Camp Survive


Camp Survive

August 5-9, 2019

Camp Survive is a 5-day junior high camp open to students who have completed grades 6-8. Activities at camp include talks, music, daily Mass, Reconciliation, Adoration, games, swimming, archery, laser tag, survival training, and more!!! The registration fee includes all meals, a t-shirt, and lodging in cabins.

Registration will open at 11:00am on Thursday, April 25th.


Registration Fee: TBD (registration increases $20 after July 12, 2019 and camp fills up quickly, so register early!)  A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.  All payments are due by July 19, 2019.

Open to: Students who are in Grades 6-8 this school year (2018/2019) and who live in the Diocese of Duluth.  We are not able to take non-diocesan students because of the popularity of this event.  We always fill up and have a waiting list with students from our own diocese.  If you do not live within the boundaries of the Diocese of Duluth, please contact your diocese's Office of Youth Ministry to see what is offered.  Thank you for understanding!  God bless you!

Registration will open in April.  Date to be determined.  


All campers must have completed 6th, 7th, or 8th grade by the end of this 2018/2019 school year. 
Catholics and non-Catholics within the diocese
are welcome to register. 
Non-diocesan residents
are not able to attend.  

The non-refundable $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.  The total cost is $TBD (before July 12).  After you register, you will be able to make payments in your account at All payments are due by Friday, July 19, 2019. A refund of all but the $50 deposit is available until July 12.  The deposit is non-refundable.  There are no refunds after July 12.  

Students are not allowed to have their cell phone with them at Camp Survive.  Parents, do not send phones with your child.  Phones are available in case of emergency.  If you need to get a hold of us, there is a note and phone numbers on the packing letter you will receive as a link in your confirmation e-mail.

Camp Survive posters - Coming soon
Map to Big Sandy - here

Junior Counselor Applications

Students who are in 10th-12th grades this school year (2017/2018) could have applied to be Junior Counselors.

Download JC Application - Coming soon
Download JC Reference form Coming soon

Applications and reference forms will be due in early March.  All applicants will be notified some time after April 25th whether or not they are able to be Junior Counselors.

Those who have received a letter of acceptance to be a JC may register here - Coming soon

Prayer Team Applications

Students who are in 9th grades this school year (2018/2019) could have applied to be on the Prayer Team.
Download Prayer Team Application - Coming soon
The application has three parts: a questionnaire, an essay, and two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your parish priest or youth minister.

Applications and reference letters will be due in early March.  All applicants will be notified some time after April 25th whether or not they are able to be on the Prayer Team.

Those who have received a letter of acceptance to be a member of the Prayer Team may register here - Coming soon

Mallory Norrell Memorial Fund

For information on Mallory Norrell and her Camp Survive memorial fund, please click here.

Father Michael Schmitz

Heather Serena

Annette Merritt


Diocese of Duluth
Youth/Young Adults
2830 E. 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55812
Fax: 218-724-1056

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