While a murky forecast for the 2020 summer camping season was expected with the unknowns surrounding COVID-19, organizations that operate day and overnight camps for Ontario youth never thought a similar script would play out a year later.

Published in Canada
August 26, 2020

Camp anchors online

The sun glistens across the calming blue water of Lake Erie. A bronze Mass bell rings loudly. Dozens of young girls soar out of cabins to enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast before engaging in hiking, drama, sports, crafts and, at the end of the day, a roaring campfire.

Published in Youth Speak News

Learning about God’s profound love in seminars and small groups, experiencing Christ during eucharistic adoration and dancing to worship tunes are among the joys traditionally experienced at an Ignite Camp.

Published in Canada

Discussions on how Camp Vincent would operate as this year of pandemic turned into summer became a moot point once the province of Ontario took the decision out of operators’ hands.

Published in Canada

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Boys on the sideline of the football practice field at Cretin-Derham Hall High School this summer fell silent one afternoon as they waited for the football camp’s afternoon session to start.

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There was one important lesson my friends Matthew Remedios and Monika Cyfko learned while volunteering at our parish’s summer camp — youth need this kind of bonding and faith experience all year round.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Amos Lee couldn’t get enough of summer camp.

Published in Canada

It’s a family tradition.

When I was hired as a camp counsellor earlier this year I expected the job to come with great rewards and great challenges. I didn’t expect one of the challenges would force me to actually grow in my Christian life.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Summer camp is often considered a childhood rite of passage, but for many families the outdoor experience is unaffordable. Camp Ozanam for boys and Marygrove Camp for girls helps fill this void.

This summer children at Camp Vincent can cast off the shackles of life and spend a week living as superheroes.

Published in Features

Packing your child up and shipping them off to camp away from everything familiar might be one of the most lasting gifts a parent can give a child.

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Over the past 48 years, generations of teens have been introduced to their faith at Teen Ranch Canada. Ann Stevens, who is now in charge of staff development at the Caledon, Ont., ranch and a former camper herself, is one of these people. She was 13 years old when she and her sister first came to the Christian camp in the early 1970s.

Published in Features
March 20, 2015

Summer Camps

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The Catholic Register is proud to present its 2015 special feature on summer camps. Parents can learn about which camps to send their kids to and the memories that their children will have when they attend camp. The Register covered outdoor, day and residential camps. Our special pullout feature came out in the Mar. 22 print and digital editions.

LONDON, Ont. - Despite the winter winds howling outside, youth ministry specialist Dan Moynihan and his team are busy preparing to welcome hundreds of high school students to camp this summer.

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