Since the closing of Camp St. Andrew was announced in early October, I have heard from many people around the Diocese of Scranton and beyond as they share stories of their camp memories, the grief they are feeling, and their willingness to step up and find a way to support keeping Camp St. Andrew viable for current and future generations.
The Camp St. Andrew experience is a significant part of the fabric of Northeast Pennsylvania, crossing generations, towns and denominations.
Please consider attending the 10 a.m. Mass Sunday at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave. in Scranton in a visible show of thanksgiving for what the Camp St. Andrew/Project Hope experience means to you. Please wear a Camp St. Andrew/Project Hope t-shirt.
To be clear, this is not a demonstration or a protest. The intent is to show Bishop Bambera we care about what happens to this priceless resource that sits on the hill overlooking Oxbow Lake and that we are willing to be a part of a community effort to support Camp St. Andrew in hopes it reopens in some form for its 76th year.
Bernadette (Bernie) Kozlowski
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