Fanari Camp 2018 Amazon Wish List

Please, help support FANARI CAMP, as we strive to provide the most dynamic program and enrich the lives of our Metropolis youth, all while being budget conscious. You can help us to grow this ministry with your generous donation!

New this year, is our Amazon Wish List, with a variety of supplies for our four-week summer camping program. Whether it be our daily sessions, evening activities, office needs or outdoor fun, browse our list and see if there’s anything that you would like to help donate, to make our wishes come true! Share our Wish List with your family, friends, or fellow Fanari alumni, who might like to make a difference by supporting this ministry.

STEP 1- Log into/Sign up for your Amazon.com account (or use smile.amazon.com to donate to your favorite charity, ie., St. Iakovos Retreat Center)

STEP 2- Click “Account & Lists” and select “Find a Gift or Registry” on the left

STEP 3- Under “Your Friends” search “Fanari Camp” and you should find our “Fanari Camp Wish List”

STEP 4- At Checkout, click on our “‘St. Iakovos Retreat Center/Fanari’s Gift Registry Address” and your donation will be sent directly to us with the address provided

STEP 5- Then you can either send us a” Gift Message”, which is printed on the receipt or send us an email at fanari.camp@gmail.com, and let us know who you are and what you donated, so that we can thank you!

We thank you in advance for your consideration and for supporting Fanari Camp through your generous donation.

 

Fanari Camp 2018 Medical Staff

Fanari Camp is looking for volunteers to give of their time and talents to join our Medical Staff this summer! If you, or someone you know, is a licensed Medical Professional, (Doctor, PA, Nurse, NP, EMT) and interested in giving a week to Fanari Camp and our children, please, click on the link below to complete the application.

Fanari Camp Medical Staff Application

The 2018 Fanari Camp dates at The St. Iakovos Retreat Center are as follows: Staff Orientation: June 1-2
SESSION 1: June 17-23
SESSION 2: June 24-30
SESSION 3: July 8-14
SESSION 4: July 15-21

Message from the Directors

Dear Fanari Family,
As most of you have learned and experienced by now, we had significant issues with our online registration company Campdoc right from the onset. Given the amount of calls and emails we have received, we fully understand the frustration and angst this has caused. From the offices here at the Metropolis, we have done all we can do to rectify the situation. We have been in constant contact with the tech team at Campdoc regarding this matter. Some things are just not within our control. We know that will be of little consolation to your child’s desire to come to camp to be with their friends on the week they desire. 


There has been much discussion regarding canceling the registration and restarting the process. Understand, that would be a monumental task to accomplish. Most of you know the Steering Committee does all it can to make your child’s experience the best we can offer. Even with the issues we have today, we are still committed to accomplishing that. We will be working through the day and possibly the night to straighten out all we can.
All we ask from you is to be patient and continue to follow whatever directions have been conveyed to you by the Staff.


The Fanari Camp Program, has for over 40 years, provided a special environment to meet the needs and desires of our campers. While some my be disappointed that they will be unable to attend a particular session planned with friends, it is our hope that another session will provide the opportunity to make new friends. As we begin Great and Holy Lent, we can only forgive those who unknowingly caused some of you to be discouraged, and pray that above all, our Christian Love will spread no matter what session you attend.


In Christ’s Service,
Rev. Dn. Chris Avramopoulos & Mr. Nick Kirkeles

Co-Directors
Fanari Camp

CampDoc website overload

CampDoc is experiencing higher than usual activity on the application and it is causing great slowness. Their development team is currently hard at work, attempting to make sure that everything is up and running shortly. We have been working with CampDoc since regitration opened at 12pm. We understand your frustration and concern and hope to have this situation rectified as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience.

TODAY IS THE DAY!!!

FANARI CAMP 2018 Registration opens at 12pm TODAY!

If you are a new participant, the link to register for Fanari Camp will go live at 12pm on our website at  Fanari.org, under the registration tab. If you are waiting on the website, please, make sure you refresh the page at 12pm, as we will not open the registration link that gets you to our CampDoc registration, until then. Unfortunately, there is no way to create a new account before the registration goes live. All new campers must go through the registration link on FANARI.ORG.

If you are a past camper and have already established a Fanari Camp CampDoc account from a previous year, you may go to CampDoc.com and enter your email and password to begin your registration at 12pm. REMINDER: Although registration fills up quickly, we strongly suggest signing up for the wait list of your preferred session, if you see that it is full. We do our best to move campers up from the wait list within a few weeks.

