JOIN ME AT CAMP HOWARD THIS SUMMER!


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I’m not sure what could be more fun than spending time with you and your loved ones at Camp Howard this summer. As for me, I come to the office most days during the summer but stay at the camp in the evenings and parts of other days especially Fridays. It is a wonderful experience to be at the camp and breathe the great outdoor air. I would LOVE to share that with you!

Consider joining several of the staff and I for family camp July 31 – August 2, 2020 at Camp Howard. https://cyocamphoward.org/Layouts/evolved/Content.aspx?d=RehqjLdx3v1v43hsy7lfk%2bs3Y0h1XDUboIu9B1LISrU%3d

The reason I encourage family camp is that it is a great way for parents to check out the camp, initiate your children in the wonderful aspects of camping, and get a sense of what the camp and the people are all about. You will truly not be sorry!

Family camp is a great time for good conversations, rest, relaxation (we cook for you) and family fun. You sleep together in a cabin and enjoy watching your children participate in fun camp activities. There are also campfire talent shows where you and your family can come up with a talent act to do together.

Camp Howard is an ACA (American Camping Association) accredited camp with high standing in the camping industry. Please join us for the summer of 2020!

All Saints Crowned CYO 8th Grade Volleyball Champions


November 17, 2018 Eighth Grade Girls Spike Championships

All Saints, Coach: JodyJust, Colleen O’Bryant, Players: Olivia,Sofia, Ava, Logan, Shannon, Sarah, Molly

Valley Catholic,  Coach: Tiffany Zwick, Players: Dipai, Trisha, Naima, Frances, Aathira, Liana, Ceanna, Sophie, Aditi, Sophia

Scores:

Set 1: 25 – 21 All Saints

Set 2: 15 – 10 All Saints

Game Highlights: Two great teams with very developedskills.  We will see several of these girls on future area high school teams. All Saints had the edge with their height and depth.  Valley Catholic however, kept them on the ropes the entire game.  Great job to both teams!

The New Face of CYO Youth Football


Youth participation is up by nearly 150 participants for the first time in 10 years as CYO moves to implement a new design for youth football replacing Tackle with flag while dressed in full uniform.

This new formula is nothing new to CYO as the third and fourth grade program operated the same way for many years.  Today 1st grade through 6th graders in the CYO program play a modified “no tackle” game with variations at each grade level.

Scott Kneefel is the CYO Director of youth football http://www.cyocamphoward.org

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CYO Basketball Championships 3rd Grade Boys St. John Fisher vs St. Pius X


March 4, 2018

3rd Grade Boys City Championship

Visiting Team: St. Pius X (Black)

Coaches: Tony Dabbs, Loren Hotchkiss

Players: Kayden, Andrew, Nicolas, Nathan, William, Cole, Michael, Finbarr, Tyler, Quade, Jackson, Shay, Benjamin

 

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Home Team: St. John Fisher

Coach(s): Joe Connell, (Camp Howard Counselor) Patrick Proctor

Players: Logan, Isaac, Gabriel, Nolan, Ramy, Spencer, Connor, Oliver, Casen, Carter

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Scores:

Q1: 9-7 St. Pius X

Q2: 17 – 9 St. John Fisher

Q3: 25 – 19 St. John Fisher

Q4: 33 – 31 St. Pius X

Game Highlights:

Quarter one both teams came out to quick start and the lead changed a couple of times the quarter ended 7-9 St. Pius X.  The second quarter, St. John Fisher found their pace and with a minute left, led 17 – 9.

With 47 seconds left in the game, St Pius came within 2 points 30 – 28 SJF.  St. Pius stole the ball with under 12 and scored to tie 30 – 30.  The game went into overtime.  The crowd went wild!

SJF scored one on a bonus shot.  St. Pius scored 2 more to take it to 33 – 30 St. Pius X.   SJF scored one more point on a bonus making the score 33 – 31 St. Pius X.

Final: St. Pius X 33 – 31 in a barn burner!

“Join me for an Evening of Camaraderie and Philanthropy”


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CYO/Camp Howard Champions of Faith Benefit Dinner October 17, 2017

“Join me for an Evening of Camaraderie and Philanthropy”

CYO/Camp Howard needs your support for our annual fundraising dinner! I invite you to experience a fun-filled evening of camaraderie and philanthropy:

  • Visit with friends, sport coaches and community leaders
  • Meet the Portland Catholic Community
  • Enjoy an inspiring keynote speech by Nick Robertson, a true sports icon
  • Collectively fund scholarships to ensure our youth can participate in CYO and Camp Howard Programs

Register Now!

