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Covecrest is more than a retreat center and summer camp. Covecrest is a community of Catholics committed to transforming teens, transforming parishes, and transforming culture. Will you join us?
Hidden Lake is home to an incredible Catholic community, gorgeous views, welcoming meeting spaces and so much more. Dedicated to leading teens closer to Christ, we hope you'll be welcomed home to Hidden Lake soon.
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Edge helps middle schoolers unleash who they were created to be, in Christ.
Life Teen strengthens our teens' Catholic identity, while rooting them firmly in Christ and in His Church.
We are created for great things. We are meant to live with a joy that penetrates the darkness of this world. We desire more from our relationships and experiences. We want to live a bold life. We crave a love that will never leave us. We are meant to experience life.
Summer camp with Life Teen is an incredible opportunity to bring your teens into an incredible experience of life. For over 15 years, we’ve provided experiences at summer camp where your middle school youth and high school teens are able to be free and confident in themselves, develop new friendships with other teens from your parish, and encounter God working in their lives. This is the summer that you begin to experience a bigger and better life than you ever thought possible.
With six different locations and 30 total weeks of camp happening in 2020, Life Teen Summer Camps are ready to welcome you home for the best summer imaginable. We’ve crafted an exhilarating, uplifting and powerful week of activities that are designed to help lead teens closer to Christ, and closer to their parish group.
Don’t miss out on the chance to experience freedom through a life-changing summer that will ignite your faith, reinvigorate your parish and fill your heart with the love of God.
Summer Camp Dates & Registration
Tucked away in the North Georgia Mountains, Covecrest is a peaceful and powerful camp that will always hold a place in your heart.
A breathtaking lake featuring a blob, zip-line and more is just one of the many features that make Hidden Lake an incredible camp location.
Our gorgeous Southern California camp, Golden State is 270 acres of more fun than you could ever imagine you could have in just one week.
Down in the picturesque hill country of Texas, Wild Sky is an extraordinary summer camp that’ll draw you in from sunrise to sunset.
Restore is an expansion of the traditional Life Teen summer camp experience, focused on assisting communities in need through work projects and service, while growing in faith through prayer and evening sessions.
Meaningful work projects and evangelization accompanied by the Life Teen programming you know and trust, join us in rebuilding communities and restoring hope at our two Restore Mission Camps locations in 2020.
Want to have fun 30 feet up in the air? From zip lines, to rock walls, to leaps of faith, our challenge ropes courses are designed for personal and team growth where individuals can learn to overcome personal fears and challenges while relying on their friends for help. Our teams of highly trained individuals will make sure you’re safe and having a blast while enjoying our top-notch ropes courses.
You haven’t truly lived until you’ve gotten messy at a Life Teen Summer Camp. Every year we cook up bigger and better messy games and obstacle courses that will keep you on your toes. A true summer camp staple, the muddier you get, the more fun you’ll have!
With plenty of free time throughout the week, Edge and Life Teen camps offer you the chance to choose your fun. Why not play the biggest and most epic game of soccer, ultimate frisbee or Flicker Ball that you can imagine? Feel like being creative? We’ve got an Art Barn for you to make crafts, play music, and much more. With lakes at all three summer camps, we’ve also got plenty of water activities to keep the fun going!
Life Teen believes deeply in the power and grace of the Sacraments, and our camps are covered in them. We provide a multitude of opportunities to experience God through the Sacraments, including daily Mass, confession every morning and night, and Eucharistic Adoration. Our desire is for every teen to leave camp with a stronger relationship with Jesus Christ.
At any given week of Life Teen summer camp, you’ll find some of the best and brightest speakers and musicians in Catholic youth ministry. Teens will hear powerful talks from relatable, funny, and challenging hosts, along with prayerful and engaging praise and worship music from music ministers. Every session is crafted to assist teens in examining their lives and growing in their faith.
Camp provides the space for everyone, and we mean everyone, to develop a deeper and more meaningful prayer life. With a balance of group reflections, guided prayer activities and silent personal meditations, we create enough space for every teen to dive into a rhythm of prayer that is ready for them to carry over into their daily lives.
Life Teen summer camp is a great place for parishes to grow together in faith and unity. No teen can come to camp by themselves; we’re committed to building up parishes through designating intentional time together, investing in youth ministers and empowering core members. Parishes will arrive as a group, and leave as a family.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re alone in your faith, summer camp is the perfect place for you to realize you’re not! Teens will be able to meet and share with hundreds of other campers from around the country while journeying alongside their parish friends throughout the week. Countless friendships will be created and strengthened by the end of camp.
Being a teenager can be hard. There’s so much pressure to fit in or act and look a certain way. Camp makes it easy to be yourself and let down any walls that were built up during the school year. When you experience the amount of fun, faith, and fellowship offered at a Life Teen summer camp, it’s almost impossible to not leave with a happier heart.