J A K U B A N Y R E U N I O N
- J A K U B A N Y R E U N I O N
September 10 - 12, 2004
The plans for the reunion are taking shape. I thank Ann Skapura
and Ron Cieslak for their suggestions. You will be pleased with
At this time the brochure about the camp is being updated and
not available. You can view pictures of the site at www.acrod.org
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Jakubany/ (You have to join the
Group at Yahoo to look at the photos in the latter website. Once
member, click on Photos and look for Camp Nazareth photo
album.) Keep in
mind that this is mainly a youth camp. It will be necessary to
your own bedding: Sheets, Blankets, Pillow. If this will be a
please let me know. Parents will be responsible for their
The camp can accommodate up to approximately 150
individuals8 cabins of
16 persons each. Mercer PA is located off I-80 and 4 miles west
A map of the area will be provided with particulars.
For overflow of participants there are hotels/motels and camping
the area [I am in the process of obtaining brochures on these].
accommodations will be set up, of course, will depend on the
attending. There are no hook-ups for camping vehicles. If you
camper it can be parked in the area of the camp. It is situated on
acres of rolling, wooded terrain. The suggestion of the camp
administrator is to have men and women in separate cabins
[depending on ages] located in a separate cabin with a
chaperone to be
v On site: 1) recently dedicated wooden church fashioned on
Slovakia 2) junior Olympic pool [we will have to provide a
lifeguard] 3) the main lodge with modern kitchen and space for
and meetings 4) Tennis court 5) Softball Field 6) Basketball
Volleyball 8) Hiking Trails 9) Horseshoes 10) Miniature Golf
a full bath house.
It is intended to be a Friday evening, all day Saturday, and
morning event. I am aware that there may be individuals who
attending locally from the western PA and eastern OH areas
who may wish
to attend only on Saturday. This, however, will have to be worked
pricethe cost per day for lodging is $25 per day which includes
[extra if ethnic food is included].
Meals can be provided by camp personnel [which is catered].
our ethnic food is prepared for Saturday afternoon this can be
one of two sources and there would be an additional charge.
My questions to you are:
1) What is your snail mail address
2) Will young children be attending; if so, their ages
3) Preference for ethnic food or catered [American] food for
4) What will you be expecting from this reunion
5) Would you be attending the full weekend; if not what days
6) Would someone be able to assist as a lifeguard, if needed.
7) Any, questions or suggestions are welcome.
Any questions you may have should be sent to me via my email
Or by snail mail to 234 Charles NE Warren OH 44483.
Tentatively, the itinerary for the weekend:
v Friday afternoon and evening check in and socializing
v Saturday: Breakfast at the lodge; Lunch through the supper
ethnic food is served [I am hoping that there will be enough
socializing, genealogy discussions among everyone --
specific time for lunch and the meal will be available through
v In the evening a bonfire [vatra] and wiener roast
v Sunday services at the new church with brunch following.
Reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis
beginning JANUARY 15, 2004.
It will be my pleasure to meet all of you and it is my hope that you
have a very enjoyable time.
Eveline M Blanar
234 Charles NE
Warren OH 44483