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‘Senior Camp Rocks’ Theme for 2018 Retreat held annually at Camp Hollis

Gathering around the campfire circle and watching the sun set over Lake Ontario is one of campers' favorite memories at Camp Hollis, the children's summer camp operated by the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau. The youth bureau is accepting applications for overnight and day camp sessions for the summer of 2018. Children ages 8 to 14 are eligible to attend the overnight camping sessions.

Gathering around the campfire circle and watching the sun set over Lake Ontario is one of campers' favorite memories at Camp Hollis, the children's summer camp operated by the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau. The youth bureau is accepting applications for overnight and day camp sessions for the summer of 2018. Children ages 8 to 14 are eligible to attend the overnight camping sessions.

OSWEGO TOWN – The Planning Committee for Senior Camp at Camp Hollis will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the conference room at the Oswego County Youth Bureau offices on Bunner Street. Senior Camp is a popular two-day retreat held twice each year at Camp Hollis located on the shores of Lake Ontario in Oswego Town.

Folks 50 years young and older, are invited to mark their calendars today and plan on taking part in this year’s Senior Camp events at beautiful Camp Hollis.

The planning committee is preparing great experiences and programs for the action-packed two days.

Dates for Senior Camp announced this week are Monday and Tuesday June 11 and 12, and Monday and Tuesday September 10 and 11.

The theme this year is “Senior Camp Rocks!”

Camp Hollis, a gem in Oswego County, sports 12 small cabins, a large recreation and dining building, a craft cabin, spacious fields and nature trails.

It is located on Health Camp Road along the southern shores of Great Lake Ontario in Oswego Town.

Many seniors attend year after year and look forward to getting together for fellowship and new learning experiences.

Veterans and newcomers alike cherish this time together.

Programming again this year will include special health and nature related activities, challenging games, joyous sing-alongs, and, fun arts and crafts.

Nutritious delicious food, beverages and snacks are provided too.

Thanks again this year to faithful, much appreciated sponsors, the cost is minimal for participants.

Event packages again this year will include the two-day overnight program for $20 with check-in at 8:30 a.m. Monday and check-out at 3 p.m. Tuesday; the daytime program is $10 a day or join for both days; or Monday only day and evening program for $12.50.

Registrations will be accepted beginning in May.

For more information, contact Fran Wadas at 315-343-2381 or 315-806-4256; or Sandy Davis, facilitator, at 315-532-0107.