Biographies

Rev Colleen Irwin
Rev. Colleen Irwin is a natural born Medium and author of "Discovering Your Stream" which is the first in a series of books she is publishing on a variety of Spiritual topics. She has served in Erie PA, Norfolk VA, throughout the Western New York region including serving on the Lily Dale stage as a Speaker and Medium. A Spiritual being having a human experience as a Blogger, Mother, Friend, Mentor, Healer, Psychic/Medium, & a former REALTOR living in Rochester, New York with her husband George.  She is the President of the Reformed Spiritualist Church in Niagara Falls NY and leads a Development Circle at Plymouth Spiritual Church in Rochester NY. Colleen is also a volunteer Docent sharing the experiences of Susan B. Anthony to visitors of the Susan B. Anthony House.

Becky Grant
Becky dedicates her time helping those in their awakening process. She hosts several Psychic/Healing fairs throughout the year to promote community and Spiritual connection. In 1996 she received her Reiki Master/Teacher attunement and discovered new avenues in which to help others. She practices other transformative healing modalities, such as Hypnotherapy, Intention Tuners, Cellular Memory Removal, and IET. Becky travels Internationally utilizing her inner guidance to activate her student’s innate healing and Spiritual capabilities. With over 30 years experience communicating with Spirit, she still considers herself a student of life and is always searching new avenues with which to explore and learn. Becky feels that uplifting acts of kindness are a way of creating positive energy and experiences. Given her penchant for being busy she assists where she can in promoting Spiritualism. She currently owns and operates Soul Intentions, is a board member of MSSAC, is the Secretary for Camp Etna Spiritualist Camp. She is a former President and Program Director for Temple Heights Spiritual Camp.

Dee Powers
Dee has been studying and working with plants, herbs, and flowers most of her life. Her grandparents played a significant role in her learning of plants and herbs. She is in my 2nd year of a 3 year Herb Apprenticeship, and has been attending Herb and Plant Conferences since the early 90's, taking workshops from many wonderful herbalists. Dee is a Master Gardener and has been working as a Floral Designer for over 25 years after receiving her floral education in Norton, Ma. She has always thought of plants, flowers, herbs, as her friends.  While being a very active "Plant Person", she has always been interested in the healing arts. During the 90's she began her journey into the Healing Arts, beginning with Reiki, she went on to take a year long course in Polarity Therapy, and a 2 1/2 year Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Program. She traveled extensively learning additional skills for helping people with Peri and Prenatal Birth Trauma. She also has additional training assisting people resolve the effects of stress and trauma in their mind, body and spiritual systems.

Colleen Irwin

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 Camp Etna   A spiritual summer camp run by the Etna Spiritualist Association

  August 1- August 7


Colleen Irwin

10:00-4:00PM Private Readings with Colleen, Call 716-310-4754 for an appointment
$50 Half Hour $100 Hour


Thursday 8/1/19
7PM - 9PM Writing with Spirit $25
Bring a notebook and a pen and we will be spending time writing with Spirit.   If you are working on a particular piece you are struggling with bring that.  In the supportive environment we will talk about:

  • The importance of keeping a journal
  • Ways to clear your mind to open up to the creativity
  • The importance of intentions
  • Techniques to make writing easier
  • What is automatic writing


Friday 8/2/19
9AM - 9:30 AM Meditation Free
A gentle guided meditation to start your day out positively.    Let go of any stress and negativity for this session and see how quickly you feel calm and in control.

4:30 - 6:30PM Rock Painting Free with Becky Grant
It's a simple act of kindness that makes a big impact in our communities and brightens the days of strangers — one colorful rock at a time.  Looking for a creative and relaxing way to spend your Friday evening? Grab several of your friends and enjoy an evening of painting and community building at Camp Etna Spiritualist Camp. If you have that favorite/perfect rock(s) please bring it with you!  We will be creating several rocks ~ one to keep and others to share with friends and the Camp Etna neighborhood! What's Provided:  ALL supplies will be provided: rocks, paint, brushes and mod podge to seal your final masterpieces! **If you have any of the above materials you would like to donate; it is appreciated.  What You Can Expect?

