Diocesan Church School Camp (DCSC)

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of USA
Camping Programs
DCSC Executive Staff
Fr. Zionviy Zharsky
Spiritual Director
Natalie Kapeluck Nixon
Encampment Director
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The DCSC program provides a wide variety of faith-filled learning, fun and fellowship activities.
Daily church school lessons are given. The children are divided into classes by age. Additional lessons and interactive classes are incorporated into the schedule.

Learning about Ukrainian
Heritage is an interesting and fun component of the program. Ukrainian dance instruction is a staple class.
Additional special interest classes have
Been included: language,
embroidery, cooking, singing, and holiday celebrations.

The campers and staff devote one day each week to service. Each year the campers take on an All Saints Camp Beautification project and make their annual Love Packages for the elderly. Additional projects have included: creating icons for the orphanages in Ukraine, making cards for those in Nursing Homes, dipping candles for our mission parishes.

The schedule also includes:
Daily prayer services
Daily Sporting and Swimming Activities
Singing Classes
Events - Bon Fires, Ukie Zabava, Mess Games, Sports Night, Themed Fun Night
Guest Speakers
Skit Night

Some highlights from 2018 included:
* Paschal Liturgy
* Lesser Blessing of Water and Camp blessing.
* 4th of July Celebration with an amazing fireworks display
* A Night in Hawaii dinner/dance!
* Ukie Zabava
* Hoedown Campfire.
* Special Interest Classes: Cooking, Nature, Crafts, Sports Clinic, and Summer Science!

Sunday June 23 - Saturday July 6, 2019

Children ages 9 - 13
See 2013 photos!
DCSC 2018 was awesome!
Fr. Taras Naumenko
Encampment Father