DISCOVER God Camp for incoming 5th-6th grade

Karen Byrne

June 25, 2020 – June 27, 2020 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 two different camps depending on the age of the child.

To provide this ministry, it is essential to have Virtus trained parents of participants involved.

Space is Limited – Registration now open

Deadline for both God Camps is June 5, 2020

Discover: for incoming 5th and 6th grade students June 25- 27, 2020


Cost $110.00 per person
Discover 2020 Promo Flyer
Discover2020 (Complete Set Reg. Forms)
Directions to Harrison Bay State Park: Click Here

God Camp Leader Application 2020

REACH for incoming 7th and 8th grade students June 22-25, 2020


Cost $135.00 per person
Reach 2020 Promo Flyer
Reach2020 (Complete Set Reg. Forms)
Directions to Harrison Bay State Park: Click Here

God Camp Leader Application 2020


Greetings all!

God Camp Leader Interviews will be Monday, March 16th, 3:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 19th 3:30-5:30 p.m. at OLPH in Parish Library. We will be interviewing in groups this year to make it faster.

All Day Training/Planning will be earlier this year because to many of the teens were out of town last year for Memorial Day weekend. It will be Sunday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Jude in their PLC.

Click here for>>God Camp Leader Application 2020 along with volunteer schedule. Please pass these on to who are interested in serving in a leadership position this summer.


Donna L Jones
Chattanooga Deanery Youth and Young Adult Ministry Coordinator
Youth Minister at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
501 South Moore Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37412
Office: 423-622-7232
Cell: 423-718-4387
Fax: 423-624-2686

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