By Bro. Joseph Lockwood, SDB (Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club – San Francisco, CA) – On June 20th around 100 boys and girls (along with the club staff) loaded three buses at Salesian Boys’ and Girls’ Club, San Francisco to travel to Camp St. Francis, Aptos, CA for days of fun, excitement and adventure. The camp day began around 8:30Read more
By Karen E. Krynen (Bosco Tech – Rosemead, CA) – Many thanks to the golfers, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the 27th Annual Bosco Tech Golf Classic on July 15 a very successful event. Held at the Montebello Golf Course, the tournament drew golfers for a fun day of competition and camaraderie. Through the generous support of many alumniRead more
By Bro. James Nam Nguyen, SDB (San Luis Rey Parish – Laredo, TX) – Camp San Luis Rey in Laredo, Texas concluded its second week of summer camp this past Friday, July 15th. The theme for this year is “Be Who You Want To Be” based off the recent Disney movie “Zootopia.” There are a total of 226 young peopleRead more
By Diego Buenrostro (Camp Counselor) (St. Dominic Savio Church, Bellflower) – Welcome to the first week of Camp Savio! We are overjoyed to have about 328 children attend our summer camp this year. We, the counselors, are thankful to the parents who are trusting us with the job of giving their little angels a fun and safe summer. Overview ofRead more
(Bellflower, CA) – The Salesians of Don Bosco have appointed Dennis Mulhaupt, as president of the 76-year-old all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school. Mulhaupt succeeds Paul Escala, who served in that position since 2010, and will assume the role immediately in preparation for the upcoming academic year. “We are delighted to have Dennis join the St. John Bosco High SchoolRead more
By JC Montenegro (Salesian Volunteers, CA) – It could be said that the Salesian volunteers started back in the time when Don Bosco started his ministry with the young. The Salesian cooperators took upon themselves the mission of Don Bosco, to form good Christians and honest citizens. Later on, the volunteer program as we know it today started globally inRead more
Camp Savio Counselor Training Week (June 26th-July 2nd): 270 Teenagers sacrificing their summer vacation to serve!
By Dianna Rodriguez – Head Camp Counselor of Media (Bellflower, CA) – Over 270 teenagers have decided to spend their summer serving the kids living around the St. Dominic Savio parish. Many people are in disbelief by the amount of volunteers we have at Camp Savio and think we are crazy to keep so many teenagers in one place. AsRead more