CANCELLED_DISCOVER God Camp for incoming 5th-6th grade

Karen Byrne

June 27, 2019 – June 29, 2019 all-day
Harrison Bay State Park
8411 Harrison Bay Road
Harrison, TN 37341
Donna Jones 423-718-4387
Al Forsythe 865-806-1343

The Diocese of Knoxville offers many opportunities for young people to come together during the summer to; meet teens their own age, celebrate life, explore nature and discern what is the will of God for their life. God Camps take place at the 1200 acre Harrison Bay State Park in Harrison, Tennessee in the Chattanooga Deanery.  This camp ground features 24 rustic cabins and is limited to 144 persons each session. Space is limited to hurry and don’t miss out.

God Camp activities will include swimming at the Olympic size swimming pool, outdoor sports, Camp fire, prayer services, the celebration of Mass, team building activities, group interaction or simply enjoy  the park, some highlights include Four square,  basketball, softball, volleyball, and horseshoes and the evening dance.

All camps are open to anyone in the Diocese of Knoxville. There are three different camps depending on the age of the child.

Space is Limited – Registration now open

Discover: for incoming 5th and 6th grade students June 27- 29, 2019

Cost $110.00 per person
Promotional Flyer: 2019 Discover Promotional Flyer
Discover 2019 Parental consent forms
Directions to Harrison Bay State Park: Click Here

Staff Interview dates are Tuesday, May 8th, Thursday, May 10th and Friday, May 11th, all 3:30-7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Chattanooga.
All Day Leader Training is Sunday, May 27th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

REACH for incoming 7th and 8th grade students June 24-27, 2019

Cost $135.00 per person
Promotional Flyer: 2019 Reach Promotional Flyer
Reach Registration Form: Reach Registration and Code of Conduct
Master Medical Release Form: Master Medical Release Form
Master Medical Form Spanish: Spanish General Overnight Registration and Parent Consent
Directions to Harrison Bay State Park: Click Here


Hey all!

Here is the God Camp Leader Application 2019 to pass on to all your 8th-11th graders.

God Camp leader interviews will be held…Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, May 13th, 14th, and 16th from 3:30-7:00 p.m. at OLPH in the Parish Library.

If you have teens wanting to serve and they live outside of the Chattanooga area, let me know, we can work another arrangement out for an interview.

Leader Training Day will be Sunday, May 26th from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at OLPH in the PLC.

Leader Night before God Camps start is Sunday, June 23rd

Reach, for incoming 7th and 8th graders is June 24th-27th

11th & 12th graders will lead this one.

Discover, for incoming 5th and 6th graders is June 27th-29th

9th and 10th graders will lead this one.


Donna L Jones

Chattanooga Deanery Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator

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