To register, sponsor or donate, visit our website. View our 15 second commercial or video that illustrates how the Dinner funds help families in our community. See our dinner flyer for a quick overview.

 

Blessings to you!

Sister Krista

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At Camp Howard, Youth Leaders Make ALL the Difference!


The youth leaders at Camp Howard for the summer session 2017 have been one of the very best teams of leaders in my 20 years with the camp.  Their development as individuals, willingness to work with one another, ability to lead and inspire have been the ingredients that have made this one of the best seasons on record.

IMG_6511ABOVE Left to Right: Ally Oser, Anna O’Boyle, Natalie Nielsen, Anthony Cioeta, Anna McLean and Lizzy Brown make up the Unit Leaders with Anna McLean being the overall youth leader for 2017 as Program Director.

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ABOVE: Ally Oser, Lizzy Brown, Anna McLean, Natalie Nielsen, Anthony Cioeta.

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ABOVE: Shawna King (Asst. Camp Director), Shelby Dunn (CIT Director), Ally Oser, Lizzy Brown (Unit Directors)

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ABOVE: Sr. Michael Francine (Camp Assistant), Nora Gravengaard (Camp Director), Shawna King (Asst. Camp Director)

 

Camp Howard Updates Paintball and Laser Tag


April 12, 2017 CYO/CH…The lasertag and paintball courses have been redone at Camp Howard this winter by Ashtien King, Assistant to the Property Director.  Ashtien is no stranger to either sport and has put his own personal touch on the stations.

The Paintball range has moved to a location below Aldergrove Unit which will be exciting for the kids.

A new laser tag shed is under construction to store the materials in during the summer.  Campers age 11 and up are eligible to participate in the laser tag program at Camp Howard.

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Above: Laser tag arena at Camp Howard has new areas to hide behind this year.

CYO Track and Field 2017


It all began today with somewhere around 1800 participants signed up to compete around the Greater Portland area including Clark County, WA.  Before we know it, the four short weeks of meets will be over and we will find ourselves in the championships!  With the inclusion of Roadrunners (grades 3&4) in two regional meets with finals heading to the Meet of Champions, it proved to be very exciting for all.  This year CYO will be introducing medals for the championships across the board.  CYO is introducing the new Cadet medals for 2017.  Roadrunner and Cubs will receive the standard CYO Track and Field Medals which will be exciting for them as well.

Good luck this season to all participants.  See you at the Meet of Champions!

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CYO 5th Grade Girls BXB Championships Oregon


Madeleine (White)

Coaches: Brenda Baumgart & Kelli Sullivan

Gillian, Lucy, Celine, Emma, Nancy, Eloise, Alice, Mallory, Catherine, Madison, Karson

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Holy Trinity (Red)

Coaches: Chris Hicks & Anh Khoa Nguyen

Players: Lauren, Siena, Mikayla, Majorie, Kendra, Lauryn, Kyla, Adrienne, Mackenzie, Taniyah, Evelyn

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The Madeleine scored four points in the first 5 minutes of the game and held Holy Trinity scoreless until the last minute and 20 seconds when Holy Trinity scored their first hoop.  At the end of the first quarter, it was Madeleine 8 Holy Trinity 2.

As the second half opened, Holy Trinity added four more points in the first two minutes to come within two.  The height on the Holy Trinity team especially Kendra #42 was a factor under the basket and she wasn’t shy going for the rebounds.

With less than 2 minutes left in the game, Holy Trinity went ahead 19-10, holding the Madeleine to 2 free throws the second quarter of the game.

The third quarter, after pep talks by both coaches, saw both teams with a renewed surge of energy.  Holy Trinity finished the quarter with 13 new points and Madeleine 2 for a quarter ending score of 32 – 14 Holy Trinity.

The Holy Trinity defense forced Madeleine to take perimeter shots while the Holy Trinity team was able to break through for inside shots and most often obtain the rebound for the second and third try.  When Madeleine did get it to the inside they were not able to convert.  This write believes that the height factor for next year’s sixth grade girls will make a big difference!

Game Final: Holy Trinity 42, Madeleine 17