St. Nicholas Program
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of USA
Rev. Fr. Vasyl Sanedha
SNP is designed for parents and their child with
disabilities to spend time together in an Orthodox
Family Environment. The campers are introduced to
camp life at All Saints Camp and the parents are
given the opportunity to meet fellow Orthodox
parents who are tackling the same challenges in
The SNP schedule includes: Sensory friendly Daily
prayer services, modified learning church school
lessons, parent workshops and discussions,
parent/child sports, crafts, singing, dancing, bon
fires, hayrides, scavenger hunts, and swimming, just
to mention a few of the activities.
June 19 - 22, 2017
for youth with disabilities ages 9 -19 and parents/families of all ages!
All aspects of the program are designed to give youth with disabilities an optimal experience.
The majority of our staff are NOT specially trained professionals and we are therefore not able
to accommodate individuals with severe behavioral issues. However, our non-professional staff
is required to complete specialty training for working with individuals with disabilities.
Because of the camp's rustic environement and natural setting we are only able to accept
individuals who can transport themselves without the assistance of wheelchairs, crutches or
walkers(for the full four-day program - please contact us if you are considering the one day
Campers must be able to move from activity to activity without much difficulty. SNP is designed
for higher functioning and high mobility campers. Please feel free to contact our Executive Staff
with questions or concerns.
Once an application is recieved one of our executive or medical staff will contact you to conduct
an intake assessment to ensure we can accomodate the needs of your family to the best of our
After one-year of participation with our SNP, campers and parents may wish to discuss the
possibility of also attending one of our other camping programs Diocesan Church School Camp
or Teenage Conference. For youth younger than nine years of age, we offer our Mommy &
Me/Daddy & Me program which is also capable of accommodating families with children with
NEW! Two options for participation: Four full-day program
and day program!
Our consultation and program staff team:
Dr. Janet Breck - Pediatric Medical Genetic Consultant
Tracy Galla - Educational Paraprofessional in Special Education and behavioral specialist
Michele Schidowka - Speech Language Pathologist
Natalie Kapeluck Nixon - Youth Ministry Specialist and parent consultant
Kira Senedak - Educator for Winchester Thurston and co-director of the Mommy & Me/Daddy & Me Program
Natalie Onufrey - Parent consultant
Pr. Melanie DiStefano - Parent consultant and Educator at Holy Trinity Orthdodox School
Pani Daria Loposky - Parent consultant and Ast. Director of Camp Nazareth