Recently, Catholic Charities of Oswego County’s CYO program made a field trip to Camp Hollis as part of its summer activities programs. Participants were able to enjoy baseball, the playground and many more activities at the camp.
Picturesque Camp Hollis will host another workshop this fall for all interested writers. Whether you want to work on a great American novel or want to create poetry, this event will have plenty of helpful hints.
For more than two decades, he helped young campers enjoy a “homerun experience” at Camp Hollis. Vicki Mather and Jane Murphy, who were the catalysts who got Friends of Camp Hollis started many years ago, were also honored.
That’s write. They’re doing it again. A cluster of writers has scheduled a workshop at Camp Hollis on the Lake Ontario’s shore in Oswego Town for June 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be hosted and facilitated by Mary Slimmer, Jim Farfaglia and June MacArthur, the guest writer. The trio presented a well-received writers’ workshop at the camp last fall which prompted them to conduct another this spring.
“Camp Hollis is a landmark for Oswego County. It really is. I am glad to be a part of it,” says Brandon Morey. There are certain things that make a camp a camp and should never be changed, never ever, he said, adding he hopes to continue and enhance Camp Hollis’ tradition for many years to come.
A cluster of writers has scheduled an event at Camp Hollis on the Lake Ontario shore in Oswego Town for Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. â€œRelaxation, Reflection and Writingâ€ will give participants the time to express themselves through words.
Oswego County children and their families have enjoyed the beautiful lakeshore setting at Camp Hollis since 1946. Now, thanks to an Oswego Eagle Scout, they have 15 brand new picnic tables upon which to enjoy their outdoor meals.
Families who want to learn more about Camp Hollis are invited to an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 23. Parents and children can tour the camp, visit sleeping cabins, meet the staff and enjoy samples of camp activities. The camp is located on Lakeshore Road in the Town of Oswego.
When was the last time you went camping with a bunch of people that you didnâ€™t know? Where men bunked down in half the cabins and the women stayed in the other half, talking about the men. Or maybe not, but you know the women will be talking, making new friends or showing photos of their grandchildren or volunteer work they do. Well, maybe the men will too.
Senior Camp at Camp Hollis is having all this and more June 7 and 8. There will be plenty of food and drink for two days, beside hang gliding talk and demo, a visit by the Hawk Junior Aviators (small flying planes flown by a high school club), a sing-along at the campfire during the evening, and cards and board games if youâ€™re still energetic before bed.