• Awakened, Empowered, and Equipped.

    A Place of Encounter Bringing Revival to the Catholic Church

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The Crisis At Hand

Of US Catholic youth say that they have never experienced the love of Jesus.

National Study, Youth & Religion

Of US Catholic youth say the Bible and Church teaching does NOT impact their daily moral decision making.

National Study, Youth & Religion

Of all US adults that were raised Catholic have left the Church.

Pew Research Center

Our Approach

We are reversing the trends by awakening, empowering, and equipping a generation to live the adventure of the Catholic faith so that they may transform the world.

Catholic Youth
Summer Camp

Where high adventure activities lead to high adventure faith.

Retreat
Ministry

Awakening faith &
forming missionary disciples.

Leadership
Institute

Forming Catholic leaders sent forth on mission.

Our Impact

A place of encounter where generations of Catholics are awakened, empowered, and equipped.

Nearly 4,000 Campers every summer

Over 10,000 Youth impacted annually

Over 150 missionaries being formed

250+ Parishes being impacted

30+ States being reached

“I came into this camp not wanting to do this, but I know how much I want to be a confirmed Catholic now.”

8th Grade Student
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“For if we have received the love which restores meaning to our lives, how can we fail to share that love with others?”

Pope Francis

Beyond the Campus

Bringing what we do here to where it counts.

Restoring Schools

Damascus missionaries continue to build upon the work accomplished on retreat and at camp through ongoing school outreach.

Reinvigorating Parishes

Damascus missionaries serve in leadership with many parish youth ministry programs to help fan the flame all year round

Renewing Families

Families who participate in camp and retreats have a noticeable increase in participation at their parishes

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