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The Light the World summer camp program was mentioned in a Catholic Digest listing of summer camps for high school students at Catholic colleges. See below.

Summer Programs to Enrich Catholic Students

From: Catholic Digest
Date: March 1, 2017
Author: Dave Eck


When evaluating youth summer camps, reviewing the opportunities for faith formation in addition to the recreational activities provided is key, experts say.

Many summer camps and programs at Catholic colleges throughout the country balance traditional recreational activities and enrichment with prayer and faith formation.


The summer program at Wyoming Catholic College in Lander, Wyoming, for example, offers daily Mass, Adoration, and Liturgy of the Hours in addition to fly-fishing, horseback riding, and a three-night backpacking trip. Programs at other schools include daily Mass and reflection.

Such a balance enables participants to continue practicing and growing in their faith during summer months when they are away from their traditional religious education.

“We’re called to grow in our faith all-year round, not just during the school year,” said Kelli Kinnear, director of ministry and service at Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton, Ohio. “These [camps] are opportunities for students to grow deeper in their faith.” ...

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