Ionian Village Summer 2014 Program Dates
Oct 9, 2013
NEW YORK – The Office of Ionian Village announces the dates for its 2014 Summer Programs. Ionian Village is the camping ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with campgrounds located in the Peloponnese of Greece. After 43 years, Ionian Village continues to offer the Orthodox Christian youth of America an unparalleled spiritual and cultural camping experience.
Ionian Village Summer 2014 Camping Programs
The picturesque Ionian Village campgrounds sit along the shores of the pristine Ionian Sea and are equipped with a private beach, a renovated Olympic-sized pool, air-conditioned cabins, and various athletic courts and fields. Campers actively explore their Orthodox faith and heritage, both through the daily camp program and through excursions to culturally and religiously significant sites throughout Greece. Excursions vary slightly between the two sessions and will include Ancient Olympia, Patra, Zakynthos, Kefallonia, Kerkyra, Aegina, and Athens. Each 20-day session is open to young people who have completed grades 8 through 12.
Ionian Village Spiritual Odyssey Pilgrimage
The Spiritual Odyssey program offers young adults the opportunity to intimately encounter our culture and faith through focused pilgrimages. Spiritual Odyssey is open to young adults between the ages of 19-28.
- Spiritual Odyssey Cyprus: June 1 – June 11, 2013
While in Cyprus, participants will experience our faith and culture first-hand, visiting sites where the Apostles once preached, also learning about the Cypriot struggle and ongoing division of the island. Participants will also explore the beautiful beaches, food, and culture of the island of Cyprus. Participants will then travel to Athens for the last two days to visit classic sites such as the Parthenon, have shopping time in Monastiraki, and view the classic changing of the guards.
Applications to be a part of our 2014 Summer Staff will be posted on our website on November 4, 2013.
For more information regarding any of our 2014 Summer programs, to apply to be a Staff, Medical, or Clergy Member, or to register for our ever-expanding Alumni Project please visit the Ionian Village website at www.ionianvillage.org.
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