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Who built Dainava?
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How did Dainava get its name?
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Camp Dainava

In 1950, the Lithuanian American Roman Catholic Federation (ARKLF) first discussed the idea of a summer campground for Lithuanian youth. In 1954, Dr. Adolfas Damušis was elected president of the Federation, and they began to raise funds in earnest to turn this idea into reality. In 1955, the proposed sale of a 226-acre farm near Manchester, Michigan came to the attention of Lithuanians living in the Detroit area. Through the dedication and generosity of many individuals, that farm was purchased in 1957 and Camp Dainava, as we know it, was born..... [Read More]

Who built Dainava?
March 9th, 2015UncategorizedCamp Dainava 0 Comments

As winter fades and we start to think about summer at Dainava, let’s take a minute and remember those whose hard work and dedication created our stovykla. As many of us know, Dr. Adolfas Damušis was instrumental in turning the idea of a summer camp ground for Lithuanian youth into reality. However, Dr. Damušis always […]

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