The Portland CYO/Camp Howard Staff and the Seattle CYO and Camp Staffs gathered at Camp Howard on April 29th for the third meeting between the groups. The purpose of the meetings is to compare notes on various topics, to find better ways to accomplish tasks, learn from one another and build relationship. Some outcomes from these meetings have been the introduction of paintball in the Seattle camps and Camp Howard plans to introduce horses at Camp Howard in 2014. There […]
Bill Fogarty, Summer Camp Director at Camp Howard took advantage of the opportunity to be Dina Marie’s guest on her morning show at KBVM this month during the Share a thon benefitting KBVM radio operations. Other CYO Staff including Jenifer Kluthe, Jenna Bass and Jeff Sevilla also participated answering the phones and recording donations from generous listeners. CYO/Camp Howard and KBVM have a long relationship of goodwill which benefits both organizations. KBVM has been an excellent partner with CYO spreading […]
I had the privilege of serving on the Installation Committee for our new Archbishop this year. The event took a lot of pre-planing behind the scenes and it was a great experience to be a part of. I worked with some wonderful people and came away with a real appreciation for people who give service to the Church. It was an awesome experience. My assignment was to work on the seating for the event. There were several committees as you […]
Blanchet Catholic School 7th and 8th graders made a huge impact at Camp Howard today (April 18. 2013) as they spent a few hours helping clean an area of the forest floor. Picking up branches, limbs and fallen debris from wind and snow damage is a huge job that these small armies of youth make quick work out of. Camp Howard is very grateful to Blanchet School for making the trip today and putting forth an exceptional effort! Special thanks […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xP8s40R6O34&feature=youtu.be Send me your CYO version of the Harlem Shake and I will post it to my BLOG and to the CYO/Camp Howard Website!
Marian Hall at St. Joseph’s Parish in Vancouver was the site of the highly publicized Glass Slipper Tea, an event crafted to draw attention to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Prep’s first ever musical drama production which will take place February 22 & 23 at 7:00 pm and Sunday the 24th at 2:00 in the afternoon. The Royal Durst Theater on Main Street in downtown Vancouver is the site of the presentation. Tickets are available through the school and will […]
I spent the past three days on the campus of the Mercy Sisters in Burlingame, California where Religious leaders and Vocation Directors from 55 religious communities around the country gathered to talk about religious life. I was not expecting the “touched to the core” experience I came away with after spending a few days working together listening, sharing, experiencing, visiting, praying, joining in the Eucharist, morning and evening prayer, and looking to the future of religious life. The event was […]
Seton Catholic High School is presenting their very first musical production CINDERELLA February 22,23,24th at the Royal Durst Theater in Vancouver, Washington! My niece, Cheyenne Cunning, will be playing the wicked step-mother! I would like to ask YOU to join me at one of the performances and help this new school by attending and lending the support of your good nature! I will be helping at all three performances as a volunteer working on the production. I have to tell […]