TEENS & ADULTS:
APPLY TO SERVE ON A 2023 CYM HIGH SCHOOL RETREAT TEAM!
OUR MISSION is to provide young people with an engaging opportunity to have a personal experience of Jesus Christ in our Church.
To emphasize our common mission, the CYM Office encourages all applicants to consider experiencing all 3 of our retreats at some time whether as a retreatant or team member. This will enable you to witness all the rich components of our retreat program.
All teens and adults (returning & new) interested in being a retreat team member should apply to the Retreat Ministry Program by completing the information below. Mark which retreats for which you are available. PLEASE BE OPEN TO WHICHEVER RETREAT YOU ARE PLACED ON. WE ALWAYS PRAY FOR THE HOLY SPIRIT’S GUIDANCE IN TEAM SELECTION.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION BY DEC. 1.
March 25-26 (Saturday-Sunday)
A 24-hour retreat experience (this year) at Claggett Retreat Center in Adamstown, MD. This retreat is primarily to serve Confirmation students (HS Sophomores) and introduce them to a Jesus encounter through prayers and activities centered around identity, community and mission. If you like to try new things, consider this retreat!
Preparation consists of 5-6 meetings in February and March.
No prior retreat experience necessary to apply. Teen team fee $100. Scholarships available. Cost should not deter you from applying.
April 14-16 (Friday-Sunday)
An outdoor-oriented retreat held at Summit Lake Camp in Emmitsburg, MD. This retreat is open to all high-schoolers, including Confirmation students and is a deeper look at one’s relationship with God, self and others and our response to that relationship. If you like the outdoors and Olympic-style games, consider this retreat!
Preparation consists of 5-7 meetings in February through April.
No prior retreat experience necessary to apply. Teen team fee $110. Scholarships available. Cost should not deter you from applying.
July 20-23 (Thursday-Sunday)
A 3-day/3-night immersive retreat experience (normally held) at Msgr. O’Dwyer Retreat Center in Sparks, MD. This retreat is open to all high-schoolers, including Confirmation students and is a personal encounter with Christ through the themes of Adoration, Community, Theology and Service. If you like to throw surprise parties, consider this retreat!
Preparation consists of approx.12 weekly meetings mid/late May to July. May miss no more than 3 meetings (college team members are exempt during the school year.)
Should have previously attended an Adult or Teen ACTS retreat to apply. Team fee $150. Scholarships available. Cost should not deter you from applying.