The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the highly anticipated dates for Ionian Village’s 2024 summer programs. As a treasured tradition for young Orthodox Christians throughout the archdiocese, the Ionian Village continues to offer an immersive and transformative experience that connects participants to their faith, culture and heritage.
The 2024 summer programs will take place on the breathtaking campus located on the shores of Glyfa Beach, offering participants the opportunity to engage in a life-changing spiritual journey while exploring the rich history and the dynamic culture of the region. The program dates are as follows:
1. IV Next: Thursday June 6 – Monday June 17
2. Session 1 of summer camp: Tuesday June 25 to Sunday July 14
3. Session 2 of summer camp: Tuesday July 23 to Sunday August 11
Each session is carefully designed to foster spiritual growth, cultural awareness and lasting friendships among participants, strengthening their connection to their faith and heritage.
Marina Floratos, director of the Ionian Village, expressed her excitement for the upcoming programs, saying: “The Ionian Village is more than just a summer camp – it is a transformative experience that allows young Orthodox Christians to deepen their faith and develop a strong sense of community. We look forward to welcoming participants to the beautiful landscapes of Greece, where they will not only explore their spiritual journey, but also build connections that will last a lifetime.
The Ionian Village has been a beacon of faith and camaraderie for generations of young Greek Orthodox people, providing an environment where participants can explore their faith, develop their leadership skills and create treasured memories. Through a combination of religious education, cultural immersion and outdoor activities, Ionian Village encourages young adults to discover the profound beauty of their faith while fostering personal growth.
Applications for the 2024 Ionian Village summer programs will open in the coming months. To stay up to date and learn more about programs, visit the official Ionian Village website at www.ionianvillage.org.