  • Community building
  • Family and kid-friendly
  • Lots of Laughs
  • Accessible for all ages and skill levels


7PM - 9PM Message Circle $20 with Colleen Irwin
The guest medium gives 10-12 minute readings to participants. If more than 12-15 people attend the Circle, a backup medium will be available. This is usually done with attendees sitting in a circle. Please pay at the door. No advance tickets. All are welcome.

Saturday 8/3/19
10AM - 5PM Developing your Personal Platform Style $75
It can be overwhelming to stand up in front of a group to deliver messages.   This day long workshop will work through those issues and help you develop your own personal style to give you the confidence to deliver messages from Spirit in any setting.   We will cover:

  • The variety of delivery methods - direct, indirect, billet
  • How being yourself is half the battle
  • How to engage the audience
  • Importance of connection to Spirit and your routine
  • Understanding that words have power
  • Removing fear from the equation
  • Improve your delivery by direct coaching from Colleen


7PM - 12AM Paranormal Experience; The Investigator's Way $40
This is a chance to experience Camp Etna in a different way. Come and learn how to do a paranormal investigation with live equipment and seasoned investigators.   We will start the evening with a description of what we are looking for, types of ghosts, how to go about investigations, the dos and don'ts; legal pitfalls not seen on TV.  There will be pictures and EVPs demonstrations from past  investigations I have done.  Then we will walk the grounds of Camp Etna with our equipment to see what Camp Etna has to offer.  This is a late evening; ending at midnight.

Sunday 8/4/19
1PM - 5PM Effective Development Circles $35
We all hear about the importance of being part of Development Circle.   Not everyone has one readily available to them.   Perhaps you have thought of starting one and don't know where to begin.   This workshop is for you!   This workshop is also for you if you are a member of one or are leading one as well. We will cover:

  • Effective Development Circle structure
  • Why you should start your own
  • Keeping a circle focused
  • The importance of returning to the basics
  • Exercises to use, list of topics you should be discussing
  • Tools to have in your toolbox


Monday 8/5/19
9AM - 9:30 AM Meditation Free
A gentle guided meditation to start your day out positively.    Let go of any stress and negativity for this session and see how quickly you feel calm and in control.

7PM - 9PM Message Circle $20 with Colleen Irwin
The guest medium gives 10-12 minute readings to participants. If more than 12-15 people attend the Circle, a backup medium will be available. This is usually done with attendees sitting in a circle. Please pay at the door. No advance tickets. All are welcome.

Tuesday 8/6/19
5PM - 6:30PM Let's Make a Smudge Bundle $10 with Dee Powers
In this workshop we will sit in a talking circle - several different plant allies will be available to make smudge bundles - Lots of good conversation & a journey with the plants that choose us. Take home your bundle  to continue your relationship with the plants.

7PM - 9PM The Power of Intention $25 with Colleen Irwin
In this workshop we will talk about intention and how we can create a greater and more purposeful life in doing so.   We will talk about:

  • How to let go of things that we cannot control
  • Setting intentions for the life we want
  • Giving ourselves room for failure and learn from it
  • Letting go of how it will happen and the importance of gratitude along our journey
  • The importance of keeping a journal


Wednesday 8/7/19
9AM - 9:30 AM Meditation Free with Colleen Irwin
A gentle guided meditation to start your day out positively.    Let go of any stress and negativity for this session and see how quickly you feel calm and in control.

7PM - 9PM Message Circle $20 with Colleen Irwin
The guest medium gives 10-12 minute readings to participants. If more than 12-15 people attend the Circle, a backup medium will be available. This is usually done with attendees sitting in a circle. Please pay at the door. No advance tickets. All are welcome.