Join us for one of our Youth Ministry Summer Trips!
There are two opportunities for incoming 7th-8th graders (IGNITE retreat & Catholic Youth Summer Camp) and four opportunities for incoming high school students (Alive Music Festival, CREDO North, Laudate, and Rooted in the Vine). Read on for details on each event! Contact Jeffrey Davis at 398-3821 ext. 3149 or email@example.com with questions or for more details.
IGNITE is a high-energy, discipleship retreat for youth with demonstrated leadership abilities. Youth in grades 7-8 will experience Catholicism as a comprehensive way of life–igniting in them the desire to live as disciples and lead their peers for living the faith in their families, schools and activities. Hallmarks of IGNITE are active and engaging learning sessions, powerful faith sharing and witness talks, prayer experiences, small group discussions, breakouts and general sessions, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and Mass. June 7-9th, 2013. Registration forms are due by May 24 and are available at http://www.stsusanna.org/FaithFormation/YouthMinistry/Forms.aspx
Catholic Youth Summer Camp: high Adventure activities. high adventure faith. CYSC is a high adventure camp that engages young people into the sacramental life, mission, and work of the Catholic Church. CYSC will be offered Aug. 11-16 at Woodland Lakes Christian Camp in Amelia, OH for students entering grades 7-8 in the 2013-2014 school year. Registration forms are available at http://www.stsusanna.org/FaithFormation/YouthMinistry/Forms.aspx
Alive! Camp-out Music Festival All high school youth and current 8th graders are invited to Alive, a Christian music festival! It will be held June 21-23 at Atwood Lake Park in Northern Ohio and features speakers, inflatables, a lake with a beach, and artists including Matthew West, Skillet, Audio Adrenaline, NeedtoBreathe, and many more! The cost of $120 covers your entry fee, all the concerts you can get to, camping, food, and transportation! Space is limited, so get your packet from the bulletin board or at http://www.stsusanna.org/FaithFormation/YouthMinistry/Forms.aspx & register ASAP!
CREDO North is a Eucharist-centered week-long retreat and discipleship experience that gives young people an opportunity to grow in their relationship with Christ and the Church, and encourages them to become active in their parishes and the programs of the Archdiocese. The week includes Mass, adoration, sacraments, fellowship, music, prayer, reflection, and talks by some fantastic speakers. Always based on one of the pillars of the Catechism, this year's theme is Sacraments. June 25-27, 2013 at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein.
LAUDATE: Forming Youth for Music Ministry! This popular four-day, three-night workshop features sessions in voice and other instruments used in liturgy. Teens will learn liturgy fundamentals and hear witnesses from those who work in the field. This program is designed for young people who love song, music, and faith, and want to bring them together in a fun community experience during the summer. Mark your calendars for June 10-13, 2013 at Bergamo Retreat Center. Registration forms are available at http://www.stsusanna.org/FaithFormation/YouthMinistry/Forms.aspx
Rooted in the Vine, a social teaching retreat for high school youth. Through collaboration of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the Catholic Social Action Office and the OYYAM, this 6-day retreat experience for high-school students is full of fun and eye-opening opportunities that will challenge your youth to see from others' perspectives and grow in love of God and neighbor. July 14-19 at St. Vincent de Paul in Cincinnati (1125 Bank St.). Registration forms are available at http://www.stsusanna.org/FaithFormation/YouthMinistry/Forms.aspx