Youth Camp Opportunities

Extreme Camp – Current 6-8th grade youth can deepen their faith in Christ and the Catholic faith. Three camps offered at Big Sandy Camp on Big Sandy Lake near McGregor.  Fr. John Paul Knopik will serve at the camp being offered June 16-20th. For more information, visit  Registration is due by May 1.

Catholic Youth Camp – is also located on Big Sandy Lake, north of McGregor, Minnesota. CYC offers traditional camp activities with a Catholic twist. Week-long, co-ed sessions run from June through August for youth ages 7-17. or call 651-636-1645.

Camp Survive 2014 – sponsored by the Diocese of Duluth, and held at Big Sandy Camp, for junior high youth who have completed grades 6-8th. Campers have the opportunity to explore their Catholic faith while participating in traditional camp activities. Registration priority is for campers from the Diocese of Duluth, but those outside the Diocese will be considered on a waiting list. Visit: for more information.

Schoenstatt Girls’ Youth Summer Camps – The Schoenstatt Sisters from Sleepy Eye, Minnesota offer 4 summer week long camps for girls ages 9-13, and one week-long camp for high school girls, between June 1-July 17. Learn more or call 1-507-794-7727.

Discipleship Week – is sponsored by NET Ministries, for high school youth ages 13-18 to inspire, equip, and challenge youth to be Spirit-filled young apostles. Discipleship Week is offered in St. Paul, June 16-19, and in Duluth, June 9-12. Learn more at

Youth Ministry at Little Falls Catholic Community

The Little Falls Catholic Community have a combined Youth Ministry program. The program meets at the JP II Learning Center behind Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Contact Dcn Craig Korver for more information.

Steubenville Retreat

Space is limited so in order to secure a spot you need to return your registration form along with down payment $150 to Deacon Craig or drop them off at the parish offices.  Registration forms are in the back of the churches.  This will be a wonderfully rewarding trip so please encourage our youth to attend!  Steubenville Registration

Castaway Retreat 

This retreat is a weekend filled with prayer, skits, an incredible Mass, and faith-growing opportunities.  Come together with over 300 others and make new friends, eat and renew your spirit.  Space is limited so register soon!  Castaway Retreat 2014

For more information call or contact Melissa Peterson (218-310-0271) email