Camp Survive


Camp Survive

August 6-10, 2018

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 Fee: $260 (registration changes to $280 after July 13, 2018 and camp fills up, so register early!)  A $50 deposit is due at the time of registration.  All payments are due by July 20, 2018.

Open to: Students who are in Grades 6-8 this school year (2017/2018) 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.  Please contact your diocese's Office of Youth Ministry to see what is offered in your diocese.  Thank you for understanding!  God bless you!

Registration opened April 17th at 10:00am.  Click here PLEASE NOTE:   All campers must have completed 6th, 7th, or 8th grade by the end of this 2017/2018 school year.  Catholics and non-Catholics within the diocese are welcome to register.  Non-diocesan residents are not able to attend.  

***Registration is full as of the evening of April 17th. Please register for the waiting list at the link above. There is no cost to go on the waiting list.   We will contact you if room becomes available and we will not transfer your child without contacting you.***

Camp Survive posters - here
Map to Big Sandy - here

Junior Counselor Applications

Students who are in 10th-12th grades this school year (2017/2018) can apply to be Junior Counselors.
Download JC Application - here
Download JC Reference form - here

Applications and reference forms were due by Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  All applicants will be notified some time after April 10th 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.

Prayer Team Applications

Students who are in 9th grades this school year (2017/2018) can apply to be on the Prayer Team.
Download Prayer Team Application - here
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 were due by Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  All applicants will be notified some time after April 10th 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.

Duluth Bus

A bus may be arranged by a Duluth area Youth Minister to transport students to Camp Survive and back.  Please check back or ask your Youth Minister.

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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