Conference Details
Lodging, most meals and activities will occur at Camp Kern (, a beautiful YMCA facility located just 20 minutes by car from St. George Russian Orthodox Church.
Camp Kern’s address is 5291 State Route 350, Oregonia, Ohio 45054. Detailed directions are on their website.
Services and some meals will occur at St. George Russian Orthodox Church:
118 North Lebanon Rd., Loveland, Ohio 45140

Transportation to the conference
Each participant is responsible for their own transportation. There has often been a van (or two) going to the conference from Ann Arbor and the Chicago area. Contact Fr. Daniel (  or (513) 255-2648) or check our Facebook group for more details:

Registration at the start of the conference
Registration will be in Elk Lodge at Camp Kern from 3 to 4 p.m. on Friday, December 26. Activities will begin at 4:00 p.m. and include dinner on Friday evening.

Things to Bring – VERY IMPORTANT!
Each participant is responsible for their bringing their own sleeping bag, pillow, towels and toiletries!
Bring several changes of clothes appropriate for church (Dress shirts and pants for boys, skirts/dresses for girls). Bring work clothes for our volunteer project as well as warm clothes to be worn outside. Activities include rock wall climbing, a zip line and other outdoor adventures. Bring appropriate clothes and footwear. Depending on the weather, we may have a bon fire or go sledding. Bring a prayer book to help with preparation for Holy Communion. If you play a musical instrument – bring it along!

Things to leave at home
Electronic devices, except for cameras and cell phones. Alcohol and cigarettes are prohibited even if you are of legal age.

Online Registration Closed
Click here to download the registration form.
Click here to download the YMCA Camp Kern Waiver (All Participants).
Click here to download the consent and liability form for participants under 18 years old.