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A place of gathering

The Farm

Welcome to Spójnia Farm. The Farm, first established in 1929 has served as a dairy farm, creamery serving Northeast Pennsylvania, a place of employment, and the base for a summer youth encampment. It is currently operated as a horse farm and riding stable.

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Heathy minds, bodies, and souls.

The Retreat Center

The Retreat and Recreation Center includes modern dormitory accommodations, a commons area, is air conditioned, and includes a coffee bar, high speed internet connectivity, and a state-of-the-art audio/visual system.

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Grow in maturity, togetherness and faith

A Peaceful Place

Ustronie was Bishop Francis Hodur's get-away. It is where he went for solitary prayer, study, and work. It is where he welcomed many trying to find their way and where he offered them comfort and solace.

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The Farm

Welcome to Spójnia Farm. The Farm, first established in 1929 has served as a dairy farm, creamery serving Northeast…

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Ustronie (A Peaceful Place)

Ustronie, literally translated as “the secluded place,” was Bishop Francis Hodur’s get-away. It is where he went for solitary…

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The Retreat Center

The Bishop Hodur Retreat & Recreation Center is the ideal location for the Kurs Camp. The Center holds: Modern dormitory facilities…

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Who We Are

Camp Kurs is operated by the Polish National Catholic Church’s Young Men’s Society of the Resurrection. It is a week-long Christian residential camp in Waymart, Pennsylvania (the foothills of the Poconos). Camp is open to youth ages 8 to 17. Camp Kurs is a place of spiritual and personal growth, a place where independent and collaborative thought and action are developed and supported. Most of all, it is a place of joyful experience.

Our Courses

An Amazing Program

A Program Fostering Growth and Maturity

Our camp programs are designed to develop growth and maturity. Youth attending camp are assisted in developing their maturity in faith, responsibility, enjoyment, sport, and inter-personal interaction. Key elements in each day’s schedule include: Group exercise; Performance of shared chores such as cleaning, maintenance, and food service; Holy Mass; Study/Lecture; Free time for swimming, sports, or just relaxation; Group/Team activities; and so much more. Each day includes a themed dinner and evening activities concluded by Compline/Night prayer.

Academics News

12 February
Family Day at Spojnia Farm and July 4th Independence Day Celebration 2024

Join us on Independence Day 2024 for a celebration at Spojnia Farm. The Most Rev. Dr. Anthony…

18 November
KURS 2024

Kurs 2024 will be nine days, July 4, 2024 through July 13, 2024. Stay tuned for updates…

26 June
2023 Drop-off / Pick-up Information

Check-in begins July 1st at 9:30am at the camp. We will take a break at 11am for…

Register for Kurs Online

Register for this year's Kurs Camp right here.