed by all.
This youngster picked the winning ticket at the Annual Family Day Raffle.
The faithful in attendance had the opportunity to visit the bookstore.
After lunch the children enjoyed playing games.
These guests enjoyed the pool.