For questions or technical support in helping you access your online account, call Campdoc at 734-636-1000 or email support@campdoc.com For questions regarding Fanari Camp and registration, please contact the Metropolis Youth Office at 312-337-4130 or email fanari.camp@gmail.com.

ONE MORE DAY!!!

ARE YOU READY?!?! We’re 1 day away from our FANARI CAMP Registration launch!!! Here are some important reminders:

  • REGISTRATION LINK: Our registration will go live on FANARI.ORG @ 12pm on Tuesday, March 6th. If you are waiting on our website, you will need to refresh the page @12pm, to be able to click on the link that we will provide, which will get you to the online registration.
  • WAIT LIST: When a session is full, registration will automatically close for that week. You may choose to be put on a WAIT LIST AND/OR choose to attend another session. It is recommended that if you are put on a wait list for the session you prefer, go ahead and also register for your 2nd choice, as well. As spaces become available, you will be notified by email and we will begin moving campers off the wait list.
  • NEW CAMPER: If you have already established a Campdoc.com account from a previous camper in your family, but you are adding a new child this year, after you log in, select a session and pay for your CURRENT camper first. You will then click on “+ New Participant”  in the left column, for each new camper in your family and register them one at a time. This will be the same procedure for NEW families, registering more than one child. Unfortunately, it is not possible to open a new account or add a new participant, until our registration goes live on March 6th.
  • REGISTRATION PAYMENT: To avoid any credit card disputes or confusion, please, make note that payments made through CampDoc.com will display on your account statement as DOCNETWORK LLC, the CampDoc.com parent company name. You will receive a confirmation email from Campdoc, once a payment is made. Please, check your spam folder, to make sure you receive it.
  • CONTACT: For any questions about Fanari Camp or our online Registration, please email the Director of Registration at fanari.camp@gmail.com or call Dn. Chris Avramopoulos at the Metropolis Youth Office at 312-337-4130.  For any technical questions concerning or navigating your online registration on Campdoc.com, please call 734-636-1000 or email support@campdoc.com.

 

One week countdown to Fanari 2018!!!

It’s time for another transformative summer together! Only 1 week until Fanari Camp 2018 Registration opens on Tuesday, March 6, at 12:00pm. Go to FANARI.ORG now, to familiarize yourself with registration, scholarships and so much more!

PRICE: $500 per child/$100 IS NON-REFUNDABLE. You will have two options for payment at registration: 1.) PAY IN FULL  or 2.) SET UP A MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN, which you have the option to run through JULY 21ST. 

SCHOLARSHIPS: Through a generous yearly grant from Leadership 100, and various parish organizations, our Metropolis has been able to offer a number of need-based full and partial summer camp scholarships, to defray registration costs to campers of families in financial need. THIS YEAR WE HAVE AN ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. Go to Fanari.org and click on “Registration” for more information and the link to apply, before registration opens!

In addition, GAMA (Greek American Motorcycle Association) is proud to offer 4 camper scholarships to attend Fanari Camp for campers attending Session 2 ONLY, the week of June 24-June 30, 2018. The $500 scholarship offsets all registration costs to attend Fanari. THIS IS NOT A NEED BASED SCHOLARSHIP. IT IS OPEN FOR ANYONE ATTENDING SESSION 2 OF FANARI CAMP TO APPLY. Go to Fanari.org for more information and the link to apply.

NEW CAMPER: If you have already established a Campdoc.com account from a previous camper in your family, but you are adding a new child this year, after you log in, select a session and pay for your CURRENT camper, you will then click on “+ New Participant”  in the left column, for each new camper in your family and register them one at a time. This will be the same procedure for NEW families, registering more than one child. Unfortunately, it is not possible to open a new account before our Registration launch on March 6th.

CONTACT: For any questions about Fanari Camp or our online Registration, please email the Director of Registration at fanari.camp@gmail.com or call Dn. Chris Avramopoulos at the Metropolis Youth Office at 312-337-4130.  For any technical questions concerning your online registration on Campdoc.com, please call 734-636-1000 or email support@campdoc.com.

We’re looking forward to another Spirit filled summer at Fanari Camp, building friendships and faith, as one family in Christ.